Wilcox County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Wilcox County is the 377th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the US, with a population of 10,373 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 814,253.

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Wilcox County produces 8.11% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 18th in Alabama out of 67 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

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Natural gas makes up 7.97% of the electric production in Wilcox County, giving it a ranking of 559th out of 3220 counties countrywide for natural gas generation.

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Electricity production from the use of coal as a fuel totals 2.18 megawatt hours, giving Wilcox County the 5th position in the state rankings.

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Wilcox County generates 2.18 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 0 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Wilcox County the 279th highest ranked county out of 3220 counties in the nation for electricity generation from coal per capita.

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Wilcox County generates 72.13 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Wilcox County the highest ranking county out of 67 counties for renewable production per capita in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    180,246 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    814,253 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    748,215 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    66,038 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    78.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    60,848,760 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,866.07 kg

Camden, AL Electric Overview

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Camden's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.96% above Alabama's average price of 12.97 cents and 8.96% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city deal with 1.03 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling 4,743.16 megawatt hours, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Camden creates 13,185,907.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 205th most of any city in Alabama. The city also ranks 14th worst in Alabama in pollution per resident, averaging 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 37,828.58 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camden

Camden 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.
574th14.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camden
567th$161.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camden, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17No DataIcon representing missing value.140,861.423,874,412.07

Pine Hill, AL Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour for Pine Hill, which is 3.08% more than Alabama's average price of 12.97 cents. This means the city is 293rd best for average electricity rate out of 586 cities in the state. With 127 residential customers, Alabama Power is the largest vendor in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Pine Hill has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 5,614,761.56 kilograms, which is 325th highest in the state out of 586 cities. The city averages 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 14th highest city in Alabama in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pine Hill

Pine Hill 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.
293rd13.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pine Hill
322nd$151.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pine Hill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pine Hill, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Black Warrior Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.11119.71No DataIcon representing missing value.260,48528,937,700

Boykin CDP, AL Electric Overview

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Boykin CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.21% above Alabama's average price of 12.97 cents and 15.00% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city deal with 1.03 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. With 89 residential customers, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Boykin CDP is the 473rd worst ranked city in Alabama out of 586 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 1,629,310.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boykin CDP

Boykin CDP 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.
577th15.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boykin CDP
577th$163.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boykin CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boykin CDP, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Pioneer Electric Greenville, AlabamaBUNDLED16.95167.17No DataIcon representing missing value.140,861.423,874,412.07

Energy Production in Wilcox County, Alabama

Power Plants in Wilcox County, Alabama

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International Paper Pine Hill MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Yellow Bluff AL Black Liquour 459,800274,881,213.51597.83No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wilcox County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 354,453No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Wilcox County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Wilcox County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 43.53% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Other fuel sources used include Black Liquour at 25.56% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 22.80% of generation. For every citizen in the county there are 5,866.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 60,848,759.89 kilograms, the county ranks 57th highest in Alabama and 2157th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county’s pollution levels. There are 2 electricity generation plants in Wilcox County, which is the 12th most plants in a county in Alabama and equates to the 2nd highest rate of plants per resident in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
43.53%
BLACK LIQUOUR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
25.56%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
22.80%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
7.97%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.14%
OTHER
Other
0.00%

Wilcox County, Alabama Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Wilcox County selling electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Alabama has nonexistent state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Wilcox County is about 4.52% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 4.12%, Wilcox County is the 38th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wilcox County:

  • Camden, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 22.30%
    • Alabama Power: 77.70%
  • Oak Hill, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Pine Apple, Alabama:
    • Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Pine Hill, Alabama:
    • Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation: 21.61%
    • Alabama Power: 78.39%
  • Yellow Bluff, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 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 Wilcox County, Alabama?

Wilcox County, Alabama has 2 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Wilcox County, Alabama?

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1Alabama Power30,144
2Pioneer Electric Greenville, Alabama2,134
3Black Warrior Electric Membership Corporation693

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

By total revenue, Alabama Power is the largest electricity supplier in Wilcox County, Alabama.

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

Wilcox County, Alabama is home to 3 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16