Hancock County, GA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Hancock County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hancock County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Hancock County is the 2700th worst polluting county in the US based on emissions per person. The county emits 1,375.78 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

With a national average residential electricity bill of $137.99, Hancock County residents, on average, pay about 6.94% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

Hancock County is the 41st highest producing county in Georgia out of 159 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

When calculating by number of customers, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in Hancock County.

Citizens in Hancock County deal with an average of 1.47 outages lasting 135.7 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes an outage.

Hancock County has seen a 57.11% increase in hydroelectric power production during the past 12 months.


  • Total Consumption

    112,312 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.98 MWh


  • Total Production

    77,867 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    77,867 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    11,903,237 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,375.78 kg

Sparta, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Sparta are billed a residential electricity rate of 14.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.05% above the state's average rate of 13.65 cents. This makes the city 449th lowest for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $149.21 per month, while the Georgia average is $145.42. Customers in Sparta pay 2.60% more compared to other residents in Georgia. Selling an estimated 2,667.14 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Sparta emits 4,485.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 403rd worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 9,263,377.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Sparta must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sparta

Sparta 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.
449th14.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sparta
536th$149.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sparta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sparta, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.42140.2427,835,366.054,012,855,036
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.06155.93214,46230,158,000
Washington EMCBUNDLED14.54151.45187,25927,226,000

Electricity Production in Hancock County, Georgia

Power Plants in Hancock County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hancock County GA Conventional Hydroelectric 77,867

Hancock County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hancock County emits 1,375.78 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 146th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 11,903,237.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel consumed in Hancock County is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 77,867 megawatt hours from this fuel type. There is one power plant in Hancock County.

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Hancock County, Georgia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Hancock County include Washington EMC, Rayle Electric Membership Corporation, and Tri-County EMC The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Hancock County is 4.36%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Georgia Power, Washington EMC, and Rayle Electric Membership Corporation. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Hancock County a rank of 97th best in Georgia out of 159 counties.


What electricity companies offer service in Hancock County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power22,582
2Washington EMC3,577
3Rayle Electric Membership Corporation1,514
4Tri-County EMC570

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

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

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Hancock County, Georgia.

How many power plants are in Hancock County, Georgia?

There is one active power plant in Hancock County, Georgia

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-31