South River Electric EMC

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About South River Electric EMC

South River Electric EMC is an electricity cooperative. The largest county serviced by South River Electric EMC is Cumberland County, but the company also provides electricity in 5 counties in the state of North Carolina. A total of 45,526 customers (94.40% residential accounts, 5.59% commercial customers and 0.00% industrial accounts) purchase their electricity from the company. The residential electricity rate for customers of South River Electric EMC is, on average, 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.25% less than the national average rate of 14.11 cents. This ranks the company 1816th out of 2923 companies in the nation for lowest average electricity price. The company sold 788,668 megawatt hours in 2020 through traditional retail accounts. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $95,842,000, with 99.84% coming from retail sales.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of South River Electric EMC is $158.17 per month, while the North Carolina average is $120.22. Patrons of the supplier pay 30.13% more compared to other residents of North Carolina. The supplier 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 consumers.

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Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for South River Electric EMC and citizens who get their electricity from the company. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it allows consumers to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

South River Electric EMC loses electricity at a rate of 5.78% of their total production from heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of loss earns them a rank of 40th best out of 104 companies who report energy loss in the state.

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.118/kWh$164.30/mo.$154.98/mo.
1816th12.81¢South River Electric EMC's Average residential price per kWh
2706th$158.17Average monthly electricity 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 Loss

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

-5.78%

Total Energy Loss

48,426MWh

1098 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 County29,606412.49$143.81/mo
Cumberland County334,728412.14$138.57/mo
Harnett County133,568312.38$143.01/mo
Johnston County215,999812.05$134.19/mo
Sampson County59,036312.40$143.78/mo

Cities South River Electric EMC Has Coverage

* 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:

What cities does South River Electric EMC have customers in to?

South River Electric EMC has customers in 12 cities in the nation including North Carolina.

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

Customers of South River Electric EMC, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for South River Electric EMC?

South River Electric EMC's customer service phone number is (910) 892-8071

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of South River Electric EMC is $158.17. The North Carolina average bundled bill is $120.22 and the national average is $120.22.

When will South River Electric EMC power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for South River Electric EMC's consumers is 54.54 minutes.

How many counties does South River Electric EMC provider electricity in?

South River Electric EMC offers service in 5 counties in the nation.

Who is the CEO of South River Electric EMC?

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

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24