Bibb County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Bibb County generates 27.59% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 72.41% from other counties.

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Emitting 738,839,207.63 kilograms of CO2 gases, Bibb County has the 17th highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 159 counties in Georgia.

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Bibb County citizens are accountable for 4,824 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, while the national average pollution per person is 4,494.55.

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Bibb County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 5.22% lower than the national average price, at 12.75 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Bibb County averages 3.46 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 31st highest in the state.

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Roughly 2.53% of Bibb County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 887th highest ranked county in the United States out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.


  • Total Consumption

    1,970,097 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh


  • Total Production

    543,587 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    529,829 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,758 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.55 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    738,839,208 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,824 kg

Macon-Bibb County, GA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Macon-Bibb County home purchase electricity for, on average, 12.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.39% more than the average state rate of 12.22 cents. The city produces 0.7 megawatt hours per person from solar energy, which is 20th in Georgia out of 625 cities. Georgia Power sells 358,449.63 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other supplier.

Macon-Bibb County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Black Liquour. The city produces 43.09% of the total generation in the city from this fuel source. Other fuel sources used include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 33.60% and Solar at 19.59% of generation. For every citizen in the city there are 4,824.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions. With total emissions of 739,040,145.44 kilograms, the city ranks 4th highest in the state for total emissions from electricity use. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Macon-Bibb County, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in Georgia and the 2327th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Macon-Bibb County

Macon-Bibb County residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
343rd12.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Macon-Bibb County
415th$134.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Macon-Bibb County Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia

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Central Georgia EMCBUNDLED10.48130.89No DataIcon representing missing value.820,69786,028,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38104,50128,207,1243,600,820,699
Southern Rivers EnergyBUNDLED12.87158.48No DataIcon representing missing value.278,81635,885,000
Tri-County EMCBUNDLED12.83147.88No DataIcon representing missing value.277,71435,620,100

Zips with electric coverage in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia include: 31210, 31204, 31206, 31216, 31217, 31211, 31220, 31052, 31201, 31207, 31213

Energy Production in Bibb County, Georgia

Power Plants in Bibb County, Georgia

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Riverwood International Macon MillRiverwood Intl USA Inc (100.00%)
Macon-Bibb County GA Black Liquour 437,100.29195,329,353.2446.88No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Robins Air Force Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Macon-Bibb County GA Solar 104,501No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bibb JonesWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Macon-Bibb County GA Solar 1,986No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Bibb County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bibb County's power plants mainly use Black Liquour, which makes up 234,208.58 megawatt hours (or 43.09%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 33.60% (182,636.42 megawatt hours) and 19.59% (106,487 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 3 power generation plants in the county, which is the 12th most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 63rd highest number of plants per resident in the state. Bibb County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 738,839,207.63 kilograms, which is the 456th most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 1623rd worst in the nation for emissions per person.

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Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
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Natural Gas
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Bibb County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity suppliers in Bibb County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Georgia has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these 4 providers is 4.14%. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Bibb County receiving a rank of 1281st best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.


How many power plants are in Bibb County, Georgia?

There are 3 active power plants located in Bibb County, Georgia

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Bibb County, Georgia?

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

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

Bibb County, Georgia has 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bibb County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power11,473
2Southern Rivers Energy1,036
3Central Georgia EMC325
4Tri-County EMC235

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16