Lancaster County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lancaster County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

The largest provider in Lancaster County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Lancaster County comes in as the 810th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3221 counties in the country, emitting 360,029,737.75 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lancaster County has a population of 96,016 citizens.

Lancaster County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 1.45 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Lancaster County has experienced a 30.42% drop during the previous year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Lancaster County's average residential electricity rate is 12.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.14% below the national average of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,522,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    139,681 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    139,681 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.45 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    360,029,738 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,749.68 kg

Lancaster, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Lancaster, which is 15.63% below the average state price of 13.30 cents and 19.79% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 16,478.49 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $119.84 per month, while the state average is $143.67. Consumers in the city have a 16.59% markdown compared to other citizens of South Carolina.

All of the electricity sold in Lancaster has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 34,926,919.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 6th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lancaster

Lancaster 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 Lancaster
21st$119.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lancaster Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lancaster, 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

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Springdale CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Springdale CDP, which is 15.63% below the average state price of 13.30 cents and 19.79% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 10,505.21 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $119.84 per month, while the state average is $143.67. Consumers in the city have a 16.59% markdown compared to other citizens of South Carolina.

All of the electricity sold in Springdale CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 10,288,165.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 6th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Springdale CDP

Springdale CDP 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 Springdale CDP
21st$119.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Springdale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Springdale CDP, 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

Kershaw, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Kershaw, which is 1.52% below the average state price of 13.30 cents and 6.38% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

All of the electricity sold in Kershaw has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 6,989,512.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 339th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kershaw

Kershaw 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.
272nd13.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kershaw
191st$134.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kershaw Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kershaw, 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
Lynches River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.98148.24240,02635,947,000

Electricity Production in Lancaster County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Lancaster County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lancaster County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 133,156
CrownCrown Solar Center, LLC (100.00%)
Lancaster County SC Solar 6,525

Lancaster County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lancaster County is home to 2 power plants, which is 29th highest in South Carolina. Coming in as the 810th worst ranked county in the country, the county releases 360,029,737.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per person in the county, which amounts to 3,749.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 35th highest polluting county in South Carolina. Lancaster County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 95.33% of electricity generation coming from the fuel.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
95.33%
SOLAR
Solar
4.67%

Lancaster County, South Carolina Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electric companies in Lancaster County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Lancaster County who report energy loss data had an average of 5.57% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Lancaster County having a rank of 2301st best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lancaster County:

  • Heath Springs, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Lynches River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Kershaw, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Lynches River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Lancaster, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Van Wyck, 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 provider in Lancaster County, South Carolina?

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

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Lancaster County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas42,320
2Lynches River Electric Cooperative6,354
3York Electric Cooperative2,646

How many power plants are located within Lancaster County, South Carolina?

There are 2 active electricity plants in Lancaster County, South Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27