Berkeley Electric Cooperative

Berkeley Electric Cooperative serves 15 cities and is considered an electricity cooperative. There are 11 industrial customer accounts, 12,675 commercial customers and 98,382 residential customer accounts receiving service from the supplier. Berkeley Electric Cooperative's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.27% more than South Carolina's average price of 12.76 cents and 0.14% more than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. The company sold 3,586,238 megawatt hours in 2020 via traditional retail sales. During the same timeframe, the company procured 3,662,916 megawatt hours by way of wholesale electricity channels. In 2020, they made a total of $341,919,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.59% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

About Berkeley Electric Cooperative

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Berkeley Electric Cooperative average is 32.63% higher at $159.47 per month. Berkeley Electric Cooperative ranks 1447th in the nation for average monthly bill total. The company's electricity sales in the last 12 months caused a rise in CO2 emissions of approximately 11.52%. The company currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end consumers.

Berkeley Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Thankfully, Berkeley Electric Cooperative allows their consumers to take part in net metering. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded electricity back into 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. Berkeley Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of about 1.97% 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. Berkeley Electric Cooperative has been given a rank of 191st best out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Berkeley Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Berkeley Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.119/kWh$223.59/mo.$114.64/mo.
1186th13.43¢Berkeley Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1447th$159.47Average monthly electric bill for Berkeley Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Berkeley Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:551 Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard
    Moncks Corner, South Carolina 29461
    United States of America
  • CEO:Dwayne Cartwright

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Quick Facts About Berkeley Electric Cooperative

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Emitting 1,685,510,230.18 kilograms of CO2, Berkeley Electric Cooperative ranks as the 6th worst polluting electricity provider in South Carolina out of the 31 we track.

Energy provider of the year for South Carolina, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
South Carolina, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Carolina, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
South Carolina, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

72,211MWh

191 National Rank

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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South Carolina111,068349,332,0008100%

Berkeley Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Berkeley County227,907312.53$136.72/mo
Charleston County411,406213.64$150.86/mo
Dorchester County162,809314.09$158.49/mo

Cities Berkeley Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Awendaw, SC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Goose Creek, SC
  • Hanahan, SC
  • Hollywood, SC
  • Jamestown, SC
  • Kiawah Island, SC
  • McClellanville, SC
  • Moncks Corner, SC
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Ravenel, SC
  • Rockville, SC
  • Seabrook Island, SC
  • St. Stephen, SC
  • Summerville, SC

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

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Berkeley Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

Berkeley Electric Cooperative provides electricity to customers in 3 counties.

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

The average price of electricity for customers of Berkeley Electric Cooperative is 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Berkeley Electric Cooperative?

Dwayne Cartwright is the current CEO of Berkeley Electric Cooperative.

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

Consumers of Berkeley Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $159.47.

What is the phone number for Berkeley Electric Cooperative?

The Berkeley Electric Cooperative phone number is (800) 327-9615.

What cities does Berkeley Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Berkeley Electric Cooperative supplies in 15 cities in the country including, South Carolina.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-09-28