About Georgia Power

Georgia Power is an investor owned entity headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and supplying electricity to customers in Georgia. There are 2,651,605 customers of the company. Exactly 2,310,316 of them are residential customers, 330,592 are commercial accounts, one is a transportation customer and 10,696 of them are industrial accounts. Customers of Georgia Power are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the provider ranking 62nd out of 95 companies in the state and 1890th out of 2922 in the country. A total of 80,814,387 megawatt hours were sold to retail customers in 2020 by the provider and 2,688,605 megawatt hours sold by way of the wholesale electricity market. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours generated by the company and megawatt hours procured by way of the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 30,466,818 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $8,167,369,400, with 93.18% from retail sales and 1.45% from wholesale customers.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Georgia Power is $131.81 per month. Customers of the provider pay 10.84% more compared to other residents of the nation. The supplier's electricity generating plants have output of 29,358,100.95 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas as the fuel source. The provider produces 4.35% of their total production, which is 2,693,351.28 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel types. Of the 3510 electricity providers that we track in the US, Georgia Power ranks as the 39th largest producer of megawatt hours from solar power sources, with 548,795 megawatt hours produced each year.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Georgia Power currently averages a loss of around 4.00% of the total electricity they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. Georgia Power has received a rank of 636th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Georgia Power Rate & Electric Bills

Georgia Power 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.
1890th12.86¢Georgia Power's Average residential price per kWh
2265th$131.81Average monthly electric 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 25.94% of their total megawatt hour production from nuclear power, which is 16,077,143.49 megawatt hours generated from nuclear.

Georgia Power has the 21st largest total electricity generation in the country, generating 61,969,581.84 megawatt hours.

Georgia Power generates 2,144,556.28 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Georgia Power 25th in the US out of 3510 electric providers.

Georgia Power is the 19th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the United States.

Georgia Power is 36th out of 3510 suppliers in the country in megawatt hours produced from coal use.

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Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
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Top 3 Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy Loss

Georgia Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.00%

Total Energy Loss

3,502,746MWh

636 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
Georgia2,651,6058,344,041,0801100%

Georgia Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Appling County18,386212.08$132.40/mo
Atkinson County8,165212.08$132.40/mo
Bacon County11,164212.08$132.40/mo
Baker County3,038213.69$148.87/mo
Baldwin County44,890312.78$135.85/mo
Banks County19,234212.29$133.74/mo
Barrow County83,240312.21$134.62/mo
Bartow County107,738513.53$124.64/mo
Ben Hill County16,700313.11$144.50/mo
Berrien County19,397311.97$129.56/mo

Power Plants Owned by Georgia Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Burke County GA Nuclear 19,588,408
Cobb County GA Natural Gas 18,455,5606,831,807,909.33370.18
Appling County GA Nuclear 14,222,038
Bartow County GA Coal 11,399,153.9310,384,234,038.88910.97Yes
Monroe County GA Coal 8,642,408.929,254,078,120.191,070.78Yes
McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 8,364,2033,109,624,650.02371.78
Shelby County AL Coal 4,198,610.013,567,177,429.88849.61Yes
Coweta County GA Natural Gas 2,251,4571,306,653,596.78580.36
Heard County GA Coal 1,220,802.991,235,992,097.931,012.44Yes
Lee County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 623,421

Georgia Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.38%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
25.94%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
22.30%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.46%
SOLAR
Solar
0.89%
OTHER
Other
0.04%

