Berkeley Electric Cooperative

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About Berkeley Electric Cooperative

Berkeley Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 15 cities in the state including cities such as Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, Goose Creek, and Ladson CDP. The organization is an electric cooperative. On average, Berkeley Electric Cooperative charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the South Carolina average price of 13.27 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the nationwide average of 14.11 cents. They sold 3,586,238 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. The electricity sourced was made up of megawatt hours that they acquired via the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 3,662,916 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $341,919,500, with 97.59% from retail sales.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Berkeley Electric Cooperative is $159.63 per month, while the US average is $125.95. The company currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other providers and then resell it to end consumers.

Berkeley Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Fortunately, Berkeley Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This makes it cheaper for people who are interested to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused wattage back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

Suppliers regularly report energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Berkeley Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 1.97% of the total electricity production total. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 7th best out of 46 providers who report energy loss in the state and 190th best out of 3509 in the country.

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.119/kWh$223.59/mo.$114.64/mo.
2083rd13.48¢Berkeley Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2721st$159.63Average monthly electricity bill for Berkeley Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Berkeley Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:414 North Highway 52
    Moncks Corner, South Carolina 29461
    United States of America
  • CEO:Michael Fuller

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Energy Loss

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

-1.97%

Total Energy Loss

72,211MWh

190 National Rank

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Carolina116,873381,148,0006100%

Berkeley Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Berkeley County229,861312.86$139.08/mo
Charleston County408,235214.85$163.92/mo
Dorchester County161,540315.44$171.06/mo

Cities Berkeley Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Berkeley Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Consumers of Berkeley Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $159.63.

What cities does Berkeley Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Berkeley Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 15 cities throughout the United States.

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

Berkeley Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.27 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What is the phone number for Berkeley Electric Cooperative?

Berkeley Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 327-9615

Who is the CEO of Berkeley Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Berkeley Electric Cooperative is Michael Fuller.

How many counties does Berkeley Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

Berkeley Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 3 counties.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01