Union County, Georgia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Union County, Georgia Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Union County had a 6.21% rise over the course of the preceding 12 months.

Union County is ranked 832nd out of 3221 counties in the nation for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 2.07 megawatt hours per person each year.

The county is ranked as the 1450th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties for electricity production, generating 50,932 megawatt hours.

Union County creates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 50,932 megawatt hours each year.

Residents of Union County pay around 14.74% less than the $129.86 US average monthly residential electric bill.

Union County is ranked as the 77th highest consuming county out of 159 counties in the state with over 300,000 megawatt hours being used by residents for their electricity needs.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    326,237 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    50,932 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    50,932 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    100,313,469 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,072.49 kg

Blairsville, GA Electricity Overview

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On average, Blairsville's residents spend 12.59 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 6.08% less than the average Georgia price of 13.41 cents and 12.91% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC sells an estimated 765.37 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 $110.72 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Patrons in the city pay a 25.71% discount compared to the rest of the country.

Emitting 2,972,756.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Blairsville ranks 435th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,825.9 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 September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.126/kWh$117.62/mo.$107.42/mo.
98th12.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blairsville
1st$110.72Average 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 EMCBUNDLED12.59110.72303,51138,222,000

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Electricity Production in Union County, Georgia

Power Plants in Union County, Georgia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Union County GA Conventional Hydroelectric 50,932

Union County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 1795th worst ranked county in the US, Union County emits 100,313,468.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2019th highest in pollution per capita, averaging 4,072.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The county is home to one electricity generation plant. Union County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

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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 8.49%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.96%, resulting in a rank of 2815th best in the US and a state rank of 158th best out of 3221 and 159 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Union County, Georgia

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Blue Ridge Mountain EMC is the largest electricity supplier in Union County, Georgia.

How many power plants are in Union County, Georgia?

Union County, Georgia is home to one power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Union County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Blue Ridge Mountain EMC17,655

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-24