Georgia electricity rates in August 2017 averaged 12.74 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 3 percent less than the 13.19 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in August 2017.
Georgia natural gas rates in August 2017 averaged 29.12 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 61 percent more than the 18.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in August 2017.
While coal consumption as an electricity source dropped in almost every U.S. state from 2007 to 2015, IN, OH & PA saw the largest decreases.
A recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity listed Georgia as one of the worst solar energy states in the entire United States.
Wind energy had a big year in the U.S. in 2015, accounting for more new electricity capacity in the country than any other energy source.