Jefferson County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jefferson County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Jefferson County is the 12th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 31.07 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable sources.

When calculating by total customers, Alabama Power is the largest provider in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County generates 20,740,430.58 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 30.74 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Jefferson County the 115th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the country for electricity production from coal per capita.

With 674,721 residents living within the county and 20,966,882.93 megawatt hours produced a year, Jefferson County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 31.07 megawatt hours. This is the 591st highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

Non-renewable sources are used in the production of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Jefferson County, ranking it 2nd in Alabama out of 67 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

With 20,740,430.58 megawatt hours of electricity generated from coal, Jefferson County is 1st in the United States out of 3221 for total megawatt hours produced from coal.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,782,927 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.46 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,966,883 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    20,966,883 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    11,498,176,273 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    17,041.38 kg

Birmingham, AL Electricity Overview

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Birmingham's residents spend, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.97% more than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $168.68 per month, while the Alabama average is $161.18. Consumers in Birmingham pay 4.65% more compared to the rest of the state.

Electricity consumption in Birmingham results in the release of 1,215,064,674.04 kilograms of CO2 pollution each year, which is the 3rd highest amount in the state out of 593 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which amounts to 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Birmingham is the 314th highest polluting city in Alabama. The city has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Birmingham

Birmingham 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 Birmingham
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Birmingham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Birmingham, 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 Birmingham, Alabama include: 35242, 35215, 35226, 35209, 35173, 35211, 35020, 35023, 35235, 35126, 35022 and 30 other zip code(s).

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Hoover, AL Electricity Overview

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Hoover's residents spend, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.97% more than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $168.68 per month, while the Alabama average is $161.18. Consumers in Hoover pay 4.65% more compared to the rest of the state.

The electricity sold in Hoover has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 560,556,954.78 kilograms, which is the 6th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hoover

Hoover 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 Hoover
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hoover Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hoover, 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 Hoover, Alabama include: 35242, 35216, 35226, 35244, 35211, 35124, 35022, 35080, 35243

Vestavia Hills, AL Electricity Overview

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Vestavia Hills' residents spend, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.97% more than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $168.68 per month, while the Alabama average is $161.18. Consumers in Vestavia Hills pay 4.65% more compared to the rest of the state.

The electricity sold in Vestavia Hills has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 236,689,826.21 kilograms, which is the 12th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills 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 Vestavia Hills
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vestavia Hills Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vestavia Hills, 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 Vestavia Hills, Alabama include: 35242, 35216, 35226, 35209, 35243, 35210, 35223

Electricity Production in Jefferson County, Alabama

Power Plants in Jefferson County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jefferson County AL Coal 20,966,883.1520,460,189,377.57975.83

Jefferson County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Jefferson County is home to one electricity plant. The county has the 8th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the US, emitting 11,498,176,272.81 kilograms. More importantly, the county averages 17,041.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 2nd worst county in Alabama in this category. Jefferson County's power plants primarily use Coal, which makes up 98.92% (or 20,740,430.58 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.92%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.08%

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 4.49%. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Jefferson County ranks 1440th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Jefferson County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Jefferson County:

  • Adamsville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Bessemer, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 67.35%
    • Bessemer Utilities: 32.65%
  • Birmingham, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Brighton, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 91.11%
    • Bessemer Utilities: 8.89%
  • Brookside, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Cardiff, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Center Point, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Clay, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Dora, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Fairfield, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Fultondale, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Gardendale, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Graysville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Homewood, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Hoover, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Hueytown, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Irondale, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Kimberly, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Lipscomb, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Maytown, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Midfield, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Morris, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Mountain Brook, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Mulga, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • North Johns, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Pinson, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Pleasant Grove, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Sylvan Springs, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Tarrant, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.31%
    • Tarrant Electric: 49.69%
  • Trussville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Vestavia Hills, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Warrior, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • West Jefferson, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 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 Jefferson County, Alabama?

Jefferson County, Alabama is home to 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Jefferson County, Alabama by total customer count is Alabama Power.

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

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

What electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power38,486
2Bessemer Utilities11,231
3Tarrant Electric2,743

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-24