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About Santee Cooper
Santee Cooper is a state owned organization. The largest county serviced by Santee Cooper is Horry County, but the company also operates in in 3 counties in the state. The average residential electricity rate for customers of Santee Cooper is around 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their patrons, this rate is below both the South Carolina and nationwide average rates of 13.02 and 13.71 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 7,669,358 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales) and 14,563,815 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity companies. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 74.66% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 23.99%. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $1,618,980,000, with 63.15% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 35.86% from retail sales to end users.
Customers of the provider have an average residential electric bill of $111.31. This is 22.85% below the state average of $139.01. Production by the provider from natural gas totals 5,333,004.46 megawatt hours, which is roughly 29.88% of their total production. They rank 411th in the US out of the 3509 providers we track for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuel types used. The supplier is the 2nd largest generator of hydroelectric power in South Carolina out of 46 suppliers, with total production reaching 259,722 megawatt hours last year.
Consumers of Santee Cooper are able to participate in net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage into the grid.
Energy loss is a fact of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Santee Cooper currently averages a loss of around 1.71% of the total electricity they generate. The state average for energy loss is 2.76% and the nationwide average is 2.76%. This results in Santee Cooper getting a ranking of 4th best out of 46 electricity companies in the state and 156th best out of 3509 suppliers in the nation.
Santee Cooper Rate & Electric Bills
Santee Cooper residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.
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Santee Cooper Overview
- Company Type:State
- Headquarters:1 Riverwood Drive
Moncks Corner, South Carolina 29461
United States of America
- CEO:Mark Bonsall
Santee Cooper Contact
Santee Cooper Service
- Rates & Plans:www.santeecooper.com
- Outage Map:stormcenter.santeecooper.com
- Outage Phone:(888) 769-7688
- States Served:
- South Carolina
- Counties Served:
- Horry County
- Berkeley County
- Georgetown County
- Major Cities Served:
- Goose Creek
- Myrtle Beach
- Carolina Forest CDP
- Socastee CDP
- North Myrtle Beach
- Red Hill CDP
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Quick Facts About Santee Cooper
Santee Cooper produces 17,543,849.33 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types, which is 4th in the state out of 46 providers.
Based on megawatt hours generated, Santee Cooper is the 77th largest out of 3509 suppliers in the country.
Santee Cooper generates 12.11% of their megawatt hour production from nuclear power sources, for a total of 2,161,375.84 megawatt hours produced from nuclear.
Santee Cooper is 47th in the country out of 3509 companies for total megawatt hours produced from coal.
Santee Cooper has the 77th largest total electricity production in the United States, producing 17,845,250.33 megawatt hours.
Santee Cooper's energy loss due to business operations.
Total Energy Loss
156 National Rank
Santee Cooper Energy Makeup
Santee Cooper Coverage Map
Santee Cooper State Coverage
|State||Customers||Sales ($)||State Rank Based On Revenue||% of Provider's Residential Sales in State|
Santee Cooper County Coverage
Power Plants Owned by Santee Cooper
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
John S RaineySantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Anderson County||SC||Natural Gas||5,333,004.46||2,337,669,460.7||438.34|
WinyahSantee Cooper (100.00%)
JefferiesSantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Berkeley County||SC||Conventional Hydroelectric||246,495|
Lee County LandfillSantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Lee County||SC||Landfill Gas||19,951||22,843,942.12||1,145|
Richland County LandfillSantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Richland County||SC||Landfill Gas||17,143||10,360,628.25||604.36|
SpillwaySantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Berkeley County||SC||Conventional Hydroelectric||13,227|
Berkeley County LandfillSantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Berkeley County||SC||Landfill Gas||2,772||2,461,557.18||888.01|
Horry Land Fill Gas SiteSantee Cooper (100.00%)
|Horry County||SC||Landfill Gas||2,244||1,525,286.51||679.72|
Santee Cooper Fuel Makeup
Cities Santee Cooper Has Coverage
* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.
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Santee Cooper FAQ:
How much is the average bundled bill for Santee Cooper customers each month?
Santee Cooper currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $111.31, compared to the South Carolina average of $139.01 and the nationwide of $139.01 for bundled service.
What is the average bundled electricity rate for Santee Cooper customers?
Santee Cooper's current average bundled electricity rate is 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.02 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.71 cents.
What is the phone number for Santee Cooper?
You can reach Santee Cooper by phone via (843) 761-8000.
How many power plants are owned by or associated with Santee Cooper?
Santee Cooper owns or is associated with 13 power plants.
Who is the CEO of Santee Cooper?
Mark Bonsall is the CEO of Santee Cooper.
What percentage of Santee Cooper's electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?
Santee Cooper generates 1.69% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.
What percentage of Santee Cooper's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?
Electric production plants owned by or associated with Santee Cooper produce 98.31% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.
How many counties does Santee Cooper sell electricity to?
Santee Cooper offers service in 3 counties.
What cities does Santee Cooper provider electricity in?
Santee Cooper provides electricity in 19 cities in the US.