Electric Rates & Providers in Morgan County, AL

Morgan County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Morgan County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Within the last year, Morgan County saw a 3.60% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Morgan County is Decatur Electric.

Morgan County is the 533rd largest county by population in the United States, with 124,211 citizens residing within its borders.

Natural gas accounts for 99.82% of the electric generation in Morgan County, giving it a rank of 4th out of 67 counties in the state for total natural gas generation.

Morgan County has seen a 4.19% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in the previous year, which is an admirable effort.

Morgan County has emissions of 6,480.77 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 5,434.81.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,100,938 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,423,596 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    13,040 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,410,556 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    59.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    804,983,145 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,480.77 kg

Decatur, AL Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Decatur home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 13.48% lower than Alabama's average rate of 14.58 cents, which ranks the city 34th best for average electricity price out of 593 cities in the state. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Decatur Electric. Customers in the city have 2.31 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 137.08 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Decatur average 5,547.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st highest polluting city out of 593 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 317,903,802.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 9th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The residents of Decatur must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Decatur

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.103/kWh$241.21/mo.$104.96/mo.
34th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Decatur
115th$155.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Decatur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Decatur, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Athens UtilitiesBUNDLED11.34149.9729,09282,715,000
Decatur ElectricBUNDLED10.95122.58306,33633,537,000
Joe Wheeler EMCBUNDLED13.76178.18564,84277,733,000

Zips with electric coverage in Decatur, Alabama include: 35601, 35603, 35640, 35673, 35671, 35649

Hartselle, AL Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Hartselle home are paying a residential electricity rate of 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 9.84% lower than Alabama's average rate of 14.58 cents, which ranks the city 77th best for average electricity price out of 593 cities in the state. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Hartselle, Alabama Electric Utility. Customers in the city have 2.31 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 137.08 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Hartselle average 5,547.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st highest polluting city out of 593 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 84,925,246.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 48th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The residents of Hartselle must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hartselle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.109/kWh$260.26/mo.$124.63/mo.
77th13.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hartselle
214th$163.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hartselle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hartselle, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hartselle, Alabama Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.21143.6361,8957,558,000
Joe Wheeler EMCBUNDLED13.76178.18564,84277,733,000

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Priceville, AL Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Priceville home are paying a residential electricity rate of 13.81 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 5.27% lower than Alabama's average rate of 14.58 cents, which ranks the city 91st best for average electricity price out of 593 cities in the state. Joe Wheeler EMC is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in the city are faced with 2.31 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 137.08 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emissions in Priceville average 5,547.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st highest polluting city out of 593 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 19,300,688.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 149th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The residents of Priceville must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Priceville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.109/kWh$260.26/mo.$124.63/mo.
91st13.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Priceville
573rd$177.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Priceville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Priceville, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Joe Wheeler EMCBUNDLED13.76178.18564,84277,733,000

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Electricity Production in Morgan County, Alabama

Power Plants in Morgan County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Morgan Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Morgan County AL Natural Gas 5,422,4562,019,249,980.44372.39
Morgan County AL Natural Gas 2,124,846870,794,296.12409.82
Decatur-Morgan Co LFG Recovery ProjectEDL Inc (100.00%)
Morgan County AL Landfill Gas 13,0407,500,891.78575.22

Morgan County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Morgan County average 6,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 805th worst polluting county based on pollution per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 804,983,145.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 420th highest for total emissions in the United States. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Morgan County, with 99.82% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. Morgan County is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is the 6th most plants within a county in Alabama.

NATURAL GAS
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99.82%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.18%

Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 4.87%. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Morgan County receiving a rank of 1736th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Morgan County:

  • Decatur, Alabama:
    • Decatur Electric: 37.31%
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 56.89%
    • Athens Utilities: 5.81%
  • Eva, Alabama:
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 73.14%
    • Cullman Electric: 26.86%
  • Falkville, Alabama:
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 100.00%
  • Hartselle, Alabama:
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 58.34%
    • Hartselle, Alabama Electric Utility: 41.66%
  • Priceville, Alabama:
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 100.00%
  • Somerville, Alabama:
    • Joe Wheeler EMC: 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 Morgan County, Alabama?

There are 3 active electricity plants located in Morgan County, Alabama

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Morgan County, Alabama.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Morgan County, Alabama by total revenue is Decatur Electric.

Which electricity companies offer service in Morgan County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Decatur Electric26,751
2Joe Wheeler EMC20,570
3Hartselle, Alabama Electric Utility5,684
4Cullman Electric2,073

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-02-26