Anderson County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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With total generation of 10,420,306.46 megawatt hours, Anderson County is the 138th highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the country.

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Anderson County generates 99.72% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 51.3 megawatt hours per citizen and places Anderson County as the 7th highest county out of 46 counties in South Carolina for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

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Anderson County produces 10,391,579.55 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 35th out of 3220 counties in the country for natural gas generation.

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Anderson County has a population of 202,558 residents.

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Anderson County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 2.48% below the US average, at 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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As the 502nd largest producer of solar powered electricity in the United States out of 3220, Anderson County generates a total of 9,167 megawatt hours from solar.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,109,536 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,420,306 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    28,869 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,391,437 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    51.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,233,409,430 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,089.17 kg

Anderson, SC Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Anderson are paying an average residential electricity price of 13.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.47% more than the average South Carolina rate of 12.76 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. Duke Energy Carolinas sells 25,811.26 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider.

Anderson is the 17th worst ranked city in South Carolina out of 397 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 108,063,162.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Anderson

Anderson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
231st13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Anderson
172nd$135.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Anderson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Anderson, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74

Zips with electric coverage in Anderson, South Carolina include: 29621, 29625, 29627, 29624

Powdersville CDP, SC Electric Overview

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On average, Powdersville CDP's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 7.23% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Selling 24,788.02 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Releasing 38,142,268.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Powdersville CDP is the 58th worst out of 397 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 59th highest polluting city in South Carolina for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Powdersville CDP

Powdersville CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
167th12.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Powdersville CDP
114th$130.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Powdersville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Powdersville CDP, South Carolina

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Blue Ridge Electric CoopBUNDLED15.27154.02No DataIcon representing missing value.754,062115,116,900
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172

Zips with electric coverage in Powdersville CDP, South Carolina include: 29642, 29611, 29673

Centerville CDP, SC Electric Overview

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Centerville CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.48% more than the state's average rate of 12.76 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Electricity consumption in Centerville CDP creates 28,404,744.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 76th most of any city in South Carolina. Additionally, the city ranks 59th worst in South Carolina in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Centerville CDP

Centerville CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
232nd13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Centerville CDP
173rd$135.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Centerville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Centerville CDP, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74

Energy Production in Anderson County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Anderson County, South Carolina

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Anderson County SC Natural Gas 5,843,9282,190,150,639.62374.77YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Anderson County SC Natural Gas 4,546,720.461,939,180,052.74426.5No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Anderson County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 8,179No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Anderson Regional LandfillSantee Cooper (100.00%)
Anderson County SC Landfill Gas 6,4913,879,162.93597.62No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pelzer SC Conventional Hydroelectric 5,815No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Whitt SolarWhitt Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Anderson County SC Solar 4,096No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pelzer Solar IPelzer Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Anderson County SC Solar 2,019No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bluebird Solar SC LLCBluebird Solar LLC (100.00%)
Anderson County SC Solar 1,560No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ace SolarACE Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Anderson County SC Solar 1,492No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Honea PathCentral Electric Power (100.00%)
Honea Path SC Distillate Fuel Oil 644,449.87,408.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Anderson County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For the purpose of electricity production, Anderson County's top fuel source is Natural Gas, accounting for 99.72% of generation in the county. Taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (0.13%) and Solar (0.09%), these three fuel types make up 99.95% county's electricity generation. On average, the county's residents emit 6,089.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 8th worst polluting county out of 46 counties in the state. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for the county from electricity use is 1,233,409,429.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 7th highest in South Carolina. There are 10 power plants in Anderson County, which is the 2nd most plants in a county in South Carolina and translates to the 20th highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.72%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.13%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.09%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
0.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.00%
OTHER
Other
-0.01%

Anderson County, South Carolina Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity providers in Anderson County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and South Carolina has commendable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Anderson County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 6.29% of their energy lost per year. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Anderson County having a rank of 2639th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Anderson County:

  • Anderson, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 49.94%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.06%
  • Belton, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Honea Path, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 49.08%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 49.08%
    • Due West, South Carolina Electric Utility: 1.84%
  • Iva, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Pelzer, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 49.91%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.09%
  • Pendleton, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Blue Ridge Electric Coop: 50.00%
  • Starr, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • West Pelzer, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Williamston, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

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1Duke Energy Carolinas41,385
2Blue Ridge Electric Coop10,960
3Little River Electric Cooperative4,162

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

Anderson County, South Carolina is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Anderson County, South Carolina?

The largest electricity provider in Anderson County, South Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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

There are 10 power plants located in Anderson County, South Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16