Chatham County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chatham County, Georgia Electricity Overview

There was a 2.18% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Chatham County.

The county is ranked as the 609th highest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country for electricity production, generating 1,167,790 megawatt hours.

Power plants in Chatham County experienced a 4.77% 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 3.03 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Chatham County the 31st highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 159 counties.

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

In Chatham County, 273,907.54 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel sources. Chatham County is 14th in the state out of 159 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,910,966 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,167,790 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    893,882 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    273,908 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.95 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,103,230,679 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,122.57 kg

Savannah, GA Electricity Overview

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Savannah has an average residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.52% more than the average state rate of 13.41 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. There has been a 12.33% decrease in usage of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel sources in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $149.79 per month.

Emissions in Savannah 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. This adds up to total emissions of 713,172,011.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 5th highest for total emissions in Georgia. The city has one electricity generation plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savannah

Savannah 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savannah
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savannah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savannah, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

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

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Pooler, GA Electricity Overview

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Pooler has an average residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.52% 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 $149.79 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 Pooler 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 Pooler from electricity use is 124,078,803.57 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 340,528 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pooler

Pooler 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pooler
434th$149.79Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

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

Wilmington Island CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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Wilmington Island CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.52% 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 $149.79 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 Wilmington Island CDP 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 Wilmington Island CDP from electricity use is 73,011,093.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 82nd 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 200,375.25 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 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilmington Island CDP
434th$149.79Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

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 618,344314,523,472.84508.65
Chatham County GA Black Liquour 455,695746,901,545.831,639.04
Superior Landfill Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County GA Landfill Gas 47,41530,606,537.72645.5
Imperial Savannah LPImperial Savannah LP (100.00%)
Chatham County GA Natural Gas 44,69711,637,164.36260.36
IKEA Savannah 490IKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Chatham County GA Solar 1,703
Savannah GA Natural Gas -6425,854.97-403.98

Chatham County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chatham County citizens average 7,122.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 8th highest in the state out of 159 in this category. A total of 2,103,230,678.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 59.16% of electricity in Chatham County comes from generation using Black Liquour. When combined with Natural Gas (23.39%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (11.90%), the three fuel types make up 94.45% of the production in the county. Chatham County has the 362nd most power plants of any county in the nation, with 6 total power plants.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
59.16%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
23.39%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
11.90%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
4.06%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.65%
OTHER
Other
0.84%

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 4.13% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Chatham County a rank of 1134th best in the US out of 3221.

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:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • 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 6 active power plants 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 Power28,776
2Canoochee Electric339

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