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Georgetown County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Over 12.72% of Georgetown County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel sources, ranking Georgetown County at 6th in South Carolina for sustainable electricity generation.

Electric production facilities in Georgetown County saw a 30.79% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuels in the past year, which is a disappointing trend.

Georgetown County is the 23rd largest county by population in the state, with 62,992 residents living within its borders.

The use of natural gas in Georgetown County yields a total of 43,171.51 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 11th out of 46 counties in South Carolina.

Georgetown County's average residential electricity rate is 12.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.56% below the US average price of 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour.

When calculating by total customers, Santee Cooper is the largest provider in Georgetown County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    987,191 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,361,828 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    427,480 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,934,348 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    53.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    971,853,510 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,428.21 kg

Recent Energy News in Andrews

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Andrews Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

14.15¢ per kWh

  • 5.63% higher than last month
  • 1.09% higher than January last year
  • 5.43% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 9.37% lower than the US average
  • 292nd in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since January last year
  • 13,158th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,007 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,190 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

14.84¢ per kWh

  • 0.09% higher than last month
  • 16.47% higher than January last year
  • 8.12% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 12.56% lower than the US average
  • 460th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 179 since January last year
  • 12,251st in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 25 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,042 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$226.81 per month

  • 11.93% higher than last month
  • 20% higher than January last year
  • 23.07% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 50.24% higher than the US average
  • 459th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 25,029th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,048 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 968 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$168.38 per month

  • 1.91% higher than last month
  • 9.5% higher than January last year
  • 17.85% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 26.92% higher than the US average
  • 460th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 174 since January last year
  • 24,616th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,039 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,381 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

11.62¢ per kWh

  • 8.93% lower than last month
  • 0.47% lower than January last year
  • 3.39% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 12.86% lower than the US average
  • 296th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 164 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since January last year
  • 11,613th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,693 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 38 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

11.94¢ per kWh

  • 0.04% lower than last month
  • 8.48% higher than January last year
  • 9.32% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 15.65% lower than the US average
  • 460th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 179 since January last year
  • 12,140th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 134 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,726 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$517.3 per month

  • 7.23% higher than last month
  • 13.32% higher than January last year
  • 13.41% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 68.26% lower than the US average
  • 94th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 162 since January last year
  • 11,555th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 219 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,842 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$497.44 per month

  • 1.03% higher than last month
  • 7.68% higher than January last year
  • 12.31% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 69.61% lower than the US average
  • 279th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since January last year
  • 10,645th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 40 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,193 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

6.75¢ per kWh

  • 18.67% lower than last month
  • 2.53% higher than January last year
  • 8.57% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 31.26% lower than the US average
  • 279th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 173 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 163 since January last year
  • 6,571st in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,551 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 952 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

7.25¢ per kWh

  • 0.19% higher than last month
  • 1.18% higher than January last year
  • 4.82% higher than the South Carolina average
  • 29.06% lower than the US average
  • 443rd in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 155 since January last year
  • 7,466th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 248 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,974 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$25,650.6 per month

  • 8.68% lower than last month
  • 22.56% lower than January last year
  • 69.2% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 23.91% lower than the US average
  • 92nd in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 167 since January last year
  • 18,813th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 815 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 761 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$27,931.37 per month

  • 2.18% lower than last month
  • 7.18% lower than January last year
  • 64.61% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 18.36% lower than the US average
  • 93rd in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 163 since January last year
  • 18,646th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 15 since January last year

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 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.79% lower than the average state rate of 14.05 cents. Selling an estimated 257,315.76 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 $106.09 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Customers in Litchfield Beach CDP have a 28.42% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Litchfield Beach CDP is the 68th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 35,667,038.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,118.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 50th worst in the state in this category. All of the 135,716.82 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.$61.15/mo.
4th11.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Litchfield Beach CDP
6th$106.09Average 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 CooperBUNDLED11.41106.091,988,203.31226,823,619

Georgetown, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Georgetown home are billed a residential electricity price of 9.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.28% lower than the average state rate of 14.05 cents. Selling an estimated 118,072.04 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 $101.56 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Customers in Georgetown have a 31.47% 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 34,740,354.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,118.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 50th worst in the state in this category. All of the 132,190.69 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 September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.103/kWh$201.67/mo.$86.20/mo.
1st9.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Georgetown
2nd$101.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Georgetown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Georgetown, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.67168.421,971,259.89289,275,431
Georgetown, South Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.0689.0948,956.884,434,471.45
Santee CooperBUNDLED11.41106.091,988,203.31226,823,619
Santee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.41181.47526,08975,788,800

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Andrews, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Andrews home are billed a residential electricity price of 14.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.46% higher than the average state rate of 14.05 cents. Selling an estimated 1,445.21 megawatt hours per year, Duke Energy Progress is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $168.42 per month.

Andrews is the 161st highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 11,206,698.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,118.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 50th worst in the state in this category. All of the 42,642.66 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 October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.102/kWh$226.81/mo.$96.95/mo.
406th14.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Andrews
420th$168.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Andrews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Andrews, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.67168.421,971,259.89289,275,431

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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 2,887,9343,020,858,814.891,046.0312/2028
International Paper Georgetown MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Georgetown County SC Black Liquour 473,953288,738,166.6609.21
Georgetown LFGTESantee Cooper (100.00%)
Georgetown County SC Landfill Gas -59

Georgetown County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Georgetown County's primary fuel is Coal, with 85.43% of electricity production using this fuel source. Black Liquour and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 8.08% and 3.38% of total electricity generation being produced from each type, respectively. For every citizen in the county there are 15,428.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. This ranks them 138th highest in the country for emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 971,853,509.54 kilograms, which is the 351st highest total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Georgetown County has 3 power plants within its borders. This is the 846th most plants within a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
85.43%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
8.08%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
3.38%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.28%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
1.27%
OTHER
Other
0.57%

Georgetown County, South Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Georgetown County, 100.00% 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 2.98% 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 2.87%. This earned Georgetown County a rank of 370th best in the United States out of 3230.

Providers In Each City in Georgetown County:

  • Andrews, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Georgetown, South Carolina:
    • Georgetown, South Carolina Electric Utility: 80.89%
    • Santee Electric Cooperative: 5.89%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 7.68%
    • Santee Cooper: 5.54%
  • 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 3 electricity plants in Georgetown County, South Carolina

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Santee Cooper395,300
2Santee Electric Cooperative14,319
3Georgetown, South Carolina Electric Utility5,891
4Duke Energy Progress372

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-04-03