Union County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Residents of Union County are paying, on average, 5.76% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 12.68 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The monthly residential electricity bill average in Union County is $120.08, compared to the Georgia average of $133.76. Union County customers enjoy a 10.23% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow statesmen.

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Renewable electricity sources account for 100.00%, or 67,908 megawatt hours, of Union County’s total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 1012th in the US for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel sources.

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Union County comes in as the 1858th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in the nation and 90th highest in Georgia, releasing 94,253,090.09 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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The county is ranked as the 50th highest producer of electricity in the state out of 159 counties for total electricity generation, producing 67,908 megawatt hours.

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With 24,511 residents living within the county and 67,908 megawatt hours produced a year, Union County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 2.77 megawatt hours. The city is 1254th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    315,287 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    67,908 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    67,908 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    94,253,090 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,845.34 kg

Blairsville, GA Electric Overview

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Blairsville's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.68 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 3.80% higher than the state's average rate of 12.22 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power. Blairsville has the 409th largest population in Georgia, with 724 citizens calling the city home.

Electricity use in Blairsville creates 3,548,267.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 405th most of any city in Georgia. The city also ranks 406th worst in Georgia in pollution per resident, averaging 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 9,312.87 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blairsville

Blairsville 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.
315th12.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blairsville
28th$120.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blairsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blairsville, Georgia

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Blue Ridge Mountain EMCBUNDLED12.59110.72No DataIcon representing missing value.303,51138,222,000
Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699

Energy Production in Union County, Georgia

Power Plants in Union County, Georgia

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Union County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Union County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Electricity consumption in the county creates 94,253,090.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1858th most of any county in the United States. Additionally, the county ranks 2094th highest in the US for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,845.34 kilograms of emissions per person. Union County has one electricity producing plant in the county. This is the 1432nd highest number of power plants within a county and the 1358th highest number of power plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US.

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Energy Loss

Energy loss in Union County is about 5.50% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 3.96%, Union County is the 151st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Union County, Georgia

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Union County, Georgia by total customer count is Blue Ridge Mountain EMC.

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

Union County, Georgia has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Union County, Georgia?

There is one active power plant in Union County, Georgia

Which electricity companies offer service in Union County, Georgia?

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1Blue Ridge Mountain EMC17,267
2Georgia Power13,734

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16