Chester County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chester County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Chester County generates 8.08 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 16 highest county out of 46 counties in the state for production per capita.

Chester County is ranked as the 19th largest generator of electricity of all 46 counties in the state for total electricity generation, generating 260,832 megawatt hours.

Chester County produces 8.08 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Chester County the 548th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the country out of 3221 counties.

Chester County citizens are accountable for 2,117.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making them the 40th highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

Chester County has seen a 35.43% drop throughout the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Chester County is the 1412th largest county in the country, with 32,294 residents .

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    524,071 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    260,832 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    260,832 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.08 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    68,385,034 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,117.58 kg

Chester, SC Electricity Overview

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Chester's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 5th out of 475 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $122.96 per month.

Chester emits 4,215.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 74th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Chester from electricity consumption is 22,212,990.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 99th highest in South Carolina. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
5th11.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester
24th$122.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.26122.967,035,965792,577,541

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Great Falls, SC Electricity Overview

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Great Falls' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 5th out of 475 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $122.96 per month.

Great Falls emits 4,215.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 74th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 8,225,003.75 kilograms, the city ranks 193rd highest in South Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. The city is home to one power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Great Falls

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
5th11.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Great Falls
24th$122.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Great Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Great Falls, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.26122.967,035,965792,577,541

Eureka Mill CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Eureka Mill CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 5th out of 475 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $122.96 per month.

Eureka Mill CDP emits 4,215.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 74th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Eureka Mill CDP from electricity consumption is 5,986,419.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 226th highest in South Carolina. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eureka Mill CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
5th11.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eureka Mill CDP
24th$122.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eureka Mill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eureka Mill CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.26122.967,035,965792,577,541

Electricity Production in Chester County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Chester County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Chester County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 153,875
Chester County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 106,957

Chester County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chester County emits 2,117.58 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 2514th highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the nation based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 68,385,033.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 2076th highest for total pollution in the US. The county has the 22nd most power plants of any county in South Carolina, with 2 total power plants. Chester County's primary fuel consumed for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 260,832 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Chester County, South Carolina Net Metering

Chester County has 3 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Citizens of South Carolina have pretty good net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 4.44%. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Chester County receiving a rank of 1394th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Chester County:

  • Chester, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Fort Lawn, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Great Falls, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Lowrys, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Richburg, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

* 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 Chester County, South Carolina?

By total revenue, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity company in Chester County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas45,077
2Fairfield Electric6,709
3York Electric Cooperative2,630
4Lockhart Power Company597

How many power plants are located in Chester County, South Carolina?

There are 2 power plants in Chester County, South Carolina

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

Chester County, South Carolina is home to 4 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-18