Central Alabama Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to 8 counties and is considered an electric cooperative. There are a total of 45,995 customer accounts receiving service from the provider. These accounts are made up of 2 industrial customers, 2,004 commercial customers and 43,989 residential accounts. Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's customers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.10 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.06% less than the nationwide average price of 15.73 cents, ranking the provider at 2087th lowest for average electricity rate out of 2892 providers in the country. The provider had total sales and disposition of 764,169 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 93.81% were from retail sales. The electricity sourced by the supplier primarily came from megawatt hours that they acquired by way of the wholesale market. They purchased 764,169 wholesale megawatt hours. The revenue for the company for 2022 from electricity sales was $109,686,000, with $102,396,000 from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the company have an average monthly residential power bill of $169.76. This is 0.81% less than the Alabama average bill of $170.86. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it to end consumers.

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Fortunately, Central Alabama Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to their consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell megawatt hours back to the grid, making the purchase of solar panels and other electricity sources a cheaper endeavor.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies regularly submit reports for energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Central Alabama Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 6.01% of the electricity generation amount. This percentage of electricity lost results in them being given a ranking of 35th best out of 59 companies who report energy loss in the state and 1090th best out of 3517 in the US.

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.104/kWh$243.61/mo.$107.31/mo.
2087th15.10¢Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2613th$169.76Average monthly electricity bill for Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:103 Jesse Samuel Hunt Boulevard
    Prattville, Alabama 36066
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tom Stackhouse

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Energy Loss

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.01%

Total Energy Loss

45,912MWh

1090 National Rank

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Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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Central Alabama Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Alabama45,995102,372,573.8411100%

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Autauga County58,239215.57$175.19/mo
Chilton County44,857215.58$175.23/mo
Coosa County10,442215.58$175.22/mo
Dallas County39,162416.53$177.93/mo
Elmore County89,563215.57$175.19/mo
Lowndes County10,334416.59$178.96/mo
Perry County8,702314.67$163.16/mo
Tallapoosa County41,284514.73$164.46/mo

Cities Central Alabama Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Central Alabama Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Central Alabama Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Central Alabama Electric Cooperative is Tom Stackhouse.

What cities does Central Alabama Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative serves 20 cities in the country including Alabama.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Central Alabama Electric Cooperative customers?

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 15.10 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 15.15 cents and the average national rate of 15.73 cents.

What is the phone number for Central Alabama Electric Cooperative?

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 545-5735

How many counties does Central Alabama Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative offers service in 8 counties.

How much is the average bundled bill for Central Alabama Electric Cooperative customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Central Alabama Electric Cooperative is $169.76. The state average bundled bill is $170.86 and the United States average is $170.86.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06