Alexander County, IL: Electric Rates From 40 Providers

Alexander County, Illinois Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alexander County, Illinois Electricity Overview

When calculating by number of customers, Ameren Illinois is the largest electricity supplier in Alexander County.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour, Alexander County's average rate is 17.22% higher at 18.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Alexander County totals $143.57. For comparison, the national average bill is $138.02.

Alexander County has no power production plants and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

Alexander County has a population of 5,488 citizens.

Emitting 12,800,481.74 kilograms of CO2 gases, Alexander County has the 2681st worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the nation and 80th worst in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    57,320 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    12,800,482 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,332.45 kg

Cairo, IL Electricity Overview

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Cairo averages a residential electricity rate of 15.10 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 3.90% below Illinois' average rate of 15.71 cents. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Cairo average is 9.53% higher at $151.17 per month. Cairo Public Utility Company has an estimated 1,165 total residential customers, more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Cairo has byproducts of 3,951,169.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 552nd largest emissions amount of any city in Illinois. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 2,332.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Cairo as the 620th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Cairo must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cairo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.148/kWh$192.23/mo.$145.71/mo.
675th15.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cairo
1049th$151.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cairo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cairo, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cairo Public Utility CompanyBUNDLED14.54116.638,265.781,202,227.47
Southern Illinois Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.65185.81152,648.9423,896,208.45

Tamms, IL Electricity Overview

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Tamms averages a residential electricity rate of 18.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 19.93% above Illinois' average rate of 15.71 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $142.73. This is 33.57% higher than the Illinois average bill of $106.86. Ameren Illinois is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity use in Tamms has byproducts of 1,499,764.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 856th largest emissions amount of any city in Illinois. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 2,332.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Tamms as the 620th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Tamms must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tamms

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
999th16.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tamms
1305th$161.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tamms Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tamms, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.2868.6730,5414,057,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2875.14388,27636,031,000
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.83138.085,916,149.35995,925,996
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Olive Branch CDP, IL Electricity Overview

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Olive Branch CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 18.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 19.93% above Illinois' average rate of 15.71 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $142.73. This is 33.57% higher than the Illinois average bill of $106.86. Ameren Illinois is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity use in Olive Branch CDP has byproducts of 1,278,182.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 905th largest emissions amount of any city in Illinois. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 2,332.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Olive Branch CDP as the 52nd highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Olive Branch CDP must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olive Branch CDP

Olive Branch CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
999th16.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olive Branch CDP
1305th$161.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olive Branch CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olive Branch CDP, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.2868.6730,5414,057,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2875.14388,27636,031,000
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.83138.085,916,149.35995,925,996
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Alexander County, Illinois Details

Alexander County, Illinois Net Metering

Of the 40 electric companies in Alexander County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Illinois has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Alexander County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 5.70% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 2.82%, resulting in a rank of 2311th best in the United States and a state rank of 67th best out of 3230 and 102 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Alexander County:

  • Cairo, Illinois:
    • Cairo Public Utility Company: 50.08%
    • Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 49.92%
  • East Cape Girardeau, Illinois:
    • Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • McClure, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Tamms, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Thebes, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 49.99%
    • Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.01%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Alexander County, Illinois?

There are 40 electricity providers offering service in Alexander County, Illinois.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Alexander County, Illinois?

By total revenue, Cairo Public Utility Company is the largest electricity provider in Alexander County, Illinois.

What electricity companies offer service in Alexander County, Illinois?

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-03-30