Hancock County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hancock County, Georgia Electricity Overview

During the course of the past year, Hancock County saw a 30.06% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Hancock County averages 8.13 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 20th highest in Georgia.

With a population of 8,735 citizens, Hancock County is the 135th most populated county in Georgia.

Hancock County ranks 135th out of 159 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens consuming over 100,000 megawatt hours.

Hancock County is 984th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 70,972 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

Residents of Hancock County are paying, on average, 7.40% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 13.39 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.


  • Total Consumption

    115,690 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh


  • Total Production

    70,972 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    70,972 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.13 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    16,294,071 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,865.38 kg

Sparta, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Sparta are billed a residential electricity rate of 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.99% below the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. With an estimated 84 residential customers, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Sparta emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 6,548,750.98 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.
249th13.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sparta
123rd$138.15Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.08139.38201,44626,351,900
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29184,78722,538,600

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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 70,972

Hancock County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hancock County emits 1,865.38 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 16,294,070.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel consumed in Hancock County is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 70,972 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 4.69%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Georgia Power, Washington EMC, and Rayle Electric Membership Corporation. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hancock County a rank of 123rd best in Georgia out of 159 counties.


What electricity companies offer service in Hancock County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power22,138
2Washington EMC3,500
3Rayle Electric Membership Corporation1,467
4Tri-County EMC554

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

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-18