Baker County, GA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Baker County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Baker County, Georgia Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.01 cents, while residents of Baker County enjoy an average rate that is 5.38% below that at 15.15 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 3.25% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding year in Baker County.

Baker County released 13,223,723.58 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 2673rd highest polluting county out of 3230 counties in the nation.

Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in Baker County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Baker County residents are accountable for 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, making them the 44th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in Georgia based on per capita emissions.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Baker County totals $160.98. For comparison, the Georgia average bill is $146.25


  • Total Consumption

    38,183 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.04 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    13,223,724 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,516.3 kg

Newton, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.15 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Newton, which is 10.84% above the average Georgia price of 13.66 cents and 5.38% lower than the US average of 16.01 cents. Georgia Power is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Newton are faced with 1.8 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 254.85 minutes.

Newton citizens average 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 145th highest in Georgia out of 675 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 2,339,442.9 kilograms, which is the 489th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Newton have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newton

Newton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.193/kWh$0.081/kWh$266.98/mo.$78.37/mo.
652nd15.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newton
646th$160.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newton, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED15.70178.65289,17845,401,700

Baker County, Georgia Details

Baker County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity companies in Baker County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. The state of Georgia has decent state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Baker County averages out to about 4.96% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.69%, resulting in a rank of 1829th best in the US and a state rank of 137th best out of 3230 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Baker County, Georgia


How many electric companies offer service in Baker County, Georgia?

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Baker County, Georgia.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Baker County, Georgia?

By total revenue, Georgia Power is the largest electricity company in Baker County, Georgia.

What electricity companies offer service in Baker County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power16,199
2Mitchell Electric4,864

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-12-06