Fulton County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fulton County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation has increased by 44.17% throughout the previous 12 months in Fulton County power generating plants.

Fulton County ranks 827th out of 3221 counties in the United States in megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

With 1,274 megawatt generated from solar power and 1,066,710 citizens in Fulton County, the county averages 0 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 847th out of 3221 counties in the United States.

Fulton County is home to 1,066,710 people and its power plants produce 98,335.52 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.09 megawatt hours per capita per year.

When calculating by total customers, GreyStone Power Corporation is the largest supplier in Fulton County.

Fulton County is 46th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 49,028.83 megawatt hours generated from sustainable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    14,127,985 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    98,336 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    49,029 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    49,307 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    5,137,724,100 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,816.42 kg

Atlanta, GA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Atlanta home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.97% above Georgia's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 449th out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Production from non-renewable fuels makes up 0.1 megawatt hours per citizen in the city. The city's plants use non-renewable fuels for 95.54% of their electricity generation, which is 49,306.69 megawatt hours.

Coming in as the worst ranked city out of 675 cities in Georgia, Atlanta releases 2,413,661,800.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. Additionally, the city ranks 7th highest in the state for pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Atlanta, with 95.37% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Other fuels used include Solar at 2.47% and Landfill Gas at 1.99%. Atlanta has 8 electricity generation plants, which is the most for a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Atlanta

Atlanta 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.
449th14.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Atlanta
378th$146.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Atlanta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Atlanta, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.793,06028,827,2684,194,938,064
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.46123.051,776,843185,908,000

Zips with electric coverage in Atlanta, Georgia include: 30331, 30318, 30032, 30319, 30315, 30311, 30316, 30033, 30344, 30342, 30324 and 20 other zip code(s).

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Sandy Springs, GA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Sandy Springs home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.52% above Georgia's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 537th out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Power plants in the city have accomplished a 8.69% rise the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable fuels. The city ranks 13th in Georgia out of 675 cities for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel sources with a total of 46,729 megawatt hours generated.

Electricity consumption in Sandy Springs results in 504,556,914.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 8th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 655th highest in Georgia for emissions per person. There is one electricity producing plant in the city. When it comes to electricity production, Sandy Springs' main fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 46,729 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs 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 Sandy Springs
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sandy Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sandy Springs, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7946,72928,827,2684,194,938,064

Zips with electric coverage in Sandy Springs, Georgia include: 30319, 30350, 30328, 30092, 30338, 30342, 30339, 30327

South Fulton, GA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call South Fulton home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.59% below Georgia's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 116th out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. GreyStone Power Corporation is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in the city are faced with 1.03 power outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity consumption in South Fulton results in 518,475,762.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 7th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 108th highest in Georgia for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Fulton

South Fulton 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.
116th12.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Fulton
110th$137.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Fulton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Fulton, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coweta Fayette EMCBUNDLED11.13134.021,111,393123,733,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
GreyStone Power CorporationBUNDLED10.46123.051,776,843185,908,000

Zips with electric coverage in South Fulton, Georgia include: 30349, 30331, 30213, 30311, 30344, 30214, 30296, 30291, 30337, 30268, 30336

Electricity Production in Fulton County, Georgia

Power Plants in Fulton County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
MAS ASB Cogen PlantCube District Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Natural Gas 48,456.5225,002,996.85515.99
Sandy Springs GA Conventional Hydroelectric 46,729
Tech Square MicrogridGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Natural Gas 1,786606,461.77339.56
Atlanta Falcons SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Solar 1,274
CNN CenterTurner Properties (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Distillate Fuel Oil 9066,526.53739.18
Shepherd CenterShepherd Center (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Distillate Fuel Oil 21,113.65
191 Peachtree TowerBanyan St./GAP 191 Peachtree Owner, LLC (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Distillate Fuel Oil 3,111.49
Georgia Pacific CenterGP Center Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Atlanta GA Distillate Fuel Oil 15,112.93

Fulton County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Fulton County is the 44th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 5,137,724,100.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the county ranks 1629th highest in the US in pollution per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,816.42 kilograms of emissions per person. Approximately 50.05% of Fulton County's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Conventional Hydroelectric and Solar make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 47.52% and 1.30% of total electricity production, respectively. Fulton County is home to 8 power generation plants, which is the highest number of plants within a county in Georgia.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
50.05%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
47.52%
SOLAR
Solar
1.30%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%
OTHER
Other
-0.00%

Fulton County, Georgia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Fulton County include GreyStone Power Corporation, Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation, and Cobb Electric Membership Corp The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Fulton County has 7 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 7 suppliers is 3.54%. With a national average energy loss of 2.76%, Fulton County is ranked as the 663rd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Fulton County:

  • Alpharetta, Georgia:
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 40.38%
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 7.45%
    • Georgia Power: 40.39%
    • Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation: 11.79%
  • Atlanta, Georgia:
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 45.20%
    • Georgia Power: 48.41%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 6.39%
  • Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 30.36%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 30.34%
    • Coweta Fayette EMC: 9.15%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 30.14%
  • College Park, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 39.24%
    • College Park Power: 26.52%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 29.29%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 4.95%
  • East Point, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 29.51%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 29.51%
    • East Point Power: 29.51%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 11.48%
  • Fairburn, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 27.28%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 27.24%
    • Fairburn Utilities: 8.34%
    • Coweta Fayette EMC: 12.03%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 25.12%
  • Hapeville, Georgia:
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 49.93%
    • Georgia Power: 50.07%
  • Johns Creek, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 36.59%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 36.48%
    • Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation: 26.93%
  • Milton, Georgia:
    • Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation: 26.88%
    • Georgia Power: 32.78%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 32.75%
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 7.59%
  • Mountain Park, Georgia:
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 48.09%
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 51.91%
  • Palmetto, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 27.40%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 25.22%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 27.40%
    • Coweta Fayette EMC: 19.99%
  • Roswell, Georgia:
    • Cobb Electric Membership Corp: 22.66%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 35.02%
    • Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation: 7.27%
    • Georgia Power: 35.04%
  • Sandy Springs, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.04%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 49.96%
  • South Fulton, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 34.82%
    • Coweta Fayette EMC: 1.22%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 34.80%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 29.17%
  • Union City, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 34.18%
    • GreyStone Power Corporation: 31.63%
    • City of Palmetto Utilities: 34.18%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Fulton County, Georgia?

By total revenue, Georgia Power is the largest electricity company in Fulton County, Georgia.

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

There are 8 electricity companies offering service in Fulton County, Georgia.

How many power plants are in Fulton County, Georgia?

Fulton County, Georgia is home to 8 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Fulton County, Georgia?

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-24