Bessemer Utilities

About Bessemer Utilities

Bessemer Utilities supplies electricity to 2 cities and is considered a municipally owned entity. A total of 11,231 customers (1,767 commercial properties, 9,463 residential accounts and one industrial account) are provided electricity by the supplier. Patrons of Bessemer Utilities are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately for their customers, 18.23% lower than the state's average price of 13.14 cents. In 2020 they had retail sales of 274,731 megawatt hours. The megawatt hours sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased by way of wholesale channels. They purchased 295,779 wholesale megawatt hours. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $30,039,400, with 97.95% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Bessemer Utilities is $105.75. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end consumers.

Energy Loss

Bessemer Utilities currently suffers from the loss of around 7.12% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 1292nd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Bessemer Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Bessemer Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.107/kWh$117.80/mo.$105.22/mo.
865th10.75¢Bessemer Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
1328th$105.75Average monthly electric bill for Bessemer Utilities's residential customers

Bessemer Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1600 1st Avenue North
    Bessemer, Alabama 35020
    United States of America

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Energy provider of the year for Alabama, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Alabama, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Alabama, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Alabama, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Bessemer Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1292 National Rank

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Bessemer Utilities State Coverage

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

Bessemer Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jefferson County658,573214.13$160.43/mo

Cities Bessemer Utilities Has Coverage

  • Bessemer, AL
  • Brighton, AL

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

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Bessemer Utilities FAQ:

What is the phone number for Bessemer Utilities?

Bessemer Utilities's customer service phone number is (205) 424-4060

How much is the average bundled bill for Bessemer Utilities customers each month?

Bessemer Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $105.75, compared to the Alabama average of $153.08 and the United States average of $153.08 for bundled service.

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

Bessemer Utilitiess current average bundled electricity rate is 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.14 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.40 cents.

What cities does Bessemer Utilities provider electricity to?

Bessemer Utilities serves 2 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-18