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Cobb County, Georgia Electricity Overview

With 2,472 megawatt hours generated by solar, Cobb County ranks 916th out of 3230 counties in the United States for solar power electricity production.

Cobb County has achieved a 5.96% rise in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production over the course of the past year.

Cobb County generates 17,898,038.18 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 6th out of 3230 counties in the United States for natural gas generation.

Emitting 3,695,185,515.54 kilograms of CO2 gases, Cobb County has the 62nd worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the United States.

Cobb County produces 99.99% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, resulting in a ranking of 2nd in the state out of 159 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Solar power production in Cobb County has grown from 2,333 megawatt hours to 2,472 megawatt hours per year during the course of the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,066,724 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    17,902,382 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,472 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    17,899,910 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    23.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,695,185,516 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,786.81 kg

Recent Energy News in Marietta

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Marietta Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

11.6¢ per kWh

  • 5.9% lower than last month
  • 7.33% lower than January last year
  • 8.42% lower than the Georgia average
  • 25.72% lower than the US average
  • 59th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 47 since January last year
  • 5,509th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 564 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,207 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

13.14¢ per kWh

  • 0.58% lower than last month
  • 3.59% lower than January last year
  • 8.27% lower than the Georgia average
  • 22.57% lower than the US average
  • 59th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 50 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 48 since January last year
  • 7,106th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,667 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$137.38 per month

  • 7.8% higher than last month
  • 11.22% higher than January last year
  • 13.85% lower than the Georgia average
  • 9% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 9,721st in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 894 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,553 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$133.99 per month

  • 0.87% higher than last month
  • 7.05% lower than January last year
  • 6.14% lower than the Georgia average
  • 1% higher than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 13,678th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 523 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,160 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

10.78¢ per kWh

  • 2.7% higher than last month
  • 1.34% higher than January last year
  • 9.53% lower than the Georgia average
  • 19.15% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 8,953rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,057 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,122 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

10.61¢ per kWh

  • 0.11% higher than last month
  • 6.45% lower than January last year
  • 4.64% lower than the Georgia average
  • 25.06% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 6,755th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 369 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,158 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$717.96 per month

  • 13.31% higher than last month
  • 13.43% higher than January last year
  • 26.92% lower than the Georgia average
  • 55.94% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since January last year
  • 19,066th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,403 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,694 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$678.96 per month

  • 1.05% higher than last month
  • 8.69% lower than January last year
  • 24.04% lower than the Georgia average
  • 58.52% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since January last year
  • 16,707th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 356 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,699 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

8.04¢ per kWh

  • 16.49% higher than last month
  • 11.06% higher than January last year
  • 0.98% higher than the Georgia average
  • 18.18% lower than the US average
  • 656th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 52 since January last year
  • 13,279th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,347 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,212 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

7.32¢ per kWh

  • 0.92% higher than last month
  • 11.39% lower than January last year
  • 9.69% higher than the Georgia average
  • 28.41% lower than the US average
  • 655th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 642 since January last year
  • 7,576th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 303 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,077 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$15,459.24 per month

  • 27.85% higher than last month
  • 17.2% higher than January last year
  • 6.08% higher than the Georgia average
  • 54.14% lower than the US average
  • 596th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since January last year
  • 15,560th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,171 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,201 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$13,617.03 per month

  • 1.41% higher than last month
  • 12.69% lower than January last year
  • 6.47% higher than the Georgia average
  • 60.2% lower than the US average
  • 597th in the state out of 657 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 590 since January last year
  • 14,834th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 580 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,306 since January last year

Marietta, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Marietta's residential electricity rate is 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 21.08% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.01 cents. Customers in Marietta experience 1 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 133.1 minutes. The Georgia average monthly residential electricity bill is $146.25, while the Marietta average is 16.39% less at $122.28 per month. This is the lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Marietta has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 14th highest ranked city in the state out of 675 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 275,322,621.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 145th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marietta

