Newton County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Newton County ranks 23rd out of 159 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens consuming over 1,400,000 megawatt hours.

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Residents of Newton County are paying, on average, 11.77% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Residents of Newton County deal with an average of 1.03 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

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

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With a population of 111,744 residents, Newton County is the 23rd largest county in Georgia.

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Newton County has the 25th worst pollution level from electricity use in the state, emitting 547,648,656.09 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,437,372 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    547,648,656 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,900.92 kg

Covington, GA Electric Overview

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Covington's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.22 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 2,882 residential customers, Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity provider in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

On average, Covington residents emit 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 406th highest polluting city out of 625 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 68,451,181.09 kilograms, the city ranks 87th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Covington

Covington 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.
67th11.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Covington
88th$126.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Covington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Covington, Georgia

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City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51No DataIcon representing missing value.139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Mansfield, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.33122.79No DataIcon representing missing value.2,965.78306,479.25
Oxford, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.75137.28No DataIcon representing missing value.6,412.611,009,849.97
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,486,114149,772,000

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

Oxford, GA Electric Overview

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Oxford's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.03% less than the average state rate of 12.22 cents and 11.93% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in the city deal with 1.03 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Around 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 406th highest polluter in Georgia out of 625 cities. A total of 11,502,464.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 270th worst in Georgia for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Oxford must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oxford

Oxford 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.
67th11.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oxford
88th$126.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oxford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oxford, Georgia

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City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51No DataIcon representing missing value.139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Mansfield, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.33122.79No DataIcon representing missing value.2,965.78306,479.25
Oxford, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.75137.28No DataIcon representing missing value.6,412.611,009,849.97
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,486,114149,772,000

Porterdale, GA Electric Overview

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On average, Porterdale's residential electricity price is 11.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.03% below Georgia's average rate of 12.22 cents and 11.93% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in Porterdale deal with 1.03 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation.

Electricity use in Porterdale results in the release of 8,566,812.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 301st highest in the state out of 625 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 406th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Porterdale

Porterdale 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.
67th11.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Porterdale
88th$126.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Porterdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Porterdale, Georgia

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City of Covington UtilitiesBUNDLED10.30113.51No DataIcon representing missing value.139,01714,325,400
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Mansfield, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.33122.79No DataIcon representing missing value.2,965.78306,479.25
Oxford, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.75137.28No DataIcon representing missing value.6,412.611,009,849.97
Snapping Shoals Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED10.08126.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,486,114149,772,000

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

Newton County, Georgia Details

Newton County, Georgia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Newton County include City of Covington Utilities, Oxford, Georgia Electric Utility, and Central Georgia EMC The state of Georgia has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Newton County is 3.57%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation, Georgia Power, and City of Covington Utilities. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Newton County a rank of 746th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Newton County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation.

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

Newton County, Georgia is home to 6 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Newton County, Georgia?

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1Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation46,749
2Georgia Power12,646
3City of Covington Utilities5,671
4Oxford, Georgia Electric Utility700
5Central Georgia EMC321
6Mansfield, Georgia Electric Utility270

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16