Dawson County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dawson County, Georgia Electricity Overview

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

Dawson County is the 1595th worst polluting county in the US when considering pollution per person.

Dawson County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.89% below the United States average rate, at 13.21 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 15.90 cents.

The largest electricity company in Dawson County by customer count is Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation.

Dawson County is the 71st largest county by population in the state, with 26,202 citizens calling the county home.

Dawson County is ranked as the 1637th highest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the country with over 300,000 megawatt hours being used by residents who live there.


  • Total Consumption

    339,049 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.94 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    117,558,710 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,486.63 kg

Dawsonville, GA Electricity Overview

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Dawsonville's residents spend, on average, 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 6.54% less than Georgia's average price of 13.71 cents. Customers in the city are faced with 1 power outages each year, with outages lasting around 133.1 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 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 4,486.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 16,124,952.4 kilograms, which is the 209th 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.
35th12.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dawsonville
310th$142.88Average 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 EMCBUNDLED11.97145.88699,41583,740,600
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.48141.327,797,383.94,026,083,521
Sawnee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED12.05142.172,469,224297,589,000

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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 4.74%. The nationwide average is 2.87%, meaning Dawson County ranks 1638th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.


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

By total revenue, Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation 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 Corporation18,709
2Georgia Power10,231
3Amicalola EMC7,119

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-11-06