When it comes to the price of electrical power, Georgia is one of the least expensive states in the country. In fact, Georgia ‘s electrical rates are some of the most affordable in the nation. Electrical rates range between $0.10 – $0.12 per kW for residential rates. Industrial rates are even lower, ranging from $0.07 – $0.10, depending on the electrical consumption.
Three companies offer electric service to companies in the Thomaston/Upson County area. The Industrial Development Authority will be happy to arrange appointments with all the electrical providers on behalf of the prospective company.
Municipal Electric Association of Georgia
The City of Thomaston provides electrical power to all residential, commercial, and industrial customers within its city limits. The City of Thomaston will consider supplying electrical power to companies outside the city limits of Thomaston, but only at the request of the prospective company.
Originally established under the Rural Electrification Act in the 1930s, the Upson Electrical Members Cooperative is a member-owned electrical group which provides power to Upson County and five other counties in the West Central Georgia region.
Georgia Power is an investor-owned utility that serves 2.35 million customers in all but four of Georgia’s 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century.