Bessemer Utilities

Bessemer Utilities supplies electricity to 2 cities and is considered a municipally owned entity. The supplier recently reported a total of 22,462 total customers. Exactly 2 of them are industrial customers, 3,534 are commercial customers and 18,926 are residential properties. Consumers of Bessemer Utilities spend, on average, 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Luckily for their patrons, this rate is less than both the state and national average rates of 12.97 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 Bessemer Utilities sold 92.88% of their disposition via normal retail sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. The revenue for Bessemer Utilities for 2020 from electricity sales was $30,039,400, with $29,423,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

About Bessemer Utilities

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Bessemer Utilities is $105.75. The company's electricity sales activities over the past year resulted in a rise in CO2 emissions of around 84.92%. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it to end users.

Bessemer Utilities Net Metering

Regrettably, Bessemer Utilities does not offer net metering choices to customers of the company. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

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 125th worst out of 3511 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.
510th10.75¢Bessemer Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
631st$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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Quick Facts About Bessemer Utilities

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Bessemer Utilities is the 1134th worst polluting provider in the US, emitting 242,671,646.82 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases.

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.

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Total Energy Loss


125 National Rank

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Bessemer Utilities State Coverage

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Bessemer Utilities County Coverage

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Jefferson County658,573213.92$158.88/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 bill for Bessemer Utilities customers each month?

Bessemer Utilities currently has an average monthly electric bill of $105.75, compared to the Alabama average of $151.45 and the United States average of $151.45.

What is the average electricity rate for Bessemer Utilities customers?

Bessemer Utilitiess current average electricity rate is 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 12.97 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.45 cents.

What cities does Bessemer Utilities provider electricity to?

Bessemer Utilities serves 2 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25