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Marlboro Electric Cooperative

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About Marlboro Electric Cooperative

The most recent data reported by the company showed a customer base of 6,644 customers, 8 of which are industrial accounts, 1,226 are commercial customers and 5,410 are residential accounts. Consumers of Marlboro Electric Cooperative are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.07 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the supplier ranking 2nd out of 50 companies in the state and 364th out of 2893 in the nation. There were a total of 811,411 megawatt hours sold to retail customers in 2022 by the provider. The electricity sourced by Marlboro Electric Cooperative is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of wholesale channels. Of the total electricity sourced by the company, whole purchased made up 100.00%. The company earned $78,396,000 in 2022, $6,769,000 of which came from wholesale electricity sales and $53,449,000 of which came from sales to residential energy users.

The South Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $139.26, while the Marlboro Electric Cooperative average is 9.01% below at $127.25 per month. This is the 17th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. The supplier currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates from other providers and then resell it to end consumers.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering is available to consumers of Marlboro Electric Cooperative. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra megawatt hours into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible.

Energy Loss

Marlboro Electric Cooperative reported a yearly loss of around 0.47% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity generation industry and providers must report these losses. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 59th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US and best out of 46 in the state.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Marlboro Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.101/kWh$173.90/mo.$121.17/mo.
364th10.07¢Marlboro Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1665th$127.25Average monthly electricity bill for Marlboro Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:676 Highway 9 East
    Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512
    United States of America
  • CEO:William Fleming

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

Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


59 National Rank

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Marlboro Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Carolina6,64453,449,00022100%

Marlboro Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dillon County28,527312.71$147.93/mo
Marlboro County26,912312.52$146.58/mo

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Marlboro Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Marlboro Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Marlboro Electric Cooperative offers service in 2 counties throughout the United States.

What is the phone number for Marlboro Electric Cooperative?

The Marlboro Electric Cooperative phone number is (800) 922-9174.

Who is the CEO of Marlboro Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Marlboro Electric Cooperative is William Fleming.

How much is the average bundled bill for Marlboro Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Marlboro Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $127.25, compared to the South Carolina average of $139.26 and the United States average of $139.26 for bundled service.

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

Consumers of Marlboro Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 10.07 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-10-02