Ben Hill County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Electricity Overview

No electricity production takes place in Ben Hill County.

Ben Hill County released 82,976,583.9 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 1943rd worst polluting county in the US.

Ben Hill County has a population of 17,194 residents.

Customers in Ben Hill County are faced with an average of 1.03 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

The largest provider in Ben Hill County by customer count is Georgia Power.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Ben Hill County's average rate is 1.75% lower than at 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    227,725 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    82,976,584 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,825.9 kg

Fitzgerald, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Fitzgerald, which is 1.12% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 338th out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 185,026 megawatt hours each year, Fitzgerald Utilities is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Approximately 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 108th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 43,462,086.46 kilograms, the city ranks 120th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 119,279.5 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald 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.
338th13.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fitzgerald
592nd$152.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fitzgerald Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fitzgerald, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fitzgerald UtilitiesBUNDLED12.49156.778,562.839,810,293.49
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Irwin EMCBUNDLED13.86144.94133,84718,557,000

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Details

Ben Hill County, Georgia Net Metering

Ben Hill County has 2 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Ben Hill County averages out to about 5.27% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 3.96%, Ben Hill County is ranked as the 144th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Ben Hill County, Georgia

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Ben Hill County, Georgia?

The largest electricity supplier in Ben Hill County, Georgia by total customer count is Georgia Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Ben Hill County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power11,571
2Fitzgerald Utilities5,946
3Irwin EMC2,870

How many electric companies offer service in Ben Hill County, Georgia?

Ben Hill County, Georgia is home to 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24