Cities Georgia Power Has Coverage

  • Abbeville, GA
  • Acworth, GA
  • Adairsville, GA
  • Adel, GA
  • Adrian, GA
  • Ailey, GA
  • Alamo, GA
  • Alapaha, GA
  • Albany, GA
  • Aldora, GA
  • Allenhurst, GA
  • Allentown, GA
  • Alma, GA
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Alston, GA
  • Alto, GA
  • Ambrose, GA
  • Americus, GA
  • Andersonville, GA
  • Arabi, GA
  • Aragon, GA
  • Arcade, GA
  • Argyle, GA
  • Arlington, GA
  • Arnoldsville, GA
  • Ashburn, GA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Attapulgus, GA
  • Auburn, GA
  • Austell, GA
  • Avalon, GA
  • Avera, GA
  • Avondale Estates, GA
  • Baconton, GA
  • Bainbridge, GA
  • Baldwin, GA
  • Ball Ground, GA
  • Barnesville, GA
  • Bartow, GA
  • Barwick, GA
  • Baxley, GA
  • Bellville, GA
  • Berkeley Lake, GA
  • Berlin, GA
  • Bethlehem, GA
  • Between, GA
  • Bishop, GA
  • Blackshear, GA
  • Blairsville, GA
  • Blakely, GA
  • Bloomingdale, GA
  • Bluffton, GA
  • Blythe, GA
  • Bogart, GA
  • Boston, GA
  • Bostwick, GA
  • Bowdon, GA
  • Bowersville, GA
  • Bowman, GA
  • Braselton, GA
  • Braswell, GA
  • Bremen, GA
  • Brinson, GA
  • Bronwood, GA
  • Brookhaven, GA
  • Brooklet, GA
  • Brooks, GA
  • Broxton, GA
  • Brunswick, GA
  • Buchanan, GA
  • Buckhead, GA
  • Buena Vista, GA
  • Buford, GA
  • Butler, GA
  • Byromville, GA
  • Byron, GA
  • Cadwell, GA
  • Cairo, GA
  • Calhoun, GA
  • Camak, GA
  • Camilla, GA
  • Canon, GA
  • Canton, GA
  • Carl, GA
  • Carlton, GA
  • Carnesville, GA
  • Carrollton, GA
  • Cartersville, GA
  • Cave Spring, GA
  • Cecil, GA
  • Cedartown, GA
  • Centerville, GA
  • Centralhatchee, GA
  • Chamblee, GA
  • Chatsworth, GA
  • Chattahoochee Hills, GA
  • Chauncey, GA
  • Chester, GA
  • Chickamauga, GA
  • Clarkesville, GA
  • Clarkston, GA
  • Claxton, GA
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  • Cleveland, GA
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  • College Park, GA
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  • Conyers, GA
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  • East Dublin, GA
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  • Edison, GA
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  • Fargo, GA
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  • Forest Park, GA
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  • Fort Oglethorpe, GA
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  • Glenwood, GA
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  • Graham, GA
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  • Gray, GA
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  • Greensboro, GA
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  • Griffin, GA
  • Grovetown, GA
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  • Guyton, GA
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  • Hamilton, GA
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  • Hapeville, GA
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  • Hawkinsville, GA
  • Hazlehurst, GA
  • Helen, GA
  • Hephzibah, GA
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  • Hoboken, GA
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  • Holly Springs, GA
  • Homeland, GA
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  • Hull, GA
  • Ideal, GA
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  • Iron City, GA
  • Irwinton, GA
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  • Jackson, GA
  • Jacksonville, GA
  • Jakin, GA
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  • Jefferson, GA
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  • Johns Creek, GA
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  • Kennesaw, GA
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  • Louisville, GA
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  • Luthersville, GA
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  • Macon-Bibb County, GA
  • Madison, GA
  • Manassas, GA
  • Manchester, GA
  • Mansfield, GA
  • Marietta, GA
  • Marshallville, GA
  • Martin, GA
  • Maxeys, GA
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  • McDonough, GA
  • McIntyre, GA
  • McRae-Helena, GA
  • Meansville, GA
  • Meigs, GA
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  • Milan, GA
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  • Montezuma, GA
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  • Mountain Park, GA
  • Nahunta, GA
  • Nashville, GA
  • Nelson, GA
  • Newborn, GA
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  • Newnan, GA
  • Newton, GA
  • Nicholls, GA
  • Nicholson, GA
  • Norcross, GA
  • Norman Park, GA
  • North High Shoals, GA
