DeKalb County, Alabama Electric Profile

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As the 35th largest producer of electricity in Alabama out of 67 counties, DeKalb County produces 24,443 megawatt hours of electricity.

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DeKalb County released 443,392,169.5 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 14th highest polluting county out of 67 counties in Alabama.

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On average, DeKalb County citizens are accountable for 6,200.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the Alabama average emissions per person is 6,056.92.

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DeKalb County is the 20th largest county in the state, with 71,513 residents residing in the county.

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There was a 3.80% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the last year in DeKalb County.

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DeKalb County’s average residential electricity rate is 11.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.97% below the US average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,242,644 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    24,443 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,443 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    443,392,170 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,200.16 kg

Fort Payne, AL Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Fort Payne home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.23% less than the average state rate of 12.97 cents. With 4,798 residential customers, Fort Payne Improvement Authority is the largest supplier in the city.

Fort Payne emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 14th worst polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. With total emissions of 85,493,375.89 kilograms, the city ranks 47th worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 245,268.93 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.109/kWh$138.55/mo.$122.66/mo.
50th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Payne
16th$126.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Payne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Payne, Alabama

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Fort Payne Improvement AuthorityBUNDLED10.64122.7No DataIcon representing missing value.93,0509,896,000
Sand Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.34129.99No DataIcon representing missing value.356,52840,445,000

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

Rainsville, AL Electric Overview

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Rainsville has an average residential electricity price of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.57% less than the average Alabama price of 12.97 cents and 15.66% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. With 640 residential customers, Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Rainsville is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 30,532,915.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rainsville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.111/kWh$142.42/mo.$125.31/mo.
63rd11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rainsville
48th$129.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rainsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rainsville, Alabama

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Sand Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.34129.99No DataIcon representing missing value.356,52840,445,000

Sylvania, AL Electric Overview

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Sylvania's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.57% below Alabama's average price of 12.97 cents and 15.66% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

Electricity use in Sylvania creates 15,420,909.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 185th most of any city in Alabama. The city also ranks 14th worst in Alabama in pollution per resident, averaging 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 44,240.5 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sylvania

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.111/kWh$142.42/mo.$125.31/mo.
63rd11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sylvania
48th$129.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sylvania Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sylvania, Alabama

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Sand Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.34129.99No DataIcon representing missing value.356,52840,445,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sylvania, Alabama include: 35986, 35968, 35978, 35765, 35988

Energy Production in DeKalb County, Alabama

Power Plants in DeKalb County, Alabama

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Sand Valley Power StationEDL Inc (100.00%)
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DeKalb County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

DeKalb County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Landfill Gas. The county produces 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Electricity consumption in the county creates 443,392,169.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 689th most of any county in the United States. Additionally, the county ranks 991st highest in the US for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 6,200.16 kilograms of emissions per person. DeKalb County has one electricity producing plant in the county. This is the 1432nd highest number of power plants within a county and the 1854th highest number of power plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US.

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Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 5.52%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned DeKalb County a rank of 2381st best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in DeKalb County:

  • Crossville, Alabama:
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 71.17%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 28.83%
  • Fort Payne, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 51.23%
    • Fort Payne Improvement Authority: 48.77%
  • Fyffe, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Geraldine, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 35.99%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 64.01%
  • 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:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 82.82%
    • Fort Payne Improvement Authority: 17.18%
  • 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

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

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

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

DeKalb County, Alabama is home to one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in DeKalb County, Alabama by megawatt hours sold is Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in DeKalb County, Alabama?

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1Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative19,989
2Fort Payne Improvement Authority8,738
3Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative6,625
4Cherokee Electric Cooperative1,099

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16