Calhoun County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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Consumers in Calhoun County pay $156.94 per month for residential electricity, compared to the US average of $120.24.

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The burning of natural gas in Calhoun County yields a total of 2,316,597.07 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 3rd out of 46 counties in South Carolina.

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Calhoun County customers are faced with outages averaging 127.95 minutes per occurrence, with roughly 1.16 outages each year.

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Calhoun County consumes roughly 8.79% of the generation put out by its power generation facilities. They will export or store the leftover electricity.

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Calhoun County is home to 14,553 citizens and its power generation facilities produce 2,542,744.01 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 174.72 megawatt hours per capita.

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Calhoun County is 13th in South Carolina rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 225,884 megawatt hours generated from sustainable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    223,408 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,542,744 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    225,884 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,316,860 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    174.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    62,056,547 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,264.18 kg

St. Matthews, SC Electric Overview

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St. Matthews's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.08% more than the average state rate of 12.76 cents and 7.27% more than the US average of 13.45. With 115 residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest vendor in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. St. Matthews averages 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 15th worst in South Carolina out of 397 cities for emissions efficiency. At 3,959.95 kilograms per person and 2,355 citizens in the city, the city emits 9,325,689.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 164th worst rank in South Carolina for total emissions. The electricity sold in St. Matthews has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Matthews

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
364th14.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Matthews
359th$154.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Matthews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Matthews, South Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Tri-County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.67170.74No DataIcon representing missing value.228,71335,839,800

Cameron, SC Electric Overview

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Cameron averages a residential electricity rate of 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 8.03% above the average South Carolina price of 12.76 cents and 2.48% higher than the US average of 13.45. Solar gardens in the city produce, on average, 27.92 megawatt hours per person living in the city. Consumers in the city are faced with 1.16 power outages per year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emissions in Cameron average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 385th worst polluting city out of 397 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the city 385th highest for total emissions in South Carolina. The city has one electricity producing plant, which is 12th highest in the state and 3rd most in the state when counting plants per capita. Cameron's primary fuel source used for electricity production is Solar. The city generates 100.00% of the total production in the city from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cameron

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
315th13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cameron
264th$146.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cameron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cameron, South Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000

Energy Production in Calhoun County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Calhoun County, South Carolina

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Columbia Energy Center (SC)Dominion Energy (100.00%)
Calhoun County SC Natural Gas 2,316,860706,303,705.76304.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MidlandsCubico USA, LLC (100.00%)
Calhoun County SC Solar 152,473No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Calhoun County SC Solar 42,469No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
St. Matthews SolarSt. Matthews Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Calhoun County SC Solar 19,711No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cameron Solar IICameron Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Cameron SC Solar 9,185No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Jamison Solar FarmJamison Solar Farm (100.00%)
Calhoun County SC Solar 2,046No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Calhoun County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Calhoun County results in 62,056,546.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 39th most of any county in South Carolina. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,264.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 13th highest county in South Carolina for CO2 emissions per capita. Natural Gas makes up 91.11% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in Calhoun County. When taken together with Solar (8.88%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.01%), the three fuel types account for 100.00% of the production in the county. Calhoun County has 6 power plants, which is 7th highest in South Carolina and 1st most in the state when considering plants per citizen in the county.

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91.11%
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8.88%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.01%

Calhoun County, South Carolina Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Calhoun County offer net metering to their customers. South Carolina has commendable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Calhoun County that report energy loss, including Dominion Energy, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, and Aiken Electric Cooperative. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.08% of electricity produced. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the South Carolina average is 2.76%, resulting in a rank of 1213th best in the nation and a state rank of 26th best out of 3220 and 46 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Calhoun County, South Carolina

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving customers in Calhoun County, South Carolina.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Calhoun County, South Carolina?

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

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

Calhoun County, South Carolina has 6 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Calhoun County, South Carolina?

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1Dominion Energy23,512
2Tri-County Electric Cooperative7,221
3Aiken Electric Cooperative512

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