Athens Utilities

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About Athens Utilities

Athens Utilities operates in 10 cities and is classified as a municipally owned organization. The company has 50,301 electricity customers. There are 42,991 residential customer accounts, 7,297 commercial accounts and 13 industrial customers. On average, Athens Utilities' residential electricity rate is 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 27.66% less than the US average rate of 13.71 cents. They had sales of 1,211,084 megawatt hours in 2020 sold to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. The total revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $117,385,700, with 97.91% coming from retail sales to end users.

Consumers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential power bill of $126.59. This is 19.65% below the state average of $150.41. The provider currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates from other suppliers and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Energy Loss

Athens Utilities currently loses approximately 5.02% of the electricity that they produce. The state of Alabama has an energy loss average of 4.12% and the countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Athens Utilities receiving a rank of 29th best out of 60 suppliers reporting energy loss in Alabama.

Athens Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.099/kWh$144.73/mo.$126.40/mo.
458th9.92¢Athens Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2071st$126.59Average monthly electricity bill for Athens Utilities' residential customers

Athens Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1806 Wilkinson Street
    Athens, Alabama 35611
    United States of America

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    Energy Loss

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    897 National Rank

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    Athens Utilities State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

    Athens Utilities County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Limestone County103,57019.92$126.59/mo

    Cities Athens Utilities Has Coverage

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

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    Athens Utilities FAQ:

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Athens Utilities customers?

    Customers of Athens Utilities, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What is the average bundled bill for Athens Utilities customers each month?

    Consumers of Athens Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $126.59.

    What cities does Athens Utilities sell electricity to?

    Athens Utilities has customers in 10 cities in the nation.

    What is the phone number for Athens Utilities?

    You can reach Athens Utilities by phone via (256) 232-1440.

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2022-08-09