Mobile County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mobile County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Mobile County, ranking it 52nd out of 3221 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

There has been a 6.60% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuels in the previous 12 months in Mobile County.

Mobile County is ranked as the 98th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country with over 7,000,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

At $157.3, the average monthly residential electric bill in Mobile County is 4.42% higher than the Alabama average bill.

The use of natural gas in Mobile County yields a total of 10,187,039.12 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 26th out of 3221 counties in the US.

Alabama Power is the largest electricity company in Mobile County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,068,068 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    14,286,087 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    14,286,087 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    34.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,834,514,692 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,244.05 kg

Mobile, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Mobile are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.89% more than Alabama's average price of 13.16 cents. Alabama Power is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. There is 71.55% more electricity consumed in Mobile than is produced, forcing the city to import from nearby cities and counties.

Electricity consumption in Mobile has byproducts of 1,256,288,418.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the highest amount of any city in Alabama. The city also ranks 2nd highest in Alabama in emissions per citizen, averaging 6,716.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a city in Alabama out of the state's 593 cities. Mobile's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mobile

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
368th14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mobile
360th$157.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mobile Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mobile, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000

Zips with electric coverage in Mobile, Alabama include: 36695, 36608, 36605, 36582, 36609, 36575, 36693, 36606, 36618, 36571, 36619 and 11 other zip code(s).

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Prichard, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Prichard are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.89% more than Alabama's average price of 13.16 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 120.4 minutes per outage. The United States averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Prichard has byproducts of 112,779,512.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 33rd highest amount of any city in Alabama. The city also ranks 25th highest in Alabama in emissions per citizen, averaging 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. All of the electricity used in Prichard has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prichard

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
368th14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prichard
360th$157.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prichard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prichard, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000

Zips with electric coverage in Prichard, Alabama include: 36618, 36571, 36613, 36617, 36610, 36611, 36612, 36616

Tillmans Corner CDP, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Tillmans Corner CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.89% more than Alabama's average price of 13.16 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 120.4 minutes per outage. The United States averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Tillmans Corner CDP has byproducts of 103,493,092.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 36th highest amount of any city in Alabama. The city also ranks 25th highest in Alabama in emissions per citizen, averaging 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. All of the electricity used in Tillmans Corner CDP has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tillmans Corner CDP

Tillmans Corner CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
368th14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tillmans Corner CDP
360th$157.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tillmans Corner CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tillmans Corner CDP, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000

Electricity Production in Mobile County, Alabama

Power Plants in Mobile County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mobile County AL Natural Gas 12,365,221.996,933,897,513.08560.76
Hog Bayou Energy CenterLS Power (100.00%)
Mobile AL Natural Gas 1,514,029613,167,727.2404.99
Kimberly Clark Mobile - CHP PlantKimberly Clark - Mobile Alabama (100.00%)
Mobile AL Natural Gas 343,744187,773,980.94546.26
W&T Onshore Treating Facility (OTF)W&T Offshore Inc (100.00%)
Mobile County AL Natural Gas 63,09215,540,955.64246.32

Mobile County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 3,834,514,691.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Mobile County due to electricity use each year. The county also ranks 514th worst in pollution per resident, averaging 9,244.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The county has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 566th highest in the nation. Mobile County has about 71.31% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
71.31%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
28.69%

Mobile County, Alabama Net Metering

The state has bad net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The one company in Mobile County who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 4.20%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Alabama average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 1218th best in the nation and a state rank of 16th best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Mobile County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Mobile County:

  • Bayou La Batre, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Chickasaw, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Citronelle, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Creola, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Dauphin Island, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Mobile, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Mount Vernon, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Prichard, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Saraland, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Satsuma, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Semmes, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Mobile County, Alabama?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alabama Power is the largest electricity provider in Mobile County, Alabama.

Which electricity companies offer service in Mobile County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power41,580

How many power plants are in Mobile County, Alabama?

There are 4 active power plants located in Mobile County, Alabama

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24