Laurens County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Laurens County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Laurens County ranks 36th in the state out of 159 counties in solar power generation, with 6,251 megawatt hours produced from solar.

Laurens County ranks 536th out of 3221 counties in the nation for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.13 megawatt hours produced per person.

Laurens County generates 41.83% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 2.16 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Laurens County as the 611th highest county in the nation out of 3221 counties for non-renewable production per capita per year.

With a population of 49,570 residents, Laurens County is the 42nd largest county by population in Georgia.

The burning of natural gas in Laurens County yields a total of 106,952.72 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 17th out of 159 counties in Georgia.

Residents of Laurens County are paying, on average, 4.36% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    656,527 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    255,686 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    148,734 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    106,953 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.16 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    233,581,004 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,712.14 kg

Dublin, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Dublin, which is 3.31% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 421st out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power. The city has an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer each year. These outages last for an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Approximately 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 108th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 77,571,572.04 kilograms, the city ranks 78th 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 212,891.26 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.
421st13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dublin
391st$147.51Average 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 CorporationBUNDLED13.83139.81228,37531,586,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Little Ocmulgee ElectricBUNDLED14.35134.26122,817.8417,622,739.89
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84144,65019,003,700
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29184,78722,538,600

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East Dublin, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of East Dublin, which is 3.09% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 397th out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power. The city has an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer each year. These outages last for an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Approximately 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 108th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 12,026,151.39 kilograms, the city ranks 261st 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 33,005.16 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.
397th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Dublin
375th$146.6Average 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 CorporationBUNDLED13.83139.81228,37531,586,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84144,65019,003,700
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29184,78722,538,600

Dexter, GA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.84 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Dexter, which is 3.25% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 412th out of 675 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. With an estimated 36 total residential customers, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Customers in Dexter deal with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Approximately 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 629th worst polluter in the state out of 675 cities. With total emissions of 3,160,966.76 kilograms, the city ranks 422nd 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 8,675.11 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.
412th13.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dexter
569th$150.31Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84144,65019,003,700

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 Natural Gas 249,435.4687,525,906.93350.9
Laurens County GA Solar 6,251

Laurens County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 4,712.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 117th highest polluter in the state out of 159 counties. Total emissions in the county are 233,581,003.8 kilograms, which is the 47th worst total amount of pollution for all counties in Georgia. Electricity generating facilities in the county mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 41.83% (or 106,952.72 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Tire-derived Fuels are also important fuel sources in the county, with 69,382.12 (27.14%) and 65,048.06 (25.44%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Laurens County has 2 power generation plants, which is 28th most in Georgia.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
41.83%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
27.14%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
25.44%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
3.15%
SOLAR
Solar
2.44%

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 3 electricity companies in Laurens County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.30% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Laurens County a rank of 77th best in Georgia out of 159 counties.

Providers In Each City in Laurens County:

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

* 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?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24