The Yellowhammer State ranked 33rd for electricity consumption and contributed more than 33 gigawatt hours of generated electric power to its surrounding states last year.
The Yellowhammer State
IOU, Municipal, Cooperative, Retail Energy Suppliers, Wholesale
Alabama Consumer Choice: No Deregulation
Utility: Consumers in the state of Alabama may not select their retail energy providers.
Alabama Electric Choice: No. Consumers in the state of Alabama may not choose their electric supplier.
Alabama Gas Choice: No. Alabama consumers may not choose their natural gas supplier.
STATE NERC INTERCONNECTION ISO/RTO
Alabama SERC Eastern None
Alabama Population: 490,318 People/ Land Mile: 9.7
Square Miles: 52,420 Land Miles: 50,645 Water Miles: 1,775
Net Generation 145,057,994 MWH Retail Sales 90,280,456 MWH Gas 770.9 trillion Btu
NERC Authority: SERC -SE/N
FERC Authority: Southeast Natural Gas Market
Electric Retail Average: 9.63 cents/kWh (Ave)
• Coal: 19%
• Natural gas: 38.7%
• Nuclear: 31.4%
• Hydro: 8%
• Solar PV: 0.3%
• Biomass: 2.5%
Previous U.S. Commodity Sources:
• Coal: 31%
• Natural gas: 31%
• Nuclear: 27%
AL Solar: Net Metering, Tax Credits, Solar Rebates
Alabama Public Service Commission
Alabama Office of Consumer Protection
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