Marietta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.074/kWh$226.64/mo.$73.60/mo.
15th12.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marietta
1st$122.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marietta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marietta, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cobb Electric Membership CorpBUNDLED11.52124.712,570,127.86296,055,527
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490
Marietta Power and ElectricBUNDLED11.6996.28351,87941,150,000

Zips with electric coverage in Marietta, Georgia include: 30062, 30144, 30066, 30080, 30064, 30067, 30152, 30060, 30008, 30068, 30339

Smyrna, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Smyrna's residential electricity rate is 13.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 16.82% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.01 cents. Customers in Smyrna experience 1 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 133.1 minutes. The Georgia average monthly residential electricity bill is $146.25, while the Smyrna average is 6.06% less at $137.39 per month. This is the 50th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Smyrna has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 16th highest ranked city in the state out of 675 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 250,473,944.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 596th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smyrna

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.180/kWh$0.079/kWh$253.96/mo.$79.29/mo.
131st13.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smyrna
50th$137.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smyrna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smyrna, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cobb Electric Membership CorpBUNDLED11.52124.712,570,127.86296,055,527
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.92129.871,876,572204,914,000
Marietta Power and ElectricBUNDLED11.6996.28351,87941,150,000

Zips with electric coverage in Smyrna, Georgia include: 30080, 30126, 30060, 30339, 30082

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Mableton CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Mableton CDP's residential electricity rate is 12.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 19.30% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.01 cents. Customers in Mableton CDP experience 1 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 133.1 minutes. The Georgia average monthly residential electricity bill is $146.25, while the Mableton CDP average is 6.30% less at $137.03 per month. This is the 47th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Mableton CDP has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 22nd highest ranked city in the state out of 675 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 188,022,561.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 145th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mableton CDP

Mableton CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.190/kWh$0.080/kWh$264.09/mo.$79.17/mo.
50th12.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mableton CDP
47th$137.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mableton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mableton CDP, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cobb Electric Membership CorpBUNDLED11.52124.712,570,127.86296,055,527
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.92129.871,876,572204,914,000

Zips with electric coverage in Mableton CDP, Georgia include: 30126, 30082, 30168, 30106

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Electricity Production in Cobb County, Georgia

Power Plants in Cobb County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cobb County GA Natural Gas 17,900,033.026,571,415,002.99367.12
Solar BESS HybridGas South (66.67%)Cobb Electric Membership Corporation (33.33%)
Cobb County GA Solar 2,349

Cobb County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cobb County's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The county produces 17,898,038.18 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Solar at 0.01% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.01% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 4,786.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 3,695,185,515.54 kilograms, which is the 62nd highest total amount of emissions for any county in the US. Cobb County has 2 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 1111th highest number of power plants in a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.98%
SOLAR
Solar
0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.00%

Cobb County, Georgia Net Metering

Approximately 60.00% of the electric suppliers in Cobb County offer net metering to their customers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Cobb County is 3.01%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Cobb Electric Membership Corp, Marietta Power and Electric, and GreyStone Power Corporation. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Cobb County is ranked as the 379th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cobb County:

  • Acworth, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 33.72%
    • City of Acworth Utilities: 32.56%
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 33.72%
  • Austell, Georgia:
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Kennesaw, Georgia:
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 47.67%
    • Georgia Power: 47.67%
    • Marietta Power and Electric: 2.58%
    • City of Acworth Utilities: 2.08%
  • Marietta, Georgia:
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 34.46%
    • Marietta Power and Electric: 31.08%
    • Georgia Power: 34.46%
  • Powder Springs, Georgia:
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 21.37%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 39.32%
    • Georgia Power: 39.32%
  • Smyrna, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 63.02%
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 12.12%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 23.88%
    • Marietta Power and Electric: 0.97%

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

FAQ

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

There are 2 power plants located in Cobb County, Georgia

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Cobb Electric Membership Corp is the largest electricity supplier in Cobb County, Georgia.

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Cobb County, Georgia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cobb County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Cobb Electric Membership Corp108,503
2Marietta Power and Electric41,916
3GreyStone Power Corporation20,942
4Georgia Power16,452
5City of Acworth Utilities5,285

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-03-29