PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

PowerSouth Energy Cooperative is a cooperative. Cooperative electricity companies are owned by the customers they serve and these customers have a say in how the business is run. In 2020 the company sold 8,762,482 megawatt hours to other suppliers on the wholesale market. The electricity produced in the company’s power plants made up 5,305,213 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 3,771,963 megawatt hours. The total revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $547,219,100, with $546,378,900 coming from wholesale electricity sales.

About PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

They rank 461st out of the 3510 suppliers we track in the country for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuel types used. Electricity production facilities owned by or associated with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produce a total of 5,492,957.04 megawatt hours, which is the 4th highest total in the state out of 3510 suppliers. The company is able to produce 11,827 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power facilities, which makes them the 6th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 60 providers in the state.

Energy Loss

Companies routinely submit reports for energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative recently reported a loss of 3.38% of the electricity production amount. These averages enable us to compare the infrastructure efficiencies of the numerous suppliers who operate throughout the nation. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has received a ranking of 457th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss 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

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    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative ranks 99th in the country out of 3510 providers for total electricity generation from natural gas.

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    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative is 3rd in Alabama out of 60 electric companies in megawatt hours produced from coal use.

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    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative is the 4th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the state out of 3510 companies.

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

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

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    Total Energy Loss

    306,721MWh

    457 National Rank

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative Energy Makeup

    Power Plants Owned by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

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    Jefferson County AL Coal 19,147,820.2418,516,686,770.51967.04YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Covington County AL Natural Gas 4,068,557.011,624,784,948.75399.35No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    McIntosh AL Natural Gas 369,974222,881,124.59602.42No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Washington County AL Coal 317,291387,718,519.341,221.97YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Gantt AL Conventional Hydroelectric 6,290No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    River Falls AL Conventional Hydroelectric 5,537No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative Fuel Makeup

    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
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    80.95%
    COAL
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    18.78%
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    Conventional Hydroelectric
    0.22%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.06%

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    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative FAQ:

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

    There are 6 power plants associated with or owned by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative.

    What percentage of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative’s electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with PowerSouth Energy Cooperative generate 0.22% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

    What is the phone number for PowerSouth Energy Cooperative?

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative's customer service phone number is (334) 427-3000

    What percentage of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative produces 99.78% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

    Who is the CEO of PowerSouth Energy Cooperative?

    PowerSouth Energy Cooperative’s current CEO is Gary Smith.

    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-13