Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Overview

The county is the 27th highest generator of electricity out of 67 counties in Alabama, producing 325,561 megawatt hours.

Consumers in the county use 1188.69% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Tuscaloosa County totals $152.11. For comparison, the US average bill is $122.19.

There was a 1.05% rise 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 1,208,171,873.55 kilograms of CO2 gases.

While the national average residential electric rate sits at 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, Tuscaloosa County's average is 0.77% below that at 13.65 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,869,927  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    325,561  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    325,561  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.43  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,208,171,874  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,321.5  kg

Tuscaloosa, AL Electric Overview

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Tuscaloosa's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.33% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.08 cents, which ranks the city 371st 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 82,410.27 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 578,705,411.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 322nd 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tuscaloosa

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh $214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
371st 14.04¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tuscaloosa
343rd $156.98 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tuscaloosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama Power BUNDLED 14.04 156.98 17,466,982 2,451,697,000

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 Electric Overview

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Northport's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.33% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.08 cents, which ranks the city 371st 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 20,460.95 megawatt hours, Alabama Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Northport is the 17th highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 180,845,441.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 322nd 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Northport

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh $214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
371st 14.04¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Northport
343rd $156.98 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Northport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Northport, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama Power BUNDLED 14.04 156.98 17,466,982 2,451,697,000

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

Lake View, AL Electric Overview

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Lake View's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.33% higher than Alabama's average price of 13.08 cents, which ranks the city 371st 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 2,674.75 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 20,684,651.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,810.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 6th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake View

Lake View residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh $214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
371st 14.04¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake View
343rd $156.98 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake View Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake View, Alabama

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama Power BUNDLED 14.04 156.98 17,466,982 2,451,697,000

Energy Production in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Power Plants in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Tuscaloosa County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 186,391
Tuscaloosa County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 139,170

Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tuscaloosa County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 1,208,171,873.55 kilograms, which is 7th largest amount in Alabama out of 67 counties. This total also results in a ranking of 52nd highest in the state for emissions per citizen with an average of 5,321.5 kilograms of emissions per person. Electricity generating facilities in the county primarily use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% (or 325,561 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 11th most plants within a county in Alabama.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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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 Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Alabama Power 45,679
2 Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation 1,042

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: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-03-13