Utilities

Coffee County is part of Georgia’s modern, integrated electrical transmission system and Douglas is a member of the Municipal Electrical Authority of Georgia. Industrial electricity rates in Georgia are approximately 17 percent below the national average based on information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Douglas-Coffee County is home to three substations with 153.8-megawatt combined capacity. Electrical services are also available through Satilla REMC and Georgia Power Company.

Natural gas is supplied by South Georgia Natural Gas Company and available in industrial quantities on an interruptible basis through the City of Douglas.

Provided by the City of Douglas, water plant capacity is 7.2 million gallons per day, while average consumption is only approximately 4.8 million gallons per day. Water storage capacity is 2 million gallons in four elevated tanks, as well as 196,000 gallons ground storage.

The City of Douglas features one contact person for all utilities making it very convenient for development.