South River Electric EMC

About South River Electric EMC

South River Electric EMC operates in 4 counties and is classified as an electric cooperative. The provider last disclosed a total of 45,526 customers, 94.40% of which are residential properties, 5.59% are commercial customers and 0.00% are industrial accounts. South River Electric EMC's consumers spend, on average, 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which is 12.02% above the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents. Approximately 788,668 megawatt hours were sold by the company to retail end users in 2020. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company . Exactly 837,390 megawatt hours were purchased by way of the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $95,842,000, with 99.84% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of South River Electric EMC is $158.17 per month, while the state average is $121.21. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users.

South River Electric EMC Net Metering

Thankfully, South River Electric EMC allows consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. South River Electric EMC recently reported an annual loss of approximately 5.78% of the electricity that they transmit. South River Electric EMC's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 40th best out of the 105 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1099th best out of 3510 in the US.

South River Electric EMC Rate & Electric Bills

South River Electric EMC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.118/kWh$164.30/mo.$154.98/mo.
1879th12.81¢South River Electric EMC's Average residential price per kWh
2722nd$158.17Average monthly electric bill for South River Electric EMC's residential customers

South River Electric EMC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:17494 US 421 South
    Dunn, North Carolina 28335
    United States of America
  • CEO:Chris M. Spears

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Energy provider of the year for North Carolina, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
North Carolina, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

South River Electric EMC's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1099 National Rank

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South River Electric EMC State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Carolina45,52695,690,00016100%

South River Electric EMC County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bladen County32,722412.11$138.98/mo
Cumberland County335,509411.54$127.08/mo
Harnett County135,976312.08$138.92/mo
Sampson County63,531412.07$139.66/mo

Cities South River Electric EMC Has Coverage

  • Autryville, NC
  • Clinton, NC
  • Dunn, NC
  • Eastover, NC
  • Erwin, NC
  • Falcon, NC
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Godwin, NC
  • Lillington, NC
  • Linden, NC
  • Roseboro, NC
  • Salemburg, NC
  • Stedman, NC
  • Wade, NC

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

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South River Electric EMC FAQ:

Who is the CEO of South River Electric EMC?

The current CEO of South River Electric EMC is Chris M. Spears.

When will South River Electric EMC power be restored?

South River Electric EMC's outages last, on average, roughly 54.54 minutes per each outage.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for South River Electric EMC customers?

South River Electric EMCs current average bundled electricity rate is 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average North Carolina bundled rate of 11.43 cents and the average United States rate of 13.26 cents.

What cities does South River Electric EMC supply electricity in?

South River Electric EMC provides electricity to 14 cities throughout the country including, North Carolina.

How much is the average bundled bill for South River Electric EMC customers each month?

South River Electric EMC currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $158.17, compared to the North Carolina average of $121.21 and the US of $121.21 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for South River Electric EMC?

The South River Electric EMC phone number is (910) 892-8071.

How many counties does South River Electric EMC offer service in?

South River Electric EMC provides electricity to customers in 4 counties.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-07