Southern Rivers Energy: Rates and Coverage Area

Southern Rivers Energy

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About Southern Rivers Energy

Southern Rivers Energy is an electric cooperative. The largest county serviced by Southern Rivers Energy is Bibb County, but the company also operates in in 7 counties in the state of Georgia. The supplier has a total of 20,857 customers. There are 19,704 residential customer accounts, 1,143 commercial customers and 10 industrial customer accounts. Southern Rivers Energy's consumers pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the company 83rd out of 96 companies in Georgia and 2211th out of 2893 in the country. In 2022 the company sold 361,155 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. During the same timeframe, Southern Rivers Energy purchased 376,907 megawatt hours through wholesale channels. The revenue for Southern Rivers Energy for 2022 from electricity sales was $53,748,000, with $52,069,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $133.26, while the Southern Rivers Energy average is 39.96% more at $186.52 per month. Southern Rivers Energy ranks 2776th in the US for average monthly bill amount. The company does not have ownership in any electricity production facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Southern Rivers Energy Net Metering

Consumers of Southern Rivers Energy are able to participate in net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity back to their electricity provider.

Energy Loss

Electricity providers routinely submit reports for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Southern Rivers Energy recently reported a loss of 4.06% of the electricity generation total. The state of Georgia has an energy loss average of 3.69% and the countrywide average is 2.87%, giving Southern Rivers Energy a rank of 642nd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Southern Rivers Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Southern Rivers Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.126/kWh$186.52/mo.$150.72/mo.
2211th14.77¢Southern Rivers Energy's Average residential price per kWh
2776th$186.52Average monthly electricity bill for Southern Rivers Energy's residential customers

Southern Rivers Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1367 Highway 341 South
    Barnesville, Georgia 30204
    United States of America
  • CEO:Michael McMillan

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Energy Loss

Southern Rivers Energy's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


642 National Rank

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Southern Rivers Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Southern Rivers Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bibb County156,197614.28$154.07/mo
Crawford County12,159413.99$155.49/mo
Lamar County18,482414.48$161.09/mo
Meriwether County20,659515.03$163.25/mo
Monroe County27,825413.68$152.13/mo
Pike County18,754314.50$156.53/mo
Upson County27,424513.96$143.67/mo

Cities Southern Rivers Energy Has Coverage

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

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Southern Rivers Energy FAQ:

What is the phone number for Southern Rivers Energy?

Southern Rivers Energy's customer service phone number is (770) 358-1383

Who is the CEO of Southern Rivers Energy?

The CEO of Southern Rivers Energy is Michael McMillan.

What cities does Southern Rivers Energy offer service in?

Southern Rivers Energy serves electricity in 12 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Southern Rivers Energy customers each month?

Customers of Southern Rivers Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $186.52.

How many counties does Southern Rivers Energy have customers in to?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southern Rivers Energy.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Southern Rivers Energy customers?

Southern Rivers Energy's current average bundled electricity rate is 14.77 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.75 cents and the average United States rate of 15.61 cents.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01