Newton County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Newton County, Georgia Electricity Overview

The US national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Newton County benefit from an average rate that is 18.64% below that at 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

When calculating by number of customers, Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity supplier in Newton County.

Newton County is ranked as the 542nd largest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with over 1,400,000 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers living there.

Citizens in Newton County face an average of 1.03 outages lasting 120.4 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Newton County saw a 1.24% decline during the course of the most recent 12 months.

On average, Newton County residents are accountable for 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, while the statewide average pollution per capita is 4,852.28.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,489,775 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    542,832,098 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,825.9 kg

Covington, GA Electricity Overview

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Covington's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.92 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 11.07% lower than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, ranking the city at 15th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in the state. Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Covington experience 1.03 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Covington emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 108th highest polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 68,489,221.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 91st highest for total pollution in Georgia. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Covington

Covington 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.
15th11.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Covington
23rd$130.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Covington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Covington, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.941,486,114149,772,000

Zips with electric coverage in Covington, Georgia include: 30016, 30014, 30054

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Oxford, GA Electricity Overview

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Oxford's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.38 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.25% lower than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, ranking the city at 279th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in the state. Oxford, Georgia Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Oxford experience 1.03 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Oxford emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 108th highest polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 11,138,185.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 269th highest for total pollution in Georgia. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oxford

Oxford 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.
279th13.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oxford
31st$133.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oxford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oxford, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Oxford, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.75137.286,412.611,009,849.97
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.941,486,114149,772,000

Porterdale, GA Electricity Overview

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Porterdale's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.64 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 13.16% lower than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, ranking the city at 10th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in the state. Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Porterdale experience 1.03 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Porterdale emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 675 cities in Georgia based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 8,681,800.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 295th highest for total pollution in Georgia. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Porterdale

Porterdale 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.
10th11.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Porterdale
22nd$130.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Porterdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Porterdale, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.941,486,114149,772,000

Zips with electric coverage in Porterdale, Georgia include: 30016, 30014, 30070

Newton County, Georgia Details

Newton County, Georgia Net Metering

Newton County has 4 out of 7 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Georgia have above average net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 5 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 3.56%. With a state average energy loss of 3.96%, Newton County is the 15th best county in Georgia for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Newton County, Georgia?

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

There are 7 electricity companies offering service in Newton County, Georgia.

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

The largest electricity provider in Newton County, Georgia by total customer count is Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-24