Union County, GA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Union County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Union County, Georgia Electricity Overview

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Union County had a 3.56% drop over the course of the preceding 12 months.

No electricity generation takes place in Union County, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Union County is ranked 24th out of 159 for worst polluting county in the state when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 4,486.63 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Union County is $126.77, compared to the state average of $146.06. Union County citizens enjoy a 13.20% lower average bill each month compared to other residents in the state.

While the national average residential electric rate sits at 15.90 cents per kilowatt hour, Union County's average price is 3.93% below that at 15.27 cents per kilowatt hour.

Union County ranks 78th out of 159 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using over 300,000 megawatt hours.


  • Total Consumption

    312,923 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.94 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    108,500,201 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,486.63 kg

Blairsville, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Blairsville's residents spend 15.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 11.39% more than the average Georgia price of 13.71 cents and 3.93% lower than the national average of 15.90 cents. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC sells an estimated 749.25 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $126.77 per month, while the US average is $137.53. Patrons in the city pay a 13.20% discount compared to the rest of the country.

Emitting 3,701,470.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Blairsville ranks 411th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,486.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Blairsville has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blairsville

Blairsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.126/kWh$126.77/mo.$107.42/mo.
664th15.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blairsville
7th$126.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blairsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blairsville, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge Mountain EMCBUNDLED15.27126.77295,72145,159,000

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Union County, Georgia Net Metering

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Energy Loss

The single company in Union County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 5.55%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.69%, resulting in a rank of 2251st best in the US and a state rank of 151st best out of 3230 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Union County, Georgia


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

The largest electricity supplier in Union County, Georgia by total revenue is Blue Ridge Mountain EMC.

Which electricity companies offer service in Union County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Blue Ridge Mountain EMC18,331

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Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-11-09