Newberry County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Newberry County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Newberry County is the 769th highest producer of solar power by total megawatt hours produced in the United States out of 3221 counties.

There was a 7.60% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Newberry County.

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

Residents in the county experience an average of 1.16 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting on average 106.63 minutes.

Newberry County citizens are accountable for 4,114.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, while the national average emissions per person is 4,483.41.

Newberry County produces 0.06 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1850th highest county out of 3221 counties for production per capita in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    598,057 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,085 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,085 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    155,179,150 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,114.08 kg

Newberry, SC Electricity Overview

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Newberry has an average residential electricity rate of 13.41 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the South Carolina average price of 13.30 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 13.99 cents. City of Newberry Electric Utility has an estimated 4,956 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Newberry averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 44,137,552.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 56th highest for total emissions in South Carolina. The electricity used in Newberry has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newberry

Newberry 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.
287th13.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newberry
182nd$132.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newberry Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newberry, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Newberry Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.18128.5144,1276,257,800
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.22119.846,833,849766,949,618
Newberry Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.97148.64148,31222,201,000

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Whitmire, SC Electricity Overview

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Whitmire has an average residential electricity rate of 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the South Carolina and national average prices of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Whitmire average is 3.25% lower at $119.84 per month. With an estimated 94 total residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Whitmire averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 5,738,583.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 227th highest for total emissions in South Carolina. The electricity used in Whitmire has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitmire

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

Electric Companies With Service in Whitmire, 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

Prosperity, SC Electricity Overview

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Prosperity has an average residential electricity rate of 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the South Carolina average price of 13.30 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 13.99 cents. Prosperity, South Carolina Electric Utility has an estimated 815 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Prosperity averages 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 4,863,346.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 246th highest for total emissions in South Carolina. The electricity used in Prosperity has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prosperity

Prosperity 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.
288th13.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prosperity
163rd$128.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prosperity Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prosperity, 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
Newberry Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.97148.64148,31222,201,000
Prosperity, South Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.22118.186,770.27962,938.42

Electricity Production in Newberry County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Newberry County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hecate Energy West Newberry, LLCHecate Energy West Newberry, LLC (100.00%)
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Newberry County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Newberry County averages 4,114.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 155,179,150.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 24th highest for total pollution in the state. The primary fuel source used in Newberry County is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Newberry County is home to one power producing plant.

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Newberry County, South Carolina Net Metering

Newberry County has 5 out of 7 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of South Carolina has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The county has 5 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.85%. With a state average energy loss of 2.76%, Newberry County is the 16th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Newberry County:

  • Little Mountain, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 97.12%
    • Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative: 2.88%
  • Newberry, South Carolina:
    • City of Newberry Electric Utility: 29.08%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 35.46%
    • Newberry Electric Cooperative: 35.46%
  • Peak, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Pomaria, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Prosperity, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.37%
    • Prosperity, South Carolina Electric Utility: 33.25%
    • Newberry Electric Cooperative: 33.37%
  • Silverstreet, South Carolina:
    • Newberry Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Whitmire, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

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

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

There is one active electricity plant located in Newberry County, South Carolina

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

There are 7 electricity companies serving consumers in Newberry County, South Carolina.

Which electricity companies offer service in Newberry County, South Carolina?

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27