Aiken Electric Cooperative

Aiken Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city served by the company is Aiken, but the company also provides electricity in 27 cities in the state. At the time of the most recent government reports, the provider reported a total of 49,307 electricity customers signed on to receive electricity from the company. This total is made up of 0.03% industrial customers, 6.47% commercial customers and 93.50% residential customer accounts. Aiken Electric Cooperative averages 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their customers for residential electricity, which is 7.40% above South Carolina's average price of 12.76 cents. In 2020 the company had sales to end customers totaling 900,029 megawatt hours. During the same timeframe, Aiken Electric Cooperative purchased 939,239 megawatt hours by way of wholesale electricity channels. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $111,037,000, with 98.90% from retail sales.

About Aiken Electric Cooperative

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Aiken Electric Cooperative average is 25.62% higher at $151.05 per month. Aiken Electric Cooperative is the 2805th ranked provider in the nation for average monthly bill amount. Electricity production is not part of the Aiken Electric Cooperative business model, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other providers and then resell to their customers.

Aiken Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Thankfully, Aiken Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Aiken Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of about 4.07% of the electricity that they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the companies who operate around the country. Aiken Electric Cooperative has been given a rank of 654th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Aiken Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Aiken Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.137/kWh$162.80/mo.$151.05/mo.
2375th13.70¢Aiken Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2805th$151.05Average monthly electric bill for Aiken Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Aiken Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2790 Wagener Road
    Aiken, South Carolina 29801
    United States of America
  • CEO:Gary L. Stooksbury

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Energy Loss

Aiken Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


654 National Rank

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Aiken Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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South Carolina49,307109,814,00017100%

Aiken Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Aiken County170,872313.74$148.79/mo
Barnwell County20,866314.48$164.47/mo
Calhoun County14,553314.58$156.94/mo
Edgefield County27,260312.88$138.88/mo
Greenwood County70,811611.75$116.24/mo
Lexington County298,750413.68$148.91/mo
McCormick County9,463513.35$136.70/mo
Orangeburg County86,175514.19$155.91/mo
Saluda County20,473412.72$137.56/mo

Cities Aiken Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Aiken, SC
  • Burnettown, SC
  • Edgefield, SC
  • Gaston, SC
  • Jackson, SC
  • Johnston, SC
  • Livingston, SC
  • McCormick, SC
  • Monetta, SC
  • Neeses, SC
  • New Ellenton, SC
  • North, SC
  • North Augusta, SC
  • Norway, SC
  • Pelion, SC
  • Perry, SC
  • Ridge Spring, SC
  • Salley, SC
  • Springfield, SC
  • Swansea, SC
  • Trenton, SC
  • Troy, SC
  • Wagener, SC
  • Ward, SC
  • Williston, SC
  • Windsor, SC
  • Woodford, SC

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Aiken Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Aiken Electric Cooperative customers?

Customers of Aiken Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity rate 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Aiken Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Aiken Electric Cooperative offers service to customers in 9 counties.

What is the average bill for Aiken Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Aiken Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly electric bill of $151.05, compared to the South Carolina average of $140.03 and the United States average of $140.03.

What cities does Aiken Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Aiken Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 27 cities in the US.

What is the phone number for Aiken Electric Cooperative?

Aiken Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (803) 649-6245

Who is the CEO of Aiken Electric Cooperative?

Gary L. Stooksbury is the current CEO of Aiken Electric Cooperative.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11