Aiken County, SC: 3 Electric Providers

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Aiken County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Roughly 87.90% of Aiken County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 389th highest county in the US out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Aiken County produces 232,338.92 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Aiken County 459th highest producing county out of 3230 counties in the nation for total sustainable electricity generation.

Aiken County is ranked 582nd in the US out of 3230 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 1.33 megawatt hours per person a year.

Aiken County produces 171,376 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 4th out of 46 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from solar power sources.

Aiken County had a 3.22% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding 12 months.

Aiken County uses 142.97% of the electricity that it produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,744,164 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.76 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,919,402 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    232,339 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,687,063 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,085,469,252 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,232.96 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Aiken

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Aiken Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

14.91¢ per kWh

  • 5.97% higher than last month
  • 2.79% higher than March last year
  • 0.19% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 10.83% lower than the US average
  • 333rd in the state out of 475 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 128 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 17 since March last year
  • 15,658th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,249 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 717 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.5¢ per kWh

  • 0.23% higher than last month
  • 8.73% lower than March last year
  • 3.09% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 9.77% lower than the US average
  • 361st in the state out of 475 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since March last year
  • 15,233rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 99 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,647 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$116.83 per month

  • 10.82% lower than last month
  • 5.3% lower than March last year
  • 2.49% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 3.1% lower than the US average
  • 307th in the state out of 475 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 108 since March last year
  • 15,728th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,017 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 665 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$148.35 per month

  • 0.37% lower than last month
  • 11.27% lower than March last year
  • 0.24% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 9.18% higher than the US average
  • 338th in the state out of 475 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 109 since March last year
  • 21,539th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 40 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,305 since March last year

Aiken, SC Electricity Overview

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Aiken's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.50 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 3.09% above the state's average rate of 14.07 cents. Consumers in the city have 1.12 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting about 125.36 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Aiken has zero electricity plants. About 4,160.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 4th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,160.17 kilograms per person and 31,516 residents in the city, the city emits 131,111,885.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aiken

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.180/kWh$0.063/kWh$248.86/mo.$87.19/mo.
361st14.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aiken
338th$148.35Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED15.11164.93623,319.994,162,591.93
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.25143.838,288,7471,181,518,000

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

North Augusta, SC Electricity Overview

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North Augusta's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 1.74% above the state's average rate of 14.07 cents. Consumers in the city have 1.12 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting about 125.36 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

North Augusta has zero electricity plants. About 4,160.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 4th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,160.17 kilograms per person and 24,013 residents in the city, the city emits 99,898,137.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Augusta

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
318th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Augusta
300th$143.71Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.25143.838,288,7471,181,518,000

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

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Belvedere CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Belvedere CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 1.74% above the state's average rate of 14.07 cents. Consumers in the city have 1.12 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting about 125.36 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Belvedere CDP has zero electricity plants. About 4,160.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 4th worst polluter in the state out of 475 cities. At 4,160.17 kilograms per person and 5,330 residents in the city, the city emits 22,173,700.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belvedere CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
318th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belvedere CDP
300th$143.71Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.25143.838,288,7471,181,518,000

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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 1,686,807776,904,449460.58
Shaw Creek Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Aiken County SC Solar 171,376
Savannah River Site Biomass CogenU S Department of Energy (100.00%)
Aiken County SC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 61,21990,817,353.931,483.48

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 87.86% 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 8.93% of electricity generation and Wood/Wood Waste Solids accounts for 2.90% of total production in the county. The county has the 182nd 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 1,085,469,252.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total equates to 6,232.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 893rd 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
87.86%
SOLAR
Solar
8.93%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.90%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
0.28%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

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 4.09%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Dominion Energy, Aiken Electric Cooperative, and Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Aiken County having a rank of 925th 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: 98.59%
    • Dominion Energy: 1.41%
  • 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: 6.82%
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 93.18%

* 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 Energy66,454
2Aiken Electric Cooperative23,310
3Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative2,345

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-13