Covington County, AL: 5 Electric Providers

Covington County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Covington County, Alabama Electricity Overview

The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity production in Covington County has declined by 7.26% over the past year.

Covington County residents pay an average residential electricity bill of $179.43, which is 6.89% higher than the state average bill of $167.87 and 30.09% higher than the US average bill of $137.93.

Covington County currently ranks 2nd out of 67 counties in the state for megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

Covington County has the 10th highest electricity production in Alabama out of 67 counties, generating 3,517,241 megawatt hours.

The 3,345,519 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable fuel sources places Covington County at 10th out of 67 counties in Alabama in non-renewable energy production.

Covington County is 6th in the state out of 67 counties for natural gas generation, with 3,345,011.9 megawatt hours generated using the fuel type.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    642,070 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,517,241 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    171,722 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,345,519 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    93.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    247,929,025 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,613.2 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Andalusia

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Andalusia Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

16.96¢ per kWh

  • 5.98% higher than last month
  • 8.47% higher than March last year
  • 6.86% higher than the Alabama average
  • 1.45% higher than the US average
  • 299th in the state out of 587 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 52 since March last year
  • 22,306th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,750 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,452 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.7¢ per kWh

  • 0.71% higher than last month
  • 0.45% lower than March last year
  • 7.28% higher than the Alabama average
  • 2.3% lower than the US average
  • 340th in the state out of 587 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since March last year
  • 19,385th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 553 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,101 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$131.29 per month

  • 15.61% lower than last month
  • 0.99% higher than March last year
  • 4.16% lower than the Alabama average
  • 8.9% higher than the US average
  • 176th in the state out of 587 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since March last year
  • 21,765th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,407 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,231 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$160.85 per month

  • 0.07% higher than last month
  • 1.39% lower than March last year
  • 3.64% lower than the Alabama average
  • 18.38% higher than the US average
  • 167th in the state out of 587 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 30 since March last year
  • 26,415th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 301 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 164 since March last year

Andalusia, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Andalusia is about 15.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.28% higher than the state's average price of 14.64 cents and 2.30% less than the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. Selling an estimated 348,867.09 megawatt hours, Andalusia Utilities is the largest vendor in the city.

Coming in at as the 79th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in the state, Andalusia releases 48,250,513.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 43rd worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 5,505.54 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Andalusia

Andalusia residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.107/kWh$230.82/mo.$100.20/mo.
340th15.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Andalusia
167th$160.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Andalusia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Andalusia, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Andalusia UtilitiesBUNDLED15.07140.8940,286.816,071,683.24
Covington Electric CoopBUNDLED16.19180.12303,265.1949,099,565.14

Opp, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Opp is about 15.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.16% higher than the state's average price of 14.64 cents and 5.14% less than the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. Selling an estimated 62,051.68 megawatt hours, City of Opp Utilities is the largest vendor in the city.

Coming in at as the 98th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in the state, Opp releases 36,727,427.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 43rd worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 5,505.54 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Opp

Opp residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.104/kWh$239.77/mo.$103.37/mo.
256th15.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Opp
233rd$167.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Opp Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Opp, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Opp UtilitiesBUNDLED9.4292.3431,069.772,927,760.53
Covington Electric CoopBUNDLED16.19180.12303,265.1949,099,565.14

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Florala, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Florala is about 16.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 558th out of 593 cities in the state. Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $180.58 per month, while the US average is $137.93. Customers in Florala pay 30.92% more compared to other citizens in the United States.

Coming in at as the 246th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in the state, Florala releases 9,794,347.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 43rd worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 5,505.54 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Florala

Florala residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
558th16.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Florala
568th$180.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Florala Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Florala, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.11180.5917,846,1442,874,669,000

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Electricity Production in Covington County, Alabama

Power Plants in Covington County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Covington County AL Natural Gas 3,345,5191,358,147,778.11405.96
OE_ALDOE_ALD (100.00%)
Covington County AL Solar 171,722

Covington County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Covington County results in the release of 247,929,025.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 1049th highest in the country out of 3230 counties and 27th highest in the state out of 67 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 6,613.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Covington County as the 7th highest polluting county in Alabama. Natural Gas makes up 95.10% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Covington County. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 4.88% and 0.01% of generation, respectively. Covington County has the 2nd highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 2 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
95.10%
SOLAR
Solar
4.88%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Covington County, Alabama Net Metering

Covington County has 2 out of 5 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Alabama has poor regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Covington County that report energy loss, including Alabama Power, Covington Electric Coop, and Andalusia Utilities. Combined, these 4 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.99% of electricity produced. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Covington County having a rank of 837th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Covington County:

  • Andalusia, Alabama:
    • Andalusia Utilities: 49.07%
    • Covington Electric Coop: 50.93%
  • Babbie, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Carolina, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Dozier, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Florala, Alabama:
    • Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative: 14.17%
    • Alabama Power: 85.83%
  • Gantt, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Heath, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Horn Hill, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Libertyville, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Lockhart, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Onycha, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Opp, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 85.18%
    • City of Opp Utilities: 14.82%
  • Red Level, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • River Falls, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Sanford, Alabama:
    • Covington Electric Coop: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Covington County, Alabama?

The largest electricity supplier in Covington County, Alabama by total customer count is Alabama Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Covington County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power79,281
2Covington Electric Coop14,494
3Andalusia Utilities4,640
4City of Opp Utilities3,151
5Southern Pine Electric Cooperative156

How many power plants are within Covington County, Alabama?

Covington County, Alabama has 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Covington County, Alabama is home to 5 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-11