This bill calculation routine applies only to residential customers who do not own their own
transformers (i.e., customer type = secondary) and who are receiving service under the standard
Residential Service Schedule (R-21) and Fuel Cost Recovery Schedule (FCR-23), and additionally
are subject to the terms and rates of the Environmental Compliance Cost Recovery Schedule (ECCR-5),
Demand Side Management Schedule (DSM-R-6), Nuclear Construction Cost Recovery Schedule (NCCR-5),
Municipal Franchise Fee Schedule (MFF-4), Green Energy Tariff (GE-4), and Nuclear Waste Fund Rider (NWFR-1) 7. For more details regarding
Georgia Power's residential tariff offerings, visit:
You are eligible for the Senior Citizen Discount if you are at least 65 years
old and your total household income is not more than twice the Federal Poverty Level( aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/index.shtml#latest ), or $21,780 annually. To apply
for the Senior Citizen Discount, contact Georgia Power at 1.888.660.5890.
Franchise Fees are collected based on electric service inside or outside of city
limits. If you live within the city limits of a city with which Georgia Power does
NOT have a franchise agreement, you will pay as outside the city limits. If
you are not sure, contact GPC at 1.888.660.5890.
The Smart Meter Opt Out Fee is a Monthly Surcharge Approved By the Commission
Designed to Allow the Georgia Power Company to Recover Costs Associated with Manual Meter Reading. The Monthly Fee is an
Incrase of $19.00 to the Customer's Base Bill To Which Other Taxes and Surcharges Will Apply.
The Environmental Compliance Cost Recovery Rider was
established to recover capital costs and operating and maintenance costs
associated with government mandated environmental costs.
The Nuclear Construction Cost Recovery Rider is a
surcharge created by state legislative mandate, SB 31, passed in the 2010 General
Assembly that became effective January 1, 2011, to recover financing costs
associated with the construction of two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle.
The Residential Demand Side Management Residential Rider is a
surcharge established by the Commission to support Georgia Power Company in its
energy conservation initiatives.
The Nuclear Waste Fund Fee Rider is a
credit established by Georgia Power Company with the approval of the Commission to reflect reduction
of the fee to zero in current fuel rates. The fee, which was required to be paid to the Dept of Energy
pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, was formally set to zero and will take effect beginning in July,
and will remain at zero until such time the fee is reset by DOE or rates are reset in the next fuel proceeding.
DISCLAIMER: The Georgia Public Service Commission ("Commission") makes this bill
calculator available so that residential consumers can check the accuracy of
electric bills that they receive from Georgia Power Company ("Company"). While
the Commission believes that the results generated by this bill calculator are
correct, the Commission cannot and does not guarantee this to be the case due to
factors beyond its control that include, but are not limited to, the rounding of
numbers by the Company, application of state and local taxes, etc. If, after
calculating your bill with this calculator, the results you obtain differ from
the charges assessed by the Company, please contact Georgia Power at
1.888.660.5890 to inquire about any discrepancies that may result.