Lowndes County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Roughly 31.77% of the county's generation comes from hydroelectric power plants, ranking them 12th highest county in the state out of 67 counties for total hydroelectric production.

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Lowndes County's 50.24% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production during the course of the last year is surely a step in the wrong direction.

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There was a 10.58% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the most recent 12 months in Lowndes County.

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In Lowndes County, 612,925 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuels. Lowndes County is 512th out of 3220 counties in the nation for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

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With a population of 9,726 citizens, Lowndes County is the 65th largest county in Alabama and the 2516th largest in the nation.

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With total production of 898,282 megawatt hours, Lowndes County is ranked 17th largest producer of electricity in the state out of 67 counties for total production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    169,004 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    898,282 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    285,357 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    612,925 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    92.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    25,290,904 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,600.34 kg

Fort Deposit, AL Electric Overview

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Fort Deposit has an average residential electricity rate of 15.47 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 19.26% higher than the state's average rate of 12.97 cents, resulting in the city ranking 579th out of 586 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Alabama Power sells 6,396.75 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.03 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Fort Deposit emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 14th worst polluting city out of 586 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. A total of 11,114,441.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 233rd highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Deposit

Fort Deposit 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.
579th15.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Deposit
579th$163.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Deposit Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Deposit, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17No DataIcon representing missing value.140,861.423,874,412.07

Hayneville, AL Electric Overview

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Hayneville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.97 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $158.59 per month, while the Alabama average is $151.45. With 63 residential customers, Alabama Power is the largest provider in the city.

On average, Hayneville residents emit 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 586 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 5,281,631.16 kilograms, the city ranks 333rd worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hayneville

Hayneville 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.
368th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hayneville
385th$158.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hayneville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hayneville, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Central Alabama Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.49156.68No DataIcon representing missing value.586,10479,047,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17No DataIcon representing missing value.140,861.423,874,412.07

Mosses, AL Electric Overview

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Mosses's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.26% more than the average state rate of 12.97 cents and 15.04% more than the US average of 13.45. Alabama Power sells 5,412.08 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Alabama average monthly residential power bill is $151.45, while the Mosses average is 8.08% higher at $163.7 per month. This ranks the city 580th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 356th highest polluter in Alabama out of 586 cities. A total of 5,124,151.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 343rd worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Mosses must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mosses

Mosses 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.
580th15.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mosses
580th$163.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mosses Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mosses, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17No DataIcon representing missing value.140,861.423,874,412.07

Energy Production in Lowndes County, Alabama

Power Plants in Lowndes County, Alabama

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General Electric PlasticAlabama Power (100.00%)
Lowndes County AL Natural Gas 612,925134,425,334.54219.32No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lowndes County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 285,357No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Lowndes County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lowndes County has 2 power producing plants, which is 12th highest in Alabama and 1st most in the state when considering plants per capita. Around 25,290,904.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted each year in the county due to electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 2,600.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 2455th highest county in the United States for CO2 pollution per capita. Lowndes County's power plants most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 68.23% (or 612,925 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county.

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68.23%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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31.77%

Lowndes County, Alabama Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Lowndes County selling electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. At the state level, Alabama is known for poor net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Lowndes County who report energy loss data had an average of 4.41% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Alabama average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 1545th best in the US and a state rank of 28th best out of 3220 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lowndes County:

  • Benton, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 49.99%
    • Alabama Power: 50.01%
  • Fort Deposit, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Gordonville, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Hayneville, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 1.34%
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 48.66%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Lowndesboro, Alabama:
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Mosses, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • White Hall, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 44.08%
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 5.92%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Lowndes County, Alabama?

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1Alabama Power24,124
2Central Alabama Electric Cooperative2,539
3Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama2,407

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lowndes County, Alabama?

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

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Lowndes County, Alabama.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Lowndes County, Alabama

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16