Southern Rivers Energy

Southern Rivers Energy is an electric cooperative headquartered in Barnesville, Georgia and supplying power to customers in Georgia including in cities such as Macon-Bibb County, Barnesville, Byron, Woodbury, and Zebulon. At the time of the most recent government reports, the supplier had a total of 19,958 electricity customers. This total is made up of 0.05% industrial customers, 5.41% commercial customer accounts and 94.54% residential accounts. Consumers of Southern Rivers Energy spend, on average, 12.87 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. While this is above the Georgia average rate of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour it is less than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 353,537 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 95.03% were from sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. The revenue for Southern Rivers Energy for 2020 from electricity sales was $42,921,000, with $41,977,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

About Southern Rivers Energy

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Southern Rivers Energy is $158.48 per month. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end consumers.

Southern Rivers Energy Net Metering

Luckily, Southern Rivers Energy allows consumers to participate in net metering programs. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically realistic, as citizens have no way to sell extra energy back to their provider.

Energy Loss

Southern Rivers Energy currently suffers from the loss of around 4.86% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 866th 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 September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.126/kWh$165.33/mo.$150.72/mo.
2033rd12.87¢Southern Rivers Energy's Average residential price per kWh
2908th$158.48Average monthly electric 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.

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Total Energy Loss


866 National Rank

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Southern Rivers Energy State Coverage

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Southern Rivers Energy County Coverage

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Bibb County153,159412.75$134.33/mo
Crawford County12,404412.65$141.58/mo
Lamar County19,077512.80$135.12/mo
Meriwether County21,167513.24$147.56/mo
Monroe County27,578412.18$135.63/mo
Pike County18,962412.79$133.18/mo
Upson County26,320412.28$129.83/mo

Cities Southern Rivers Energy Has Coverage

  • Aldora, GA
  • Barnesville, GA
  • Byron, GA
  • Concord, GA
  • Culloden, GA
  • Gay, GA
  • Macon-Bibb County, GA
  • Meansville, GA
  • Milner, GA
  • Woodbury, GA
  • Yatesville, GA
  • Zebulon, GA

* 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?

You can reach Southern Rivers Energy by phone via (770) 358-1383.

Who is the CEO of Southern Rivers Energy?

Southern Rivers Energy’s CEO is Michael McMillan.

What is the average bill for Southern Rivers Energy customers each month?

Southern Rivers Energy currently has an average monthly electric bill of $158.48, compared to the Georgia average of $133.76 and the nationwide of $133.76.

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

Southern Rivers Energys current average electricity rate is 12.87 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Georgia rate of 12.22 cents and the average United States rate of 13.45 cents.

What cities does Southern Rivers Energy provider electricity to?

Southern Rivers Energy serves 12 cities.

How many counties does Southern Rivers Energy offer service in?

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

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25