Monroe County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monroe County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Monroe County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 293.8 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Monroe County as the 4th highest county out of 159 counties in the state for non-renewable production per capita each year.

With 97.92% of Monroe County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 2nd out of 159 counties in Georgia in total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Monroe County generates the 31st highest average of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 3221 counties in the nation, with the fuel type accounting for 287.69 megawatt hours a year per person.

Monroe County is ranked as the 1545th largest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the US with over 300,000 megawatt hours being used by citizens who live there.

Natural gas makes up 1.87% of the electric production in Monroe County, resulting in a rank of 16th out of 159 counties in Georgia for total natural gas generation.

With total production of 8,213,747.93 megawatt hours, Monroe County is ranked 142nd largest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the United States for total production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    370,275 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,213,748 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,213,748 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    293.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    395,146,505 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,134.08 kg

Jackson, GA Electricity Overview

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Jackson's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.09 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 5.06% more than the state's average price of 13.41 cents. Jackson Electric Company has an estimated 1,647 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.03 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Jackson must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 26,817,545.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 158th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 108th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jackson

Jackson 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.
452nd14.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jackson
136th$139.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jackson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jackson, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jackson Electric CompanyBUNDLED13.62129.8814,117.021,923,191.17

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Forsyth, GA Electricity Overview

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Forsyth's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 0.35% less than the state's average price of 13.41 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $129.13. This is 13.36% lower than the Georgia average bill of $149.04. Selling an estimated 81,880 megawatt hours, Forsyth Utilities is the largest provider in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Forsyth must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 21,156,760.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 186th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 108th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Forsyth

Forsyth 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.
267th13.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Forsyth
20th$129.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Forsyth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Forsyth, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Forsyth UtilitiesBUNDLED12.17108.4622,538.922,743,654.1
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Bolingbroke CDP, GA Electricity Overview

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Bolingbroke CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 6.65% less than the state's average price of 13.41 cents. With a population of 497 citizens, the city is the 467th most populated city in Georgia. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting roughly 120.4 minutes each. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Bolingbroke CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 2,398,474.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 464th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 108th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bolingbroke CDP

Bolingbroke CDP 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.
62nd12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bolingbroke CDP
140th$140.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bolingbroke CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bolingbroke CDP, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Georgia EMCBUNDLED10.48130.89820,69786,028,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Electricity Production in Monroe County, Georgia

Power Plants in Monroe County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Monroe County GA Coal 8,060,118.938,663,042,311.951,074.8
Monroe County GA Natural Gas 153,629102,425,219.96666.7

Monroe County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Monroe County, Coal is 97.92% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Natural Gas (1.87%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.21%), these three fuel types account for 8,213,747.93 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 14,134.08 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 4th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in the state and 163rd out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 395,146,505.19 kilograms, the county ranks 35th highest in Georgia and 744th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Monroe County has the 980th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 2 total power plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.92%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.87%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.21%

Monroe County, Georgia Net Metering

About 75.00% of the electricity companies in Monroe County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Georgia has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Monroe County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.01% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Monroe County ranks 1017th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Monroe County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Monroe County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power18,399
2Central Georgia EMC11,220
3Southern Rivers Energy3,916
4Forsyth Utilities2,992

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Monroe County, Georgia.

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

There are 2 power plants located in Monroe County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-24