Dougherty County, GA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Dougherty County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Dougherty County citizens deal with outages lasting on average 254.85 minutes per interruption, with roughly 1.8 outages each year.

Dougherty County ranks 16th in the state out of 159 counties for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 3.95 megawatt hours generated per person.

The 739.1 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel ranks Dougherty County at 15th out of 159 counties in the state in non-renewable energy production.

Dougherty County has seen a 45.52% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the course of the past year, which is an admirable effort.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Dougherty County is 14.78 cents. This is roughly 8.33% below the nationwide average price of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Dougherty County is the 693rd highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3230 counties, producing 574,550 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,089,209 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    574,550 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    573,811 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    739 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    493,152,727 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,944.03 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Albany

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Albany Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

11.41¢ per kWh

  • 3.89% higher than last month
  • 5.98% higher than April last year
  • 19.03% lower than the Georgia average
  • 32.51% lower than the US average
  • 6th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 2,878th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 350 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 204 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.05¢ per kWh

  • 0.49% higher than last month
  • 3.71% lower than April last year
  • 19.13% lower than the Georgia average
  • 31.45% lower than the US average
  • 6th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 2,085th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,446 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$81.56 per month

  • 0.68% higher than last month
  • 5.83% higher than April last year
  • 27.72% lower than the Georgia average
  • 27.66% lower than the US average
  • 5th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 3,764th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,439 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 767 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$105.98 per month

  • 0.35% higher than last month
  • 5.89% lower than April last year
  • 27.07% lower than the Georgia average
  • 22.12% lower than the US average
  • 5th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 4,761st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,131 since April last year

Albany, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Albany are billed a residential electricity price of 11.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.13% less than the average state price of 13.67 cents and 31.45% below the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $105.98. This is 27.68% below the Georgia average bill of $146.53. The city has an average of 2.6 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 376.6 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Electricity use in Albany results in the release of 302,385,130.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 12th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,451.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 3rd 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 August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.088/kWh$175.68/mo.$75.28/mo.
6th11.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albany
5th$105.98Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED10.94104.01330,536.0636,149,889.32
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED15.58173.18281,464.7943,863,839.19

Zips with electric coverage in Albany, Georgia include: 31705, 31707, 31721, 31701

Putney CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Putney CDP are billed a residential electricity price of 14.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.75% more than the average state price of 13.67 cents and 7.83% below the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $153.66. This is 4.86% above the Georgia average bill of $146.53. The city has an average of 1.8 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 254.85 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Electricity use in Putney CDP results in the release of 14,045,892.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 223rd highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,451.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 620th 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 August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.190/kWh$0.091/kWh$273.43/mo.$89.09/mo.
660th14.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Putney CDP
643rd$153.66Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED15.58173.18281,464.7943,863,839.19

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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
Dougherty County Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 272,628
Albany Green EnergyExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 246,693318,627,401.961,291.59
Marine Corps Logistics Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 55,229

Dougherty County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dougherty County has roughly 57.06% of its electricity generated by Solar. Other fuel sources used include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 42.81% and Natural Gas at 0.13% of production. Releasing 493,152,726.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 624th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 970th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 5,944.03 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 185th most plants in a county in the United States.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
57.06%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
42.81%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.13%

Dougherty County, Georgia Net Metering

Dougherty County has 3 out of 4 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Georgia has commendable regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Dougherty County that report energy loss, including Albany Utilities, Georgia Power, and Mitchell Electric. Together, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.99% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Dougherty County a rank of 137th best in the state out of 159 counties.

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Dougherty County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Albany Utilities36,193
2Georgia Power16,061
3Mitchell Electric5,949

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 4 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: 2024-07-06