About Tri-County EMC

Tri-County EMC is an electricity cooperative headquartered in Gray, Georgia and supplying power to customers in 7 counties in Georgia. There are 22,206 customers who are receiving service from the provider. These customer accounts are made up of 90.39% residential customer accounts, 9.55% commercial properties and 0.06% industrial customers. Customers of Tri-County EMC spend, on average, 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. While this is more than the state average rate of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour it is below the national average of 13.26 cents. They sold 378,921 megawatt hours in 2020 by way of retail accounts. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 398,093 megawatt hours were acquired on the wholesale market. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $46,442,300, with 97.23% coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $133.76, while the Tri-County EMC average is 11.98% more at $147.88 per month. Tri-County EMC is the 79th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider 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 consumers. Customers of the company deal with 1.69 electrical outages on average per year, with outages lasting an average of 129.73 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Tri-County EMC Net Metering

Fortunately, Tri-County EMC offers net metering options to their customers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess wattage back to their electricity company.

Energy Loss

Electricity providers routinely submit reports on energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Tri-County EMC recently reported a loss of 4.69% of the total electricity generation amount. The state of Georgia has an energy loss average of 3.96% and the national average is 2.76%, giving Tri-County EMC a rank of 34th best out of 94 suppliers 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.123/kWh$157.31/mo.$135.81/mo.
1883rd12.83¢Tri-County EMC's Average residential price per kWh
2576th$147.88Average monthly electric 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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Tri-County EMC Service

Energy provider of the year for Georgia, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
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Energy provider of the year for Georgia, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


814 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 County44,890312.68$135.09/mo
Bibb County153,159412.75$134.33/mo
Jasper County14,219311.89$131.08/mo
Jones County28,735312.75$138.43/mo
Putnam County22,119312.72$138.25/mo
Twiggs County8,120412.89$138.86/mo
Wilkinson County8,954312.91$140.17/mo

Cities Tri-County EMC Has Coverage

  • Eatonton, GA
  • Gordon, GA
  • Gray, GA
  • Ivey, GA
  • Macon-Bibb County, GA
  • Milledgeville, GA

* 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 many counties does Tri-County EMC supply electricity in?

Tri-County EMC sells electricity to customers in 7 counties.

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

Tri-County EMCs current average bundled electricity rate is 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.22 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.26 cents.

What is the phone number for Tri-County EMC?

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

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

Tri-County EMC supplies to 6 cities.

Who is the CEO of Tri-County EMC?

Ray Grinberg is the CEO of Tri-County EMC.

When will Tri-County EMC power be restored?

Tri-County EMC's outages last, on average, around 129.725 minutes per outage.

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

Tri-County EMC currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $147.88, compared to the Georgia average of $133.76 and the nationwide of $133.76 for bundled service.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-24