Georgetown County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Georgetown County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Georgetown County ranks 348th in the US out of 3221 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 2,583,965.11 of the county's 3,032,666.02 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Residents of Georgetown County use enough electricity to emit 15,673.88 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 126th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the country.

The use of natural gas in Georgetown County yields a total of 19,767.33 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 11th out of 46 counties in the state.

Georgetown County averages 7.08 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 6th highest in South Carolinacounties.

Over the course of the past year Georgetown County has experienced a 15.93% decrease in coal usage, dropping from a previous total of 3,033,048.77 megawatt hours produced from burning coal to 2,549,882.65 megawatt hours.

Georgetown County generates 2,549,882.65 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 40.22 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Georgetown County the 102nd highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the country for electricity production from coal per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,005,307 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,032,666 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    448,701 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,583,965 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    47.83 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    993,786,989 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,673.88 kg

Georgetown, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Georgetown home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.51% lower than the average state rate of 13.30 cents. Selling an estimated 119,979.32 megawatt hours per year, Georgetown, South Carolina Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $104.94 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in Georgetown have a 26.96% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Georgetown is the 70th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 34,691,596.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 6th worst in the state in this category. All of the 133,234.42 megawatt hours of electricity used in Georgetown must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Georgetown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.097/kWh$193.23/mo.$64.49/mo.
2nd10.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Georgetown
2nd$104.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Georgetown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Georgetown, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Georgetown, South Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.1692.5747,347.244,336,882.36
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385
Santee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.43178.8509,30973,488,000

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Litchfield Beach CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Litchfield Beach CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.37% lower than the average state rate of 13.30 cents. Selling an estimated 34,685.65 megawatt hours per year, Santee Cooper is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $111.3 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in Litchfield Beach CDP have a 22.53% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Litchfield Beach CDP is the 71st highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 34,555,356.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 6th worst in the state in this category. All of the 132,711.19 megawatt hours of electricity used in Litchfield Beach CDP must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Litchfield Beach CDP

Litchfield Beach CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.097/kWh$193.23/mo.$64.49/mo.
106th11.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Litchfield Beach CDP
4th$111.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Litchfield Beach CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Litchfield Beach CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385

Andrews, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Andrews home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.37% lower than the average state rate of 13.30 cents. Selling an estimated 6,153.02 megawatt hours per year, Santee Cooper is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $111.3 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in Andrews have a 22.53% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Andrews is the 156th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 10,630,829.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 6th worst in the state in this category. All of the 40,828.11 megawatt hours of electricity used in Andrews must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Andrews

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.097/kWh$193.23/mo.$64.49/mo.
106th11.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Andrews
4th$111.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Andrews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Andrews, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.39111.31,961,244223,382,385

Electricity Production in Georgetown County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Georgetown County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Georgetown County SC Coal 2,558,636.022,702,178,575.651,056.112/2028
International Paper Georgetown MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Georgetown County SC Black Liquour 474,030295,735,355.32623.87

Georgetown County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Georgetown County's primary fuel is Coal, with 84.08% of electricity production using this fuel source. Black Liquour and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 9.80% and 3.89% of total electricity generation being produced from each type, respectively. For every citizen in the county there are 15,673.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. This ranks them 126th highest in the country for emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 993,786,989.1 kilograms, which is the 351st highest total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Georgetown County has 2 power plants within its borders. This is the 734th most plants within a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
84.08%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
9.80%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
3.89%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
1.11%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.65%
OTHER
Other
0.47%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Georgetown County, 75.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Georgetown County is about 2.65% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Georgetown County a rank of 303rd best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Georgetown County:

  • Andrews, South Carolina:
    • Santee Cooper: 100.00%
  • Georgetown, South Carolina:
    • Georgetown, South Carolina Electric Utility: 47.83%
    • Santee Electric Cooperative: 3.85%
    • Santee Cooper: 48.32%
  • Pawleys Island, South Carolina:
    • Santee Cooper: 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 Georgetown County, South Carolina?

By total revenue, Santee Cooper is the largest electricity supplier in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Georgetown County, South Carolina

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Santee Cooper52,083
2Santee Electric Cooperative14,069
3Georgetown, South Carolina Electric Utility5,070
4Duke Energy Progress447

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-20