Washington County, Georgia Electric Profile

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Washington County is home to 20,374 citizens and its power generation plants produce 280,469 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 13.77 megawatt hours per capita.

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Washington County is 375th out of 3220 counties in the nation in megawatt hours produced from solar power sources.

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Washington County generates 7.02% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

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The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity production in Washington County has declined by 19.14% during the last 12 months.

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At an average residential rate of 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Washington County enjoy a 7.15% discount from the US average rate.

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Washington County had a 11.41% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    262,072 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    280,469 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,382 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    256,087 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    144,554,749 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,095.06 kg

Sandersville, GA Electric Overview

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Sandersville's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.05% more than the average state price of 12.22 cents. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages last on average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Sandersville, Georgia Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Approximately 27,180,514.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Sandersville from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Sandersville is the 14th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to no electricity producing plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sandersville

Sandersville 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.
330th12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sandersville
185th$129.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sandersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sandersville, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Sandersville, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.83136.3No DataIcon representing missing value.26,545.543,671,799.38
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29No DataIcon representing missing value.184,78722,538,600

Davisboro, GA Electric Overview

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Davisboro has an average residential electricity rate of 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.17% above the average Georgia price of 12.22 cents and 7.21% below the national average of 13.45 cents. Producing 12.3 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Davisboro is the 11th highest producer per capita out of 625 cities in the state. Approximately 100.00% of the city's total electricity generation is from solar energy.

When considering electricity production, Davisboro's main fuel is Solar, accounting for 100.00%, or 24,382 megawatt hours of generation in the city. On average, the city residents emit 216.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 617th worst polluting city out of 625 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 428,819.07 kilograms, which is the 602nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Davisboro is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 17th most in Georgia and 14th highest when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Davisboro

Davisboro 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.
249th12.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Davisboro
147th$127.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Davisboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Davisboro, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29No DataIcon representing missing value.184,78722,538,600

Tennille, GA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Tennille is roughly 12.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.36% higher than the average state rate of 12.22 cents. Sandersville, Georgia Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in the city have 1.03 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

For every person in the city there are 4,900.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 14th worst in Georgia out of 625 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 7,924,791.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tennille

Tennille 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.
339th12.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tennille
191st$129.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tennille Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tennille, Georgia

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Georgia PowerBUNDLED12.77130.38No DataIcon representing missing value.28,207,1243,600,820,699
Sandersville, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.83136.3No DataIcon representing missing value.26,545.543,671,799.38
Washington EMCBUNDLED12.20125.29No DataIcon representing missing value.184,78722,538,600

Energy Production in Washington County, Georgia

Power Plants in Washington County, Georgia

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Washington County Power LLCThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Washington County GA Natural Gas 220,604130,751,247.9592.7No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
AL Sandersville LLCThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Washington County GA Natural Gas 35,48323,950,753.4674.99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Azalea Solar, LLCNovatus Energy (50.00%)Clearway Energy (50.00%)
Davisboro GA Solar 12,191No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Washington County, Georgia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County is the 1478th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 144,554,748.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total results in 7,095.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 756th highest in the United States for emissions per capita. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Washington County, with 91.31% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Washington County is home to 3 electricity plants, which is the 21st highest number of power plants within a county in Georgia and the 17th highest amount of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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91.31%
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8.69%

Washington County, Georgia Net Metering

Roughly 66.67% of the electric companies in Washington County offer net metering to their customers. The state of Georgia has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Washington County averages out to about 4.09% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Washington County a rank of 56th best in the state out of 159.

Power Companies in Washington County, Georgia

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Davisboro, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Deepstep, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Harrison, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Mitchell, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Oconee, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Riddleville, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 50.00%
    • Georgia Power: 50.00%
  • Sandersville, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 41.54%
    • Georgia Power: 41.54%
    • Sandersville, Georgia Electric Utility: 16.93%
  • Tennille, Georgia:
    • Washington EMC: 40.13%
    • Georgia Power: 40.13%
    • Sandersville, Georgia Electric Utility: 19.73%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Washington County, Georgia?

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1Georgia Power30,813
2Washington EMC6,218
3Sandersville, Georgia Electric Utility2,815

How many power plants are located within Washington County, Georgia?

Washington County, Georgia is home to 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

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

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

Washington County, Georgia has 3 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16