Macon County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Macon County generates 52,256.99 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 583rd out of 3220 counties in the nation for total natural gas generation.

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Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 81.20%, or 384,518.81 megawatt hours, of Macon County’s total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 503rd in the country for total megawatt hours from renewable sources.

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With total generation of 473,555.12 megawatt hours, Macon County is ranked 910th largest producer of electricity of all 3220 counties in the nation for total production.

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Macon County has seen a 11.52% decline during the course of the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

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Macon County is the 2109th worst pollution level from electricity use in the country, emitting 64,811,538.05 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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At $140.56, the average monthly residential electric bill in Macon County is 16.90% above the US average bill.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    166,538 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    473,555 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    384,519 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    89,036 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    36.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    64,811,538 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,005.91 kg

Montezuma, GA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Montezuma is roughly 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.50% higher than the average state rate of 12.22 cents. Georgia Power is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in the city have 1.03 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

For every person in the city there are 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 406th worst in Georgia out of 625 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 15,011,524.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montezuma

Montezuma 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montezuma
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montezuma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montezuma, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Oglethorpe, GA Electric Overview

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Oglethorpe has an average residential electricity rate of 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.50% higher than the state's average rate of 12.22 cents, resulting in the city ranking 352nd out of 625 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Facilities in the city produce, on average, 62.97 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuel sources, which ranks it 1st in Georgia out of 625 cities. Customers in the city experience 1.03 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity consumption in Oglethorpe has byproducts of 7,078,359.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 316th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 8th worst in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. About 60.33% of electricity in Oglethorpe comes from production using Black Liquour. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 20.87% and Natural Gas at 11.04% of generation. Oglethorpe has the 17th highest number of power plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant. This translates to the 11th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oglethorpe
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oglethorpe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oglethorpe, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Marshallville, GA Electric Overview

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Marshallville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.77 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. Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages last an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

On average, Marshallville 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 6,238,874.03 kilograms, the city ranks 332nd worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marshallville

Marshallville 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.
352nd12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marshallville
199th$130.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marshallville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marshallville, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Energy Production in Macon County, Georgia

Power Plants in Macon County, Georgia

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Flint River OperationsInternational Paper (100.00%)
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Macon County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Macon County's fuel of choice is Black Liquour, with 60.33% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Wood/Wood Waste Solids (20.87%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Natural Gas (11.04%). Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 64,811,538.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 107th most of any county in the state. This total results in 5,005.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the county 1497th worst in the US for pollution per capita. Macon County has one electricity producing plant, which is 49th most in the state.

BLACK LIQUOUR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
60.33%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
20.87%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
11.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
7.77%

Macon County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity companies in Macon County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Citizens of Georgia have decent net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Macon County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.52% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Macon County a rank of 719th best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Macon County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Macon County:

  • Ideal, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Marshallville, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Montezuma, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Oglethorpe, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%

* 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 Macon County, Georgia?

By total customer count, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in Macon County, Georgia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Macon County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power18,151
2Flint Energies12,254

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

Macon County, Georgia is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are located in Macon County, Georgia?

There is one power plant in Macon County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16