Shelby County, AL: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Shelby County, Alabama Electricity Overview

Shelby County has emissions of 13,727.26 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 176th highest polluting county in the nation by per capita emissions.

Shelby County is home to 230,115 residents and its power generation facilities generate 4,006,298.83 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 17.41 megawatt hours per capita per year.

About 2,115,061.72 megawatt hours of electricity in Shelby County are generated each year using natural gas. This is 9.19 megawatt hours per customer in the county each year.

With 2,115,061.72 megawatt hours generated from coal, Shelby County is 2nd in the state out of 67 counties in coal power electricity production.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Shelby County's average is 0.14% above that at 16.15 cents per kilowatt hour.

Shelby County ranks 6th out of 67 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens consuming 3,941,389.1 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,941,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,006,299 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,006,299 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,158,849,230 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,727.26 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Alabaster

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Alabaster Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.78¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% lower than last month
  • 10.93% higher than April last year
  • 12.2% higher than the Alabama average
  • 5.15% higher than the US average
  • 571st in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 23,795th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,176 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,810 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.37¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 2.37% higher than April last year
  • 11.26% higher than the Alabama average
  • 1.56% higher than the US average
  • 555th in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 21,314th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 227 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 86 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$141.2 per month

  • 3.57% lower than last month
  • 12.09% higher than April last year
  • 9.35% higher than the Alabama average
  • 25.24% higher than the US average
  • 573rd in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 48 since April last year
  • 28,383rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,683 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,036 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$181.85 per month

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 1.83% higher than April last year
  • 8.69% higher than the Alabama average
  • 33.64% higher than the US average
  • 565th in the state out of 583 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since April last year
  • 30,799th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 155 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 644 since April last year

Alabaster, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Alabaster is about 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 555th out of 593 cities in Alabama. Alabama Power is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer per year. These outages last for an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Alabaster emits 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 37th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in the state. A total of 183,402,987.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Alabaster has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alabaster

Alabaster residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
555th16.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alabaster
565th$181.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alabaster Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alabaster, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000

Zips with electric coverage in Alabaster, Alabama include: 35007, 35124, 35080, 35040, 35115, 35114

Pelham, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Pelham is about 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 555th out of 593 cities in Alabama. Alabama Power is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer per year. These outages last for an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Pelham emits 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 37th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in the state. A total of 133,590,308.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Pelham has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pelham

Pelham residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
555th16.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pelham
565th$181.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pelham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pelham, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000

Zips with electric coverage in Pelham, Alabama include: 35242, 35244, 35007, 35124, 35080, 35043, 35051

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Helena, AL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Helena is about 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 555th out of 593 cities in Alabama. Alabama Power is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer per year. These outages last for an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Helena emits 5,535.36 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 37th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in the state. A total of 114,471,185.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Helena has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Helena

Helena residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.080/kWh$253.46/mo.$80.86/mo.
555th16.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Helena
565th$181.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Helena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Helena, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED16.21181.8317,864,5712,896,145,000

Zips with electric coverage in Helena, Alabama include: 35244, 35007, 35124, 35022, 35080, 35114

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Electricity Production in Shelby County, Alabama

Power Plants in Shelby County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Shelby County AL Coal 4,006,436.013,210,981,458.56801.46

Shelby County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 3,158,849,229.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Shelby County due to electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 3rd highest in the state in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 13,727.26 kilograms of emissions per resident. Around 52.79% of electricity in Shelby County comes from generation using Coal. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil are also highly used fuels in the county, with 47.20% and 0.00% of total electricity production coming from each fuel source, respectively. Shelby County has one electricity generation plant.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
52.79%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.20%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Shelby County, Alabama Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Shelby County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. The state has poor net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The single company in Shelby County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 4.45%. The United States average is 2.87%, meaning Shelby County ranks 1262nd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Shelby County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Shelby County:

  • Alabaster, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Calera, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 98.51%
    • Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: 1.49%
  • Chelsea, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Columbiana, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Harpersville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Helena, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Indian Springs Village, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Leeds, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Montevallo, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Pelham, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Vincent, Alabama:
    • Coosa Valley Electric Coop: 21.75%
    • Alabama Power: 78.25%
  • Westover, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Wilsonville, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Wilton, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity companies serving customers in Shelby County, Alabama.

What electricity companies offer service in Shelby County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power63,314
2Coosa Valley Electric Coop662

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

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

How many power plants are located in Shelby County, Alabama?

There is one power plant located in Shelby County, Alabama

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-05