Dougherty County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Dougherty County ranks 29th out of 159 counties in Georgia for natural gas production, with 2,228.98 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

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While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Dougherty County’s average rate is 3.87% below that at 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The largest electricity company in Dougherty County by total customers is Albany Utilities.

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Dougherty County uses non-renewable sources to generate 0.03 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 1007th highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

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Dougherty County has recently seen an increase in electricity generation from solar power of roughly 35.49% year over year.

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There was a 5.48% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the most recent 12 months in Dougherty County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,131,385 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    720,540 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    718,311 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,229 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    537,788,801 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,114.29 kg

Albany, GA Electric Overview

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Albany has an average residential electricity rate of 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.85% higher than the state's average rate of 12.22 cents, resulting in the city ranking 478th out of 625 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Generation from renewable fuel sources totals 5.28 megawatt hours produced per resident in the city. There was a 9.59% decrease in the burning of non-renewable fuels in Albany.

Electricity consumption in Albany has byproducts of 592,174,386.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 7th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 3rd worst in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. About 92.36% of electricity in Albany comes from production using Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 7.07% and Natural Gas at 0.57% of generation. Albany has the 8th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 2 total power plants. This is also the 48th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albany

Albany residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
478th12.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albany
377th$133.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albany Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albany, Georgia

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Albany UtilitiesBUNDLED11.61105.16No DataIcon representing missing value.342,01339,715,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.3827,55328,207,1243,600,820,699
Mitchell Electric BUNDLED14.41165.85No DataIcon representing missing value.289,60141,737,100

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

Putney CDP, GA Electric Overview

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Putney CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Albany Utilities has 1,176 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. Consumers in the city deal with 2.19 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 339.1 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

On average, Putney CDP residents emit 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 625 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 12,492,450.82 kilograms, the city ranks 255th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Putney CDP

Putney CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
479th12.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Putney CDP
378th$133.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Putney CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Putney CDP, Georgia

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Albany UtilitiesBUNDLED11.61105.16No DataIcon representing missing value.342,01339,715,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Mitchell Electric BUNDLED14.41165.85No DataIcon representing missing value.289,60141,737,100

Energy Production in Dougherty County, Georgia

Power Plants in Dougherty County, Georgia

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Albany Green EnergyExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Albany GA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 362,387380,634,244.21,050.35No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Dougherty County Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 272,616No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marine Corps Logistics Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Solar 56,289No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Albany GA Conventional Hydroelectric 27,553No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MCLB Landfill Gas to EnergyInst and Envir Div Marine Logistics Base (100.00%)
Dougherty County GA Other Biomass Gas 1,695619,737.14365.63No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Dougherty County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Dougherty County, Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 49.98% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Solar and Conventional Hydroelectric are the second and third most often used fuel types for electricity generation. Solar is used to make 328,905 megawatt hours (45.65%) of electricity generation and Conventional Hydroelectric accounts for 27,553 megawatt hours (3.82%) of total production in the county. Around 537,788,801.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted each year in the county due to electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the county, which amounts to 6,114.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 14th highest polluting county in the state. Dougherty County has 5 electricity plants, which is 501st most in the US and 1148th most when considering plants per resident.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
49.98%
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Solar
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45.65%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
3.82%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.31%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Other Biomass Gas
0.24%

Dougherty County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Dougherty County selling electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Georgia have decent net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Dougherty County is 3.66%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Albany Utilities, Georgia Power, and Mitchell Electric . The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Georgia average is 3.96%, resulting in a rank of 810th best in the US and a state rank of 20th best out of 3220 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Dougherty County, Georgia

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Dougherty County, Georgia?

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1Albany Utilities17,784
2Georgia Power14,829
3Mitchell Electric 4,512

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 providers operating in Dougherty County, Georgia.

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

There are 5 electricity plants in Dougherty County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16