Colbert County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Colbert County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Colbert County produces 1,997 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 749th in the nation out of 3221 counties for total natural gas production.

Colbert County generates 22.28% of their required electricity and must bring in the remaining 77.72% from other counties.

Colbert County residents are accountable for 4,762.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, while the statewide average pollution per capita is 5,836.84.

With 215,241 megawatt generated from solar power and 57,227 citizens in Colbert County, the county averages 3.76 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 134th out of 3221 counties in the nation.

The use of renewable fuels for electricity generation in Colbert County grew by 100.00% last year.

Colbert County has experienced a 32.35% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production throughout the last year, a step in the right direction.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    975,110 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    217,238 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    215,241 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,997 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    272,528,893 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,762.24 kg

Muscle Shoals, AL Electricity Overview

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Muscle Shoals' residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.30 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 21.74% lower than Alabama's average rate of 13.16 cents, ranking the city at 6th best for average electricity rate out of 593 cities in the state. With an estimated 8,512 residential customers, Muscle Shoals Electric Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Muscle Shoals emits 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 25th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 94,994,646.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 42nd highest for total pollution in Alabama. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.102/kWh$140.25/mo.$124.82/mo.
6th10.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Muscle Shoals
4th$124.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Muscle Shoals Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Muscle Shoals Electric BoardBUNDLED10.30124.8297,92010,088,000

Zips with electric coverage in Muscle Shoals, Alabama include: 35674, 35661, 35660, 35646

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Sheffield, AL Electricity Overview

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Sheffield's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 16.65% lower than Alabama's average rate of 13.16 cents, ranking the city at 24th best for average electricity rate out of 593 cities in the state. With an estimated 19,119 residential customers, Sheffield Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Sheffield emits 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 25th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 54,883,850.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 76th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sheffield

Sheffield residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.096/kWh$195.22/mo.$93.93/mo.
24th10.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sheffield
49th$131.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sheffield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sheffield, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Florence, Alabama Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.97135.93614,25967,409,709
Sheffield UtilitiesBUNDLED10.98131.48221,55624,317,000
Tuscumbia UtilitiesBUNDLED10.69115.7652,1945,580,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sheffield, Alabama include: 35674, 35661, 35660

Tuscumbia, AL Electricity Overview

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Tuscumbia's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.69 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 18.79% lower than Alabama's average rate of 13.16 cents, ranking the city at 10th best for average electricity rate out of 593 cities in the state. Tuscumbia Utilities sells an estimated 87,844.44 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $115.76 per month, while the Alabama average is $150.65.

Tuscumbia emits 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 405th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 52,846,791.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 78th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.107/kWh$127.70/mo.$115.76/mo.
10th10.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tuscumbia
2nd$115.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tuscumbia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tuscumbia, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tuscumbia UtilitiesBUNDLED10.69115.7652,1945,580,000

Zips with electric coverage in Tuscumbia, Alabama include: 35674, 35661, 35660

Electricity Production in Colbert County, Alabama

Power Plants in Colbert County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Muscle ShoalsMuscle Shoals Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Colbert County AL Solar 215,241
Colbert County AL Natural Gas 1,99712,918,942.686,469.18

Colbert County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Colbert County emits 4,762.24 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity consumption, which makes it the 55th worst polluting county out of 67 counties in the state and 1650th out of 3221 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 272,528,892.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 994th highest for total pollution in the country. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which makes up 215,241 megawatt hours (or 99.08%) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Colbert County has 2 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 979th most power plants in a county.

SOLAR
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99.08%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.92%

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 3.80%. With a state average energy loss of 4.12%, Colbert County is the 5th best county in Alabama for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Colbert County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sheffield Utilities19,144
2Muscle Shoals Electric Board8,604
3Tuscumbia Utilities4,903
4Franklin Electric Cooperative800

How many power plants are located within Colbert County, Alabama?

There are 2 power plants located in Colbert County, Alabama

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Colbert County, Alabama?

By total megawatt hours sold, Sheffield Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Colbert County, Alabama.

How many electric companies offer service in Colbert County, Alabama?

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Colbert County, Alabama.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-09