Santee Electric Cooperative

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Santee Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.139/kWh$193.99/mo.$178.80/mo.
2391st14.43¢Santee Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2850th$178.8Average monthly electricity bill for Santee Electric Cooperative's residential customers

About Santee Electric Cooperative

Santee Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative providing electricity in South Carolina, including cities such as Georgetown, Lake City, Wyboo CDP, Kingstree, and Johnsonville. There are a total of 43,664 customer accounts who are receiving service from the supplier. These customers are made up of 78.44% residential properties, 21.52% commercial properties and 0.04% industrial properties. Customers of Santee Electric Cooperative spend, on average, 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 10.84% higher than the average state price of 13.02 cents. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 1,201,329 megawatt hours. The megawatt hours sourced by the provider primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased on wholesale channels. They purchased 1,247,664 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, the company had revenue of $128,943,300 from retail electricity sales.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Santee Electric Cooperative is $178.8 per month. The provider currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

Santee Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Customers of Santee Electric Cooperative are able to take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it gives the ability for citizens to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Santee Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of roughly 3.59% of the electricity that they generate. The state average for energy loss is 2.76% and the US average is 2.76%. This gives Santee Electric Cooperative a ranking of 12th best out of 46 electricity companies in South Carolina and 516th best out of 3510 suppliers in the country.

Santee Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:424 Sumter Highway
    Kingstree, South Carolina 29556
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rob Ardis

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Energy Loss

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


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516 National Rank

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Santee Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Carolina43,664128,943,30011100%

Santee Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Clarendon County31,144413.08$160.76/mo
Florence County137,059312.71$157.22/mo
Georgetown County63,404412.68$140.41/mo
Williamsburg County31,026114.43$178.80/mo

Cities Santee Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Coward, SC
  • Georgetown, SC
  • Greeleyville, SC
  • Johnsonville, SC
  • Kingstree, SC
  • Lake City, SC
  • Pamplico, SC
  • Summerton, SC

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

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Santee Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Santee Electric Cooperative?

Rob Ardis is the CEO of Santee Electric Cooperative.

How many counties does Santee Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

Santee Electric Cooperative sells electricity in 4 counties.

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

Customers of Santee Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Santee Electric Cooperative is $178.80. The state average bundled bill is $139.01 and the nationwide average is $139.01.

What cities does Santee Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Santee Electric Cooperative has customers in 8 cities throughout the US.

What is the phone number for Santee Electric Cooperative?

Santee Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 922-1604

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