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About Fairfield Electric

Fairfield Electric is an electric cooperative headquartered in Winnsboro, South Carolina and serving customers in 4 counties in South Carolina including counties such as Richland County, Kershaw County, Chester County, and Fairfield County. The supplier has 18 industrial customer accounts, 28,685 residential customer accounts and 1,747 commercial customers whom they provide electricity services to. Fairfield Electric has an average residential electricity rate of 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 7.64% below the national average price of 14.11 cents, ranking the provider at 1903rd best for average electricity rate out of 2923 companies in the United States. In 2020 the company sold 96.29% of their disposition via normal retail sales to end users. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced . Exactly 655,207 megawatt hours were purchased on the wholesale market. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $73,259,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.71% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Fairfield Electric is $151.47 per month. Consumers of the provider are faced with 1 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 81.31 minutes. The supplier currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Fairfield Electric Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Fairfield Electric and any residents who get their electricity from 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 unneeded kilowatt hours back to the electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Fairfield Electric recently reported a yearly loss of about 3.71% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 14th best out of 46 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Fairfield Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Fairfield Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.130/kWh$167.06/mo.$151.47/mo.
1903rd13.03¢Fairfield Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2604th$151.47Average monthly electricity bill for Fairfield Electric's residential customers

Fairfield Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3129 US Highway 321 North
    Winnsboro, South Carolina 29180
    United States of America
  • CEO:Bruce G. Bacon

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Energy Loss

Fairfield Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


553 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Fairfield Electric's Power Outages

81.31 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.


vs. national average of 1.21

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Fairfield Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Carolina30,45071,579,00018100%

Fairfield Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Chester County32,294411.77$130.01/mo
Fairfield County20,948514.80$160.73/mo
Kershaw County65,403712.77$149.19/mo
Richland County416,147515.18$164.58/mo

Cities Fairfield Electric Has Coverage

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

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Fairfield Electric FAQ:

What is the phone number for Fairfield Electric?

You can reach Fairfield Electric by phone via (803) 754-0153.

How many counties does Fairfield Electric sell electricity to?

Fairfield Electric offers service to customers in 4 counties in the country.

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Fairfield Electric is $151.47. The state average bundled bill is $144.01 and the national average is $144.01.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Fairfield Electric customers?

Fairfield Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average South Carolina bundled rate of 13.27 cents and the average United States rate of 14.11 cents.

Who is the CEO of Fairfield Electric?

Fairfield Electric's current CEO is Bruce G. Bacon.

When will Fairfield Electric power be restored?

Fairfield Electric's outages last, on average, approximately 81.31 minutes per outage.

What cities does Fairfield Electric offer service in?

Fairfield Electric has customers in 3 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01