  • Norwood, GA
  • Nunez, GA
  • Oak Park, GA
  • Oakwood, GA
  • Ochlocknee, GA
  • Ocilla, GA
  • Oconee, GA
  • Odum, GA
  • Offerman, GA
  • Oglethorpe, GA
  • Oliver, GA
  • Omega, GA
  • Orchard Hill, GA
  • Oxford, GA
  • Palmetto, GA
  • Parrott, GA
  • Patterson, GA
  • Pavo, GA
  • Peachtree City, GA
  • Peachtree Corners, GA
  • Pearson, GA
  • Pelham, GA
  • Pembroke, GA
  • Pendergrass, GA
  • Perry, GA
  • Pine Lake, GA
  • Pine Mountain, GA
  • Pinehurst, GA
  • Pineview, GA
  • Pitts, GA
  • Plains, GA
  • Plainville, GA
  • Pooler, GA
  • Port Wentworth, GA
  • Portal, GA
  • Porterdale, GA
  • Poulan, GA
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • Pulaski, GA
  • Quitman, GA
  • Ranger, GA
  • Ray City, GA
  • Rayle, GA
  • Rebecca, GA
  • Register, GA
  • Reidsville, GA
  • Remerton, GA
  • Rentz, GA
  • Resaca, GA
  • Rest Haven, GA
  • Reynolds, GA
  • Rhine, GA
  • Riceboro, GA
  • Richland, GA
  • Richmond Hill, GA
  • Riddleville, GA
  • Rincon, GA
  • Ringgold, GA
  • Riverdale, GA
  • Roberta, GA
  • Rochelle, GA
  • Rockmart, GA
  • Rocky Ford, GA
  • Rome, GA
  • Roopville, GA
  • Rossville, GA
  • Roswell, GA
  • Royston, GA
  • Rutledge, GA
  • Sale City, GA
  • Sandersville, GA
  • Sandy Springs, GA
  • Santa Claus, GA
  • Sardis, GA
  • Sasser, GA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Scotland, GA
  • Screven, GA
  • Senoia, GA
  • Shady Dale, GA
  • Sharon, GA
  • Sharpsburg, GA
  • Shellman, GA
  • Shiloh, GA
  • Siloam, GA
  • Sky Valley, GA
  • Smithville, GA
  • Smyrna, GA
  • Snellville, GA
  • Social Circle, GA
  • Soperton, GA
  • South Fulton, GA
  • Sparks, GA
  • Sparta, GA
  • Springfield, GA
  • St. Marys, GA
  • Stapleton, GA
  • Statesboro, GA
  • Statham, GA
  • Stillmore, GA
  • Stockbridge, GA
  • Stone Mountain, GA
  • Stonecrest, GA
  • Sugar Hill, GA
  • Summertown, GA
  • Summerville, GA
  • Sumner, GA
  • Sunny Side, GA
  • Surrency, GA
  • Suwanee, GA
  • Swainsboro, GA
  • Sycamore, GA
  • Sylvania, GA
  • Sylvester, GA
  • Talbotton, GA
  • Talking Rock, GA
  • Tallapoosa, GA
  • Tallulah Falls, GA
  • Talmo, GA
  • Tarrytown, GA
  • Taylorsville, GA
  • Temple, GA
  • Tennille, GA
  • Thomaston, GA
  • Thomasville, GA
  • Thomson, GA
  • Thunderbolt, GA
  • Tifton, GA
  • Tiger, GA
  • Tignall, GA
  • Toccoa, GA
  • Toomsboro, GA
  • Trenton, GA
  • Trion, GA
  • Tucker, GA
  • Tunnel Hill, GA
  • Turin, GA
  • Twin City, GA
  • Ty Ty, GA
  • Tybee Island, GA
  • Tyrone, GA
  • Unadilla, GA
  • Union City, GA
  • Union Point, GA
  • Uvalda, GA
  • Valdosta, GA
  • Varnell, GA
  • Vernonburg, GA
  • Vidalia, GA
  • Vidette, GA
  • Vienna, GA
  • Villa Rica, GA
  • Waco, GA
  • Wadley, GA
  • Waleska, GA
  • Walnut Grove, GA
  • Walthourville, GA
  • Warm Springs, GA
  • Warner Robins, GA
  • Warrenton, GA
  • Warwick, GA
  • Washington, GA
  • Watkinsville, GA
  • Waverly Hall, GA
  • Waycross, GA
  • Waynesboro, GA
  • West Point, GA
  • Whigham, GA
  • White, GA
  • White Plains, GA
  • Whitesburg, GA
  • Willacoochee, GA
  • Williamson, GA
  • Winder, GA
  • Winterville, GA
  • Woodbine, GA
  • Woodbury, GA
  • Woodland, GA
  • Woodstock, GA
  • Woodville, GA
  • Woolsey, GA
  • Wrens, GA
  • Wrightsville, GA
  • Yatesville, GA
  • Young Harris, GA
  • Zebulon, GA

* 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 electricity rate for Georgia Power customers?

Georgia Powers current average bundled electricity rate is 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.42 cents and the average national rate of 13.40 cents.

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

Georgia Power owns or is associated with 44 power plants.

What company is Georgia Power owned by?

Southern Company is the owner of Georgia Power.

What percentage of Georgia Power’s electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Georgia Power produce 95.65% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

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

Consumers of Georgia Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $131.81.

What percentage of Georgia Power’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with Georgia Power produce 4.35% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Georgia Power?

The Georgia Power phone number is (888) 660-5890.

How many counties does Georgia Power offer service to?

There are 159 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Georgia Power.

Who is the CEO of Georgia Power?

The current CEO of Georgia Power is Chris Womack.

What cities does Georgia Power have customers in in?

Georgia Power serves electricity in 529 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-31