Barnwell County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Barnwell County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Barnwell County uses 300.33% more electricity than it generates.

With 81,545 megawatt hours generated from solar, Barnwell County ranks 224th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity generation.

At an average residential rate of 15.02 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Barnwell County pay a 7.36% markup from the nationwide average.

Renewable electricity sources account for 100.00%, or 81,545 megawatt hours, of Barnwell County's total energy generation.

Barnwell County has seen year over year increase of 11.06% for electricity production using solar power.

With 81,545 megawatt generated from solar power and 20,589 residents in Barnwell County, the county averages 3.96 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 126th out of 3221 counties in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    326,450 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    81,545 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    81,545 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    63,768,525 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,097.21 kg

Barnwell, SC Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Barnwell home spend, on average, 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 12.46% more than South Carolina's average price of 13.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 353rd out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. There is 258.62% more electricity used in Barnwell than is produced, meaning they must purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties. Electric production plants in the city have seen a 11.70% drop in the use of renewable fuel sources versus non-renewable fuels.

Barnwell is the 131st highest ranked city in South Carolina out of 475 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 13,850,178.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the city ranks 469th highest in the state for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 2,977.25 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Solar is the primary fuel type in Barnwell, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Barnwell has the 2nd highest electricity producing plants of any city in South Carolina, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barnwell

Barnwell 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 Barnwell
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Barnwell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Barnwell, 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

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Williston, SC Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Williston home spend, on average, 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 12.46% more than South Carolina's average price of 13.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 353rd out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.16 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Dominion Energy has an estimated 554 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Williston is the 148th highest ranked city in South Carolina out of 475 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,877,629.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 6th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 45,616.5 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Williston

Williston 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 Williston
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Williston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Williston, 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

Blackville, SC Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Blackville home spend, on average, 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 12.46% more than South Carolina's average price of 13.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 353rd out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. Citizens of Blackville consume 57.10% of the megawatt hours produced within the city and the excess 42.90% is exported or potentially stored. Electricity production plants in the city have attained a 22.95% rise the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable and fossil fuels.

Blackville is the 472nd highest ranked city in South Carolina out of 475 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the city ranks 472nd highest in the state for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 0 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Solar is the primary fuel type in Blackville, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Blackville has the 2nd highest electricity producing plants of any city in South Carolina, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blackville

Blackville 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 Blackville
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blackville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blackville, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.3615,6918,232,3151,231,386,000

Electricity Production in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Barnwell County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Blackville Solar IIDP-C2 Episode 1 LLC (100.00%)
Blackville SC Solar 37,710
Blackville Solar Farm, LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Blackville SC Solar 15,691
Barnwell SolarBarnwell Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Barnwell SC Solar 10,847
Edison SolarDP-C2 Episode 1 LLC (100.00%)
Barnwell SC Solar 9,721
Richardson SolarDP-C2 Episode 1 LLC (100.00%)
Barnwell County SC Solar 7,576

Barnwell County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Barnwell County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 63,768,525.09 kilograms, which is the 2125th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2384th worst in the United States for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 5 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 449th most plants within a county in the nation. In Barnwell County, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation.

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Barnwell County, South Carolina Net Metering

Of the 3 electric companies in Barnwell County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Barnwell County is 4.64%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Dominion Energy, Edisto Electric Cooperative, and Aiken Electric Cooperative. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Barnwell County is ranked as the 1568th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Barnwell County, South Carolina

Providers In Each City in Barnwell County:

  • Barnwell, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Blackville, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Elko, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Hilda, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Kline, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Snelling, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Williston, 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 in Barnwell County, South Carolina?

Barnwell County, South Carolina has 5 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Barnwell County, South Carolina.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Barnwell County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy33,912
2Edisto Electric Cooperative3,697
3Aiken Electric Cooperative672

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27