Oconee County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Oconee County, Georgia Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Oconee County by number of customers is Walton EMC.

Residents of Oconee County are paying, on average, 9.32% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

On average, Oconee County citizens are responsible for 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, making it the 1621st highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the nation based on per capita pollution.

Oconee County ranks as the 1199th highest pollution level from electricity use in the nation, releasing 201,717,938.26 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Over the previous year, Oconee County experienced a 1.24% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Oconee County ranks 50th out of 159 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents consuming 553,604.68 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    553,605 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    201,717,938 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,825.9 kg

Watkinsville, GA Electricity Overview

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Watkinsville's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 237th out of 675 cities in Georgia. The city has an average of 1.03 power outages per customer each year. These outages last on average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Selling an estimated 8,749.35 megawatt hours a year, Walton EMC is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The residents of Watkinsville have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 237th worst ranked city out of 675 cities in the state, the city releases 13,975,816.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Watkinsville

Watkinsville 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.
237th13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Watkinsville
381st$146.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Watkinsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Watkinsville, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Walton EMCBUNDLED11.67144.011,812,514211,515,200

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Bogart, GA Electricity Overview

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Bogart's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.01 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 230th out of 675 cities in Georgia. The city has an average of 1.03 power outages per customer each year. These outages last on average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Selling an estimated 6,662.36 megawatt hours a year, Walton EMC is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The residents of Bogart have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 325th worst ranked city out of 675 cities in the state, the city releases 6,399,147.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bogart

Bogart residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.083/kWh$260.21/mo.$80.62/mo.
230th13.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bogart
373rd$146.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bogart Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bogart, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jackson EMCBUNDLED11.27137.43,256,959367,041,000
Walton EMCBUNDLED11.67144.011,812,514211,515,200

North High Shoals, GA Electricity Overview

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North High Shoals' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 237th out of 675 cities in Georgia. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Walton EMC. Consumers in the city are faced with 1.03 power outages each year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

The residents of North High Shoals have to rely on power from outside city limits because they don't have any power plants in the city limits. As the 447th worst ranked city out of 675 cities in the state, the city releases 2,663,898.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th worst in Georgia for emissions per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North High Shoals

North High Shoals 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.
237th13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North High Shoals
381st$146.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for North High Shoals Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North High Shoals, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Walton EMCBUNDLED11.67144.011,812,514211,515,200

Oconee County, Georgia Details

Oconee County, Georgia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Oconee County selling electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Oconee County has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 4.49%. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Oconee County a rank of 1438th best in the country out of 3221 counties.

Power Companies in Oconee County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Oconee County:

  • Bishop, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Bogart, Georgia:
    • Jackson EMC: 5.33%
    • Georgia Power: 47.33%
    • Walton EMC: 47.33%
  • North High Shoals, Georgia:
    • Walton EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Watkinsville, Georgia:
    • Walton EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Oconee County, Georgia?

The largest electricity supplier in Oconee County, Georgia by total customer count is Walton EMC.

What electricity companies offer service in Oconee County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Walton EMC25,245
2Georgia Power8,690
3Rayle Electric Membership Corporation84

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

Oconee County, Georgia has 3 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27