Summary of Electricity Activity in Alabama

Summary of Alabama Generation

Alabama is ranked #6 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

GridInfo.com electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File51
Plants on File100
Total Generation10.23G MMBtu
Total Sales 6.30G kWh
Total Revenue $742.81M

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Overall National Rank

#6 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

151.5 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

1.4 G MMBtu

Electric Companies in Alabama

51

Alabama
Power Plants

100

Natural Gas Rank

#12

Coal Rank

#9

Nuclear Rank

#6

Hydroelectric Rank

#5

Wind Rank

#47

Solar Rank

#51

Monthly Net Generation for Alabama

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential2.06G kWh15.87 cents/kWh$327.40M
Commercial1.66G kWh13.89 cents/kWh$230.49M
Industrial2.58G kWh7.18 cents/kWh$184.92M
Transportation0 kWh0.00 cents/kWh$0
Total6.30G kWh11.79 cents/kWh$742.81M

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in Alabama

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#5BarryAlabama Power CoBucks, Alabama10.6 TWhJan 1954Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 85.0% Bituminous Coal : 15.0%
#1Browns FerryTennessee Valley AuthorityDecatur, Alabama32.8 TWhJul 1974Mar 2024 Nuclear
#8Central Alabama Generating StationAlabama Power CoBillingsley, Alabama5.0 TWhApr 2003Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#13Decatur Energy CenterDecatur Energy Center LLCDecatur, Alabama2.5 TWhMay 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#6E B Harris Electric Generating PlantSouthern Power CoAutaugaville, Alabama6.5 TWhMay 2003Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#10E C GastonAlabama Power CoWilsonville, Alabama3.9 TWhApr 1960Mar 2024 Bituminous Coal : 54.3% Natural Gas : 45.7%
#18Greene CountyAlabama Power CoDemopolis, Alabama1.4 TWhMay 1965Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.9%
#4H Allen Franklin Combined CycleSouthern Power CoSmiths, Alabama14.2 TWhMay 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#9Hillabee Energy CenterCER Generation LLCAlexander City, Alabama4.5 TWhMay 2010Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#19Hog Bayou Energy CenterMobile Energy LLCMobile, Alabama1.4 TWhJun 2001Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#23International Paper Prattville MillInternational Paper CoPrattville, Alabama684.2 GWhJan 1967Mar 2024 Black Liquor : 56.7% Natural Gas : 25.3% Wood/Wood Waste Solids : 18.0%
#2James H Miller JrAlabama Power CoQuinton, Alabama17.5 TWhSep 1978Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.2% Natural Gas : 0.8%
#3Joseph M FarleyAlabama Power CoColumbia, Alabama16.2 TWhNov 1977Mar 2024 Nuclear
#24Lay DamAlabama Power CoClanton, Alabama674.3 GWhJan 1967Dec 2022 Water
#15Lowman Energy CenterPowerSouth Energy CooperativeLeroy, Alabama2.3 TWhMay 1969Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#21McIntosh (AL)PowerSouth Energy CooperativeMcIntosh, Alabama834.6 GWhMay 1991Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#11McWilliamsPowerSouth Energy CooperativeGantt, Alabama3.7 TWhNov 1954Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#22Mead Coated BoardMead Coated Board IncMahrt, Alabama770.6 GWhOct 1966Mar 2024 Black Liquor : 37.2% Wood/Wood Waste Solids : 33.7% Natural Gas : 28.9%
#7Morgan Energy CenterMorgan Energy Center LLCDecatur, Alabama5.1 TWhMay 2003Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#12Tenaska Lindsay Hill Generating StationTenaska Alabama Partners LPBillingsley, Alabama2.8 TWhApr 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#16Theodore Cogen FacilityAlabama Power CoTheodore, Alabama1.7 TWhNov 2000Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#20Washington County Cogeneration FacilityAlabama Power CoMcIntosh, Alabama920.8 GWhJan 1999Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#17Wheeler DamTennessee Valley AuthorityTown Creek, Alabama1.5 TWhOct 1936Dec 2022 Water
#14Wilson DamTennessee Valley AuthorityMuscle Shoals, Alabama2.4 TWhAug 1925Mar 2024 Water

Electricity Generation by Alabama Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#4Autauga County, AL515.2 TWh14.4 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#30Calhoun County, AL3302.3 GWh14.7 GWh0.0 Wh12.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#34Chambers County, AL3179.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh179.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#32Cherokee County, AL1263.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#20Chilton County, AL2674.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#31Choctaw County, AL1290.5 GWh36.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#24Colbert County, AL3500.0 GWh15.5 GWh0.0 Wh484.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#22Coosa County, AL1603.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#11Covington County, AL43.9 TWh3.7 TWh0.0 Wh171.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#39Dale County, AL214.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh14.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#26Dallas County, AL1450.6 GWh303.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#37DeKalb County, AL132.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#13Elmore County, AL51.9 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#25Escambia County, AL3470.7 GWh214.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#15Greene County, AL11.4 TWh1.4 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#36Hale County, AL138.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#3Houston County, AL216.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh16.2 TWh
#2Jefferson County, AL417.5 TWh141.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#12Lauderdale County, AL22.6 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh166.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#14Lawrence County, AL31.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#5Lee County, AL414.8 TWh14.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#1Limestone County, AL232.8 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh33.8 GWh32.8 TWh
#23Lowndes County, AL1545.3 GWh545.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#38Madison County, AL119.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh19.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#29Marengo County, AL1338.9 GWh6.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#21Marshall County, AL2621.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#6Mobile County, AL814.1 TWh12.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#18Monroe County, AL2756.6 GWh62.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#33Montgomery County, AL1241.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh241.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#7Morgan County, AL37.6 TWh7.6 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#35Randolph County, AL1176.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#17Russell County, AL1770.6 GWh222.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#10Shelby County, AL13.9 TWh1.8 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#19Talladega County, AL3723.9 GWh146.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#8Tallapoosa County, AL14.5 TWh4.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#27Tuscaloosa County, AL2393.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#28Walker County, AL2365.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#9Washington County, AL34.0 TWh4.0 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#16Wilcox County, AL2827.3 GWh5.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in Alabama

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#26Arkansas67.1 TWh97
#51District of Columbia201.1 GWh18
#2Florida278.4 TWh396
#8Georgia145.4 TWh303
#5Illinois198.5 TWh470
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#21Iowa77.9 TWh334
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#15Louisiana106.6 TWh131
#38Maryland38.5 TWh223
#20Mississippi78.5 TWh85
#22Missouri72.0 TWh174
#9North Carolina140.3 TWh1,100
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#18Oklahoma97.7 TWh157
#13South Carolina110.4 TWh292
#19Tennessee87.3 TWh105
#1Texas587.8 TWh1,176
#16Virginia102.5 TWh281
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024