McCormick County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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McCormick County produces 116.87 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 6 highest county out of 46 counties in the state for production per capita.

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Over 100.00% of McCormick County’s electricity production comes from renewable fuel types, putting McCormick County at 1st in South Carolina for renewable electricity production.

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McCormick County emits 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2960th highest polluting county in the country by per capita emissions.

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The largest electricity company in McCormick County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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McCormick County is ranked as the 45th largest consuming county out of 46 counties in South Carolina with over 100,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers living there.

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McCormick County consumes about 13.14% of the electricity that is produced in their generation plants, so they must export or store the excess megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    145,270 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,105,964 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,105,964 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    116.87 MWh

McCormick, SC Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within McCormick are paying a residential electricity rate of 13.18 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the state average rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in McCormick deal with 1.16 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 127.95 minutes. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

The 45,931.2 megawatt hours of electricity used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities within the city limits. The city is the 136th worst ranked city in the state out of 397 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 11,848,179.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 59th highest polluting city in South Carolina for CO2 pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McCormick

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.077/kWh$217.06/mo.$99.09/mo.
228th13.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McCormick
189th$136.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for McCormick Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McCormick, South Carolina

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Aiken Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.70151.05No DataIcon representing missing value.609,74883,563,100
CPW McCormick, SCBUNDLED13.69129.92No DataIcon representing missing value.10,215.311,398,474.13
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74

Clarks Hill CDP, SC Electric Overview

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Clarks Hill CDP's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the South Carolina average rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour it is below the national average of 13.45 cents. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer a year. These outages last for an average of 127.95 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. The city has grown the amount of electricity produced by hydroelectric power sources by about 23.06% over the previous 12 months.

On average, Clarks Hill CDP residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 385th worst polluting city out of 397 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Clarks Hill CDP from electricity use is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 385th highest in the state. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Clarks Hill CDP. Clarks Hill CDP has one power generation plant, which is 12th most in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clarks Hill CDP

Clarks Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.077/kWh$217.06/mo.$99.09/mo.
223rd13.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clarks Hill CDP
188th$136.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clarks Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clarks Hill CDP, South Carolina

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Aiken Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.70151.05No DataIcon representing missing value.609,74883,563,100
CPW McCormick, SCBUNDLED13.69129.92No DataIcon representing missing value.10,215.311,398,474.13
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172

Mount Carmel CDP, SC Electric Overview

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On average, Mount Carmel CDP's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.58% above the state's average rate of 12.76 cents and 0.15% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Mount Carmel CDP is the 339th largest city in South Carolina, with a population of 233. The electricity grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.16 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 127.95 minutes per outage. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes a outage.

Mount Carmel 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. Total emissions in the city are 922,669.09 kilograms, which is the 324th worst total amount of pollution for any city in South Carolina. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Carmel CDP

Mount Carmel CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.077/kWh$217.06/mo.$99.09/mo.
257th13.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Carmel CDP
191st$136.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Carmel CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Carmel CDP, South Carolina

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CPW McCormick, SCBUNDLED13.69129.92No DataIcon representing missing value.10,215.311,398,474.13
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.16119.01No DataIcon representing missing value.6,711,103748,852,172
Little River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.25151.65No DataIcon representing missing value.144,551.4622,047,263.74

Energy Production in McCormick County, South Carolina

Power Plants in McCormick County, South Carolina

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McCormick County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every resident in the county there are 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. This ranks them 46th worst in the state out of 46 counties for pollution from electricity consumption per capita. With total emissions of 0 kilograms, the county ranks 46th worst in South Carolina and 2960th in the nation for total emissions from electricity use. The county is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 1432nd most in the country and 775th most when considering plants per person. McCormick County's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county.

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McCormick County, South Carolina Net Metering

There are 5 companies in McCormick County offering electricity. Of those 5, 5 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in McCormick County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.93% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning McCormick County ranks 1076th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in McCormick County:

  • McCormick, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 25.00%
    • CPW McCormick, SC: 25.00%
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 6.20%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
    • Aiken Electric Cooperative: 18.80%
  • Parksville, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 25.00%
    • CPW McCormick, SC: 25.00%
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.00%
  • Plum Branch, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 25.00%
    • CPW McCormick, SC: 25.00%
    • Little River Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 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 McCormick County, South Carolina?

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1Dominion Energy23,652
2Duke Energy Carolinas21,361
3Little River Electric Cooperative2,720
4Aiken Electric Cooperative2,601
5CPW McCormick, SC1,099

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

By total revenue, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in McCormick County, South Carolina.

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving consumers in McCormick County, South Carolina.

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

McCormick County, South Carolina is home to one power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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