Mobile County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Consumers in Mobile County are faced with an average of 1.03 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

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Mobile County had a 1.78% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the past 12 months.

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As the 13th highest county in Alabama for non-renewable generation per capita, Mobile County produces 37.72 megawatt hours per person per year.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Mobile County is Alabama Power.

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Roughly 100.00% of Mobile County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 3rd highest county in the state out of 67 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.

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3,634,631.99 megawatt hours are produced from coal in Mobile County. With 413,210 citizens, this is 8.8 megawatt hours per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,180,133 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,588,216 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    15,588,216 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    37.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,562,877,263 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,622.44 kg

Mobile, AL Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 12.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Mobile, which is 2.57% below Alabama's average rate of 12.97 cents and 6.02% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city generates 1,885,628 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 3rd most in total production for any city in the state. The city has encouraged a 4.57% decrease in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use for electric purposes.

Roughly 6,887.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 5th worst polluter in the state out of 586 cities. With total emissions of 1,311,573,967.52 kilograms, the city ranks worst in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. There are 2 power generation plants in the city, which is the most plants in a city in the state and translates to the 16th highest amount of plants per resident in the state. Mobile has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mobile

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.105/kWh$198.35/mo.$106.05/mo.
204th12.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mobile
290th$147.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mobile Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mobile, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Singing River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.28135.66No DataIcon representing missing value.4,736534,354

Zips with electric coverage in Mobile, Alabama include: 36695, 36608, 36605, 36582, 36609, 36575, 36693, 36606, 36618, 36619, 36571 and 10 other zip code(s).

Prichard, AL Electric Overview

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Prichard's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.64 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 28,437.33 megawatt hours a year, Alabama Power is the largest electricity provider in the city.

The electricity sold in Prichard 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 131,877,242.17 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prichard

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.105/kWh$198.35/mo.$106.05/mo.
183rd12.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prichard
269th$147.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prichard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prichard, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Singing River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.28135.66No DataIcon representing missing value.4,736534,354

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

Tillmans Corner CDP, AL Electric Overview

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Tillmans Corner CDP's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 12.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.58% below the average Alabama rate of 12.97 cents. Selling 14,474.87 megawatt hours a year, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Consumers in Tillmans Corner CDP deal with 1.03 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Tillmans Corner CDP emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 356th worst polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. With total emissions of 106,359,453.11 kilograms, the city ranks 36th worst in Alabama for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 305,130.89 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.105/kWh$198.35/mo.$106.05/mo.
183rd12.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tillmans Corner CDP
269th$147.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tillmans Corner CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tillmans Corner CDP, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Singing River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.28135.66No DataIcon representing missing value.4,736534,354

Energy Production in Mobile County, Alabama

Power Plants in Mobile County, Alabama

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Bucks CDP AL Natural Gas 12,010,354.016,502,206,287.34541.38No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Theodore Cogen FacilityAlabama Power (100.00%)
Mobile County AL Natural Gas 1,613,650387,796,862.88240.32No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hog Bayou Energy CenterLS Power (100.00%)
Mobile AL Natural Gas 1,537,215620,882,385.9403.9No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kimberly Clark Mobile - CHP PlantKimberly Clark - Mobile Alabama (100.00%)
Mobile AL Natural Gas 348,413194,534,090.24558.34No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
W&T Onshore Treating Facility (OTF)W&T Offshore Inc (100.00%)
Mobile County AL Natural Gas 63,16715,559,208.28246.32No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Yellowhammer Gas PlantW&T Offshore Inc (100.00%)
Mobile County AL Natural Gas 15,41714,100,854.18914.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1/2021

Mobile County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Mobile County citizens average 8,622.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 7th highest in Alabama out of 67 in this category. This equals a total emissions amount of 3,562,877,263.48 kilograms. The county has 6 electricity plants in the county. This is the 398th most power plants within a county and the 1843rd highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Mobile County, Natural Gas is 76.68% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
76.68%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
23.32%

Energy Loss

In Mobile County one company reports energy loss, Alabama Power. They average an annual energy loss of 4.20%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 1355th best in the United States and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 67 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Mobile County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Mobile County:

  • Bayou La Batre, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Chickasaw, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Citronelle, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Creola, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 49.93%
    • Alabama Power: 50.07%
  • Dauphin Island, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Mobile, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 49.99%
    • Alabama Power: 50.01%
  • Mount Vernon, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Prichard, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Saraland, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Satsuma, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Semmes, Alabama:
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 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 Mobile County, Alabama?

Mobile County, Alabama is home to 6 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Mobile County, Alabama.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Mobile County, Alabama by megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Mobile County, Alabama?

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1Alabama Power41,191
2Singing River Electric Cooperative182

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16