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Lee County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lee County, Alabama Electricity Overview

The burning of non-renewable fuel sources has increased by 3.55% during the previous 12 months in Lee County power plants.

Lee County uses only 24.01% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 75.99%.

Lee County consumers are faced with outages averaging 133.1 minutes per interruption, with roughly 1 outages each year.

Natural gas makes up 100.00% of the electricity production in Lee County, giving it a ranking of 1st out of 67 counties in Alabama for total natural gas generation.

Lee County is the 8th most populated county in the state, with 180,773 residents living within its borders.

On average, Lee County citizens are responsible for 6,325.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, making it the 12th worst polluting county based on per capita emissions.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,096,264 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,895,506 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    12,895,506 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    71.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,143,448,417 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,325.33 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Auburn

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Auburn Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.59¢ per kWh

  • 0.68% lower than last month
  • 10.48% higher than April last year
  • 4.67% higher than the Alabama average
  • 1.91% lower than the US average
  • 255th in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 19,732nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,913 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,581 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.34¢ per kWh

  • 0.86% higher than last month
  • 1.72% higher than April last year
  • 4.23% higher than the Alabama average
  • 4.85% lower than the US average
  • 251st in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 14 since April last year
  • 18,009th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 135 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 287 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$132.08 per month

  • 4.21% lower than last month
  • 10.39% higher than April last year
  • 2.29% higher than the Alabama average
  • 17.15% higher than the US average
  • 249th in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since April last year
  • 26,316th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,071 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,759 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$170.76 per month

  • 0.61% higher than last month
  • 1.01% higher than April last year
  • 2.06% higher than the Alabama average
  • 25.49% higher than the US average
  • 247th in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since April last year
  • 28,422nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 171 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 608 since April last year

Auburn, AL Electricity Overview

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Auburn averages a residential electricity rate of 15.34 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 4.23% above Alabama's average rate of 14.72 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $170.76. This is 1.36% higher than the Alabama average bill of $168.47. Customers in Auburn deal with 1 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 133.1 minutes.

Electricity use in Auburn has byproducts of 442,878,387.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 7th largest emissions amount of any city in Alabama. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Auburn as the 395th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Auburn must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Auburn

Auburn residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.084/kWh$239.80/mo.$85.65/mo.
251st15.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
247th$170.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Auburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Auburn, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000
Dixie Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.08165.12300,486.0242,296,627.85
Tallapoosa River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.02144.89378,275.5749,247,963.97

Zips with electric coverage in Auburn, Alabama include: 36830, 36832, 36801, 36804, 36849, 36879

Opelika, AL Electricity Overview

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Opelika averages a residential electricity rate of 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 7.13% below Alabama's average rate of 14.72 cents. Opelika Power has an estimated 13,772 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city. The city experiences an average of 1 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages last on average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Electricity use in Opelika has byproducts of 170,544,352.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 17th largest emissions amount of any city in Alabama. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Opelika as the 37th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Opelika must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Opelika

Opelika residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.086/kWh$205.08/mo.$85.82/mo.
118th13.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Opelika
66th$144.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Opelika Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Opelika, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000
Opelika PowerBUNDLED13.03127.39145,361.3818,944,035.75
Tallapoosa River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.02144.89378,275.5749,247,963.97

Zips with electric coverage in Opelika, Alabama include: 36830, 36801, 36804, 36852

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Smiths Station, AL Electricity Overview

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Smiths Station averages a residential electricity rate of 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 11.26% above Alabama's average rate of 14.72 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $181.85. This is 7.94% higher than the Alabama average bill of $168.47. Customers in Smiths Station deal with 1 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 133.1 minutes.

Electricity use in Smiths Station has byproducts of 30,001,635.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 111th largest emissions amount of any city in Alabama. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Smiths Station as the 37th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Smiths Station must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smiths Station

Smiths Station residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
555th16.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smiths Station
565th$181.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smiths Station Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smiths Station, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000

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Electricity Production in Lee County, Alabama

Power Plants in Lee County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
H Allen Franklin Combined CycleSouthern Company (100.00%)
Lee County AL Natural Gas 12,895,5064,762,302,934.9369.3

Lee County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 1,143,448,416.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Lee County due to electricity use. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 6,325.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 12th highest county in Alabama for CO2 pollution per capita. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Lee County. Lee County has one electricity producing plant.

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Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Lee County is 3.48%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Alabama Power, Opelika Power, and Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lee County a rank of 2nd best in Alabama out of 67 counties.

Providers In Each City in Lee County:

  • Auburn, Alabama:
    • Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative: 26.89%
    • Dixie Electric Cooperative: 6.93%
    • Alabama Power: 66.18%
  • Cusseta, Alabama:
    • Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative: 50.12%
    • Alabama Power: 49.88%
  • Loachapoka, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Opelika, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 17.25%
    • Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative: 42.58%
    • Opelika Power: 40.17%
  • Smiths Station, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Waverly, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Lee County, Alabama?

There is one power plant in Lee County, Alabama

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

The largest electricity supplier in Lee County, Alabama by total revenue is Alabama Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lee County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power47,801
2Opelika Power26,365
3Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative4,429
4Dixie Electric Cooperative1,023

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

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

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-06