Morgan County Utilities

Find Morgan 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.


Calpine Corporation 2024 Alabama 20 Decatur AL 35601 256-301-6500


Hartselle Utilities 1010 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle AL 35640 256-773-3340

Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corporation 700 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle AL 35640 256-773-0251

About Morgan County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan County, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Morgan 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 Morgan County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Morgan 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.