Electric Rates & Providers in Laurens County, GA

Laurens County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Laurens County, Georgia Electricity Overview

At an average residential rate of 14.40 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Laurens County enjoy a 10.09% discount from the nationwide average.

Laurens County has seen a rise in electricity production from solar energy of roughly 10.11% year over year.

Laurens County is the 1028th largest county by population in the nation, with 49,202 citizens residing in the county.

Laurens County continues to make strides with the lowering of non-renewable fuel type use for electricity production purposes. The county has seen a 48.72% curtailment in the use of these fuel sources in their electricity generation facilities throughout the last year.

Emitting 226,578,823.93 kilograms of CO2 gases, Laurens County has the 1091st worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the nation and 46th highest in the state.

Laurens County is 33rd in the state rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 156,572.05 megawatt hours produced from sustainable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    635,761 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    204,044 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    156,572 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    47,472 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    226,578,824 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,605.07 kg

Dublin, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.35 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Dublin, which is 4.49% higher than the state's average rate of 13.73 cents. This makes the city 409th out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 23,305.33 megawatt hours each year, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Approximately 4,465.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 14th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 71,744,028.79 kilograms, the city ranks 76th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 207,608.81 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dublin

Dublin 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.
409th14.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dublin
543rd$150.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dublin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dublin, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Altamaha Electric Member CorporationBUNDLED14.18149.75244,09234,611,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.42140.2427,835,366.054,012,855,036
Little Ocmulgee ElectricBUNDLED14.66137.52126,104.8518,492,125.44
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.12160.59144,16520,352,200
Washington EMCBUNDLED14.54151.45187,25927,226,000

East Dublin, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of East Dublin, which is 4.20% higher than the state's average rate of 13.73 cents. This makes the city 383rd out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 6,407.25 megawatt hours each year, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Approximately 4,465.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 323rd worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 13,293,208.05 kilograms, the city ranks 237th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 38,467.13 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Dublin

East Dublin 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.
383rd14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Dublin
545th$150.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Dublin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Dublin, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Altamaha Electric Member CorporationBUNDLED14.18149.75244,09234,611,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.42140.2427,835,366.054,012,855,036
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.12160.59144,16520,352,200
Washington EMCBUNDLED14.54151.45187,25927,226,000

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Dexter, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.37 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Dexter, which is 4.65% higher than the state's average rate of 13.73 cents. This makes the city 414th out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 1,139.01 megawatt hours each year, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 133.1 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Approximately 4,465.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 14th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 4,630,519.57 kilograms, the city ranks 379th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 13,399.54 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dexter

Dexter 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.
414th14.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dexter
551st$150.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dexter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dexter, 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
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.12160.59144,16520,352,200

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Electricity Production in Laurens County, Georgia

Power Plants in Laurens County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
WestRock Southeast, LLC.WestRock Southeast, LLC (100.00%)
Laurens County GA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 193,626.3676,202,524.56393.55
Laurens County GA Solar 6,883

Laurens County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 4,605.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 24th highest polluter in the state out of 159 counties. Total emissions in the county are 226,578,823.93 kilograms, which is the 46th worst total amount of pollution for all counties in Georgia. Electricity generating facilities in the county mainly use Wood/Wood Waste Solids, which accounts for 38.16% (or 77,869.37 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Tire-derived Fuels and Natural Gas are also important fuel sources in the county, with 63,713.81 (31.23%) and 47,472.01 (23.27%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Laurens County has 2 power generation plants, which is 31st most in Georgia.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
38.16%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
31.23%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
23.27%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
3.97%
SOLAR
Solar
3.37%

Laurens County, Georgia Net Metering

Laurens County has 5 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity companies in Laurens County that report energy loss. Combined, these 4 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.88% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Laurens County a rank of 60th best in Georgia out of 159 counties.

Providers In Each City in Laurens County:

  • Adrian, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Cadwell, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 45.97%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 8.07%
    • Georgia Power: 45.97%
  • Dexter, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Dublin, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 0.65%
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 38.24%
    • Altamaha Electric Member Corporation: 18.61%
    • Georgia Power: 38.24%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 4.26%
  • Dudley, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • East Dublin, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 33.00%
    • Altamaha Electric Member Corporation: 33.00%
    • Georgia Power: 33.00%
    • Washington EMC: 1.01%
  • Montrose, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Rentz, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 43.90%
    • Georgia Power: 43.90%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 12.19%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Laurens County, Georgia by total customer count is Georgia Power.

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

There are 6 electricity providers offering service in Laurens County, Georgia.

How many power plants are in Laurens County, Georgia?

Laurens County, Georgia is home to 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Laurens County, Georgia?

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-02-26