Laurens County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Residents of Laurens County are paying, on average, 2.51% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average, at 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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With 6,225 megawatt hours generated from solar, Laurens County ranks 562nd in the United States out of 3220 counties for solar power electricity production.

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The 65,364.01 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable energy ranks Laurens County at 734th in the US out of 3220 counties in non-renewable energy production.

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Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has fallen by 10.26% over the previous year in Laurens County.

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Laurens County is 776th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 165,376.31 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

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Laurens County is 742nd out of 3220 counties in the US for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 3.48 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    611,588 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    230,740 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    165,376 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    65,364 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    229,578,229 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,828.55 kg

Dublin, GA Electric Overview

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Dublin's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.22% more than the average state rate of 12.22 cents and 3.53% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. There has been a 10.84% decrease in the usage of sustainable fuel sources (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Dublin during the course of the past year. There is a shortage of 197,371.84 megawatt hours in the city because of residents consuming 3170.63% more electricity than the city's electricity plants generate. This leads to the necessity to import extra megawatt hours.

Around 4,751.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 592nd highest polluter in Georgia out of 625 cities. A total of 75,200,029.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 79th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 17th most power plants within a city and the 39th highest number of plants per capita, out of 625 cities, in the state. Dublin's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dublin

Dublin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
502nd12.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dublin
386th$133.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dublin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dublin, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Ocmulgee EMCBUNDLED13.04121.19No DataIcon representing missing value.123,294.5316,078,060.85
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84No DataIcon representing missing value.144,65019,003,700
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29No DataIcon representing missing value.184,78722,538,600

East Dublin, GA Electric Overview

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On average, East Dublin's residential electricity price is 12.89 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably for their citizens, 5.49% more than the state's average rate of 12.22 cents, which ranks the city 462nd out of 625 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Georgia Power is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage.

Electricity use in East Dublin results in the release of 13,271,697.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 245th highest in the state out of 625 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 14th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Dublin

East Dublin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
462nd12.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Dublin
290th$131.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Dublin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Dublin, Georgia

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Altamaha Electric Member CorporationBUNDLED13.83139.81No DataIcon representing missing value.228,37531,586,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Little Ocmulgee ElectricBUNDLED14.35134.26No DataIcon representing missing value.122,817.8417,622,739.89
Ocmulgee EMCBUNDLED13.04121.19No DataIcon representing missing value.123,294.5316,078,060.85
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84No DataIcon representing missing value.144,65019,003,700

Dexter, GA Electric Overview

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Dexter's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Dexter is home to 832 residents, which is the 389th highest population for a city in Georgia. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages last on average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

On average, Dexter residents emit 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 625 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 4,077,567.31 kilograms, the city ranks 384th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dexter

Dexter residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.081/kWh$203.19/mo.$78.37/mo.
504th12.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dexter
390th$134.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dexter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dexter, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Ocmulgee EMCBUNDLED13.04121.19No DataIcon representing missing value.123,294.5316,078,060.85
Oconee Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.14150.84No DataIcon representing missing value.144,65019,003,700

Energy Production in Laurens County, Georgia

Power Plants in Laurens County, Georgia

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WestRock Southeast, LLC.WestRock Southeast, LLC (100.00%)
Laurens County GA Tire-derived Fuels 224,515.3284,472,628.83376.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Dublin GA Solar 6,225No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Laurens County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 46th highest ranked county out of 159 counties in Georgia, Laurens County emits 229,578,228.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total equates to 4,828.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, so the county ranks 1621st worst in the United States for pollution per capita. Tire-derived Fuels makes up 35.31% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in Laurens County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 29.77% and Natural Gas at 28.33% of production. There are 2 power generation plants in Laurens County, which is the 1044th most power plants in a county in the nation and equates to the 1343rd highest amount of power plants per person.

TIRE-DERIVED FUELS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
Tire-derived Fuels
35.31%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
29.77%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
28.33%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Other Biomass Solids
3.89%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
2.70%

Laurens County, Georgia Net Metering

Approximately 83.33% of the electric providers in Laurens County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Georgia have pretty good net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Laurens County that report energy loss, including Georgia Power, Oconee Electric Membership Corporation, and Washington EMC. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.30% of electricity generated. With a state average energy loss of 3.96%, Laurens County is ranked as the 75th best county in Georgia for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Laurens County:

  • Adrian, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Cadwell, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 0.35%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 32.99%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%
  • Dexter, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%
  • Dublin, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 0.60%
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 32.64%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.38%
    • Georgia Power: 33.38%
  • Dudley, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%
  • East Dublin, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 11.11%
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 21.27%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 0.50%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%
    • Altamaha Electric Member Corporation: 0.46%
  • Montrose, Georgia:
    • Oconee Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%
  • Rentz, Georgia:
    • Ocmulgee EMC: 33.33%
    • Little Ocmulgee Electric: 33.33%
    • Georgia Power: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in Laurens County, Georgia.

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

Laurens County, Georgia has 6 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are within Laurens County, Georgia?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Laurens County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power36,629
2Ocmulgee EMC4,533
3Little Ocmulgee Electric3,317
4Oconee Electric Membership Corporation2,668
5Altamaha Electric Member Corporation2,047
6Washington EMC831

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16