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Wilkes County, Georgia Electricity Overview

Wilkes County is the 127th most populous county in Georgia.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Wilkes County is 13.84 cents. This is approximately 4.30% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Wilkes County consumers deal with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes per incident, with roughly 1.03 outages a year.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Wilkes County is Georgia Power.

Wilkes County had a 1.24% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the preceding year.

Wilkes County ranks 127th out of 159 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens using 126,683.15 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    126,683 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,159,766 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,825.9 kg

Washington, GA Electricity Overview

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Washington averages a residential electricity price of 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 9.88% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents and 1.89% above the US average of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 2,585 total residential customers, Washington, Georgia Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city. The city has an average of 1.03 electrical outages per consumer each year. These outages are an average of 120.4 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Emitting 18,116,441.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Washington ranks 202nd worst out of 675 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 11th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 49,719.66 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Washington

Washington 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.
671st14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Washington
50th$135.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Washington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Washington, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.08139.38201,44626,351,900
Washington, Georgia Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.57118.6419,728.113,268,633.16

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Tignall, GA Electricity Overview

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Tignall averages a residential electricity price of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 3.04% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents and 4.45% below the US average of 14.46 cents. With a population of 485 residents, the city is the 469th most populous city in Georgia. Consumers in the city have 1.03 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emitting 2,340,563.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Tignall ranks 466th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 11th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 6,423.56 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tignall

Tignall 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.
388th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tignall
307th$144.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tignall Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tignall, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.08139.38201,44626,351,900

Rayle, GA Electricity Overview

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Rayle averages a residential electricity price of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 3.04% more than Georgia's average rate of 13.41 cents and 4.45% below the US average of 14.46 cents. With a population of 158 residents, the city is the 612th most populous city in Georgia. Consumers in the city have 1.03 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting about 120.4 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emitting 762,492.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Rayle ranks 607th worst out of 675 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,825.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 108th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 2,092.62 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rayle

Rayle 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.
388th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rayle
307th$144.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rayle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rayle, Georgia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgia PowerBUNDLED14.55149.7928,827,2684,194,938,064
Rayle Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.08139.38201,44626,351,900

Wilkes County, Georgia Details

Wilkes County, Georgia Net Metering

Wilkes County has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Wilkes County is about 4.83% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Wilkes County a rank of 130th best in Georgia out of 159.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Wilkes County, Georgia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Georgia Power22,093
2Rayle Electric Membership Corporation4,652
3Washington, Georgia Electric Utility2,585

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Wilkes County, Georgia?

The largest electricity supplier in Wilkes County, Georgia by megawatt hours sold is Georgia Power.

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

Wilkes County, Georgia has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24