Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Electricity Overview

The county is the 22nd highest generator of electricity out of 67 counties in Alabama, producing 433,470 megawatt hours.

Consumers in the county use 914.67% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Tuscaloosa County totals $162.28. For comparison, the US average bill is $129.86.

There was a 1.17% drop in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last 12 months in Tuscaloosa County.

Tuscaloosa County is the 7th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in Alabama, releasing 1,224,031,685.47 kilograms of CO2 gases.

While the national average residential electric rate sits at 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Tuscaloosa County's average is 2.65% below that at 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,964,822 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.46 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    433,470 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    433,470 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.91 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,224,031,685 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,391.36 kg

Tuscaloosa, AL Electricity Overview

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Tuscaloosa's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.97% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents, which ranks the city 357th best average for electricity price out of 593 cities in Alabama. Customers in the city have 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling an estimated 84,932.24 megawatt hours, Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Tuscaloosa is the 5th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 602,892,606.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 314th worst in Alabama for emissions per capita. In Tuscaloosa, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tuscaloosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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

Zips with electric coverage in Tuscaloosa, Alabama include: 35405, 35401, 35404, 35406, 35475, 35473, 35453, 35476, 35456, 35490, 35444 and 2 other zip code(s).

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Northport, AL Electricity Overview

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Northport's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.97% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents, which ranks the city 357th best average for electricity price out of 593 cities in Alabama. Customers in the city have 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling an estimated 21,087.11 megawatt hours, Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Northport is the 18th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 188,403,939.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 15th worst in Alabama for emissions per capita. In Northport, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Northport

Northport 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 Northport
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Northport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Northport, Alabama

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

Zips with electric coverage in Northport, Alabama include: 35401, 35406, 35475, 35473, 35476, 35452

Lake View, AL Electricity Overview

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Lake View's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.97% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.58 cents, which ranks the city 357th best average for electricity price out of 593 cities in Alabama. Customers in the city have 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling an estimated 2,756.61 megawatt hours, Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Lake View is the 145th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 21,549,173.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 6,053.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 15th worst in Alabama for emissions per capita. In Lake View, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake View

Lake View 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 Lake View
379th$168.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake View Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake View, Alabama

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

Electricity Production in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Power Plants in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tuscaloosa County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 218,024
Tuscaloosa County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 215,446

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tuscaloosa County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 1,224,031,685.47 kilograms, which is 7th largest amount in Alabama out of 67 counties. This total also results in a ranking of 54th highest in the state for emissions per citizen with an average of 5,391.36 kilograms of emissions per person. Electricity generating facilities in the county primarily use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% (or 433,470 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Tuscaloosa County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 9th most plants within a county in Alabama.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Tuscaloosa County is about 4.52% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Tuscaloosa County a rank of 39th best in the state out of 67.

Power Companies in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Tuscaloosa County:

  • Brookwood, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Coaling, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Coker, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 78.92%
    • Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation: 21.08%
  • Lake View, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Northport, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 100.00%
  • Vance, 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 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

Which electricity companies offer service in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alabama Power46,122
2Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation1,044

How many power plants are in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama?

There are 2 electricity plants located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

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

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama has 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24