Butler County Utilities

Find Butler County Alabama utilities. Utilities provide information on public services including electricity (power and light companies), oil and gas (home heating and cooking), waste and sewage companies.

Alabama Power 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 334-383-1727

Alabama Power 402 Meeting Avenue Georgiana AL 36033 800-245-2244

Alabama Power Company 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 800-245-2244

Pioneer Electric Cooperative 300 Herbert Street Greenville AL 36037 334-382-6636

Southeast Alabama Gas District Cedar Street Greenville AL 36037 334-382-2643

Water Works & Sewer Board Elm Lane Greenville AL 36037 334-382-6663

About Butler County Utilities

Butler County Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Butler County, AL. Because of the infrastructure required to deliver services, a monopoly is often the most economical way for an utility service to operate. Butler County Public Utility Companies serve all of the customers for a particular service in Butler County.

You may contact Utilities for questions about:
  • Butler County Utilities billing and payments
  • Sewer rates and water bills
  • Setting up Utilities
  • Power outages
  • Natural gas hookups
Public & Private Utility Companies

Utilities in Butler County, Alabama may be publicly owned enterprises or private companies. In both cases, the primary source of revenue supporting the Utility is user fees paid by customers. In the case of publicly owned Utilities, the assets of the Utility are owned by the Butler County Government Utilities Department, but it operates as a self-sustaining public enterprise supported by its own revenues rather than relying on taxes to fund operations.

Public Utilities Commissions in Butler County, Alabama

In Alabama, Utilities are regulated by the Butler County Public Services Commissions or Public Utilities Commission. Public Services Commissions are necessary when monopolies exist or in cases where competition is very limited, to ensure that Butler County consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Butler County Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Butler County Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Butler County Electric Utilities are the most likely to function as a hybrid of monopoly and competitive services. Only one system for transmitting and delivering electricity to customers is feasible in a given service area such as Butler County, AL. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Butler County electric power company. However, the electricity in the Butler County electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

Water Utility Services in Butler County provide potable tap water directly to residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers through a distribution system.

Sewer Utilities

Butler County Sewer Service Companies receive wastewater from customers via sanitary sewers at a wastewater treatment plant. The Sewer Utility treats the wastewater to reduce pollutants before it is released into Butler County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Butler County Natural Gas Companies are essentially local distribution companies that deliver natural gas, received from large capacity interstate or intrastate pipelines, to individual customers through small diameter distribution pipelines.