Dougherty County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dougherty County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Residents of Dougherty County deal with an average of 1.87 electrical outages a year, with an average of 288 minutes per outage.

Dougherty County's average residential electricity rate is 14.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.64% lower than the national average price of 15.72 cents per kilowatt hour.

Roughly 0.16% of Dougherty County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 668th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

Dougherty County is the 29th largest county in Georgia.

Dougherty County ranks 511th out of 3221 counties in the country for natural gas generation, with 1,081.7 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

Dougherty County produces 0.01 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 669th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,144,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.18 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    656,487 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    655,405 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,082 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    571,056,710 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,577.1 kg

Albany, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Albany are billed a residential electricity price of 13.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.02% less than the average state price of 14.44 cents and 12.77% below the nationwide average of 15.72 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $142.87. This is 14.07% below the Georgia average bill of $166.27. The city has an average of 1.87 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 288 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.58 outages per customer and 145.81 minutes an outage.

Electricity use in Albany results in the release of 316,876,335.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 12th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,478.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 4th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albany

Albany 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.
225th13.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albany
194th$142.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albany Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albany, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Albany UtilitiesBUNDLED11.21112.47350,14039,235,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED15.17147.0227,527,3264,176,955,201
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED14.75169.11291,27442,971,300

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Putney CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Putney CDP are billed a residential electricity price of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.66% more than the average state price of 14.44 cents and 4.80% below the nationwide average of 15.72 cents. Georgia Power has an estimated 1,019 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.87 power outages a year, with outages lasting about 288 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.58 outages at 145.81 minutes each.

Electricity use in Putney CDP results in the release of 14,131,068.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 226th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,478.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 279th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Putney CDP

Putney CDP 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.
505th14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Putney CDP
661st$158.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Putney CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Putney CDP, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED15.17147.0227,527,3264,176,955,201
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED14.75169.11291,27442,971,300

Electricity Production in Dougherty County, Georgia

Power Plants in Dougherty County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Albany Green EnergyExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 332,733405,258,664.581,217.97
Dougherty County Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 270,553
Marine Corps Logistics Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 53,201

Dougherty County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dougherty County has roughly 50.52% of its electricity generated by Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Other fuel sources used include Solar at 49.32% and Natural Gas at 0.16% of production. Releasing 571,056,710.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 560th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 820th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 6,577.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 3 power producing plants in Dougherty County, which is the 169th most plants in a county in the United States.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
50.52%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
49.32%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.16%

Dougherty County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 3 electric companies in Dougherty County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Consumers in Georgia have commendable net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Dougherty County that report energy loss, including Albany Utilities, Georgia Power, and Mitchell Electric. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.22% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.45%. This earned Dougherty County a rank of 23rd best in the state out of 159 counties.

Power Companies in Dougherty County, Georgia

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Dougherty County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Albany Utilities33,261
2Georgia Power15,415
3Mitchell Electric4,632

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

The largest electricity provider in Dougherty County, Georgia by total customer count is Albany Utilities.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Dougherty County, Georgia.

How many power plants are located in Dougherty County, Georgia?

There are 3 electricity plants in Dougherty County, Georgia

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24