Etowah County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Etowah County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Residents in Etowah County, on average, pay $168.37 per month for residential electricity, compared to the national average bill of $129.86.

Consumers in Etowah County experience an average of 1.03 outages lasting 120.4 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

Etowah County emits 6,053.14 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1023rd worst polluting county in the US by per capita emissions.

Etowah County's average residential electricity rate is 14.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.33% above the national average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Etowah County is ranked as the 13th highest consuming county out of 67 counties in Alabama with over 1,800,000 megawatt hours being used by customers who live there.

In the previous 12 months, there has been a 5.73% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Etowah County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,806,345 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    626,112,446 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,053.14 kg

Gadsden, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Gadsden home pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.97% above the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. Alabama Power sells an estimated 45,996.35 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other suppliers. Electricity production plants in the city have, thankfully, had a 5.73% decrease in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuel types burned each year.

Coming in at as the 16th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Gadsden releases 205,473,790.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. This total also equates to a ranking of 314th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gadsden

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
357th14.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gadsden
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gadsden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gadsden, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000

Zips with electric coverage in Gadsden, Alabama include: 35901, 35903, 35904, 35954, 35906, 35905

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Rainbow City, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Rainbow City home pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.97% above the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Rainbow City deal with 1.03 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Coming in at as the 66th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Rainbow City releases 61,687,535.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 15th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rainbow City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
357th14.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rainbow City
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rainbow City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rainbow City, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000

Zips with electric coverage in Rainbow City, Alabama include: 35901, 35954, 35906

Southside, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Southside home pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.69% above the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Southside deal with 1.03 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Coming in at as the 75th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Southside releases 57,056,884.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 314th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Southside

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
353rd14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Southside
374th$168.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Southside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Southside, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000
Coosa Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED13.27157.18208,91427,730,000

Zips with electric coverage in Southside, Alabama include: 35907, 36271, 35905

Electricity Production in Etowah County, Alabama

Power Plants in Etowah County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gadsden AL Natural Gas -5,656

Etowah County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Etowah County is the 528th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 626,112,446.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the county ranks 1023rd worst in the country for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. There is one power generation plant in the county.

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Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Etowah County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 5.11% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 1902nd best in the nation and a state rank of 58th best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Etowah County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Etowah County:

  • Altoona, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Attalla, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Gadsden, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Glencoe, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Hokes Bluff, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Piedmont, Alabama:
    • Piedmont, Alabama Electric Utility: 23.04%
    • Alabama Power: 76.96%
  • Rainbow City, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Reece City, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Ridgeville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Sardis City, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 58.24%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 41.76%
  • Southside, Alabama:
    • Coosa Valley Electric Coop: 3.08%
    • Alabama Power: 96.92%
  • Walnut Grove, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Etowah County, Alabama by total customer count is Alabama Power.

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

Etowah County, Alabama is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Etowah County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power18,887
2Cherokee Electric Cooperative258

How many power plants are in Etowah County, Alabama?

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

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24