Marshall County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Marshall County, Alabama Overview

Marshall County's ability to generate 940,999 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 61st highest hydroelectric energy generating county in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Marshall County is ranked as the 14th largest consuming county out of 67 counties in the state with over 1,600,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

Marshall County produces 56.56% of their required electricity and must bring in the additional 43.44% from other counties.

When calculating by total customers, Arab Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Marshall County.

Over 100.00% of Marshall County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel sources, putting Marshall County at 219th in the United States for total renewable electricity production.

Marshall County is home to 97,612 citizens and its power plants produce 940,999 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 9.64 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,663,839  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    940,999  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    940,999  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.64  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    246,395,199  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,524.23  kg

Albertville, AL Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Albertville home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.31% lower than the average state rate of 13.08 cents. MUB Albertville is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Albertville is the 29th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 130,069,270.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 322nd worst in the state in this category. All of the 381,579.07 megawatt hours of electricity used in Albertville must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albertville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.106/kWh$0.104/kWh $137.26/mo.$122.83/mo.
18th 10.55¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albertville
3rd $124.78 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albertville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albertville, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Guntersville Electric BUNDLED 10.85 128.3 67,652 7,339,000
MUB Albertville BUNDLED 9.63 114.26 116,060 11,171,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.11 130.95 234,753 26,075,000

Zips with electric coverage in Albertville, Alabama include: 35950, 35976, 35957, 35951

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Boaz, AL Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Boaz home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.11% lower than the average state rate of 13.08 cents. The city experiences an average of 1.03 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage. With an estimated 694 total residential customers, Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Boaz is the 67th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 58,724,654.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 6th worst in the state in this category. All of the 172,278.2 megawatt hours of electricity used in Boaz must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boaz

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh $214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
65th 11.49¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boaz
50th $133.9 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boaz Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boaz, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama Power BUNDLED 14.04 156.98 17,466,982 2,451,697,000
Cherokee Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 13.29 144.89 234,348 31,146,000
Guntersville Electric BUNDLED 10.85 128.3 67,652 7,339,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.11 130.95 234,753 26,075,000

Zips with electric coverage in Boaz, Alabama include: 35950, 35957, 35956

Guntersville, AL Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Guntersville home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.17% lower than the average state rate of 13.08 cents. Guntersville Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Guntersville is the 81st highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 49,695,455.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 6th worst in the state in this category. All of the 145,789.59 megawatt hours of electricity used in Guntersville must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Guntersville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.110/kWh$0.107/kWh $139.23/mo.$124.37/mo.
32nd 10.96¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Guntersville
14th $129.62 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Guntersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Guntersville, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Guntersville Electric BUNDLED 10.85 128.3 67,652 7,339,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.11 130.95 234,753 26,075,000
North Alabama Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.27 137.36 186,886 21,060,000
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.34 129.99 356,528 40,445,000

Zips with electric coverage in Guntersville, Alabama include: 35950, 35976, 35951

Energy Production in Marshall County, Alabama

Power Plants in Marshall County, Alabama

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Marshall County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 940,999

Marshall County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marshall County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 246,395,198.64 kilograms, which is the 1065th largest amount of any county in the country. This total equates to 2,524.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 2475th highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county is home to one power plant. When it comes to electricity production, Marshall County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 940,999 megawatt hours of production in the county.

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Energy Loss

There are 7 companies in Marshall County that report energy loss. Together, these 7 providers average an annual energy loss of 5.37% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Marshall County is ranked as the 2322nd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Marshall County:

  • Albertville, Alabama:
    • MUB Albertville: 31.51%
    • Guntersville Electric: 34.25%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 34.25%
  • Arab, Alabama:
    • Arab Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Boaz, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 11.89%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 6.27%
    • Guntersville Electric: 38.29%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 43.55%
  • Douglas, Alabama:
    • Guntersville Electric: 50.00%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Grant, Alabama:
    • North Alabama Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Guntersville, Alabama:
    • Guntersville Electric: 71.19%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 8.84%
    • North Alabama Electric Cooperative: 10.20%
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 9.77%
  • Langston, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 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 provider in Marshall County, Alabama?

By total revenue, MUB Albertville is the largest electricity supplier in Marshall County, Alabama.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers operating in Marshall County, Alabama.

How many power plants are in Marshall County, Alabama?

There is one electricity plant in Marshall County, Alabama

Which electricity companies offer service in Marshall County, Alabama?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22