Greenville County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Greenville County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Within the last year, Greenville County had a 8.13% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Greenville County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 0.07 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

Greenville County emits 4,125.22 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 4,128.48.

Greenville County is the 135th most populous county in the US.

Greenville County produces 36,707 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuels. This ranks Greenville County 1127th largest producing county in the US out of 3221 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

Over the previous year, Greenville County has had a 13.51% decrease in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,332,645 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    36,707 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    36,707 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,167,942,986 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,125.22 kg

Greenville, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, Greenville's residents spend 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 15.63% less than the average South Carolina price of 13.30 cents and 19.79% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 2,297 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $119.84 per month, while the South Carolina average is $143.67. Customers in the city enjoy a 16.59% markdown compared to other citizens of the state.

Emitting 291,965,928.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Greenville ranks 6th worst out of 475 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 6th highest in South Carolina for pollution per capita with an average of 4,128.48 kilograms of emissions per resident. The city has one electricity plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenville

Greenville 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.
5th11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenville
21st$119.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenville, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.22119.846,833,849766,949,618

Zips with electric coverage in Greenville, South Carolina include: 29607, 29605, 29615, 29611, 29609, 29601, 29614

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Greer, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, Greer's residents spend 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 11.28% less than the average South Carolina price of 13.30 cents and 15.66% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 20,512 residential customers, Greer CPW is the largest provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $119.01 per month, while the South Carolina average is $143.67. Customers in the city enjoy a 17.17% markdown compared to other citizens of the state.

Emitting 145,768,283.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Greer ranks 13th worst out of 475 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Greer has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greer

Greer 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.
212th11.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greer
19th$119.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greer, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.22119.846,833,849766,949,618
Greer CPWBUNDLED12.65116.63204,12025,814,000
Laurens Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.70147.15702,44896,262,000

Zips with electric coverage in Greer, South Carolina include: 29651, 29687, 29650, 29388, 29334, 29365

Mauldin, SC Electricity Overview

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On average, Mauldin's residents spend 11.32 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 14.93% less than the average South Carolina price of 13.30 cents and 19.13% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 929 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $120.85 per month, while the South Carolina average is $143.67. Customers in the city enjoy a 15.88% markdown compared to other citizens of the state.

Emitting 102,072,477.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Mauldin ranks 19th worst out of 475 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Mauldin has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mauldin

Mauldin 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.
97th11.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mauldin
114th$120.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mauldin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mauldin, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.22119.846,833,849766,949,618
Laurens Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.70147.15702,44896,262,000

Zips with electric coverage in Mauldin, South Carolina include: 29681, 29607, 29605, 29680, 29662

Electricity Production in Greenville County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Greenville County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hollidays Bridge HydroNorthbrook Carolina Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Greenville County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 12,483
Enoree Phase II Landfill Gas RecoveryEnerdyne Power Systems Inc (100.00%)
Greenville County SC Landfill Gas 11,5847,845,022.41677.23
Saluda DamNorthbrook Carolina Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Berea CDP SC Conventional Hydroelectric 9,574
Piedmont Hydro Power ProjectEnel Green Power (100.00%)
Piedmont CDP SC Conventional Hydroelectric 3,066
Central PlantBob Jones University (100.00%)
Greenville SC Distillate Fuel Oil 444.5

Greenville County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 151st worst ranked county in the US, Greenville County emits 2,167,942,986.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2004th highest in pollution per capita, averaging 4,125.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The county is home to 5 electricity generation plants, which is the 10th most power plants within a county in South Carolina. In Greenville County, Conventional Hydroelectric is 68.44% of the fuel used for electricity production.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
68.44%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
31.56%

Greenville County, South Carolina Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electric companies in Greenville County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, South Carolina has above average net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Greenville County is 5.15%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Greer CPW, Laurens Electric Cooperative, and Blue Ridge Electric Coop. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.76%, resulting in a rank of 1931st best in the US and a state rank of 39th best out of 3221 and 46 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Greenville County:

  • Fountain Inn, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 94.19%
    • Laurens Electric Cooperative: 5.81%
  • Greenville, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Greer, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 60.43%
    • Greer CPW: 38.14%
    • Laurens Electric Cooperative: 1.43%
  • Mauldin, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 96.27%
    • Laurens Electric Cooperative: 3.73%
  • Simpsonville, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Travelers Rest, 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 supplier in Greenville County, South Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in Greenville County, South Carolina.

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

Greenville County, South Carolina is home to 5 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Greenville County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas60,985
2Greer CPW22,867
3Laurens Electric Cooperative6,969
4Blue Ridge Electric Coop6,670

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27