Georgia Power: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Georgia Power

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About Georgia Power

Georgia Power provides electricity to 515 cities throughout the state of Georgia. There are 2,386,098 residential customers, 336,774 commercial customers, one transportation account and 10,666 industrial customer accounts who are receiving service from the provider. Georgia Power's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.58 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 6.44% above Georgia's average rate of 13.70 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 80th lowest for average electricity rate out of 96 suppliers in the state. They sold 2,445,555 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2022. The electricity sourced by Georgia Power is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they generate and additional megawatt hours acquired by way of wholesale channels. These categories comprise 63.24% and 36.54%, respectively, of all electricity sourced. In 2022, the supplier earned 94.32% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 2.07% on the wholesale electricity market.

The Georgia average monthly residential electric bill is $139.09, while the Georgia Power average is 1.42% higher at $140.99 per month. Georgia Power is the 48th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity generation plants associated with the company use non-renewable fuels to generate 96.60% of their total electricity production, or 59,248,865.25 megawatt hours. They rank 17th in the US out of 3517 providers. Generation from nuclear plants totaled 17,626,407.73 megawatt hours for the supplier. This ranks them 18th in the nation out of 3517 companies. The provider generates 3.40% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, which is 2,088,401.8 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 3.84% of the aggregate electricity they generate. The state of Georgia has an energy loss average of 3.69% and the national average is 2.87%, giving Georgia Power a rank of 29th 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 February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.193/kWh$0.081/kWh$266.98/mo.$78.37/mo.
2137th14.58¢Georgia Power's Average residential price per kWh
2054th$140.99Average monthly electricity bill for Georgia Power's residential customers

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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 13,028,566.43 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, ranking Georgia Power 32nd out of 3517 electric providers in the country.

Georgia Power ranks 29th in the nation out of 3517 suppliers in megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power usage.

Georgia Power is the 19th largest producer of electricity out of 3517 electricity providers in the US, producing 61,337,266.05 megawatt hours.

Georgia Power ranks 42nd in the country out of 3517 suppliers for total megawatt hours produced from solar energy sources.

Georgia Power produces 28,496,049.14 megawatt hours by burning natural gas and ranks 16th in the country out of 3517 suppliers for total natural gas generation.

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Energy Loss

Georgia Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.84%

Total Energy Loss

3,534,078MWh

580 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
Georgia2,735,2619,218,627,6421100%

Georgia Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Appling County18,509213.94$148.52/mo
Atkinson County8,269213.94$148.51/mo
Bacon County11,163213.94$148.52/mo
Baker County2,928215.06$159.45/mo
Baldwin County43,876414.36$154.84/mo
Banks County18,061213.31$140.44/mo
Barrow County89,299313.24$141.82/mo
Bartow County112,816613.91$138.00/mo
Ben Hill County17,237314.73$148.27/mo
Berrien County18,195413.87$145.31/mo

Power Plants Owned by Georgia Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Burke County GA Nuclear 22,852,232
Cobb County GA Natural Gas 17,790,0286,536,055,872.45367.4
Appling County GA Nuclear 14,337,201
Bartow County GA Coal 10,473,640.949,614,660,516.8917.99
McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas 9,032,4043,356,575,493.88371.61
Monroe County GA Coal 6,578,5187,171,646,305.571,090.16
Shelby County AL Coal 3,602,090.012,898,380,252.5804.64
Coweta County GA Natural Gas 1,381,673844,456,479.44611.18
Lee County AL Conventional Hydroelectric 423,677
Osceola County FL Natural Gas 284,996217,168,962.95762.01

Georgia Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
46.46%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
28.74%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
21.24%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.36%
SOLAR
Solar
1.04%
OTHER
Other
0.16%

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 $140.99.

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 3.40% 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 14.58 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Georgia bundled rate of 13.70 cents and the average United States rate of 15.59 cents.

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

Power plants owned by or associated with Georgia Power generate 96.60% 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.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-12-06