Lexington County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lexington County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Roughly 89.68% of Lexington County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 456th highest county in the county out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Lexington County ranks 6th out of 46 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 4,661,397.18 megawatt hours.

At $154.66, the Lexington County average monthly residential electric bill is 7.65% above the South Carolina average.

Averaging production of 3.6 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Lexington County ranks 1144th out of 3221 counties in generation per capita in the United States.

Lexington County saw a 4.90% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the preceding year.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Lexington County is 14.47 cents. This is around 3.45% more than the nationwide average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,661,397 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,057,552 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    109,162 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    948,390 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.6 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,456,849,889 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,955.42 kg

Lexington, SC Electricity Overview

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Lexington's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.29% more than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. This means the city is 349th out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. Consumers in Lexington are faced with 1.16 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Electricity consumption in Lexington results in the release of 97,299,957.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 22nd highest in South Carolina out of 475 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 6th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Lexington must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington

Lexington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
349th14.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington
336th$155.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lexington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lexington, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000
Mid Carolina Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.13152.19745,76197,899,000

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West Columbia, SC Electricity Overview

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West Columbia's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.46% more than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. This means the city is 353rd out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. Consumers in West Columbia are faced with 1.16 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Electricity consumption in West Columbia results in the release of 71,901,564.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 35th highest in South Carolina out of 475 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 339th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service West Columbia must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Columbia

West Columbia residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
353rd14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Columbia
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Columbia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Columbia, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000

Zips with electric coverage in West Columbia, South Carolina include: 29072, 29073, 29169, 29170, 29033

Seven Oaks CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Seven Oaks CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.58% more than the state's average price of 13.30 cents. This means the city is 325th out of 475 cities in South Carolina for best average electricity rate. Consumers in Seven Oaks CDP are faced with 1.16 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Electricity consumption in Seven Oaks CDP results in the release of 60,490,452.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 40th highest in South Carolina out of 475 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 339th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Seven Oaks CDP must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Seven Oaks CDP

Seven Oaks CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
325th14.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Seven Oaks CDP
319th$154.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Seven Oaks CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Seven Oaks CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED14.96155.368,232,3151,231,386,000
Mid Carolina Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.13152.19745,76197,899,000

Electricity Production in Lexington County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Lexington County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lexington County SC Natural Gas 948,390518,480,193.98546.7
Swamp Fox SolarSwamp Fox Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pelion SC Solar 23,581
Champion SolarChampion Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pelion SC Solar 22,713
Gaston Solar I - SCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lexington County SC Solar 16,849
Odyssey SolarOdyssey Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pelion SC Solar 16,305
Diamond SolarDP-C2 Episode 1 LLC (100.00%)
Lexington County SC Solar 14,833
Gaston IICypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lexington County SC Solar 12,045
Otarre Solar ParkTIG Sun Energy IV, LLC (100.00%)
Cayce SC Solar 2,836

Lexington County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Lexington County results in the release of 1,456,849,889.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 238th highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 12th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 8 power generation plants, which is 244th highest in the nation. Lexington County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 89.68% of electricity generation using this fuel source.

NATURAL GAS
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89.68%
SOLAR
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10.32%

Lexington County, South Carolina Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Lexington County providing electricity. Of those 4, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of South Carolina has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Lexington County is 3.90%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Dominion Energy, Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative, and Aiken Electric Cooperative. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.76%, resulting in a rank of 927th best in the United States and a state rank of 17th best out of 3221 and 46 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lexington County:

  • Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Cayce, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Chapin, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 98.55%
    • Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative: 1.45%
  • Gaston, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Gilbert, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Lexington, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 98.76%
    • Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative: 1.24%
  • Pelion, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Pine Ridge, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • South Congaree, South Carolina:
    • Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative: 1.46%
    • Dominion Energy: 98.54%
  • Springdale, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Summit, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Swansea, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • West Columbia, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Lexington County, South Carolina?

Lexington County, South Carolina is home to 8 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Lexington County, South Carolina?

The largest electricity supplier in Lexington County, South Carolina by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Lexington County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy46,843
2Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative32,256
3Aiken Electric Cooperative1,745
4Tri-County Electric Cooperative530

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