Kershaw County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Kershaw County is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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The use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Kershaw County grew by 25.64% last year.

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Renewable electricity sources account for 100.00%, or 401,240 megawatt hours, of Kershaw County’s total energy generation.

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Kershaw County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 8.87% below the United States average price, at 12.26 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Citizens of the county use around 254.62% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

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Kershaw County is home to 66,551 residents and its power generation facilities produce 401,240 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 6.03 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,021,647 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    401,240 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    401,240 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    160,037,010 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,404.73 kg

Lugoff CDP, SC Electric Overview

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Lugoff CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 6.17% below the average South Carolina price of 12.76 cents and 10.99% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 832 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in the city. Consumers in Lugoff CDP deal with 0.99 power outages each year with outages lasting an average of 84.38 minutes.

Lugoff CDP emits 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 59th highest polluting city out of 397 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,959.95 kilograms per person and 8,243 residents in the city, the city emits 32,641,894.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. There is one power plant in the city, which is the 12th most power plants in a city in South Carolina and equates to the 34th highest rate of plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lugoff CDP

Lugoff CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.103/kWh$199.81/mo.$89.55/mo.
108th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lugoff CDP
115th$130.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lugoff CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lugoff CDP, South Carolina

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Black River Electric Cooperative SCBUNDLED12.02153.34No DataIcon representing missing value.444,91253,482,900
City of Camden ElectricBUNDLED12.35112.82No DataIcon representing missing value.103,911.5912,837,109.33
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.77145.79No DataIcon representing missing value.2,071,826243,948,755
Fairfield ElectricBUNDLED13.03151.47No DataIcon representing missing value.400,06652,140,000

Camden, SC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Camden, which is 6.40% below South Carolina's average rate of 12.76 cents and 11.21% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. With 630 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city. The city deals with an average of 0.99 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are an average of 84.38 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in Camden creates 28,115,667.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 77th most of any city in South Carolina. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 59th highest polluting city in South Carolina for CO2 pollution per capita. All of the 108,994.5 megawatt hours consumed in the city must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity facilities in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camden

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.103/kWh$199.81/mo.$89.55/mo.
106th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camden
125th$132.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camden, South Carolina

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Black River Electric Cooperative SCBUNDLED12.02153.34No DataIcon representing missing value.444,91253,482,900
City of Camden ElectricBUNDLED12.35112.82No DataIcon representing missing value.103,911.5912,837,109.33
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.77145.79No DataIcon representing missing value.2,071,826243,948,755
Fairfield ElectricBUNDLED13.03151.47No DataIcon representing missing value.400,06652,140,000

Elgin CDP, SC Electric Overview

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On average, Elgin CDP's residential electricity rate is 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.41% above the average state price of 12.76 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Around 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 59th highest polluter in South Carolina out of 397 cities. A total of 11,610,582.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 141st worst in South Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Elgin CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elgin CDP

Elgin 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.
210th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elgin CDP
149th$133.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elgin CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elgin CDP, South Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Lynches River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.98148.24No DataIcon representing missing value.240,02635,947,000

Energy Production in Kershaw County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Kershaw County, South Carolina

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Kershaw County residents emit 2,404.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 39th highest polluting county out of 46 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for Kershaw County from electricity consumption is 160,037,010.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 1391st highest in the United States. About 100.00% of Kershaw County’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Kershaw County has the 29th highest electricity plant of any county in South Carolina, with one total plants. This equates to the 29th most power plants per citizen in the state.

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Kershaw County, South Carolina Net Metering

Kershaw County has 6 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, South Carolina has decent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Kershaw County is 4.32%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Lynches River Electric Cooperative, Fairfield Electric, and Black River Electric Cooperative SC. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Kershaw County is ranked as the 1456th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kershaw County:

  • Bethune, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 25.00%
    • Lynches River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Camden Electric: 25.00%
  • Camden, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 25.05%
    • Fairfield Electric: 11.51%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.05%
    • City of Camden Electric: 25.05%
    • Black River Electric Cooperative SC: 13.34%
  • Elgin, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 25.00%
    • Fairfield Electric: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • City of Camden Electric: 25.00%

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

FAQ

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

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1Duke Energy Carolinas40,339
2Duke Energy Progress14,169
3Lynches River Electric Cooperative5,393
4City of Camden Electric4,372
5Fairfield Electric4,215
6Black River Electric Cooperative SC3,683

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Kershaw County, South Carolina?

By total customer count, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

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

Kershaw County, South Carolina has 6 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

There is one power plant located in Kershaw County, South Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16