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About Athens Utilities

Athens Utilities operates in 10 cities and is classified as a municipally owned organization. Athens Utilities bills their consumers a residential electricity price of 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 22.70% less than the average Alabama rate of 15.04 cents. The supplier sold 1,496,644 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2022. The electricity sourced by Athens Utilities is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 1,574,907 megawatt hours purchased by the company. In 2022, the provider had revenue of $159,174,000 from retail electricity sales.

Consumers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential power bill of $153.24. This is 12.79% below the state average of $170.61. 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 4.97% of the electricity that they produce. The state of Alabama has an energy loss average of 4.38% and the countrywide average is 2.87%, 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$0.125/kWh$0.077/kWh$216.29/mo.$91.33/mo.
700th11.63¢Athens Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2278th$153.24Average monthly electricity bill for Athens Utilities' residential customers

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Athens Utilities Overview

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

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    Energy provider of the year for Alabama, Major Provider Category
    Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
    Alabama, Major Provider Category
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    Energy Loss

    Athens Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


    Total Energy Loss


    874 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 County110,900111.61$150.68/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 11.63 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 $153.24.

    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.

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