Greenwood County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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Solar power usage in Greenwood County has gone up by 100.00% year over year, with 185 megawatt hours being generated from solar energy over the course of the previous 12 months compared to 0 the 12 months before.

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Greenwood County is ranked as the 19th highest consuming county out of 46 counties in the state with over 1,000,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

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Averaging generation of 0 megawatt hours per resident each year, Greenwood County is 1977th out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the nation.

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Greenwood County uses 587491.13% more electricity than it produces.

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With 185 megawatt generated from solar power and 70,811 consumers in Greenwood County, the county averages 0 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 27th out of 46 counties in the state.

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As the 822nd largest producer of solar power in the country, Greenwood County generates a total of 185 megawatt hours from solar.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,087,044 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    185 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    185 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    280,360,523 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,959.28 kg

Greenwood, SC Electric Overview

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Greenwood averages a residential electricity rate of 11.59 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is less than both the South Carolina and the US average rates of 12.76 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $113.35 per month, while the state average is $140.03. With 895 total residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Greenwood average 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 59th highest polluting city out of 397 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 92,144,150.41 kilograms, which is the 22nd highest total amount of pollution for a city in South Carolina. The residents of Greenwood have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity plants inthe city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenwood

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
29th11.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenwood
6th$113.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenwood, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Greenwood Electric CompanyBUNDLED8.3769.39No DataIcon representing missing value.112,3919,404,000
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74

Ninety Six, SC Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Ninety Six are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.89% below the state's average price of 12.76 cents and 14.51% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas has 98 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $112.35 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Ninety Six averages 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 59th worst in South Carolina out of 397 cities for emissions efficiency. At 3,959.95 kilograms per person and 1,918 citizens in the city, the city emits 7,595,190.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 182nd worst rank in South Carolina for total emissions. The electricity sold in Ninety Six 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 Ninety Six

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
15th11.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ninety Six
1st$112.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ninety Six Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ninety Six, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Greenwood Electric CompanyBUNDLED8.3769.39No DataIcon representing missing value.112,3919,404,000
Newberry Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.97148.64No DataIcon representing missing value.148,31222,201,000

Promised Land CDP, SC Electric Overview

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On average, Promised Land CDP's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 11.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.33% below the average state rate of 12.76 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Promised Land CDP average is 5.94% lower at $113.1 per month. Promised Land CDP is the 286th largest city in the state, with a population of 542.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Promised Land CDP must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 15th worst in South Carolina out of 397 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 2,146,294.62 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Promised Land CDP

Promised Land CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
26th11.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Promised Land CDP
2nd$113.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Promised Land CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Promised Land CDP, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Greenwood Electric CompanyBUNDLED8.3769.39No DataIcon representing missing value.112,3919,404,000
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74
Newberry Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.97148.64No DataIcon representing missing value.148,31222,201,000

Energy Production in Greenwood County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Greenwood County, South Carolina

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Augusta SolarAugusta Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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BriarwoodBriarwood Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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Gold MineGold Mine Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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Greenwood County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Greenwood County has the 977th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 280,360,522.56 kilograms per year. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,959.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 22nd highest county in the state and 2063rd nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 3 power plants, which is 24th highest in the state and 22nd most in the state when counting plants per citizen. In Greenwood County, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

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Greenwood County, South Carolina Net Metering

Approximately 83.33% of the electric providers in Greenwood County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of South Carolina have pretty good net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Greenwood County is 3.97%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Greenwood Electric Company, Dominion Energy, and Newberry Electric Cooperative. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Greenwood County a rank of 1109th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Greenwood County:

  • Greenwood, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Greenwood Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • Hodges, South Carolina:
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Greenwood Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • Ninety Six, South Carolina:
    • Newberry Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Greenwood Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • Troy, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 25.00%
    • Greenwood Electric Company: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 25.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Greenwood County, South Carolina?

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

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

Greenwood County, South Carolina has 3 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Greenwood County, South Carolina?

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1Duke Energy Carolinas25,192
2Greenwood Electric Company14,230
3Dominion Energy9,055
4Newberry Electric Cooperative2,998
5Little River Electric Cooperative2,572
6Aiken Electric Cooperative500

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

Greenwood County, South Carolina is home to 6 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16