The Peach State
IOU, Municipal, Cooperative, Retail Energy Suppliers, Wholesale
Georgia Consumer Choice: Partial Consumer Deregulation
Utility: Most consumers in the state of Georgia may not select their retail energy providers.
Georgia Electric Choice: Some. Commercial and industrial consumers in the state of Georgia with loads of 900 kW or greater may choose their electric provider on a conditional basis. Electricity choice is not available for residential consumers.
Georgia Gas Choice: Some. Limited gas supply is available for qualifying non-residential customers in Georgia’s AGL utility territory; verification is required.
Deregulated Gas Year Electric Year
Georgia Yes 1998 No N/A Conflicting information exists about GA Electric Choice.
STATE NERC INTERCONNECTION ISO/RTO
Georgia Population: 10,617,432 People/ Land Mile: 185
Square Miles: 59,425 Land Miles: 57,513 Water Miles: 1,912
Net Generation 129,239,371 MWH Retail Sales 139,866,074 MWH Gas 759.3 trillion Btu
Counties Georgia Zip Codes Georgia Utility Zip Codes
NERC Interconnection: SERC
Electric Retail Average: 9.6 cents/kWh (Ave)
Georgia Power Mix
U.S. Commodity Sources 2019:
• Coal: 20%
• Natural gas: 45.7%
• Nuclear: 26.3%
• Hydro: 2.3%
• Solar PV: 1.6%
• Biomass: 4.1%
2013 U.S. Commodity Sources:
• Coal: 33%
• Natural gas: 34%
• Nuclear: 27%
• Hydro: 3%
• Other Renewables: 3%
GA Solar: Net Metering, Tax Credits, Solar Rebates
Georgia Gas Marketers’ Pricing (comparison of prices offered by natural gas marketers)
List of certified natural gas suppliers
Georgia Public Service Commission