Dougherty County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dougherty County, Georgia Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Dougherty County is Albany Utilities.

Almost 5.83% of Dougherty County's electricity comes from hydroelectric power facilities, making them 342nd county out of 3221 counties in the country for total hydroelectric generation.

The burning of non-renewable fuel types in electricity generation in Dougherty County has declined by 45.54% during the last 12 months.

Residents in the county experience an average of 2.19 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting on average 339.1 minutes.

With 85,790 residents living within the county and 728,408 megawatt hours produced a year, Dougherty County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 8.49 megawatt hours. The city is 32 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Dougherty County ranks 29th out of 159 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens consuming 1,136,241.2 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,136,241 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    728,408 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    727,194 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,214 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.49 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    549,807,438 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,408.76 kg

Albany, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Albany are billed a residential electricity price of 13.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.87% more than the average state price of 13.41 cents and 6.47% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Albany Utilities has an estimated 37,083 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city deal with 2.19 power outages a year, with outages lasting about 339.1 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity use in Albany results in the release of 336,109,697.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 12th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th 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.
304th13.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albany
139th$140.27Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED11.61105.16342,01339,715,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED14.41165.85289,60141,737,100

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

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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 14.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.00% more than the average state price of 13.41 cents and 0.15% above the nationwide average of 14.46. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $157.82. This is 5.89% above the Georgia average bill of $149.04. The city has an average of 2.19 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 339.1 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Electricity use in Putney CDP results in the release of 13,845,516.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 240th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th 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.
509th14.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Putney CDP
650th$157.82Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Mitchell ElectricBUNDLED14.41165.85289,60141,737,100

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 343,716401,204,519.521,167.26
Dougherty County Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 287,380
Marine Corps Logistics Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 54,865
Dougherty County GA Conventional Hydroelectric 42,447

Dougherty County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dougherty County has roughly 47.02% of its electricity generated by Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Other fuel sources used include Solar at 46.99% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 5.83% of production. Releasing 549,807,438.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 585th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 977th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 6,408.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 4 power producing plants in Dougherty County, which is the 568th 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
47.02%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
46.99%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.83%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.17%

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 3.66% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Dougherty County a rank of 19th 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 Utilities37,083
2Georgia Power15,211
3Mitchell Electric4,581

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 4 electricity plants in Dougherty County, Georgia

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