Aiken County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Aiken County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Aiken County ranks 206th in the United States out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation, with 2,298,384.28 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

When calculating by customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Aiken County.

With 168,808 residents living within the county and 2,563,957 megawatt hours produced a year, Aiken County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 15.19 megawatt hours. This is the 13 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Aiken County is ranked 820th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the US based on pollution per capita.

Within the previous 12 months, Aiken County had a 9.92% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Aiken County consumes 4.39% more electricity than it generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,676,548 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,563,957 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    260,123 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,303,834 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,143,809,008 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,775.8 kg

Aiken, SC Electricity Overview

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Aiken's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.68 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 10.39% above the state's average rate of 13.30 cents. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Aiken has zero electricity plants. About 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,128.48 kilograms per person and 32,025 residents in the city, the city emits 132,214,491.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aiken

Aiken residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
334th14.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aiken
318th$154.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aiken Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aiken, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aiken Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.70151.05609,74883,563,100
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000

Zips with electric coverage in Aiken, South Carolina include: 29803, 29801, 29851

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North Augusta, SC Electricity Overview

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North Augusta's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 12.46% above the state's average rate of 13.30 cents. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

North Augusta has zero electricity plants. About 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 339th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,128.48 kilograms per person and 24,379 residents in the city, the city emits 100,648,152.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Augusta

North Augusta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
353rd14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Augusta
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Augusta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Augusta, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000

Zips with electric coverage in North Augusta, South Carolina include: 29841, 29860, 29842

Belvedere CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Belvedere CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 12.46% above the state's average rate of 13.30 cents. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Belvedere CDP has zero electricity plants. About 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,128.48 kilograms per person and 5,380 residents in the city, the city emits 22,211,208.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belvedere CDP

Belvedere CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
353rd14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belvedere CDP
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belvedere CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belvedere CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000

Electricity Production in Aiken County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Aiken County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Aiken County SC Natural Gas 2,303,154991,549,650.75430.52
Shaw Creek Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Aiken County SC Solar 174,918
Savannah River Site Biomass CogenU S Department of Energy (100.00%)
Aiken County SC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 85,885122,942,797.721,431.48

Aiken County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Aiken County's top fuel consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The county generates 89.64% of the total production in the county from this fuel type. Solar and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Solar makes up 6.82% of electricity generation and Wood/Wood Waste Solids accounts for 3.06% of total production in the county. The county has the 734th most electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 3 total power plants. Aiken County is the 9th worst ranked county in the state out of 46 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county releasing 1,143,809,008.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total equates to 6,775.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 820th worst in the US for pollution per capita.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
89.64%
SOLAR
Solar
6.82%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
3.06%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
0.26%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.21%

Aiken County, South Carolina Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric suppliers in Aiken County offer net metering to their consumers. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and South Carolina has decent laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Aiken County is 3.74%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Dominion Energy, Aiken Electric Cooperative, and Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Aiken County having a rank of 807th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Aiken County:

  • Aiken, South Carolina:
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 21.92%
    • Dominion Energy: 78.08%
  • Burnettown, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 79.31%
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 20.69%
  • Jackson, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Monetta, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • New Ellenton, South Carolina:
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • North Augusta, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Perry, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Ridge Spring, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Salley, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Wagener, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Windsor, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Aiken County, South Carolina?

Aiken County, South Carolina has 3 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Aiken County, South Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Aiken County, South Carolina by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Aiken County, South Carolina?

Aiken County, South Carolina has 3 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Aiken County, South Carolina?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy65,574
2Aiken Electric Cooperative22,800
3Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative2,336

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27