Tri-County EMC

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About Tri-County EMC

Tri-County EMC provides electricity for 8 cities in the state including cities like Macon-Bibb County, Milledgeville, Eatonton, Hardwick CDP, and Gray. The company is an electricity cooperative. A total of 22,206 customers (90.39% residential customers, 9.55% commercial customers and 0.06% industrial properties) are provided electricity by the company. Consumers of Tri-County EMC are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.31% below Georgia's average rate of 13.55 cents. Of the 398,093 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 95.18% were from sales to end users. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours that they purchased by way of the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 398,093 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2020, they made a total of $46,442,300 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.23% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a consumer of Tri-County EMC is $147.88 per month. The electricity grid owned by the supplier experiences an average of 1.69 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 129.73 minutes. The nationwide average for other companies is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The company currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end customers.

Tri-County EMC Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Tri-County EMC and individuals who get their electricity from the company. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused kilowatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is just part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Tri-County EMC currently averages a loss of approximately 4.69% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 34th best out of 94 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Tri-County EMC Rate & Electric Bills

Tri-County EMC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.123/kWh$157.31/mo.$135.81/mo.
1822nd12.83¢Tri-County EMC's Average residential price per kWh
2534th$147.88Average monthly electricity bill for Tri-County EMC's residential customers

Tri-County EMC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:310 West Clinton Street
    Gray, Georgia 31032
    United States of America
  • CEO:Ray Grinberg

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Energy Loss

Tri-County EMC's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


812 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Tri-County EMC's Power Outages

129.73 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.69 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Tri-County EMC State Coverage

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

Tri-County EMC County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Baldwin County43,799413.45$147.18/mo
Bibb County157,346613.70$151.03/mo
Hancock County8,735413.39$138.84/mo
Jasper County14,588412.67$141.95/mo
Jones County28,347313.64$148.52/mo
Morgan County20,097512.90$144.03/mo
Putnam County22,047313.49$147.64/mo
Twiggs County8,022313.83$150.27/mo
Wilkinson County8,877413.69$148.33/mo

Cities Tri-County EMC Has Coverage

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

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Tri-County EMC FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Tri-County EMC customers each month?

Customers of Tri-County EMC pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $147.88.

What is the phone number for Tri-County EMC?

You can reach Tri-County EMC by phone via (478) 986-8100.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Tri-County EMC customers?

Tri-County EMC's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Georgia bundled rate of 13.55 cents and the average national rate of 14.11 cents.

When will Tri-County EMC power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Tri-County EMC's consumers is 129.725 minutes.

Who is the CEO of Tri-County EMC?

The CEO of Tri-County EMC is Ray Grinberg.

What cities does Tri-County EMC have customers in in?

Tri-County EMC serves 8 cities in the nation including Georgia.

How many counties does Tri-County EMC have customers in to?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Tri-County EMC including Georgia.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01