Stewart County, Georgia Electric Profile

Stewart County is home to 6,621 citizens and its power plants generate 1,251 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.19 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Stewart County has seen a 35.10% increase in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the last 12 months.

With 1,251 megawatt hours generated using solar, Stewart County is 55th out of 159 counties in Georgia for solar power electricity generation.

Stewart County released 31,972,366.62 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes them the 137th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in the state.

With total production of 1,251 megawatt hours, Stewart County is the 80th highest generator of electricity of all 159 counties in Georgia.

With 1,251 megawatt generated from solar power and 6,621 citizens in Stewart County, the county averages 0.19 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 36th out of 159 counties in Georgia.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    85,166 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,251 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,251 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    31,972,367 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,828.93 kg

Richland, GA Electric Overview

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Richland has an average residential electricity rate of 12.94 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.94% higher than the state's average rate of 12.22 cents, resulting in the city ranking 483rd out of 625 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city is the 32nd highest producing city out of 625 cities in the state, averaging 0.92 megawatt hours produced per consumer in the city. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $148.14 per month.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,549.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Richland from electricity consumption is 6,173,911.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 334th highest in the state. The city has one power generation plant, which is 17th highest in Georgia. For the purpose of electricity generation, Richland's main fuel type is Solar, making up 1,251 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richland

Richland 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.
483rd12.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richland
597th$148.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richland, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.3828,207,1243,600,820,699
Sumter Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.12165.9224,26029,418,700

Lumpkin, GA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Lumpkin are paying an average residential electricity price of 12.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.94% more than the average Georgia rate of 12.22 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $133.76, while the Lumpkin average is 10.75% higher at $148.14 per month. This ranks the city 597th in the state for average monthly bill total. Consumers in Lumpkin are faced with 1.03 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 120.4 minutes.

Lumpkin is the 370th worst ranked city in Georgia out of 625 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 4,616,668.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lumpkin

Lumpkin 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.
483rd12.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lumpkin
597th$148.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lumpkin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lumpkin, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.3828,207,1243,600,820,699
Sumter Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.12165.9224,26029,418,700

Energy Production in Stewart County, Georgia

Power Plants in Stewart County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Richland GA Solar 1,251

Stewart County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Stewart County results in the release of 31,972,366.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2467th highest in the nation out of 3220 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 115th highest in Georgia for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Electricity generating facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% (or 1,251 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Stewart County has one electricity generation plant, which is 49th highest in the state.

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Stewart County, Georgia Net Metering

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

Energy Loss

Stewart County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.76% of their energy lost per year. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Georgia average is 3.96%, resulting in a rank of 1861st best in the nation and a state rank of 124th best out of 3220 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Stewart County, Georgia

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Stewart County, Georgia.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Georgia Power is the largest electricity provider in Stewart County, Georgia.

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

Stewart County, Georgia has one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Stewart County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Georgia Power20,666
2Sumter Electric Membership Corporation4,289

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-25