Murray County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Murray County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Murray County is the 5th highest county in Georgia for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 192.73 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable sources.

Murray County consumes approximately 6.76% of the electricity that is produced in their generation facilities, this means they will export or store the remaining megawatt hours.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Murray County enjoy an average rate that is 9.52% less at 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour.

Murray County is ranked as the 1199th largest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with over 500,000 megawatt hours being consumed by residents living there.

Murray County has seen a rise in electricity generation from solar power of 20.06% year over year.

Roughly 98.35% of Murray County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 8th highest ranked county in Georgia out of 159 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    529,420 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,833,748 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    129,647 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,704,101 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    195.98 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    205,753,756 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,147.32 kg

Chatsworth, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Chatsworth's citizens spend 14.48 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Georgia and nationwide average rates of 13.41 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $149.04, while the Chatsworth average is 0.39% higher at $149.62 per month. This ranks the city 432nd in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing Chatsworth must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 23,521,453.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 108th highest in Georgia for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chatsworth

Chatsworth 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.
508th14.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chatsworth
432nd$149.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chatsworth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chatsworth, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
North Georgia ElectricBUNDLED10.72141.171,374,693147,390,000

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Eton, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Eton's citizens spend 14.06 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Georgia average rate of 13.41 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. Eton is the 394th largest city in the state, with a population of 824.

Electricity companies servicing Eton must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 3,976,544.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 108th highest in Georgia for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eton

Eton 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.
445th14.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eton
414th$148.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eton, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
North Georgia ElectricBUNDLED10.72141.171,374,693147,390,000

Electricity Production in Murray County, Georgia

Power Plants in Murray County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Thomas A Smith Energy FacilityOglethorpe Power Corporation (100.00%)
Murray County GA Natural Gas 7,704,1013,044,505,491.58395.18
Murray County GA Conventional Hydroelectric 123,369
Murray Treadwell FarmsMurray County GA S1, LLC (100.00%)
Murray County GA Solar 6,278

Murray County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Murray County, Natural Gas makes up 98.35% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (1.57%) and Solar (0.08%), these three fuel types make up 7,833,748 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county electricity production. The county has the 1181st highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 205,753,756.33 kilograms. The county also ranks 1339th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 5,147.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Murray County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is the 18th most plants within a county in Georgia.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.35%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.57%
SOLAR
Solar
0.08%

Murray County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Murray County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. 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 4 companies in Murray County that report energy loss, including Georgia Power, North Georgia Electric, and Amicalola EMC. Together, these 4 electricity companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.31% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 3.96%, Murray County is the 148th best county in Georgia for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Murray County, Georgia

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Murray County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power16,348
2North Georgia Electric13,021
3Amicalola EMC730
4Tri-State EMC261

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Murray County, Georgia?

The largest electricity provider in Murray County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Murray County, Georgia.

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

There are 3 power plants in Murray County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24