Forsyth County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Forsyth County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Forsyth County is 675th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 225,594 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

During the course of the past year, Forsyth County has had a 23.34% drop in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

Residents in Forsyth County face an average of 1.03 outages lasting 120.4 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Citizens of Forsyth County consume enough electricity to release 4,498.78 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

Forsyth County has a population of 251,283 citizens.

Forsyth County is ranked 44th in the state out of 159 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.9 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,328,105 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    225,594 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    225,594 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.9 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,130,467,403 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,498.78 kg

Cumming, GA Electricity Overview

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Cumming averages a residential electricity rate of 13.19 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 1.61% lower than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents and 8.77% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Consumers in Cumming are faced with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has an estimated 2,199 residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Cumming creates 35,315,961.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 136th largest emissions amount of any city in Georgia. This total also equates to a ranking of 108th highest in Georgia for emissions per resident with an average of 4,825.9 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Cumming has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cumming

Cumming 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.
244th13.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cumming
232nd$142.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cumming Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cumming, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Sawnee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.34132.312,365,427268,348,000

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Ball Ground, GA Electricity Overview

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Ball Ground averages a residential electricity rate of 12.96 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 3.34% lower than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents and 10.37% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Consumers in Ball Ground are faced with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. Georgia Power has an estimated 298 residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Ball Ground creates 12,354,312.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 255th largest emissions amount of any city in Georgia. This total also equates to a ranking of 108th highest in Georgia for emissions per resident with an average of 4,825.9 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Ball Ground has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ball Ground

Ball Ground 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.
217th12.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ball Ground
197th$141.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ball Ground Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ball Ground, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Amicalola EMCBUNDLED11.37133.05641,08372,888,500
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Electricity Production in Forsyth County, Georgia

Power Plants in Forsyth County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Forsyth County GA Conventional Hydroelectric 225,594

Forsyth County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 1,130,467,403.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Forsyth County because of electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 1869th worst in the nation in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Around 100.00% of electricity in Forsyth County comes from production using Conventional Hydroelectric. Forsyth County is home to one power generation plant.

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Forsyth County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Forsyth County offering electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Georgia has pretty good laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.69%. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Forsyth County a rank of 1603rd best in the nation out of 3221 counties.

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Forsyth County, Georgia.

How many power plants are within Forsyth County, Georgia?

There is one active power plant located in Forsyth County, Georgia

Which electricity companies offer service in Forsyth County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation80,685
2Georgia Power11,578
3Amicalola EMC222

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

The largest electricity provider in Forsyth County, Georgia by total revenue is Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24