Cobb County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cobb County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Cobb County is the 1568th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the country when considering megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel sources.

As the 32nd largest producer of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, Cobb County produces 18,203,977 megawatt hours of electricity.

Cobb County uses only 55.74% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 44.26%.

The largest electricity supplier in Cobb County by megawatt hours sold is Cobb Electric Membership Corp.

Cobb County produces 0 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Cobb County the 1605th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable generation per capita in the United States.

Cobb County has a population of 766,149 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,147,221 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    18,203,977 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,333 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    18,201,644 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    23.76 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,749,251,729 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,893.63 kg

Marietta, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Marietta's residential electricity rate is 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 12.38% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Customers in Marietta experience 1.03 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. The Georgia average monthly residential electricity bill is $149.04, while the Marietta average is 15.51% less at $125.92 per month. This is the 10th 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 294,244,985.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 108th 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$0.149/kWh$0.074/kWh$226.64/mo.$73.60/mo.
121st12.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marietta
10th$125.92Average 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 CorpBUNDLED11.69132.342,635,378308,174,439
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Marietta Power and ElectricBUNDLED11.6792.34339,49439,607,000

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

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Smyrna, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Smyrna's residential electricity rate is 13.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 8.71% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.03 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes per outage. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage. Cobb Electric Membership Corp has an estimated 1,210 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

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 268,624,263.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 11th 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$0.179/kWh$0.079/kWh$253.96/mo.$79.29/mo.
246th13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smyrna
161st$140.73Average 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 CorpBUNDLED11.69132.342,635,378308,174,439
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.46123.051,776,843185,908,000
Marietta Power and ElectricBUNDLED11.6792.34339,49439,607,000

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

Mableton CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Mableton CDP's residential electricity rate is 12.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 12.18% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.03 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes per outage. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage. GreyStone Power Corporation has an estimated 3,277 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

Mableton CDP has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 24th highest ranked city in the state out of 675 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 197,060,941.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 108th 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.
123rd12.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mableton CDP
121st$137.7Average 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 CorpBUNDLED11.69132.342,635,378308,174,439
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.46123.051,776,843185,908,000

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

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 18,201,7376,726,107,053.43369.53
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Cobb County GA Solar 2,240

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 18,200,288.94 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 4,893.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 3,749,251,729.04 kilograms, which is the 68th highest total amount of emissions for any county in the US. Cobb County has 2 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 980th 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 80.00% 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 3.37%. 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 2.76%, Cobb County is ranked as the 547th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cobb County:

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

* 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 Corp106,448
2Marietta Power and Electric42,076
3GreyStone Power Corporation20,071
4Georgia Power16,087
5City of Acworth Utilities4,301

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24