Effingham County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Effingham County consumes about 7.03% of the generation put out by its power generation facilities. They will export or store the remaining electricity.

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While many counties attempt to reduce non-renewable fuel types, Effingham County’s burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity purposes has increased by 1.73% within the previous 12 months.

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Effingham County ranks 286th in the United States out of 3220 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.6 megawatt hours produced per person each year.

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Effingham County generates 182.89 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 5 highest county out of 159 counties for production per capita in the state.

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Effingham County generates 0.33% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.6 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

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At an average residential price of 12.87 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Effingham County benefit from a 4.33% discount from the national average rate.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    827,045 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,759,108 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    38,622 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,720,486 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    182.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    312,389,321 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,858.61 kg

Rincon, GA Electric Overview

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On average, Rincon's inhabitants spend 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 4.50% above the average state rate of 12.22 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. Customers in Rincon are faced with 1.03 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. Georgia Power has 435 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Around 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 406th highest polluter in Georgia out of 625 cities. A total of 49,141,547.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 109th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Rincon must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rincon

Rincon 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rincon
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rincon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rincon, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Springfield, GA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Springfield home purchase electricity for, on average, 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.50% more than the average state rate of 12.22 cents. Selling 4,304.01 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Springfield are faced with 1.03 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Springfield has zero electricity producing plants. The consumption of electricity in the city accounts for 18,554,891.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 198th highest in Georgia out of 625 cities. Averaging 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 406th highest in Georgia for pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Springfield

Springfield 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Springfield
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Springfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Springfield, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Bloomingdale, GA Electric Overview

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Bloomingdale has an average residential electricity rate of 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.50% above the average Georgia price of 12.22 cents and 5.09% below the national average of 13.45 cents. Georgia Power is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes each. The national averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

The consumption of electricity in Bloomingdale accounts for 13,306,003.91 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 244th highest in the state out of 625 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 406th highest polluting city in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. The city does not generate any electricity in its city limits, which means it is tied for last in the state for the total amount of power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bloomingdale

Bloomingdale 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bloomingdale
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bloomingdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bloomingdale, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Energy Production in Effingham County, Georgia

Power Plants in Effingham County, Georgia

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McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 8,944,9153,317,358,900.94370.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Effingham County Power ProjectThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 2,535,960963,685,801.4380.01No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Savannah River MillGeorgia-Pacific Consr Prods LP-Savannah (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Petroleum Coke 197,455123,581,105.61625.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 42,15636,996,326.88877.61YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Effingham County GA Solar 30,995No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Guyton Community SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Solar 7,627No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Effingham County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Effingham County, Natural Gas is 98.09% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity production. When combined with Petroleum Coke (1.19%) and Coal (0.38%), these three fuel types make up 11,719,958.6 megawatt hours (or 99.67%) county's electricity production. The county is the 41st highest ranked county in the state out of 159 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 312,389,321.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,858.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 1609th highest for pollution per capita. Effingham County is home to 6 power plants, which is the 398th highest number of plants within a county and the 840th highest amount of plants per person out of the US' 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
98.09%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
1.19%
COAL
Coal
0.38%
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Solar
0.33%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Energy Loss

Effingham County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.57% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Georgia average is 3.96%, resulting in a rank of 1719th best in the US and a state rank of 107th best out of 3220 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Effingham County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Effingham County:

  • Bloomingdale, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Guyton, Georgia:
    • Planters Electric Membership Corporation: 48.48%
    • Georgia Power: 51.52%
  • 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 2 electricity companies operating in Effingham County, Georgia.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Effingham County, Georgia?

The largest electricity company in Effingham County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

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

There are 6 power plants in Effingham County, Georgia

Which electricity companies offer service in Effingham County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power21,579
2Planters Electric Membership Corporation1,292

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16