Marshall County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Marshall County is the 627th largest county in the nation.

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There was a 23.86% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Marshall County.

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Hydroelectric power accounts for 100.00% of the electricity generated in Marshall County after a 40.97% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

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Marshall County is the 58th worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per person.

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When calculating by number of customers, Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in Marshall County.

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While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Marshall County’s average price is 18.69% lower than at 10.94 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,681,591 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    940,999 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    940,999 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    258,148,076 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,667.54 kg

Albertville, AL Electric Overview

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Albertville has an average residential electricity rate of 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 21.56% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. MUB Albertville sells 478,210.1 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

Albertville 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 130,472,037.55 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 14th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albertville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.104/kWh$137.25/mo.$122.82/mo.
27th10.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albertville
15th$124.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albertville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albertville, Alabama

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Guntersville ElectricBUNDLED10.85128.3No DataIcon representing missing value.67,6527,339,000
MUB AlbertvilleBUNDLED9.63114.26No DataIcon representing missing value.116,06011,171,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.11130.95No DataIcon representing missing value.234,75326,075,000

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

Boaz, AL Electric Overview

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Boaz's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Alabama and the United States average rates of 12.97 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city has 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 each outage. Selling 14,329.75 megawatt hours a year, Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city.

The electricity sold in Boaz has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 56,190,014.04 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boaz

Boaz 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.
87th11.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boaz
87th$134.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boaz Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boaz, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Cherokee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.29144.89No DataIcon representing missing value.234,34831,146,000
Guntersville ElectricBUNDLED10.85128.3No DataIcon representing missing value.67,6527,339,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.11130.95No DataIcon representing missing value.234,75326,075,000

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

Guntersville, AL Electric Overview

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Guntersville's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 10.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.51% below the average Alabama rate of 12.97 cents. With 776 residential customers, Guntersville Electric is the largest provider in the city.

On average, Guntersville residents emit 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 356th worst polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of Guntersville from electricity use is 51,289,968.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 81st highest in the state. There is one power plant in the city, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in the state and translates to the 10th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Guntersville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.107/kWh$139.23/mo.$124.37/mo.
45th10.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Guntersville
46th$129.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Guntersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Guntersville, Alabama

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Guntersville ElectricBUNDLED10.85128.3No DataIcon representing missing value.67,6527,339,000
Marshall-De Kalb Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.11130.95No DataIcon representing missing value.234,75326,075,000
North Alabama Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27137.36No DataIcon representing missing value.186,88621,060,000
Sand Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.34129.99No DataIcon representing missing value.356,52840,445,000

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

Energy Production in Marshall County, Alabama

Power Plants in Marshall County, Alabama

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Marshall County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Marshall County creates 258,148,075.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 25th most of any county in the state. The county averages 2,667.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. They rank 58th highest in Alabama in this category. The top fuel type used in Marshall County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 940,999 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel. Marshall County has one electricity generation plant, which is 12th highest in the state.

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Energy Loss

Marshall County has 7 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 5.37%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 2306th best in the US and a state rank of 64th best out of 3220 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Marshall County:

  • Albertville, Alabama:
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 34.22%
    • Guntersville Electric: 34.22%
    • MUB Albertville: 31.56%
  • Arab, Alabama:
    • Arab Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Boaz, Alabama:
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 43.55%
    • Guntersville Electric: 38.30%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 6.27%
    • Alabama Power: 11.89%
  • Douglas, Alabama:
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Guntersville Electric: 50.00%
  • Grant, Alabama:
    • North Alabama Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Guntersville, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 9.79%
    • North Alabama Electric Cooperative: 10.20%
    • Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative: 8.83%
    • Guntersville Electric: 71.18%
  • Langston, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Union Grove, Alabama:
    • Arab Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There is one active power plant in Marshall County, Alabama

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

The largest electricity supplier in Marshall County, Alabama by megawatt hours sold is MUB Albertville.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers offering service in Marshall County, Alabama.

Which electricity companies offer service in Marshall County, Alabama?

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1Marshall-De Kalb Electric Cooperative13,491
2Arab Electric Cooperative10,665
3MUB Albertville10,395
4Guntersville Electric6,551
5Huntsville Utilities5,573
6North Alabama Electric Cooperative2,781
7Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative1,317

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