Burke County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Consumers in Burke County are faced with an average of 1.03 power outages each year, with an average of 120.4 minutes per outage.

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Burke County generates 6.83 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar power, giving the county a ranking of 10th in the state out of 159 counties for this category.

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Burke County is ranked 2nd in the country for total power generated by nuclear power.

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The average monthly residential electricity bill in Burke County totals $140.99. In contrast, the state average bill is $133.76

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Burke County generates 27187.12% more than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the surplus.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 0.19%, or 152,776 megawatt hours, of Burke County’s total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 802nd in the United States for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    287,914 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    78,563,539 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    152,776 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    78,410,763 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3,509.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,638 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.48 kg

Waynesboro, GA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Waynesboro is approximately 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.57% more than the average state price of 12.22 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $144.28 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

Waynesboro citizens average 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 14th worst in Georgia out of 625 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount of 26,891,360.39 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation sources within its borders, resulting in the need to import all of the 70,579.72 megawatt hours the citizens here consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waynesboro

Waynesboro 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.
516th13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waynesboro
575th$144.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waynesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waynesboro, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Planters Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.27158.18No DataIcon representing missing value.225,01729,864,000

Sardis, GA Electric Overview

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Sardis averages a residential electricity rate of 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 516th out of 625 cities in the state. Sardis is home to 774 citizens, making it the 397th largest city by population in Georgia. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $144.28 per month, while the national average is $120.24.

Around 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 14th highest polluter in Georgia out of 625 cities. A total of 3,793,313.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 392nd worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Sardis must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sardis

Sardis 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.
516th13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sardis
575th$144.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sardis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sardis, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Planters Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.27158.18No DataIcon representing missing value.225,01729,864,000

Keysville, GA Electric Overview

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Keysville's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 348th out of 625 cities in Georgia. With 48 residential customers, Georgia Power is the largest provider in the city. The city experiences an average of 1.03 power outages per customer per year. These outages are an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Around 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 406th highest polluter in Georgia out of 625 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 1,009,589.98 kilograms. The residents of Keysville must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Keysville

Keysville 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.
348th12.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keysville
272nd$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Keysville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Keysville, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Jefferson Energy CooperativeBUNDLED12.29137.24No DataIcon representing missing value.437,67953,787,000

Zips with electric coverage in Keysville, Georgia include: 30815, 30805, 30816

Energy Production in Burke County, Georgia

Power Plants in Burke County, Georgia

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Burke County GA Nuclear 19,602,737No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
White Oak Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 144,524No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Waynesboro Community SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 4,494No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shawnee - GAWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Burke County GA Solar 3,758No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Burke County GA Distillate Fuel Oil -1852,902,794.19-15,690.78YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.

Burke County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 10,637.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted per year in Burke County from electricity use. Averaging 0.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2936th worst for emissions per capita. The county is home to 5 power producing plants, which is the 10th most power plants within a county in Georgia and the 9th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties.

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99.81%
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0.19%
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Burke County, Georgia Net Metering

Burke County has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Burke County is 4.89%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Georgia Power, Planters Electric Membership Corporation, and Jefferson Energy Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Burke County ranks 1959th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Burke County:

  • Girard, Georgia:
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Keysville, Georgia:
    • Jefferson Energy Cooperative: 1.04%
    • Georgia Power: 98.96%
  • Sardis, Georgia:
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Vidette, Georgia:
    • Jefferson Energy Cooperative: 45.23%
    • Georgia Power: 54.77%
  • 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

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

Burke County, Georgia is home to 3 electricity providers offering service in the area.

How many power plants are in Burke County, Georgia?

There are 5 electricity plants in Burke County, Georgia

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

The largest electricity supplier in Burke County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Burke County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power37,621
2Planters Electric Membership Corporation5,769
3Jefferson Energy Cooperative4,086

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16