Muscogee County, Georgia Electric Profile
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.
Muscogee County ranks 12th out of 159 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using 2,518,192.45 megawatt hours.
When calculating by number of customers, Georgia Power is the largest supplier in Muscogee County.
There was a 2.71% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the previous year in Muscogee County.
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.
Residents in the county experience an average of 1.43 electrical outages a year, with an average of 107.6 minutes per outage.
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Columbus, GA Electric Overview
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.
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Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Georgia
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||City Production (MWh)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)|
|Diverse Power Incorporated||BUNDLED||14.44||175.44||434,056||62,685,800|
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
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Oliver DamGeorgia Power (100.00%)
North HighlandsGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Muscogee Public WorksWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Muscogee County, Georgia Details
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.
What electricity companies offer service in Muscogee County, Georgia?
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.