Sumter County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sumter County, Georgia Electricity Overview

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Sumter County saw a 1.22% drop over the course of the most recent year.

Sumter County generates 0.1 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 581st in the country out of 3221 counties.

Sumter County is the 46th largest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the state out of 159 counties.

Sumter County is the 1638th worst polluting county in the United States when considering emissions per person.

Sumter County residents deal with outages averaging 107.6 minutes per incident, with around 1.43 outages each year.

Residents in Sumter County pay $157.77 per month for residential electricity, compared to the national average of $129.86.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    392,248 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,920 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,920 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    141,859,991 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,789.98 kg

Americus, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Americus are billed a residential electricity rate of 13.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.18% above the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 400th lowest for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $157.85 per month, while the Georgia average is $149.04. Customers in Americus pay 5.91% more compared to other residents in Georgia. Selling an estimated 16,830.37 megawatt hours, Georgia Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Americus emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 78,324,412.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Americus must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Americus

Americus 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.
400th13.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Americus
656th$157.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Americus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Americus, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Sumter Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.12165.9224,26029,418,700

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Plains, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Plains are billed a residential electricity rate of 13.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.18% above the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 400th lowest for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $157.85 per month, while the Georgia average is $149.04. Customers in Plains pay 5.91% more compared to other residents in Georgia. Georgia Power has an estimated 37 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Plains emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 2,765,242.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Plains must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plains

Plains 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.
400th13.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plains
656th$157.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plains Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plains, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Sumter Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.12165.9224,26029,418,700

Leslie, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Leslie are billed a residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.52% above the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 537th lowest for average electricity rate out of 675 cities in Georgia. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $149.79 per month, while the Georgia average is $149.04. Customers in Leslie pay 0.50% more compared to other residents in Georgia. Georgia Power has an estimated 81 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Leslie emits 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 675 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 1,660,110.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Leslie must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leslie

Leslie 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 Leslie
434th$149.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leslie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leslie, 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 Sumter County, Georgia

Power Plants in Sumter County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Freeman AvenueWestbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sumter County GA Solar 2,920

Sumter County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sumter County emits 4,789.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 107th highest polluting county out of 159 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 141,859,990.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel consumed in Sumter County is Solar. They generate 2,920 megawatt hours from this fuel type. There is one power plant in Sumter County.

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Sumter County, Georgia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Sumter County include Sumter Electric Membership Corporation and Flint Energies The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Sumter County is 4.21%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Georgia Power, Sumter Electric Membership Corporation, and Flint Energies. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Sumter County a rank of 70th best in Georgia out of 159 counties.

Providers In Each City in Sumter County:

  • Americus, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Sumter Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Andersonville, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Flint Energies: 50.00%
  • De Soto, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
    • Sumter Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Leslie, Georgia:
    • Georgia Power: 100.00%
  • Plains, Georgia:
    • Sumter Electric Membership Corporation: 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 companies offer service in Sumter County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power22,517
2Sumter Electric Membership Corporation4,485
3Flint Energies675

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Sumter County, Georgia?

The largest electricity company in Sumter County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Sumter County, Georgia.

How many power plants are in Sumter County, Georgia?

There is one active power plant in Sumter County, Georgia

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27