PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

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About PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative is a cooperative. Cooperatives are owned by their customers and managed by individuals who are voted into their roles. The provider sold 8,762,482 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources of megawatt hours including 5,305,213 megawatt hours generated in electricity plants they own and 3,771,963 megawatt hours procured by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier had revenue of $546,378,900 on the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue from electricity related activities was $547,219,100.

Energy Loss

Electricity suppliers regularly submit reports on energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative recently reported a loss of 3.38% of their total electricity generation total. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's energy loss amounts place them at of 12th best out of 3509 in the US.

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2027 East Three Notch Street
    Andalusia, Alabama 36421
    United States of America
  • CEO:Gary Smith

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    Quick Facts About PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

    The company is ranked 172nd in the United States for electricity production, generating 5,445,174.4 megawatt hours.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative generates 25,208 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, ranking PowerSouth Energy Cooperative 6th out of 60 electric companies in the state.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produces 1,094,023.04 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of coal, making PowerSouth Energy Cooperative 3rd in Alabama out of 60 electric companies.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produces 0.46% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 444th out of the 3509 suppliers we track in the nation.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative generates 4,322,882.69 megawatt hours by burning natural gas and ranks 6th in Alabama out of 60 companies for this category.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produces 99.54% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 5,419,966.4 megawatt hours, which is 146th most in the United States out of 3509 providers.

    Energy Loss

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

    -3.38%

    Total Energy Loss

    306,721MWh

    456 National Rank

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative Energy Makeup

    Power Plants Owned by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Jefferson County AL Coal 20,966,883.1520,460,189,377.57975.83
    Covington County AL Natural Gas 3,742,0901,498,468,788.24400.44
    McIntosh AL Natural Gas 572,942352,690,299.76615.58
    River Falls AL Conventional Hydroelectric 19,189
    Covington County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 6,019

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative Fuel Makeup

    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    79.39%
    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    20.09%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    0.46%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.06%

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    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative FAQ:

    What percentage of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produces 99.54% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

    What percentage of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produce 0.46% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

    What is the phone number for PowerSouth Energy Cooperative?

    The PowerSouth Energy Cooperative phone number is (334) 427-3000.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative?

    There are 5 power plants associated with or owned by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative.

    Who is the CEO of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative?

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's CEO is Gary Smith.

    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-03-13