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About Georgia Power

Georgia Power provides electricity to 515 cities throughout the state of Georgia. There are 2,333,797 residential customers, 333,552 commercial customers, one transportation account and 10,676 industrial customer accounts who are receiving service from the provider. Georgia Power's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.29 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.27% above the national average rate of 14.11 cents. There were a total of 80,814,387 megawatt hours sold to retail accounts in 2020 by the provider and 2,688,605 megawatt hours sold through wholesale routes. Electricity generation and wholesale power purchases made up 64.98% and 34.83%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. Power facilities owned by the company produced 56,846,223 megawatt hours and an additional 30,466,818 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $8,167,369,400, with $118,088,200 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $7,610,499,800 from retail sales to end users.

The Georgia average monthly residential electric bill is $144.46, while the Georgia Power average is 4.16% higher at $149.7 per month. Georgia Power is the 78th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity generation plants associated with the company use non-renewable fuels to generate 95.84% of their total electricity production, or 54,550,321.69 megawatt hours. They rank 22nd in the US out of 3509 providers. Generation from nuclear plants totaled 15,820,707.92 megawatt hours for the supplier. This ranks them 20th in the nation out of 3509 companies. The provider generates 4.16% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, which is 2,367,060.02 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel sources.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who produce electricity have some energy loss via heat dissipation or other factors. Georgia Power is no different, as they have an annual loss of roughly 4.00% of the aggregate electricity they generate. The state of Georgia has an energy loss average of 3.96% and the national average is 2.76%, giving Georgia Power a rank of 26th best out of 94 providers who report energy loss in Georgia.

Georgia Power Rate & Electric Bills

Georgia Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.193/kWh$0.081/kWh$266.98/mo.$78.37/mo.
2340th14.29¢Georgia Power's Average residential price per kWh
2558th$149.7Average monthly electricity bill for Georgia Power's residential customers

Georgia Power Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Southern Company
  • Headquarters:241 Ralph McGill Boulevard Northeast
    Atlanta, Georgia 30308
    United States of America
  • CEO:Chris Womack

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Quick Facts About Georgia Power

Georgia Power generates 10,265,556.87 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, ranking Georgia Power 45th out of 3509 electric providers in the country.

Georgia Power ranks 24th in the nation out of 3509 suppliers in megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power usage.

Georgia Power is the 24th largest producer of electricity out of 3509 electricity providers in the US, producing 56,917,380.71 megawatt hours.

Georgia Power ranks 36th in the country out of 3509 suppliers for total megawatt hours produced from solar energy sources.

Georgia Power produces 28,438,959.01 megawatt hours by burning natural gas and ranks 15th in the country out of 3509 suppliers for total natural gas generation.

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Energy Loss

Georgia Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.00%

Total Energy Loss

3,502,746MWh

635 National Rank

Georgia Power Energy Makeup

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Georgia Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Georgia2,678,02610,060,302,9661100%

Georgia Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Appling County18,444212.87$141.35/mo
Atkinson County8,286212.87$141.36/mo
Bacon County11,140212.87$141.35/mo
Baker County2,876214.48$157.82/mo
Baldwin County43,799413.45$147.18/mo
Banks County18,035212.93$143.65/mo
Barrow County83,505312.82$143.63/mo
Bartow County108,901613.92$145.19/mo
Ben Hill County17,194314.21$147.78/mo
Berrien County18,160412.74$138.54/mo

Power Plants Owned by Georgia Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Burke County GA Nuclear 18,670,638
Cobb County GA Natural Gas 18,201,7376,726,107,053.43369.53
Appling County GA Nuclear 14,547,358
McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 8,728,6293,244,606,159.48371.72
Bartow County GA Coal 8,189,9897,608,483,102.2929
Monroe County GA Coal 8,060,118.938,663,042,311.951,074.8
Shelby County AL Coal 3,904,7003,157,535,343.47808.65
Coweta County GA Natural Gas 1,263,668789,240,174.1624.56
Heard County GA Coal 973,6631,019,794,014.571,047.38
Lee County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 464,697

Georgia Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
49.97%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
27.80%
COAL
Coal
Coal
18.04%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.01%
SOLAR
Solar
1.15%
OTHER
Other
0.04%

Cities Georgia Power Has Coverage

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

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Georgia Power FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Georgia Power customers each month?

Consumers of Georgia Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $149.70.

What is the phone number for Georgia Power?

You can reach Georgia Power by phone via (888) 660-5890.

What company is Georgia Power owned by?

Southern Company is the owner of Georgia Power.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Georgia Power?

Georgia Power owns or is associated with 45 power plants.

What percentage of Georgia Power's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Georgia Power produces 4.16% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Georgia Power customers?

Georgia Power's current average bundled electricity rate is 14.29 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Georgia bundled rate of 13.55 cents and the average United States rate of 14.11 cents.

What percentage of Georgia Power's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Power plants owned by or associated with Georgia Power generate 95.84% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Who is the CEO of Georgia Power?

The CEO of Georgia Power is Chris Womack.

How many counties does Georgia Power have customers in to?

There are 155 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Georgia Power.

What cities does Georgia Power have customers in in?

Georgia Power has customers in 515 cities in the US including Georgia.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24