Berkeley County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Berkeley County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

The burning of non-renewable fuels has increased by 1.67% during the course of the past year in Berkeley County.

With 94.51% of Berkeley County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 1st in South Carolina out of 46 counties in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

Throughout the previous 12 months, Berkeley County had a 7.39% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Non-renewable sources are used in the production of 94.92% of the megawatt hours produced in Berkeley County, ranking it 97th in the US out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Berkeley County has seen year over year increase of 27.40% in electricity production from solar power.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Berkeley County's average rate is 8.93% below that at 12.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,644,579 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,186,966 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    517,180 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,669,786 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    44.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,328,760,905 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,481.63 kg

Goose Creek, SC Electricity Overview

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Goose Creek averages a residential electricity rate of 13.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.68% less than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.16 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 127.95 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Santee Cooper sells an estimated 126,117.51 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Goose Creek citizens emit 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 475 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 189,687,027.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 8th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Goose Creek has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Goose Creek

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.096/kWh$216.85/mo.$94.46/mo.
275th13.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Goose Creek
207th$137.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Goose Creek Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Goose Creek, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Berkeley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.39156.291,420,968190,197,000
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385

Zips with electric coverage in Goose Creek, South Carolina include: 29483, 29445, 29461, 29406, 29456, 29410

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Hanahan, SC Electricity Overview

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Hanahan averages a residential electricity rate of 13.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.96% less than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.16 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 127.95 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Santee Cooper sells an estimated 34,077.41 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Hanahan citizens emit 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 475 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 83,911,305.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 31st highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Hanahan has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hanahan

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.088/kWh$215.43/mo.$87.80/mo.
274th13.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hanahan
188th$133.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hanahan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hanahan, 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
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385

Zips with electric coverage in Hanahan, South Carolina include: 29445, 29406, 29410

Moncks Corner, SC Electricity Overview

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Moncks Corner averages a residential electricity rate of 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.71% less than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.16 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 127.95 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Santee Cooper sells an estimated 33,995.38 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Moncks Corner citizens emit 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 475 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 54,896,365.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 47th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Moncks Corner has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moncks Corner

Moncks Corner residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.111/kWh$205.33/mo.$89.06/mo.
265th12.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moncks Corner
179th$131.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moncks Corner Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moncks Corner, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Berkeley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.39156.291,420,968190,197,000
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385

Electricity Production in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Berkeley County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Berkeley County SC Coal 7,491,276.017,233,714,532.27965.62
Berkeley County SC Coal 2,178,510.012,068,046,544.55949.29
Berkeley County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 246,495
Berkeley County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 243,863
Berkeley County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 13,227
Berkeley County SC Solar 10,823
Berkeley County LandfillSantee Cooper (100.00%)
Berkeley County SC Landfill Gas 2,7722,461,557.18888.01

Berkeley County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Berkeley County results in 3,328,760,905.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 87th highest of any county in the nation. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 14,481.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2nd highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity producing plants in the county mainly use Coal, which makes up 94.51% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Conventional Hydroelectric at 4.94% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.36% of generation. Berkeley County has 7 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 295th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
94.51%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
4.94%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.36%
SOLAR
Solar
0.11%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.05%
OTHER
Other
0.03%

Berkeley County, South Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Berkeley County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state of South Carolina has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Berkeley County has 3 providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 2.49%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.76%, resulting in a rank of 262nd best in the nation and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3221 and 46 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Providers In Each City in Berkeley County:

  • Bonneau, South Carolina:
    • Santee Cooper: 62.92%
    • Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 37.08%
  • Goose Creek, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 41.25%
    • Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 17.49%
    • Santee Cooper: 41.26%
  • Hanahan, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Santee Cooper: 50.00%
  • Jamestown, South Carolina:
    • Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Santee Cooper: 50.00%
  • Moncks Corner, South Carolina:
    • Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 22.07%
    • Dominion Energy: 23.65%
    • Santee Cooper: 54.27%
  • St. Stephen, South Carolina:
    • Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 12.41%
    • Santee Cooper: 87.59%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Berkeley County, South Carolina by total customer count is Berkeley Electric Cooperative.

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

Berkeley County, South Carolina has 3 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Berkeley Electric Cooperative77,784
2Santee Cooper75,126
3Dominion Energy29,089

How many power plants are in Berkeley County, South Carolina?

There are 7 active electricity plants located in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27