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Lowndes County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lowndes County, Georgia Electricity Overview

With 119,739 citizens living within the county and 117,802 megawatt hours produced a year, Lowndes County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.98 megawatt hours. The city is 1433rd largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Over 99.96% of Lowndes County's electricity generation comes from sustainable sources, putting Lowndes County at 850th in the nation for total sustainable electricity generation.

Lowndes County produces 0.04% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, resulting in a ranking of 29th out of 159 counties in Georgia for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Lowndes County is 13.79 cents. This is about 14.46% less than the national average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lowndes County currently is 313th out of 3230 counties in the US for megawatt hours produced using solar power.

Lowndes County citizens experience outages averaging 126.36 minutes per interruption, with roughly 1.19 outages a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,571,979 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    117,802 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    117,760 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.98 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    515,962,072 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,309.06 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Valdosta

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Valdosta Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.31¢ per kWh

  • 5.86% higher than last month
  • 6.93% higher than April last year
  • 1.51% higher than the Georgia average
  • 15.39% lower than the US average
  • 213th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since April last year
  • 11,702nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,435 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,886 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.26¢ per kWh

  • 0.55% higher than last month
  • 3.81% lower than April last year
  • 4.37% higher than the Georgia average
  • 11.54% lower than the US average
  • 218th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 13,968th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 278 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,208 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$111.67 per month

  • 5% higher than last month
  • 10.43% higher than April last year
  • 1.03% lower than the Georgia average
  • 0.95% lower than the US average
  • 463rd in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 24 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 31 since April last year
  • 18,528th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,765 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,236 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$144.65 per month

  • 0.61% higher than last month
  • 6.56% lower than April last year
  • 0.46% lower than the Georgia average
  • 6.3% higher than the US average
  • 467th in the state out of 672 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 280 since April last year
  • 19,927th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 409 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,334 since April last year

Valdosta, GA Electricity Overview

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Valdosta has an average residential electricity rate of 14.26 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 4.37% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.67 cents, ranking the city at 218th out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity price. There is 14994.09% more electricity used in Valdosta than is generated, forcing the city to purchase electricity from nearby cities and counties. Solar fields in the city generate, on average, 0.09 megawatt hours per person living within the city. This ranks the city 29th in the state out of 675 cities.

As the 17th worst ranked city out of 675 cities in Georgia, Valdosta emits 246,417,461.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 636th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita. The city is home to 4 power plants, which is the 3rd highest number of plants within a city in Georgia out of the state's 675 cities. Valdosta has about 99.13% of its electricity generated from Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Valdosta

Valdosta residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.082/kWh$262.43/mo.$80.74/mo.
218th14.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Valdosta
467th$144.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Valdosta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Valdosta, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Colquitt Electric MembershipBUNDLED13.01145.27861,341.95112,047,720.68
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

Zips with electric coverage in Valdosta, Georgia include: 31602, 31601, 31605, 31606, 31698

Bemiss CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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Bemiss CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 1.49% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.67 cents, ranking the city at 141st out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.19 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 126.36 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes a outage. Georgia Power has an estimated 372 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

As the 123rd worst ranked city out of 675 cities in Georgia, Bemiss CDP emits 39,899,905.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 8th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Bemiss CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bemiss CDP

Bemiss CDP residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.083/kWh$255.76/mo.$84.21/mo.
141st13.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bemiss CDP
494th$144.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bemiss CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bemiss CDP, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Colquitt Electric MembershipBUNDLED13.01145.27861,341.95112,047,720.68
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

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Hahira, GA Electricity Overview

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Hahira has an average residential electricity rate of 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 4.15% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.67 cents, ranking the city at 214th out of 675 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.19 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 126.36 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes a outage. Georgia Power has an estimated 134 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

As the 220th worst ranked city out of 675 cities in Georgia, Hahira emits 14,778,405.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 321st worst in Georgia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Hahira has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hahira

Hahira residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.082/kWh$261.91/mo.$81.01/mo.
214th14.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hahira
469th$144.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hahira Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hahira, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Colquitt Electric MembershipBUNDLED13.01145.27861,341.95112,047,720.68
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.62144.428,447,190.824,159,793,258

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Electricity Production in Lowndes County, Georgia

Power Plants in Lowndes County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Moody Air Force Base SolarGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Lowndes County GA Solar 76,332
Pecan Row Landfill To Electric FacilityEDL Inc (100.00%)
Lowndes County GA Landfill Gas 30,31120,182,227.86665.84
Lowndes Tycor FarmsLowndes County GA S2, LLC (100.00%)
Lowndes County GA Solar 4,823
Lowndes IDALowndes County GA S1, LLC (100.00%)
Valdosta GA Solar 2,945
Valdosta PrisonIGS Solar (100.00%)
Valdosta GA Solar 1,833
Lowndes County GA Solar 1,516
Valdosta Water Treatment PlantValdosta City of (100.00%)
Valdosta GA Distillate Fuel Oil 4236,745.17874.88

Lowndes County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lowndes County has 7 power plants, which is 290th highest in the nation. About 74.23% of electricity in Lowndes County comes from generation using Solar. Landfill Gas (25.73%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.04%). Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Lowndes County averages 4,309.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 515,962,072.02 kilograms, which is the 26th highest total amount of pollution for any county in the state.

SOLAR
Solar
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Solar
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Solar
Solar
Solar
74.23%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
25.73%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.04%

Lowndes County, Georgia Net Metering

Approximately 66.67% of the electric suppliers in Lowndes County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Georgia is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Lowndes County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.44% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lowndes County a rank of 1246th best in the country out of 3230.

Power Companies in Lowndes County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Lowndes County:

  • Dasher, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 97.99%
    • Colquitt Electric Membership: 2.01%
  • Hahira, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 80.52%
    • Colquitt Electric Membership: 19.48%
  • Lake Park, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 97.14%
    • Colquitt Electric Membership: 2.86%
  • Remerton, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Valdosta, Georgia:
    • Colquitt Electric Membership: 17.50%
    • Georgia Power: 82.50%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lowndes County, Georgia?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Lowndes County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power24,334
2Colquitt Electric Membership18,468
3Slash Pine Electric361

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving consumers in Lowndes County, Georgia.

How many power plants are located within Lowndes County, Georgia?

There are 7 active power plants located in Lowndes County, Georgia

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-18