Muscogee County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Muscogee County's ability to generate 452,228 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 5th highest hydroelectric energy generating county out of 159 counties in the state.

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Muscogee County ranks 12th out of 159 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using 2,518,192.45 megawatt hours.

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When calculating by number of customers, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in Muscogee County.

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There was a 2.71% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the previous year in Muscogee County.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Muscogee County is 13.16 cents. This is about 2.18% below the national average of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Residents in the county experience an average of 1.43 electrical outages a year, with an average of 107.6 minutes per outage.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,518,192 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    455,113 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    455,113 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    786,047,464 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,015.18 kg

Columbus, GA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Columbus is approximately 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the Georgia average rate of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The city ranks 33rd in Georgia out of 625 cities for solar generation per capita. More electricity is consumed in Columbus than is generated, with electricity usage amounting to 553.23% of production.

Columbus emits 4,015.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 613th highest polluting city out of 625 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution for Columbus from electricity use is 785,900,436.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 3rd highest in Georgia. The city has the 3rd most electricity plants of any city in the state, with 4 total power plants. This is the 52nd most power plants per capita in the state. Columbus's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 99.37% of electricity production using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

Columbus 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.
540th13.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
595th$147.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Georgia

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Diverse Power IncorporatedBUNDLED14.44175.44No DataIcon representing missing value.434,05662,685,800
Flint EnergiesBUNDLED12.56158.97No DataIcon representing missing value.1,176,028147,752,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38452,22828,207,1243,600,820,699

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

Energy Production in Muscogee County, Georgia

Power Plants in Muscogee County, Georgia

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Columbus GA Conventional Hydroelectric 277,604No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Columbus GA Conventional Hydroelectric 174,624No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Muscogee Public WorksWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Columbus GA Solar 2,885No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Muscogee County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 786,047,464.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Muscogee County ranks 435th worst in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,015.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 2042nd highest county in the US for CO2 emissions per capita. The county is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is the 12th highest number of power plants within a county in Georgia and the 70th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties. Muscogee County's main fuel used for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They produce 452,228 megawatt hours, or 99.37% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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99.37%
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Solar
0.63%

Muscogee County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Muscogee County providing electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Muscogee County is 4.07%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Georgia Power, Flint Energies, and Diverse Power Incorporated. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Muscogee County having a rank of 1202nd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Muscogee County, Georgia

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What electricity companies offer service in Muscogee County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power9,892
2Flint Energies4,439
3Diverse Power Incorporated1,946

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

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

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

Muscogee County, Georgia has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

Muscogee County, Georgia is home to 3 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16