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Forrest County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Forrest County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 12.53% lower than the national average rate, at 14.06 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents.

Forrest County has had a 9.77% drop during the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

When calculating by customer count, Mississippi Power is the largest supplier in Forrest County.

Forrest County had a 1.07% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the most recent year.

Residents in Forrest County, on average, pay $168.21 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Mississippi average of $158.44.

Forrest County ranks 8th out of 82 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming over 1,300,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,332,129 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    83,973 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    83,973 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.08 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    473,811,513 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,065.95 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Hattiesburg

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Hattiesburg Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.57¢ per kWh

  • 6.71% higher than last month
  • 2.98% higher than March last year
  • 9.37% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 6.85% lower than the US average
  • 373rd in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 18,108th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,402 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 483 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.26¢ per kWh

  • 0.26% higher than last month
  • 1.19% lower than March last year
  • 6.9% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 11.27% lower than the US average
  • 364th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since March last year
  • 13,891st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 14 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,385 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$130.08 per month

  • 11.91% lower than last month
  • 8.99% lower than March last year
  • 5.79% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 7.9% higher than the US average
  • 338th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 240 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 50 since March last year
  • 21,375th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,305 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,705 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$163.43 per month

  • 0.65% lower than last month
  • 2.66% higher than March last year
  • 3.62% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 20.28% higher than the US average
  • 217th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 128 since March last year
  • 26,722nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 270 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 992 since March last year

Hattiesburg, MS Electricity Overview

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Hattiesburg averages a residential electricity rate of 14.26 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 6.90% more than Mississippi's average rate of 13.34 cents. There is a shortage of 718,851.78 megawatt hours in the city because of customers using 856.05% more electricity than the city's electricity facilities produce. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power.

Electricity consumption in Hattiesburg creates 272,882,742.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 5th largest emissions amount of any city in Mississippi. This total also equates to a ranking of 422nd highest in Mississippi for emissions per resident with an average of 5,796.89 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. Hattiesburg's power plants most often use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.105/kWh$237.26/mo.$107.67/mo.
364th14.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hattiesburg
217th$163.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hattiesburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,132,505.98301,754,568
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED14.38174.4739,018.95106,259,975.87
Southern Pine ElectricBUNDLED13.49161.93932,251.17125,741,999

Zips with electric coverage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi include: 39402, 39401, 39406

Petal, MS Electricity Overview

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Petal averages a residential electricity rate of 13.77 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 3.25% more than Mississippi's average rate of 13.34 cents. Consumers in Petal are faced with 1.36 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 160.24 minutes. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $161.21. This is 1.75% higher than the Mississippi average bill of $158.44.

Electricity consumption in Petal creates 73,428,731.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 36th largest emissions amount of any city in Mississippi. This total also equates to a ranking of 204th highest in Mississippi for emissions per resident with an average of 6,474.05 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Petal has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petal

Petal residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.106/kWh$232.60/mo.$109.22/mo.
278th13.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Petal
172nd$161.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Petal Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Petal, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dixie ElectricBUNDLED13.28162542,986.1672,085,891.08
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,132,505.98301,754,568

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Glendale CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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Glendale CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 6.70% more than Mississippi's average rate of 13.34 cents. Consumers in Glendale CDP are faced with 1.9 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 229.74 minutes. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $160.34. This is 1.20% higher than the Mississippi average bill of $158.44.

Electricity consumption in Glendale CDP creates 11,031,789.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 154th largest emissions amount of any city in Mississippi. This total also equates to a ranking of 204th highest in Mississippi for emissions per resident with an average of 6,474.05 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Glendale CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Glendale CDP

Glendale CDP residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.102/kWh$236.82/mo.$104.03/mo.
361st14.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Glendale CDP
155th$160.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glendale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glendale CDP, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,132,505.98301,754,568
Southern Pine ElectricBUNDLED13.49161.93932,251.17125,741,999

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Electricity Production in Forrest County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Forrest County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hattiesburg Solar FarmHattiesburg Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Hattiesburg MS Solar 83,973

Forrest County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 473,811,512.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Forrest County because of electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 902nd worst in the nation in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Around 100.00% of electricity in Forrest County comes from production using Solar. Forrest County is home to one power generation plant.

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Forrest County, Mississippi Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Forrest County offering electricity. Of those 4, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Mississippi has heavily restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.77%. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Forrest County a rank of 1590th best in the nation out of 3230 counties.

Providers In Each City in Forrest County:

  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi:
    • Pearl River Valley EPA: 21.48%
    • Southern Pine Electric: 11.70%
    • Mississippi Power: 66.82%
  • Lumberton, Mississippi:
    • Pearl River Valley EPA: 16.82%
    • Mississippi Power: 83.18%
  • Petal, Mississippi:
    • Dixie Electric: 56.99%
    • Mississippi Power: 43.01%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Forrest County, Mississippi?

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Forrest County, Mississippi.

How many power plants are within Forrest County, Mississippi?

There is one active power plant located in Forrest County, Mississippi

Which electricity companies offer service in Forrest County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mississippi Power16,429
2Pearl River Valley EPA5,735
3Dixie Electric2,254
4Southern Pine Electric630

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Forrest County, Mississippi?

The largest electricity provider in Forrest County, Mississippi by total revenue is Mississippi Power.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-23