DeKalb County, Alabama Electric Profile

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DeKalb County, Alabama Overview

DeKalb County is ranked as the 36th largest generator of electricity of all 67 counties in the state for total electricity production, producing 24,443 megawatt hours.

DeKalb County is the 1671st highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the United States, with a population of 71,608 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 24,443.

DeKalb County emitted 426,495,711.2 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 718th worst polluting county in the US.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in DeKalb County is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

DeKalb County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 17.73% lower than the United States average price, at 11.32 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.76 cents.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has fallen by 12.45% during the previous 12 months in DeKalb County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,220,589  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    24,443  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,443  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.34  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    426,495,711  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,955.98  kg

Fort Payne, AL Electric Overview

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On average, Fort Payne's residential electricity rate is 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.90% lower than the average Alabama price of 13.08 cents and 20.06% lower than the US average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Fort Payne Improvement Authority.

Fort Payne has zero electricity generation plants. Around 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 322nd worst polluter in the state out of 593 cities. Total emissions in the city are 86,439,763.16 kilograms, which is the 50th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Payne

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.112/kWh$0.109/kWh $138.55/mo.$122.66/mo.
34th 11.00¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Payne
5th $126.44 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Payne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Payne, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Fort Payne Improvement Authority BUNDLED 10.64 122.7 93,050 9,896,000
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.34 129.99 356,528 40,445,000

Zips with electric coverage in Fort Payne, Alabama include: 35967, 35968, 35984

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Rainsville, AL Electric Overview

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On average, Rainsville's residential electricity rate is 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.25% lower than the average Alabama price of 13.08 cents and 17.55% lower than the US average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

Rainsville has zero electricity generation plants. Around 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluter in the state out of 593 cities. Total emissions in the city are 31,985,675.62 kilograms, which is the 108th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rainsville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.115/kWh$0.111/kWh $142.42/mo.$125.31/mo.
49th 11.34¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rainsville
19th $129.99 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rainsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rainsville, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.34 129.99 356,528 40,445,000

Henagar, AL Electric Overview

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On average, Henagar's residential electricity rate is 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.25% lower than the average Alabama price of 13.08 cents and 17.55% lower than the US average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

Henagar has zero electricity generation plants. Around 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluter in the state out of 593 cities. Total emissions in the city are 13,317,196.82 kilograms, which is the 193rd worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Henagar

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.115/kWh$0.111/kWh $142.42/mo.$125.31/mo.
49th 11.34¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Henagar
19th $129.99 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Henagar Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Henagar, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.34 129.99 356,528 40,445,000

Zips with electric coverage in Henagar, Alabama include: 35978, 35968, 35765, 35989

Energy Production in DeKalb County, Alabama

Power Plants in DeKalb County, Alabama

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Sand Valley Power StationEDL Inc (100.00%)
DeKalb County AL Landfill Gas 24,443 18,763,997.27 767.66

DeKalb County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

DeKalb County's fuel of choice is Landfill Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Emitting 426,495,711.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county ranks 14th worst out of 67 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 1040th worst in emissions per resident, averaging 5,955.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. DeKalb County is home to one electricity plant.

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Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 5.52%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Alabama average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 2383rd best in the United States and a state rank of 66th best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in DeKalb County:

  • Crossville, Alabama:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 29.11%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 70.89%
  • Fort Payne, Alabama:
    • Fort Payne Improvement Authority: 48.72%
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 51.28%
  • Fyffe, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Geraldine, Alabama:
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 63.98%
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 36.02%
  • Hammondville, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Henagar, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Ider, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lakeview, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Mentone, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Pine Ridge, Alabama:
    • Fort Payne Improvement Authority: 1.61%
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 98.39%
  • Powell, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Rainsville, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Shiloh, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Sylvania, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Valley Head, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in DeKalb County, Alabama?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative 19,993
2 Fort Payne Improvement Authority 8,738
3 Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative 6,624
4 Cherokee Electric Cooperative 1,224

What electricity company is the largest supplier in DeKalb County, Alabama?

The largest electricity provider in DeKalb County, Alabama by total customer count is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

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

There are 4 electricity companies offering service in DeKalb County, Alabama.

How many power plants are located in DeKalb County, Alabama?

There is one active electricity plant located in DeKalb County, Alabama

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-21