Saluda County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Saluda County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Saluda County generates 1.07 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1394th highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation for production per capita.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has decreased by 5.09% during the course of the previous 12 months in Saluda County.

Saluda County consumes 1381.05% more electricity than it produces each year.

As the 31st highest generator of electricity of all 46 counties in South Carolina, Saluda County produces 20,193 megawatt hours of electricity.

With a US average residential electric bill of $123.86, Saluda County residents, on average, pay about 23.78% more than their fellow Americans per month for electricity.

With 20,193 megawatt hours produced using solar, Saluda County is 420th out of 3221 counties in the country for solar power electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    299,068 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,193 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,193 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    72,613,486 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,849.72 kg

Saluda, SC Electricity Overview

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Saluda's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Saluda average is 25.43% more at $155.36 per month. Dominion Energy has an estimated 204 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 12,889,106.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Saluda is the 140th worst out of 475 cities in South Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Saluda as the 339th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saluda

Saluda 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 Saluda
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saluda Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saluda, 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

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Ward, SC Electricity Overview

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Ward's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $155.36. This is 8.14% more than the state average bill of $143.67. The city experiences an average of 1.16 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Emitting 491,288.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Ward is the 436th worst out of 475 cities in South Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Ward as the 6th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ward

Ward 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 Ward
338th$155.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ward Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ward, 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

Electricity Production in Saluda County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Saluda County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Saluda Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Saluda County SC Solar 13,273
Saluda Solar IISaluda Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Saluda County SC Solar 6,920

Saluda County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 2042nd worst ranked county in the nation, Saluda County releases 72,613,486.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,849.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 34th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity producing plants in the county mainly use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Saluda County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 29th highest number of plants within a county in South Carolina.

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Saluda County, South Carolina Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity providers in Saluda County offer net metering to their customers. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Saluda County that report energy loss, including Dominion Energy, Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative, and Aiken Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 3 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 3.74% of electricity produced. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Saluda County ranks 807th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy27,556
2Mid Carolina Electric Cooperative16,825
3Aiken Electric Cooperative3,201
4Duke Energy Carolinas1,251

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Saluda County, South Carolina?

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

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

Saluda County, South Carolina has 4 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Saluda County, South Carolina?

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Saluda County, South Carolina

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