Clarke County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clarke County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Clarke County is ranked 21st out of 159 for worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita. The county emits 4,833.61 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

The largest electricity provider in Clarke County by customer count is Jackson EMC.

With total generation of 22,514 megawatt hours, Clarke County is ranked 1584th highest producer of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties for total generation.

Residents in Clarke County deal with an average of 1.03 outages lasting 120.4 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

Averaging production of 0.17 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Clarke County is 1733rd out of 3221 counties in the country for production per capita.

Clarke County is the 51st highest producing county in the state out of 159 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,704,176 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    22,514 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    22,514 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    621,944,981 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,833.61 kg

Athens-Clarke County unified government, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Athens-Clarke County unified government home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.72 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the state and the United States average prices of 13.41 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuel sources, the city ranks 6th in the state out of 675 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel sources. Power facilities in the city have attained a 3.25% rise the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable and fossil fuels.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,833.69 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 615,401,055.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Athens-Clarke County unified government is Landfill Gas. They generate 15,254 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Athens-Clarke County unified government has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 6th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Athens-Clarke County unified government

Athens-Clarke County unified government residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.089/kWh$233.55/mo.$89.46/mo.
125th12.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Athens-Clarke County unified government
275th$143.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Athens-Clarke County unified government Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Athens-Clarke County unified government, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jackson EMCBUNDLED11.27137.43,256,959367,041,000
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.08139.38201,44626,351,900
Walton EMCBUNDLED11.67144.011,812,514211,515,200

Zips with electric coverage in Athens-Clarke County unified government, Georgia include: 30606, 30605, 30601, 30622, 30607, 30683, 30646, 30602, 30609

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Winterville, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Winterville home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the state and the United States average prices of 13.41 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Jackson EMC sells an estimated 4,966.4 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers. Consumers in the city are faced with 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 5,795,910.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winterville

Winterville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.089/kWh$233.55/mo.$89.46/mo.
184th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winterville
247th$143.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winterville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winterville, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jackson EMCBUNDLED11.27137.43,256,959367,041,000

Electricity Production in Clarke County, Georgia

Power Plants in Clarke County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CII Methane Management III LFG PlantFrontier Operation Services (100.00%)Athens-Johnston Renewables, LLC (100.00%)
Athens-Clarke County unified government GA Landfill Gas 7,6274,597,312.37602.77
Tallassee Hydro ProjectTallassee Shoals LLC (100.00%)
Athens-Clarke County unified government GA Conventional Hydroelectric 7,260

Clarke County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 4,833.61 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 621,944,980.58 kilograms. Landfill Gas makes up 67.75% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Clarke County. Clarke County is home to 2 electricity plants, which is 28th highest in Georgia.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
67.75%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
32.25%

Clarke County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 4 electric suppliers in Clarke County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Georgia has decent laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Clarke County is 3.95%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Jackson EMC, Walton EMC, and Georgia Power. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Clarke County receiving a rank of 977th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Clarke County, Georgia?

Clarke County, Georgia is home to 2 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Clarke County, Georgia?

The largest electricity provider in Clarke County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Jackson EMC.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Clarke County, Georgia.

What electricity companies offer service in Clarke County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Jackson EMC9,973
2Walton EMC6,020
3Georgia Power5,651
4Rayle Electric Membership Corporation17

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27