Dallas County, Alabama Electric Profile

Dallas County generates 54.68% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 45.32% from other counties.

In the past year, there has been a 27.55% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in Dallas County.

Dallas County has seen a 65.29% drop during the last 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Roughly 78.52% of Dallas County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 14th highest ranked county in Alabama out of 67 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

Dallas County has a population of 37,196 residents.

Dallas County emitted 188,927,350.27 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 32nd highest polluting county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    646,335 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    353,392 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    75,922 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    277,470 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    188,927,350 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,079.24 kg

Selma, AL Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Selma are paying an average residential electricity price of 13.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.12% more than the average Alabama rate of 12.97 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $151.45, while the Selma average is 4.74% higher at $158.63 per month. This ranks the city 386th in the state for average monthly bill total. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.03 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes each. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Selma is the 35th worst ranked city in Alabama out of 586 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 110,696,205.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Selma

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
365th13.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Selma
386th$158.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Selma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Selma, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.2217,818,7242,494,336,000
Central Alabama Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.49156.68586,10479,047,000

Valley Grande, AL Electric Overview

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On average, Valley Grande's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.17% higher than the average national price of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $158.45. This is 31.78% more than the US average bill of $120.24. Consumers in the city experience 1.03 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Releasing 22,459,046.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Valley Grande is the 144th worst out of 586 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 14th highest polluting city in Alabama for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Valley Grande

Valley Grande residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
358th13.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Valley Grande
380th$158.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Valley Grande Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Valley Grande, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.2217,818,7242,494,336,000
Central Alabama Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.49156.68586,10479,047,000

Zips with electric coverage in Valley Grande, Alabama include: 36701, 36703, 36749

Selmont-West Selmont CDP, AL Electric Overview

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Selmont-West Selmont CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.52% more than the state's average rate of 12.97 cents. Customers in Selmont-West Selmont CDP deal with 1.03 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $161.14 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Patrons in Selmont-West Selmont CDP pay 34.01% more compared to the rest of the country.

Electricity consumption in Selmont-West Selmont CDP creates 10,975,132.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 234th most of any city in Alabama. Additionally, the city ranks 14th worst in Alabama in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Selmont-West Selmont CDP

Selmont-West Selmont CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
573rd14.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Selmont-West Selmont CDP
565th$161.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Selmont-West Selmont CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Selmont-West Selmont CDP, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.2217,818,7242,494,336,000
Central Alabama Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.49156.68586,10479,047,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17140,861.423,874,412.07

Energy Production in Dallas County, Alabama

Power Plants in Dallas County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
International Paper Riverdale MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Dallas County AL Natural Gas 353,39286,816,111.06245.67

Dallas County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dallas County is home to one electricity producing plant, which is the 20th most plants within a county in Alabama and the 21st highest number of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties. On average, the county's citizens emit 5,079.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 54th worst polluting county out of 67 counties in Alabama and 1486th out of 3220 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount of 188,927,350.27 kilograms. Dallas County has about 78.52% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
78.52%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
21.48%

Dallas County, Alabama Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electricity providers in Dallas County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Alabama has poor laws for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Dallas County that report energy loss, including Alabama Power, Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, and Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.59% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 1724th best in the nation and a state rank of 49th best out of 3220 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Dallas County:

  • Orrville, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Selma, Alabama:
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 44.91%
    • Alabama Power: 55.09%
  • Valley Grande, Alabama:
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%

* 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 Dallas County, Alabama?

By total customer count, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in Dallas County, Alabama.

How many power plants are within Dallas County, Alabama?

There is one active power plant in Dallas County, Alabama

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Dallas County, Alabama?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-04