Sumter Electric Membership Corporation

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About Sumter Electric Membership Corporation

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation is an electric cooperative serving Georgia, including cities like Americus, Cusseta-Chattahoochee County unified government, Dawson, Leesburg, and Webster County unified government. On recent government reports, the supplier disclosed a total of 20,707 electricity customers. This total is made up of 0.05% industrial accounts, 28.58% commercial customers and 71.36% residential accounts. On average, Sumter Electric Membership Corporation's residential electricity rate is 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.15% less than the average Georgia price of 13.55 cents. They had sales of 348,838 megawatt hours in 2020 sold to end users. During the same timeframe, Sumter Electric Membership Corporation obtained 372,958 megawatt hours through wholesale channels. Sumter Electric Membership Corporation made $47,251,200 in 2020, which they earned entirely from sales to retail customers.

The state average monthly residential power bill is $144.46, while the Sumter Electric Membership Corporation average is 17.02% higher at $165.9 per month. Sumter Electric Membership Corporation ranks 91st in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity generation is not part of the Sumter Electric Membership Corporation business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their consumers.

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Net Metering

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation is one of 54 electric suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused kilowatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible.

Energy Loss

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation reported a yearly loss of about 6.28% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business and electricity providers must report these losses. This percentage of loss gives them a rank of 49th best out of 94 companies who report energy loss in the state.

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Rate & Electric Bills

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.128/kWh$173.40/mo.$161.21/mo.
1937th13.12¢Sumter Electric Membership Corporation's Average residential price per kWh
2775th$165.9Average monthly electricity bill for Sumter Electric Membership Corporation's residential customers

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1120 Felder Street
    Americus, Georgia 31709
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rene Smith

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Energy Loss

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.28%

Total Energy Loss

23,407MWh

1195 National Rank

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Sumter Electric Membership Corporation State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Georgia20,70747,251,20032100%

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Chattahoochee County9,565314.06$155.11/mo
Lee County33,163213.84$157.83/mo
Marion County7,498313.67$155.42/mo
Quitman County2,235314.45$161.88/mo
Randolph County6,425314.41$160.27/mo
Schley County4,547413.71$155.68/mo
Stewart County5,314213.84$157.81/mo
Sumter County29,616313.82$157.77/mo
Terrell County9,185213.84$157.82/mo
Webster County2,348213.84$157.85/mo

Cities Sumter Electric Membership Corporation Has Coverage

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

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Sumter Electric Membership Corporation FAQ:

What cities does Sumter Electric Membership Corporation sell electricity in?

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation supplies in 11 cities.

What is the average bundled bill for Sumter Electric Membership Corporation customers each month?

Customers of Sumter Electric Membership Corporation pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $165.90.

Who is the CEO of Sumter Electric Membership Corporation?

The CEO of Sumter Electric Membership Corporation is Rene Smith.

What is the phone number for Sumter Electric Membership Corporation?

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation's customer service phone number is (229) 924-8041

How many counties does Sumter Electric Membership Corporation provider electricity in?

There are 10 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Sumter Electric Membership Corporation including Georgia.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Sumter Electric Membership Corporation customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Sumter Electric Membership Corporation is 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-09