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Chatham County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chatham County, Georgia Electricity Overview

There was a 1.38% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Chatham County.

Chatham County produces 209,756.55 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 5th in Georgia out of 159 counties for total natural gas production.

The 209,756.55 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable fuel sources ranks Chatham County at 9th in the state out of 159 counties in non-renewable power production.

Power plants in Chatham County experienced a 12.85% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the last 12 months, which is an unfortunate trend.

Chatham County generates 1.52 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Chatham County the 27th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 159 counties.

Chatham County ranks as the 231st highest pollution level from electricity use out of 3230 counties in the nation, emitting 1,449,670,858.97 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,953,046 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    666,987 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    457,230 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    209,757 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.22 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,449,670,859 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,814.47 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Savannah

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Savannah Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.4¢ per kWh

  • 6.13% higher than last month
  • 7.07% higher than April last year
  • 2.16% higher than the Georgia average
  • 14.85% lower than the US average
  • 242nd in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since April last year
  • 13,042nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,512 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,872 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.41¢ per kWh

  • 0.55% higher than last month
  • 3.82% lower than April last year
  • 5.45% higher than the Georgia average
  • 10.62% lower than the US average
  • 262nd in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 14,817th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 575 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,706 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$111.46 per month

  • 5.65% higher than last month
  • 11.14% higher than April last year
  • 1.22% lower than the Georgia average
  • 1.14% lower than the US average
  • 166th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 217 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 223 since April last year
  • 18,130th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,727 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,422 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$144.3 per month

  • 0.65% higher than last month
  • 6.65% lower than April last year
  • 0.7% lower than the Georgia average
  • 6.05% higher than the US average
  • 165th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since April last year
  • 19,443rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 414 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,609 since April last year

Savannah, GA Electricity Overview

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Savannah has an average residential electricity rate of 14.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.45% more than the average state rate of 13.67 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 170,498.41 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 133.1 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Savannah average 4,451.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 620th 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 Savannah from electricity use is 658,830,251.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 5th 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 1,942,829.2 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savannah

Savannah residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.190/kWh$0.082/kWh$265.10/mo.$79.60/mo.
262nd14.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savannah
165th$144.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savannah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savannah, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Canoochee ElectricBUNDLED12.40141.03308,272.1738,225,518.03
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

Zips with electric coverage in Savannah, Georgia include: 31419, 31405, 31406, 31404, 31322, 31407, 31401, 31415, 31408, 31302, 31409

Pooler, GA Electricity Overview

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Pooler has an average residential electricity rate of 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.34% more than the average state rate of 13.67 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 42,024.09 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 133.1 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Pooler average 4,451.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 116th 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 Pooler from electricity use is 112,563,022.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 47th 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 331,937.9 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pooler

Pooler residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.193/kWh$0.081/kWh$266.98/mo.$78.37/mo.
625th14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pooler
440th$144.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pooler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pooler, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

Zips with electric coverage in Pooler, Georgia include: 31419, 31405, 31322, 31407, 31408, 31302

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Wilmington Island CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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Wilmington Island CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.34% more than the average state rate of 13.67 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 14,517.71 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 133.1 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Wilmington Island CDP average 4,451.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 116th 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 Wilmington Island CDP from electricity use is 69,098,666.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 81st 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 203,765.55 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilmington Island CDP

Wilmington Island CDP residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.193/kWh$0.081/kWh$266.98/mo.$78.37/mo.
625th14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilmington Island CDP
440th$144.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilmington Island CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilmington Island CDP, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

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Electricity Production in Chatham County, Georgia

Power Plants in Chatham County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
International Paper Savanna MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Chatham County GA Black Liquour 666,987335,339,596.1502.77

Chatham County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chatham County citizens average 4,814.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 10th highest in the state out of 159 in this category. A total of 1,449,670,858.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 62.36% of electricity in Chatham County comes from generation using Black Liquour. When combined with Natural Gas (31.45%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (6.19%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production in the county. Chatham County is home to one electricity producing plant.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
62.36%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
31.45%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
6.19%

Chatham County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Chatham County selling electricity. Of those 2, 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 2 companies in Chatham County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.68% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Chatham County a rank of 666th best in the US out of 3230.

Power Companies in Chatham County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Chatham County:

  • Garden City, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Pooler, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Port Wentworth, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Savannah, Georgia:
    • Canoochee Electric: 5.71%
    • Georgia Power: 94.29%
  • Thunderbolt, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Tybee Island, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Vernonburg, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%

* 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 Chatham County, Georgia?

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

How many power plants are within Chatham County, Georgia?

Chatham County, Georgia has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 2 electricity companies operating in Chatham County, Georgia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Chatham County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power30,384
2Canoochee Electric584

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Published: 2024-07-06