Monroe County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Monroe County is the 46th largest county by population in the state, with 20,733 citizens residing within its borders.

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As the 20th highest generator of electricity of all 67 counties in Alabama, Monroe County generates 716,243.6 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

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Monroe County produces 2.58 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 625th highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita.

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During the course of the last year, Monroe County had a 1.33% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

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

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Roughly 7.47% of Monroe County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 21st highest ranked county out of 67 counties in the state for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    360,266 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    716,244 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    662,765 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    53,478 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    34.55 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    389,984,297 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    18,809.83 kg

Monroeville, AL Electric Overview

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Monroeville's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.89% more than the state's average price of 12.97 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alabama Power. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $160.22 per month.

Monroeville emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 35,723,693.3 kilograms, which is the 104th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Alabama. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monroeville

Monroeville 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.
411th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monroeville
407th$160.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monroeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monroeville, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000

Frisco City, AL Electric Overview

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Frisco City has an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 4.46% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Alabama Power sells 4,542 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. The city deals with an average of 1.03 power outages per customer a year. These outages are an average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Frisco City emits 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 14th worst polluting city out of 586 cities in the state. With total emissions of 9,321,594.44 kilograms, the city ranks 254th 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 26,742.39 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Frisco City

Frisco City 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.
223rd12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Frisco City
175th$140.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Frisco City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Frisco City, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Southern Pine Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.70121.44No DataIcon representing missing value.250,55229,320,000

Excel, AL Electric Overview

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Excel has an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 4.46% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Alabama Power sells 1,845.99 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. The city deals with an average of 1.03 power outages per customer a year. These outages are an average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Excel 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 6,093,257.96 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 Excel

Excel 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.
223rd12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Excel
175th$140.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Excel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Excel, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Southern Pine Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.70121.44No DataIcon representing missing value.250,55229,320,000

Zips with electric coverage in Excel, Alabama include: 36460, 36445, 36439

Energy Production in Monroe County, Alabama

Power Plants in Monroe County, Alabama

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Alabama Pine PulpAlabama River Cellulose LLC (100.00%)
Monroe County AL Black Liquour 381,150.75418,226,595.251,097.27No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Alabama River PulpAlabama River Cellulose LLC (100.00%)
Monroe County AL Black Liquour 335,092.84357,098,896.831,065.67No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Monroe County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Monroe County's power plants mainly use Black Liquour, which makes up 581,131.37 megawatt hours (or 81.14%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 11.40% (81,634.13 megawatt hours) and 7.04% (50,435.74 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 2 power generation plants in the county, which is the 12th most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 5th highest number of plants per resident in the state. Monroe County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 389,984,296.51 kilograms, which is the 753rd most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 27th worst in the nation for emissions per person.

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81.14%
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
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11.40%
NATURAL GAS
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7.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.42%

Monroe County, Alabama Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Monroe County offering electricity. Of those 4, 50.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, Alabama has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 3.90%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Monroe County a rank of 1056th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Monroe County:

  • Beatrice, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Excel, Alabama:
    • Southern Pine Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Franklin, Alabama:
    • Utilities Board of Tuskegee: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Frisco City, Alabama:
    • Southern Pine Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 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 companies offer service in Monroe County, Alabama?

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1Alabama Power34,208
2Baldwin EMC5,536
3Southern Pine Electric Cooperative3,457
4Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama332

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

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

What electricity company is the largest provider in Monroe County, Alabama?

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

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

There are 2 power plants located in Monroe County, Alabama

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16