Monroe County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monroe County, Alabama Electricity Overview

There was a 64.26% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources during the last year in Monroe County.

When calculating by customer count, Alabama Power is the largest supplier in Monroe County.

Monroe County averages 18.01 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 395th highest in the country.

With 19,772 residents within its borders and 383,473.72 megawatt hours produced a year, Monroe County has a per capita production rate of 19.39 megawatt hours. The city is 704th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

Emitting 374,221,005.66 kilograms of CO2 gases, Monroe County has the 786th worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the US.

Monroe County is the 1890th most populated county in the country, with 19,772 citizens residing in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    345,286 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.46 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    383,474 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    356,098 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    27,375 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    19.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    374,221,006 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    18,926.82 kg

Monroeville, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Monroeville home pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.97% above the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Monroeville deal with 1.03 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Coming in at as the 105th worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Monroeville releases 36,022,227.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 314th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monroeville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
357th14.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monroeville
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monroeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monroeville, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000

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Frisco City, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Frisco City home pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.42% below the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power. The city has an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Coming in at as the 293rd worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Frisco City releases 7,082,172.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 15th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Frisco City

Frisco City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
152nd13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Frisco City
121st$145.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Frisco City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Frisco City, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000
Southern Pine Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.70121.44250,55229,320,000

Franklin, AL Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Franklin home pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.60% below the average Alabama rate of 13.58 cents. Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Franklin deal with 1.03 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Coming in at as the 383rd worst ranked city out of 593 cities in Alabama, Franklin releases 3,571,351.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 314th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Franklin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
198th13.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Franklin
253rd$157.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Franklin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Franklin, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.52168.6818,258,7862,651,900,000
Dixie Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.20146.62299,78636,561,000

Electricity Production in Monroe County, Alabama

Power Plants in Monroe County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Alabama Pine PulpAlabama River Cellulose LLC (100.00%)
Monroe County AL Black Liquour 383,473.72415,608,291.61,083.8

Monroe County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For the purpose of electricity generation, Monroe County's top fuel type is Black Liquour, making up 348,616.79 megawatt hours, or 90.91% of production in the county. Natural Gas and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are also primary fuels in the county, with 7.14% and 1.95% of total electricity production coming from each fuel, respectively. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 18,926.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 30th highest in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. A total of 374,221,005.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Monroe County is home to one electricity producing plant.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
90.91%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
7.14%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
1.95%

Monroe County, Alabama Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Monroe County offering electricity. Of those 4, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Monroe County is 3.90%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Alabama Power, Baldwin EMC, and Southern Pine Electric Cooperative. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 4.12%, resulting in a rank of 935th best in the nation and a state rank of 6th best out of 3221 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Monroe County:

  • Beatrice, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Excel, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Southern Pine Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Franklin, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Dixie Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Frisco City, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Southern Pine Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Monroeville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Vredenburgh, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 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 supplier in Monroe County, Alabama?

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

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

Monroe County, Alabama is home to 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Monroe County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power34,653
2Baldwin EMC6,366
3Southern Pine Electric Cooperative3,458
4Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama332

How many power plants are in Monroe County, Alabama?

There is one active electricity plant located in Monroe County, Alabama

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-12-09