Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities

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About Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities serves electricity to 2 cities in Orangeburg County, South Carolina such as the cities of Orangeburg, Brookdale CDP, Wilkinson Heights CDP, Edisto CDP, and Cordova. The company is a municipally owned entity. Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' patrons are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 18.42% lower than the US average rate of 15.73 cents, resulting in the provider ranking 1182nd best for average electricity price out of 2892 companies in the US. There were a total of 761,757 megawatt hours sold to retail consumers in 2022 by the company. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company in electricity plants they own and supplementary megawatt hours that they purchased via the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue for 2022 from electricity related activities was $82,810,000, with 96.97% coming from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $135.39, while the Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities average is 4.58% higher at $141.59 per month. Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities ranks 2055th in the US for average monthly bill total. Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities is the 469th largest electricity company out of 3517 electricity companies in the United States based on total megawatt hours sold. Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities generates 2,500 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, ranking them as the 600th highest generator of electricity of all 3517 electricity providers in the nation. The supplier is not associated with any power plants and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities and individuals who get their electricity from the company. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to their electricity supplier, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly.

Energy Loss

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities reported an annual loss of about 0.94% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation industry and providers are required to report these losses. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 2nd best out of 46 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.085/kWh$204.29/mo.$84.55/mo.
1182nd12.84¢Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2055th$141.59Average monthly electricity bill for Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' residential customers

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Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1016 Russell Street
    Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115
    United States of America

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Contact

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Service

  • Outage Phone:(803) 268-4100

Quick Facts About Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities produces 100.00% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 2,500 megawatt hours, which is 12th most in South Carolina out of 46 suppliers.

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities generates 1,230 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 341st out of 3517 suppliers in the country for total natural gas generation.

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Energy provider of the year for South Carolina, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
South Carolina, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Carolina, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
South Carolina, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.

-0.94%

Total Energy Loss

7,257MWh

91 National Rank

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Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Coverage Map

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Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Carolina24,45778,374,721.4117100%

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Orangeburg County83,094514.51$153.94/mo

Cities Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities Has Coverage

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

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Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities FAQ:

What percentage of Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities produces 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

What percentage of Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Power plants owned by or associated with Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities?

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities' customer service phone number is (803) 268-4204

What cities does Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities have customers in to?

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities provides electricity in 2 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities customers each month?

Customers of Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $141.59.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities customers?

Customers of Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-03-04