Bleckley County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bleckley County, Georgia Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Bleckley County by number of customers is Georgia Power.

During the most recent year, Bleckley County saw a 4.45% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

With 12,562 residents living within the county and 8,627 megawatt hours produced each year, Bleckley County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.69 megawatt hours. This is the 1557th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

Residents of Bleckley County use enough electricity to emit 4,373.88 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the statewide average of 4,654.33.

With total production of 8,627 megawatt hours, Bleckley County is ranked 1805th largest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation for total generation.

Bleckley County is 1087th in the nation out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.69 megawatt hours per person a year.


  • Total Consumption

    165,572 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.18 MWh


  • Total Production

    8,627 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,627 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.69 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    54,944,655 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,373.88 kg

Cochran, GA Electricity Overview

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Cochran averages a residential electricity rate of 13.95 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens. Luckily, this is 1.41% less than the state's average price of 14.15 cents, ranking the city at 288th out of 675 cities in Georgia for best average electricity rate. The city's use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production is 0.59 megawatt hours per capita, which ranks the city 27th in Georgia out of 675 cities. Roughly 100.00% of the city's electricity production comes from solar power sources, with a total of 2,993 megawatt hours produced using the power of the Sun.

In Cochran, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized in electricity production. On average, the city citizens emit 4,406.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 647th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 22,185,198.09 kilograms, the city ranks 171st worst in Georgia for total emissions from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Cochran is home to one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cochran

Cochran 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.
288th13.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cochran
127th$142.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cochran Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cochran, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED15.32155.2528,581,1354,379,926,438
Ocmulgee EMCBUNDLED13.03117.84122,468.515,959,912.21
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.49155.14145,92019,691,500

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Electricity Production in Bleckley County, Georgia

Power Plants in Bleckley County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Coody CochranWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Bleckley County GA Solar 5,634
Arnold CochranWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Cochran GA Solar 2,993

Bleckley County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Bleckley County, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized in electricity production. On average, the county's citizens emit 4,373.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 125th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in the state. With total emissions of 54,944,654.9 kilograms, the county ranks 109th worst in the state and 2208th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Bleckley County has 2 power producing plants in the county. This is the 1074th most power plants within a single county.


Bleckley County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Bleckley County offering electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Georgia has commendable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Bleckley County is about 3.66% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.45% while the state average is 3.46%, resulting in a rank of 817th best in the United States and a state rank of 62nd best out of 3221 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Bleckley County, Georgia


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

The largest electricity supplier in Bleckley County, Georgia by total revenue is Georgia Power.

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Bleckley County, Georgia.

What electricity companies offer service in Bleckley County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power10,129
2Ocmulgee EMC3,107
3Oconee Electric Membership Corporation993

How many power plants are in Bleckley County, Georgia?

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Bleckley County, Georgia

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24