Richmond County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richmond County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Richmond County citizens deal with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes per interruption, with roughly 1.03 outages each year.

Richmond County generates 80.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 1.91 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Richmond County residents are accountable for 4,893.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making them the 20th worst polluting county out of 159 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

At an average residential rate of 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Richmond County benefit from a 4.87% discount from the nationwide average rate.

Richmond County is the 22nd highest generator of electricity in the state out of 159 counties, producing 492,482.01 megawatt hours.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 20.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Richmond County, ranking it 22nd out of 159 counties in Georgia for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,736,396 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    492,482 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    393,971 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    98,511 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,010,946,004 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,893.09 kg

Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government are billed a residential electricity price of 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.50% more than the average state price of 13.41 cents and 4.96% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. There are 98,487.32 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city using natural gas. This is the 3rd most for a city in Georgia out of 675 cities. Consumers in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government are faced with 1.03 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government has roughly 49.06% of its electricity generated by Black Liquour. Other fuel sources used include Natural Gas at 20.00% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 13.54% of production. Approximately 989,103,964.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. The city also ranks 5th worst in Georgia in emissions per resident, averaging 4,894.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 7 power producing plants in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government, which is the 2nd most plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government

Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government 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.
384th13.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government
344th$145.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7956,40328,827,2684,194,938,064
Jefferson Energy CooperativeBUNDLED12.29137.24437,67953,787,000

Zips with electric coverage in Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government, Georgia include: 30906, 30907, 30813, 30815, 30909, 30904, 30901, 30905, 30805, 30812, 30912

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Hephzibah, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Hephzibah are billed a residential electricity price of 14.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.57% more than the average state price of 13.41 cents and 3.04% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Georgia Power has an estimated 906 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.03 power outages a year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity use in Hephzibah results in the release of 18,483,210.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 201st highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hephzibah

Hephzibah 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.
442nd14.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hephzibah
379th$146.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hephzibah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hephzibah, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jefferson Energy CooperativeBUNDLED12.29137.24437,67953,787,000

Blythe, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Blythe are billed a residential electricity price of 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.09% more than the average state price of 13.41 cents and 5.33% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. With a population of 744 citizens, the city is the 410th largest city by population in Georgia. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.03 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting roughly 120.4 minutes each. The national averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in Blythe results in the release of 3,590,472.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 408th highest amount in Georgia out of 675 cities. Averaging 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 108th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blythe

Blythe 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.
372nd13.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blythe
329th$145.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blythe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blythe, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Jefferson Energy CooperativeBUNDLED12.29137.24437,67953,787,000

Electricity Production in Richmond County, Georgia

Power Plants in Richmond County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Graphic Packaging International Augusta MillGraphic Packaging International - Augusta (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Black Liquour 406,770.01193,327,128.83475.27
Fort Gordon Solar FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Solar 56,403
Sibley MillAugusta Canal Authority (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Conventional Hydroelectric 12,050
King MillAugusta Canal Authority (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Conventional Hydroelectric 7,867
ApalachicolaWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Solar 4,756
Richmond Hayes SolarWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Solar 3,118
Graniteville Enterprise DivisionEnterprise Mill LLC (100.00%)
Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government GA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,518

Richmond County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Richmond County has roughly 49.06% of its electricity generated by Black Liquour. Other fuel sources used include Natural Gas at 20.00% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 13.54% of production. Releasing 1,010,946,003.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 345th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 1527th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 4,893.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 7 power producing plants in Richmond County, which is the 296th most plants in a county in the United States.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
49.06%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.00%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
13.54%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
13.05%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
4.35%
OTHER
Other
0.00%

Richmond County, Georgia Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Richmond County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Consumers in Georgia have commendable net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Richmond County is about 4.61% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Richmond County having a rank of 1548th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Richmond County, Georgia

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Richmond County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power15,239
2Jefferson Energy Cooperative5,455

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

The largest electricity provider in Richmond County, Georgia by total customer count is Georgia Power.

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Richmond County, Georgia.

How many power plants are located in Richmond County, Georgia?

There are 7 electricity plants in Richmond County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-09