Etowah County, Alabama Electric Profile

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The largest electricity supplier in Etowah County by megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Etowah County experienced a 4.04% rise over the course of the past year.

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Within the last 12 months, there has been a 104.74% drop in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in Etowah County.

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Etowah County is the 12th largest county in Alabama, with 102,268 citizens living within its borders.

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At an average residential price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Etowah County pay a 4.01% markup from the national average rate.

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Averaging production of -0.06 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Etowah County is 2029th out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,777,057 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    619,428,733 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,056.92 kg

Gadsden, AL Electric Overview

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Gadsden's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.89% more than the state's average price of 12.97 cents. Selling 44,450.47 megawatt hours per year, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Gadsden average is 33.25% more at $160.22 per month.

Gadsden emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 214,935,737.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There is one power generation plant in the city, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in the state and translates to the 14th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gadsden

Gadsden 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.
411th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gadsden
407th$160.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gadsden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gadsden, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000

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

Rainbow City, AL Electric Overview

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Rainbow City has an average residential electricity rate of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.07% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $160.22 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in the city pay 33.25% more compared to other residents in the US. With 872 residential customers, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Rainbow City 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 58,079,771.97 kilograms, the city ranks 66th 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 166,623.01 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rainbow City

Rainbow City 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.
411th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rainbow City
407th$160.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rainbow City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rainbow City, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000

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

Southside, AL Electric Overview

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Southside has an average residential electricity rate of 13.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.94% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $160.14 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in the city pay 33.19% more compared to other residents in the US. With 649 residential customers, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Southside is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 53,367,490.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 356th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Southside

Southside 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.
405th13.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Southside
402nd$160.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Southside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Southside, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Coosa Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED13.27157.18No DataIcon representing missing value.208,91427,730,000

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

Energy Production in Etowah County, Alabama

Power Plants in Etowah County, Alabama

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Etowah County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Etowah County results in the release of 619,428,732.95 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 528th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 1063rd worst in the country in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The county is home to one power generation plant, which is 20th highest in the state and 35th highest when considering plants per citizen.

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Energy Loss

Etowah County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.11% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 4.12%, Etowah County is ranked as the 56th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

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:
    • Coosa Valley Electric Coop: 1.84%
    • Alabama Power: 98.16%
  • 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:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 41.77%
    • Alabama Power: 58.23%
  • Southside, Alabama:
    • Coosa Valley Electric Coop: 2.42%
    • Alabama Power: 97.58%
  • 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 companies offer service in Etowah County, Alabama?

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1Alabama Power18,647
2Cherokee Electric Cooperative260

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

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

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

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

How many power plants are located within Etowah County, Alabama?

Etowah County, Alabama has one power plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16