Utilities Guide – Greater Atlanta Area

Atlanta, Georgia is a wonderful area to call home. With beautiful neighborhoods, great schools, and eclectic attractions, you will enjoy moving to this vibrant city. To help you find the utilities you need when moving to the greater Atlanta area, here are the utility companies that serve the area:

Electric companies

  • Georgia Power– They offer great rates and cost saving home appliances such as an electric water heater. They cover all areas in and around Atlanta.888-660-5890


  • Direct Energy– “We have what you want in an energy company, no matter your lifestyle: no-contract plans, fixed-rate plans, green energy, and beyond. Looking for more than just energy? You can take advantage of our innovative product offerings and engaging technology – all of which are designed to meet a range of customer needs in the 21st century.” Atlanta. 1-855-461-1926


  • Greystone Power Company– Offers great features such as a leveled billing plan, which allows residents to pay their electric costs evenly through 12 months after 1-year of service. Their service area includes Bartow, Cobb, Coweta, Douglas, Fulton and Paulding counties.770-942-6576


  • Cobb EMC– Offers seventh lowest electricity costs in Georgia. They service many counties including Cobb, Cherokee, Fulton/Paulding counties in north metro Atlanta, Calhoun, Randolph, Quitman and Clay770-429-2100


  • Jackson EMC– In addition to offering affordable electric service, they offer EMC security services custom designed for your home. They offer service in Banks, Gwinnett, Clarke, Franklin, Lumpkin, Jackson, Oglethorpe, Lumpkin and Barrow counties.706-367-5281


  • Sawnee EMC– Offers unique account management features such as billing alerts and a $5 membership fee. They have service in Forsyth, Fulton, Cherokee, Hall, Dawson, Gwinnett and Lumpkin counties.770-887-2363


Gas companies

Below is a listing of the certified providers given by the Georgia Public Service Commission, please note these cover all of Georgia unless otherwise indicated:

  • Commerce Energy– They have both natural gas and electricity services, which is great way to manage your accounts within one company.866-587-8674


  • Constellation Energy– They offer a wide variety of services, which includes electricity, natural gas and appliance services.877-677-4355


  • Gas South – Offers very low rates and gives you a $25 credit once you sign up.Areas covered include:Buckhead, Acworth, College Park, Fairburn, Kennesaw, Lilburn, Norcross, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Woodstock, Cobb and Dekalb counties



  • Georgia Natural Gas – Offers a guaranteed billing program, so you’ll know how much you have to pay each month.770-850-6200


  • North American Power – Forbes named North American Power one of their Top 100 Most Promising Businesses due to their low prices and great service.800-319-4224


  • SCANA Energy– They offer easy to understand rate plan information and deliver excellent customer service.877-467-2262


  • Stream Energy – They cover all areas in and around Atlanta and allow you to choose between variable and fixed rate plans.866-543-4642


  • True Natural Gas – They also cover all areas in and around Atlanta and offer a low fixed rate 12-month plan.770-502-0226


  • Walton EMC Natural Gas – For the third consecutive year, they earned the J.D. Power Award for having the best customer satisfaction among natural gas retailers in Georgia. They service all around Atlanta aside from Walton county.770-267-2505


Water Companies

  • Alpharetta Water770-475-9566
  • Austell Water770-948-1841
  • Cobb Water770-423-1000
  • Cherokee Water770-479-1813
  • Dekalb Water404-378-4475
  • Fulton Water404-730-6830
  • Gwinnett Water678-376-6800
  • Marietta Water770-794-5150
  • Paulding Water770-222-6868
  • Powder Springs Water770-943-8000
  • Roswell Water770-641-3759
  • WSA Douglasville Water770-920-3823

Cable/Internet Companies

Cellular Service

This comprehensive list gives you all the information you need on setting up utilities when relocating to the Atlanta area. In turn, this one-stop resource can save you time when researching for services in and around Atlanta. If you have any questions about relocating to the area, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help you.