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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Lauderdale County is Mississippi Power.

Residents in Lauderdale County, on average, pay $164.16 per month for residential electricity, compared to the US average of $138.02.

Lauderdale County has a population of 70,904 citizens.

Lauderdale County generates 130,808 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 3rd in the state out of 82 counties for total megawatt hours generated using solar power.

Lauderdale County generates 1.84 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar power, giving the county a ranking of 218th in the country out of 3230 counties for this category.

With total production of 130,808 megawatt hours, Lauderdale County is the 959th largest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3230 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,208,595 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    130,808 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    130,808 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    406,363,046 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,731.17 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Meridian

To see the most recent electricity rates and production changes for cities in Lauderdale County, select the city below. If you would like to get access to monthly historical data, please contact us directly by submitting a request.

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Meridian Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.32¢ per kWh

  • 2.26% higher than last month
  • 3.3% higher than April last year
  • 11.52% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 3.47% lower than the US average
  • 411th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 19,285th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 68 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 10 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.58¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 1.67% lower than April last year
  • 9.03% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 9.58% lower than the US average
  • 403rd in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since April last year
  • 15,865th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 508 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,310 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$123.99 per month

  • 2.61% lower than last month
  • 2.17% higher than April last year
  • 5.31% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 9.97% higher than the US average
  • 304th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 150 since April last year
  • 24,725th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,207 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,643 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$161.47 per month

  • 0.14% higher than last month
  • 1.99% higher than April last year
  • 2.55% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 18.66% higher than the US average
  • 181st in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 163 since April last year
  • 26,441st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,433 since April last year

Meridian, MS Electricity Overview

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Meridian has an average residential electricity rate of 14.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.03% above Mississippi's average rate of 13.37 cents. This ranks the city 403rd out of 429 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city deals with an average of 1 power outages per customer each year. These outages are on average 133.1 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 368,599.25 megawatt hours a year, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Coming in at as the 8th worst ranked city out of 429 cities in the state, Meridian emits 228,952,928.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 96th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Meridian, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meridian

Meridian residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.104/kWh$237.87/mo.$104.44/mo.
403rd14.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meridian
181st$161.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meridian Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meridian, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Mississippi Electric PowerBUNDLED15.27164.76127,038.0119,402,527.63
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.18160.532,133,301.92302,468,603

Zips with electric coverage in Meridian, Mississippi include: 39301, 39305, 39307, 39342

Marion, MS Electricity Overview

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Marion has an average residential electricity rate of 14.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.30% above Mississippi's average rate of 13.37 cents. This ranks the city 396th out of 429 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city deals with an average of 1 power outages per customer each year. These outages are on average 133.1 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 27,397.03 megawatt hours a year, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Coming in at as the 130th worst ranked city out of 429 cities in the state, Marion emits 12,634,988.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 4th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Marion, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marion

Marion residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.103/kWh$238.63/mo.$104.10/mo.
396th14.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marion
169th$161.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marion, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Mississippi Electric PowerBUNDLED15.27164.76127,038.0119,402,527.63
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.18160.532,133,301.92302,468,603

Zips with electric coverage in Marion, Mississippi include: 39301, 39305, 39364, 39342

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Collinsville CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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Collinsville CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 15.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.26% above Mississippi's average rate of 13.37 cents. This ranks the city 422nd out of 429 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. East Mississippi Electric Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $164.79. This is 4.18% higher than the state average of $158.19.

Coming in at as the 152nd worst ranked city out of 429 cities in the state, Collinsville CDP emits 11,034,727.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 96th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Collinsville CDP, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Collinsville CDP

Collinsville CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.113/kWh$231.47/mo.$106.12/mo.
422nd15.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Collinsville CDP
345th$164.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Collinsville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Collinsville CDP, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Mississippi Electric PowerBUNDLED15.27164.76127,038.0119,402,527.63

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Electricity Production in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Meridian IIISR Meridian III (100.00%)
Lauderdale County MS Solar 123,405
Meridian IISR Meridian II (100.00%)
Lauderdale County MS Solar 7,403

Lauderdale County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lauderdale County is the 718th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the county emitting 406,363,046.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The county also ranks 998th worst in emissions per person in the county, averaging 5,731.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. The county has the 331st most power producing plants of any county in the United States, with 2 total plants. Lauderdale County's power plants most often use Solar, which makes up 100.00% (or 130,808 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county.

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Lauderdale County, Mississippi Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electricity providers in Lauderdale County offer net metering to their customers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Mississippi has highly restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Lauderdale County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 4.47% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.55%, Lauderdale County is ranked as the 17th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Lauderdale County, Mississippi

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lauderdale County, Mississippi?

By total customer count, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity provider in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

How many power plants are located in Lauderdale County, Mississippi?

Lauderdale County, Mississippi is home to 2 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Lauderdale County, Mississippi is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lauderdale County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mississippi Power17,187
2East Mississippi Electric Power2,901

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-29