Polk County, GA: 2 Electric Providers

Polk County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Residents of Polk County are paying, on average, 11.28% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 14.20 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour.

Polk County generates 0.12 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Polk County the 1519th highest ranking county out of 3230 counties for renewable generation per capita in the US.

The largest supplier in Polk County by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

Polk County emitted 242,410,830.1 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 1055th worst polluting county out of 3230 counties in the nation.

Polk County has experienced a 14.66% increase in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production during the previous 12 months.

Polk County has a population of 42,692 residents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    556,730 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    459,858 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,934 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    454,924 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    242,410,830 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,678.13 kg

Cedartown, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Cedartown is around 14.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 6.79% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.66 cents, which ranks the city 478th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The city is ranked 33rd in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 4,630 megawatt hours generated. Selling an estimated 13,588.24 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Cedartown accounts for 43,970,485.23 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 4,357.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 641st 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 9th 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.
478th14.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedartown
166th$143.31Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490

Rockmart, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Rockmart is around 14.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 6.79% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.66 cents, which ranks the city 478th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. With annual generation of 304 megawatt hours, the city is the 45th largest producer of electricity in the state. Solar power usage for electricity production in the city has increased by 304 megawatt hours a year throughout the last 12 months, which is a 100.00% increase from the previous year.

The consumption of electricity in Rockmart accounts for 20,999,382.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 175th 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 4,493.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 634th 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 Rockmart. Rockmart has the 17th highest number of power producing plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

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.
478th14.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockmart
166th$143.31Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490

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Aragon, GA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Aragon is around 14.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 6.79% higher than Georgia's average rate of 13.66 cents, which ranks the city 478th best for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. Georgia Power has an estimated 53 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers in the city. Customers in Aragon deal with 1 power outages each year with outages lasting an average of 133.1 minutes.

The consumption of electricity in Aragon accounts for 7,379,632.62 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 4,516.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Aragon is the 13th 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.
478th14.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aragon
166th$143.31Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.59143.3128,176,767.134,111,871,490

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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 454,924208,861,669.8459.11
Polk CedartownWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Cedartown GA Solar 4,630
RockmartAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Rockmart GA Solar 304

Polk County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Polk County results in 242,410,830.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1055th 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 5,678.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 14th ranked county in the state and 1144th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 98.93% of electricity in Polk County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Polk County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 679th highest in the country.

NATURAL GAS
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98.93%
SOLAR
Solar
1.07%

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 4.26% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Polk County is ranked as the 1137th 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 3 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 Power14,914
2Carroll EMC3,995

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

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

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-02