Colbert County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Colbert County generates 0.31% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 99.69% from other counties.

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Colbert County has seen a 76.77% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the course of the past 12 months, surely a step in the wrong direction.

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Colbert County is home to 55,241 citizens and its power generating plants produce 2,952 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 0.05 megawatt hours per capita.

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Sheffield Utilities is the largest electricity company in Colbert County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Colbert County saw a 4.09% rise over the previous 12 months.

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Colbert County is the 1036th worst polluting county in the US when considering pollution per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    959,894 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,952 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,952 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    336,548,735 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,092.37 kg

Muscle Shoals, AL Electric Overview

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Muscle Shoals's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.50 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.97 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Muscle Shoals Electric Board has 5,955 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city.

On average, Muscle Shoals residents emit 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 356th highest polluting city out of 586 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 85,420,692.89 kilograms, the city ranks 48th worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Muscle Shoals

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.104/kWh$141.86/mo.$126.53/mo.
26th10.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Muscle Shoals
23rd$126.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Muscle Shoals Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

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Muscle Shoals Electric BoardBUNDLED10.30124.82No DataIcon representing missing value.97,92010,088,000
Sheffield UtilitiesBUNDLED10.98131.48No DataIcon representing missing value.221,55624,317,000

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

Sheffield, AL Electric Overview

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Sheffield's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.38% less than the average state rate of 12.97 cents and 19.34% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Selling 9,192.9 megawatt hours a year, Muscle Shoals Electric Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Around 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 14th highest polluter in Alabama out of 586 cities. A total of 54,427,451.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 74th worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Sheffield must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sheffield

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.096/kWh$195.22/mo.$93.93/mo.
35th10.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sheffield
65th$130.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sheffield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sheffield, Alabama

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Florence, Alabama Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.48132.75No DataIcon representing missing value.627,22465,731,409
Muscle Shoals Electric BoardBUNDLED10.30124.82No DataIcon representing missing value.97,92010,088,000
Sheffield UtilitiesBUNDLED10.98131.48No DataIcon representing missing value.221,55624,317,000
Tuscumbia UtilitiesBUNDLED10.69115.76No DataIcon representing missing value.52,1945,580,000

Tuscumbia, AL Electric Overview

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On average, Tuscumbia's residential electricity price is 10.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.98% below Alabama's average rate of 12.97 cents and 19.92% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Tuscumbia Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity use in Tuscumbia results in the release of 51,144,602.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 82nd highest in the state out of 586 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tuscumbia

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.108/kWh$133.25/mo.$120.39/mo.
28th10.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tuscumbia
12th$120.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tuscumbia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tuscumbia, Alabama

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Muscle Shoals Electric BoardBUNDLED10.30124.82No DataIcon representing missing value.97,92010,088,000
Sheffield UtilitiesBUNDLED10.98131.48No DataIcon representing missing value.221,55624,317,000
Tuscumbia UtilitiesBUNDLED10.69115.76No DataIcon representing missing value.52,1945,580,000

Energy Production in Colbert County, Alabama

Power Plants in Colbert County, Alabama

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Colbert County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Colbert County results in 336,548,735.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 19th most of any county in Alabama. Additionally, the county ranks 1036th worst in the nation in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has one electricity producing plant, which is 1432nd most in the United States and 1777th most when considering plants per citizen in the county. In Colbert County, Natural Gas is 95.47% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

NATURAL GAS
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95.47%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
4.53%

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Colbert County is 3.80%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Sheffield Utilities, Muscle Shoals Electric Board, and Tuscumbia Utilities. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Colbert County a rank of 942nd best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Colbert County:

  • Cherokee, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Leighton, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Littleville, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Muscle Shoals, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 29.06%
    • Muscle Shoals Electric Board: 70.94%
  • Sheffield, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 76.73%
    • Tuscumbia Utilities: 1.38%
    • Muscle Shoals Electric Board: 7.76%
    • Florence, Alabama Electric Utility: 14.12%
  • Tuscumbia, Alabama:
    • Sheffield Utilities: 29.83%
    • Tuscumbia Utilities: 69.04%
    • Muscle Shoals Electric Board: 1.13%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Colbert County, Alabama by megawatt hours sold is Sheffield Utilities.

How many power plants are within Colbert County, Alabama?

There is one electricity plant located in Colbert County, Alabama

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Colbert County, Alabama.

Which electricity companies offer service in Colbert County, Alabama?

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1Sheffield Utilities19,057
2Muscle Shoals Electric Board8,205
3Tuscumbia Utilities4,903
4Franklin Electric Cooperative800

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16