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Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are here. We're excited about the unique opportunity this emerging market offers our customers. Electricity as the transportation fuel of choice, whether on-road or non-road, can help customers save money on fuel and maintenance costs, reduce their environmental impact, and contribute to our nation's energy security.

Wondering if a Plug-in electric vehicle is right for you? Curious about the types of vehicles available? How and where you would charge it? How much it would cost to charge? Are there special rate options? How they are better for the environment and can Georgia Power handle all of these vehicles? Learn more about electric vehicles.

Plug-In Electric Vehicle

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Calculator

Let's get started by selecting your type of plug-in vehicle

  • Chevy Volt
    Chevy Volt - Assumptions
    Battery 16 kWh
    Usability 10 kWh
    equals 3.4 Miles 1 kWh
    Electric miles 35
    MPG on gasoline 37
    Level 1 1.44 kW
    Level 2 3.3 kW
  • Mitsubishi iMiEV
    Mitsubishi iMiEV - Assumptions
    Battery 16 kWh
    Usability 15 kWh
    equals 3.4 Miles 1 kWh
    Electric miles 52
    Level 1 1.44 kW
    Level 2 3.3 kW
  • Ford Focus
    Ford Focus - Assumptions
    Battery 23 kWh
    Usability 21 kWh
    equals 3.4 Miles 1 kWh
    Electric miles 72
    Level 1 1.44 kW
    Level 2 6.6 kW
  • Nissan Leaf
    Nissan Leaf - Assumptions
    Battery 24 kWh
    Usability 22 kWh
    equals 3.4 Miles 1 kWh
    Electric miles 75
    Level 1 1.44 kW
    Level 2 3.3 kW
  • Tesla Model S
    Tesla Model S - Assumptions
    Battery 60 kWh
    Usability 55 kWh
    equals 3.4 Miles 1 kWh
    Electric miles 188
    Level 1 1.88 kW
    Level 2 10 kW

Tell us about a car you would like to compare with the plug-in vehicle:

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What charge level do you use when charging your vehicle?

How far do you drive on a typical day?

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At what time of day do you start charging your vehicle?

The most cost effective time to charge your car is between 11PM-7AM on the PEV rate.

This calculator is intended for information only and focuses on the vehicle usage, not household usage. For a better understanding of the whole-house functionality of the Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rate, including how your behavior can affect your bill, please click here.

Ready to charge your car at night and get savings with the PEV rate?

To sign up by phone, call 1-888-660-5890.

Questions about Electric Vehicles or the PEV rate?
Email us at Electric Vehicles

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PEV usage chart

PEV usage chart

Annual Charging Cost PEV Rate vs. standard RES rate.

PEV usage chart

PEV usage chart

Annual Fuel Cost

PEV usage chart

PEV usage chart

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs / year)

Plug-in Electric Vehicle vs. Traditional vehicle Comparisons

Residential Rate Advisor

We need to make sure this is the right advisor for you. Is this a residential property that is for personal use rather than business use?

Residential Rate option Business Rate option

*Rate advisor is only intended to assist your decision making process. You should check all rates and cross reference your energy use with recommended rate schedules before committing to a rate. Your choice is important because you must stay on the chosen or assigned rate for at least 12 months.

 

To get advice on business rates, please visit the business section of our site. Where do you want to go?

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Have you been in your home for more than 12 months?

Switch electric use to off-peak hours

Are you willing to shift when you use electricity away from peak demand times in order to reduce your bill?

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Nights and Weekends
Nights and Weekends

A rate that is designed to encourage customers to use less electricity during on-peak hours and shift that usage to off-peak periods.

Standard Rate
Standard Rate

Standard Service: The basic rate plan. This plan is ideal for customers who are comfortable with fluctuations in their monthly electric bill.

Flat Bill
Flat Bill

With FlatBill there are no surprises because your bill is the same month after month for the entire year.

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Pay approximately the same amount each month, based on an average for your previous 12 months' electrical usage.