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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 744th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the country, emitting 388,660,101.55 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lancaster County has a population of 104,577 citizens.

As the 26th largest producer of electricity in South Carolina out of 46 counties, Lancaster County generates 140,000 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.

Lancaster County generates 133,317 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the last year, which gives them a rank of 216th in the country out of 3230 counties for total hydroelectric production.

Residents of Lancaster County consume enough electricity to emit 3,716.5 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 2115th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,622,637 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.52 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    140,000 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    140,000 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    388,660,102 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,716.5 kg

Lancaster, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.55 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Lancaster, which is 11.36% below the average state price of 14.16 cents and 21.31% below the nationwide average of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 16,169.12 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 $126.92 per month, while the state average is $148.19. Consumers in the city have a 14.35% 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 34,528,431.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,067.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 37th 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$0.134/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
35th12.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lancaster
25th$126.92Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED12.55126.926,711,930.66842,292,516

Springdale CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.55 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Springdale CDP, which is 11.36% below the average state price of 14.16 cents and 21.31% below the nationwide average of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 10,307.99 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 $126.92 per month, while the state average is $148.19. Consumers in the city have a 14.35% 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 10,546,851.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,067.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 202nd 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$0.134/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
35th12.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Springdale CDP
25th$126.92Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED12.55126.926,711,930.66842,292,516

Kershaw, SC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.77 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Kershaw, which is 2.76% below the average state price of 14.16 cents and 13.67% below the nationwide average of 15.95 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 9,147,654.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 4,067.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 37th 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$0.134/kWh$0.102/kWh$179.84/mo.$71.56/mo.
212th13.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kershaw
204th$143.46Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED12.55126.926,711,930.66842,292,516
Lynches River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.99159.99265,74639,824,000

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 133,317
CrownCrown Solar Center, LLC (100.00%)
Lancaster County SC Solar 6,683

Lancaster County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lancaster County is home to 2 power plants, which is 30th highest in South Carolina. Coming in as the 744th worst ranked county in the country, the county releases 388,660,101.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per person in the county, which amounts to 3,716.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 34th highest polluting county in South Carolina. Lancaster County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 95.23% 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
95.23%
SOLAR
Solar
4.77%

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 4.24% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The national average is 2.87%, resulting in Lancaster County having a rank of 1098th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lancaster County:

  • Heath Springs, South Carolina:
    • Lynches River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • 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:
    • York Electric Cooperative: 9.55%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 90.45%

* 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 Carolinas43,405
2Lynches River Electric Cooperative6,536
3York Electric Cooperative3,179

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

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

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-18