Dawson County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dawson County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Dawson County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 10.31% lower than the nationwide average rate, at 12.97 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

Over the preceding 12 months, Dawson County had a 1.24% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

Dawson County ranks 70th out of 159 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 354,924.72 megawatt hours.

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is the largest provider in Dawson County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Dawson County is the 1574th highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3221 counties in the country, releasing 129,324,560.62 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Dawson County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power production facilities.


  • Total Consumption

    354,925 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    129,324,561 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,825.9 kg

Dawsonville, GA Electricity Overview

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Dawsonville's residents spend, on average, 12.42 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 7.36% less than Georgia's average price of 13.41 cents. Customers in the city are faced with 1.03 power outages each 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. Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The electricity sold in Dawsonville has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 17,952,360.83 kilograms, which is the 203rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dawsonville

Dawsonville 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.
40th12.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dawsonville
127th$138.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dawsonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dawsonville, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Amicalola EMCBUNDLED11.37133.05641,08372,888,500
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Sawnee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.34132.312,365,427268,348,000

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Dawson County, Georgia Details

Dawson County, Georgia Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Dawson County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 4.69%. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Dawson County ranks 1603rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.


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

By total revenue, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in Dawson County, Georgia.

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

Dawson County, Georgia has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Dawson County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation18,153
2Georgia Power10,069
3Amicalola EMC6,743

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27