Macon County Utilities

Find Macon 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.


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About Macon County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Macon 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 Macon 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 Macon County, Alabama

In Alabama, Utilities are regulated by the Macon 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 Macon County consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Macon County Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Macon County Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Macon 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 Macon County, AL. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Macon County electric power company. However, the electricity in the Macon County electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Macon 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 Macon County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Macon 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.