Effingham County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Effingham County, Georgia Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Effingham County is Georgia Power.

Over 0.06% of Effingham County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel types, ranking Effingham County at 1427th in the country for renewable electricity generation.

With a state average residential electricity bill of $149.04, Effingham County citizens pay about 1.18% more than other citizens in the state.

Effingham County is the 843rd largest county by population in the United States, with 64,769 residents residing within the county's borders.

Effingham County generates 1255.28% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the leftover amount.

Effingham County continues to make strides with the reduction of non-renewable fuel type usage. The county has accomplished a 0.83% reduction in the consumption of these fuel types in their electricity generation facilities in the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    857,830 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,625,985 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,454 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,618,531 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    179.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    320,941,856 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,955.18 kg

Rincon, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Rincon's residential electricity price is 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.63% above the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. Consumers in Rincon are faced with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $149.79 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86.

Electricity use in Rincon results in the release of 52,766,428.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 103rd largest emissions amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. The city also ranks 108th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Rincon have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rincon

Rincon 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rincon
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rincon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rincon, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

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Bloomingdale, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Bloomingdale's residential electricity price is 14.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.08% below the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.03 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes per outage. The national averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage. Selling an estimated 20,455.87 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest provider in the city.

Electricity use in Bloomingdale results in the release of 13,464,270.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 245th largest emissions amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. The city also ranks 108th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Bloomingdale have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bloomingdale

Bloomingdale 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.
457th14.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bloomingdale
413th$148.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bloomingdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bloomingdale, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Canoochee ElectricBUNDLED12.38142.92296,71736,723,600
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Zips with electric coverage in Bloomingdale, Georgia include: 31322, 31407, 31302

Springfield, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Springfield's residential electricity price is 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.63% above the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. Consumers in Springfield are faced with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $149.79 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86.

Electricity use in Springfield results in the release of 13,044,417.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 247th largest emissions amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. The city also ranks 629th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Springfield have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Springfield

Springfield 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Springfield
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Springfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Springfield, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Electricity Production in Effingham County, Georgia

Power Plants in Effingham County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 8,728,6293,244,606,159.48371.72
Effingham County Power ProjectThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 2,846,3371,065,364,307.98374.29
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 43,56539,687,042.59910.98
Guyton Community SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Solar 7,454

Effingham County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Effingham County's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 11,612,372.87 megawatt hours (or 99.88%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Totaling Natural Gas with Solar (0.06%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.05%), these three fuel types account for 11,625,985 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) electricity production in the county. The county is the 40th highest ranked county in Georgia out of 159 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the county emitting 320,941,856.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,955.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 18th ranked county in the state and 1487th nationally for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Effingham County has 4 power generation plants, which is 568th highest in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.88%
SOLAR
Solar
0.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Effingham County, Georgia Net Metering

Effingham County has 2 out of 4 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Effingham County that report energy loss. Combined, these 4 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.65% of electricity generated. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Effingham County a rank of 117th best in the state out of 159 counties.

Providers In Each City in Effingham County:

  • Bloomingdale, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 81.97%
    • Canoochee Electric: 18.03%
  • Guyton, Georgia:
    • Electric Membership Corporation: 8.72%
    • Georgia Power: 47.03%
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 44.24%
  • Rincon, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Springfield, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Effingham County, Georgia.

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

Effingham County, Georgia has 4 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in Effingham County, Georgia.

What electricity companies offer service in Effingham County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power22,151
2Planters Electric Membership Corporation1,294
3Canoochee Electric206
4Electric Membership Corporation200

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-18