Burke County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Burke County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Burke County has emissions of 2.39 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

Burke County generates 6.21 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Burke County the 22nd highest ranking county out of 159 counties for renewable production per capita in the state.

There was a 26.69% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the previous 12 months in Burke County.

Burke County is the 78th most populous county in Georgia.

Burke County produces 5678.35% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

Nuclear power accounts for 18,670,638 megawatt hours a year in Burke County, which is 759.09 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    325,760 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    18,823,576 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    152,721 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    18,670,855 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    765.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    58,901 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2.39 kg

Waynesboro, GA Electricity Overview

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Waynesboro has an average residential electricity rate of 13.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.75% more than the average state rate of 13.41 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $153.99 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

Emissions in Waynesboro average 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Waynesboro from electricity use is 27,985,414.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 151st highest amount in Georgia. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 76,804.55 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waynesboro

Waynesboro 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.
428th13.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waynesboro
599th$153.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waynesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waynesboro, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Planters Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.27158.18225,01729,864,000

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Sardis, GA Electricity Overview

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Sardis has an average residential electricity rate of 13.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.75% more than the average state rate of 13.41 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Sardis has the 361st largest population in the state, with 995 residents . The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $153.99 per month.

Emissions in Sardis average 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Sardis from electricity use is 4,801,773.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 360th highest amount in Georgia. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 13,178.23 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sardis

Sardis 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.
428th13.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sardis
599th$153.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sardis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sardis, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Planters Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.27158.18225,01729,864,000

Keysville, GA Electricity Overview

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Keysville has an average residential electricity rate of 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.35% more than the average state rate of 13.41 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Keysville has the 541st largest population in the state, with 300 residents . The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $149.66 per month.

Emissions in Keysville average 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 11th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Keysville from electricity use is 1,447,771.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 538th highest amount in Georgia. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 3,973.33 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Keysville

Keysville 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.
531st14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keysville
433rd$149.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Keysville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Keysville, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jefferson Energy CooperativeBUNDLED12.29137.24437,67953,787,000

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Electricity Production in Burke County, Georgia

Power Plants in Burke County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Burke County GA Nuclear 18,670,638
White Oak Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 144,098
Waynesboro Community SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 4,504
Shawnee - GAWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 4,119
Burke County GA Distillate Fuel Oil 2173,403,521.1915,684.43

Burke County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Burke County citizens average 2.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 151st highest in the state out of 159 in this category. A total of 58,901.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 99.19% of electricity in Burke County comes from generation using Nuclear. When combined with Solar (0.81%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.00%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production in the county. Burke County has the 452nd most power plants of any county in the nation, with 5 total power plants.

NUCLEAR
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99.19%
SOLAR
Solar
0.81%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Burke County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Burke County selling electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Burke County is 4.89%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Georgia Power, Planters Electric Membership Corporation, and Jefferson Energy Cooperative. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Burke County a rank of 1741st best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Burke County:

  • Girard, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Keysville, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 98.97%
    • Jefferson Energy Cooperative: 1.03%
  • Sardis, Georgia:
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Vidette, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 54.81%
    • Jefferson Energy Cooperative: 45.19%
  • Waynesboro, Georgia:
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Burke County, Georgia?

By total megawatt hours sold, Georgia Power is the largest electricity company in Burke County, Georgia.

How many power plants are within Burke County, Georgia?

Burke County, Georgia has 5 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Burke County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power38,595
2Planters Electric Membership Corporation5,772
3Jefferson Energy Cooperative4,092

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