Polk County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Polk County ranks 41st in Georgia out of 159 counties in solar power generation, with 4,303 megawatt hours generated from solar.

Polk County is home to over 42,853 citizens and produces 4,303 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.1 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Polk County 576th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

Polk County is the 49th most populated county in Georgia, with 42,853 citizens living within its borders.

Throughout the past year, there has been a 8.14% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production in Polk County.

At an average residential rate of 13.98 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Polk County benefit from a 3.33% discount from the US average rate.

With 42,853 residents living within the county and 372,644 megawatt hours produced each year, Polk County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 8.7 megawatt hours. This is the 920th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    567,564 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    372,644 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,303 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    368,341 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.7 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    294,555,119 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,873.62 kg

Cedartown, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Cedartown is around 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 8.52% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, which ranks the city 537th best average for electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The city is ranked 25th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 4,303 megawatt hours generated. Selling an estimated 13,617.79 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Cedartown accounts for 47,608,064.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 113th highest in the state out of 675 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,672.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 654th ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Cedartown. Cedartown has the 6th highest power generation plants of any city in Georgia, with 2 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cedartown

Cedartown 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedartown
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cedartown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cedartown, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

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Rockmart, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Rockmart is around 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 8.52% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, which ranks the city 537th best average for electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $149.79. This is 15.35% more than the nationwide average of $129.86. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

The consumption of electricity in Rockmart accounts for 22,836,175.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 174th highest in the state out of 675 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Rockmart is the 108th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rockmart

Rockmart 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockmart
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rockmart Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rockmart, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Aragon, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Aragon is around 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 8.52% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents, which ranks the city 537th best average for electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $149.79. This is 15.35% more than the nationwide average of $129.86. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

The consumption of electricity in Aragon accounts for 6,949,300.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 318th highest in the state out of 675 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Aragon is the 108th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aragon

Aragon 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.
537th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aragon
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aragon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aragon, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064

Electricity Production in Polk County, Georgia

Power Plants in Polk County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Polk County GA Natural Gas 368,341223,531,645.54606.86
Polk CedartownWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Cedartown GA Solar 4,303

Polk County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Polk County results in 294,555,118.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 936th largest emissions amount of any county in the country. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,873.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 11th ranked county in the state and 758th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 98.85% of electricity in Polk County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Polk County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is 740th highest in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.85%
SOLAR
Solar
1.15%

Polk County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 2 electric providers in Polk County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Polk County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.38% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Polk County is ranked as the 1337th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Polk County, Georgia

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Polk County, Georgia by total revenue is Georgia Power.

How many power plants are in Polk County, Georgia?

Polk County, Georgia has 2 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power14,583
2Carroll EMC3,842

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

Polk County, Georgia has 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-25