Muscogee County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Muscogee County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Muscogee County produces 2,550 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 50th out of 159 counties in Georgia for total megawatt hours produced from solar power sources.

At $154.77, the average monthly residential electric bill in Muscogee County is 3.85% more than the state average and 19.19% above the US average.

Muscogee County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 5.37% below the United States average rate, at 13.68 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

Muscogee County generates 1.67 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 51 highest county out of 159 counties for production per capita in the state.

Muscogee County is ranked 132nd out of 159 for highest polluting county in Georgia based on emissions per person. The county emits 4,216.62 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Muscogee County is 20th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 346,005 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,740,568 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    346,005 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    346,005 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    872,511,127 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,216.62 kg

Columbus, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Columbus is about 13.68 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 2.05% above Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, ranking the city at 367th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in the state. The city is 3rd out of 675 cities in the state for total hydroelectric production. They produce 343,455 megawatt hours from hydroelectric facilities. The city is ranked 7th in Georgia in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 346,005 megawatt hours generated.

Emissions in Columbus average 4,216.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 662nd worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,216.62 kilograms per person and 206,922 people in the city, the city emits 872,511,126.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 3rd worst rank in the state for total emissions. The city is home to 4 electricity generation plants, which is the 3rd most out of any city in Georgia. Columbus' power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 343,455 megawatt hours (or 99.26%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

Columbus 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.
367th13.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
639th$154.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Diverse Power IncorporatedBUNDLED14.44175.44434,05662,685,800
Flint EnergiesBUNDLED12.56158.971,176,028147,752,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.79343,45528,827,2684,194,938,064

Zips with electric coverage in Columbus, Georgia include: 31907, 31909, 31904, 31906, 31905, 31903, 31820, 31808, 31901, 31801, 31829

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Electricity Production in Muscogee County, Georgia

Power Plants in Muscogee County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Columbus GA Conventional Hydroelectric 209,721
Columbus GA Conventional Hydroelectric 133,734
Muscogee Public WorksWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Columbus GA Solar 2,550

Muscogee County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Muscogee County average 4,216.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 1934th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. At 4,216.62 kilograms per person and 206,922 residents in the county, the county emits 872,511,126.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has the 568th highest power generation plants of any county in the United States, with 3 total power plants. In Muscogee County, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 99.26% of the fuel utilized in electricity generation.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
99.26%
SOLAR
Solar
0.74%

Muscogee County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Muscogee County providing electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Muscogee County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.07% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Georgia average is 3.96%, resulting in a rank of 1072nd best in the US and a state rank of 51st best out of 3221 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Muscogee County, Georgia

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Muscogee County, Georgia by total revenue is Georgia Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Muscogee County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power10,154
2Flint Energies6,942
3Diverse Power Incorporated348

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

Muscogee County, Georgia is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Muscogee County, Georgia?

There are 3 active electricity plants in Muscogee County, Georgia

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