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Spartanburg County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

Spartanburg County is home to over 345,831 citizens and produces 42,811.74 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.12 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Spartanburg County 24th in the state out of 46 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

In Spartanburg County, 2,753.98 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable sources. Spartanburg County is 970th out of 3230 counties in the United States for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

Over 96.73% of Spartanburg County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Spartanburg County at 1024th in the US for total sustainable electricity production.

Spartanburg County is 14th out of 46 counties in South Carolina in solar power generation, with 42,811.74 megawatt hours generated from solar.

The use of natural gas in Spartanburg County yields a total of 2,720.98 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 15th out of 46 counties in South Carolina.

Spartanburg County had a 21.27% increase over the last year in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,419,756 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    84,323 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    81,569 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,754 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,423,010,836 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,114.76 kg

Recent Energy News in Southern Shops CDP

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Southern Shops CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

12.54¢ per kWh

  • 3.45% lower than last month
  • 1.26% lower than January last year
  • 6.6% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 19.71% lower than the US average
  • 186th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since January last year
  • 8,318th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 643 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 134 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

12.72¢ per kWh

  • 0.1% lower than last month
  • 7.65% higher than January last year
  • 7.36% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 25.07% lower than the US average
  • 184th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 5,786th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 33 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,062 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$177.12 per month

  • 4.08% higher than last month
  • 24.36% higher than January last year
  • 3.9% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 17.32% higher than the US average
  • 344th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 161 since January last year
  • 20,388th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,324 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,128 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$130.98 per month

  • 2.26% higher than last month
  • 4.69% higher than January last year
  • 8.33% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 1.27% lower than the US average
  • 184th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 13,456th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,039 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,223 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

9.95¢ per kWh

  • 14.97% higher than last month
  • 1.06% lower than January last year
  • 11.52% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 25.43% lower than the US average
  • 197th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since January last year
  • 6,878th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,792 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,818 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

10¢ per kWh

  • 0.09% lower than last month
  • 8.55% higher than January last year
  • 8.51% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 29.4% lower than the US average
  • 198th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 36 since January last year
  • 4,495th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 57 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,948 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$517.88 per month

  • 12.6% lower than last month
  • 26.44% higher than January last year
  • 13.31% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 68.22% lower than the US average
  • 256th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 28 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 94 since January last year
  • 11,846th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,199 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,289 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$472.56 per month

  • 1.95% higher than last month
  • 16.3% higher than January last year
  • 16.69% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 71.13% lower than the US average
  • 162nd in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since January last year
  • 10,242nd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 943 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,152 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

6.73¢ per kWh

  • 4.39% lower than last month
  • 1.01% lower than January last year
  • 8.87% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 31.48% lower than the US average
  • 185th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 155 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 93 since January last year
  • 6,449th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,298 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 237 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

6.76¢ per kWh

  • 0.08% lower than last month
  • 12.09% higher than January last year
  • 2.37% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 33.92% lower than the US average
  • 185th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 22 since January last year
  • 4,971st in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 463 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,866 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$25,873.88 per month

  • 17.51% lower than last month
  • 4.49% lower than January last year
  • 68.93% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 23.25% lower than the US average
  • 255th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 97 since January last year
  • 18,989th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 945 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 825 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$30,287.21 per month

  • 0.33% lower than last month
  • 8.43% higher than January last year
  • 61.63% lower than the South Carolina average
  • 11.47% lower than the US average
  • 256th in the state out of 460 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 97 since January last year
  • 19,343rd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 284 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 956 since January last year

Spartanburg, SC Electricity Overview

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Spartanburg's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 49th out of 475 cities in the state. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $131.1. This is 11.54% below the state average of $148.21.

Spartanburg emits 4,066.37 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 454th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 154,481,340.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 12th highest for total emissions in the state. Around 100.00% of electricity in Spartanburg comes from production using Solar. Spartanburg has the 2nd most power plants of any city in the state, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spartanburg

Spartanburg 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.
49th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spartanburg
48th$131.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spartanburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spartanburg, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.65131.16,909,259.57873,886,121

Zips with electric coverage in Spartanburg, South Carolina include: 29301, 29303, 29307, 29302, 29306, 29369, 29376, 29333

Boiling Springs CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Boiling Springs CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 147th out of 475 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $133.63 per month.

Boiling Springs CDP emits 4,118.6 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 50th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Boiling Springs CDP from electricity consumption is 43,620,046.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 56th highest in South Carolina. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boiling Springs CDP

Boiling Springs 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.
147th12.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boiling Springs CDP
154th$133.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boiling Springs CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boiling Springs CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Broad River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.83161.43290,15743,020,900
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.65131.16,909,259.57873,886,121

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Valley Falls CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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Valley Falls CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 49th out of 475 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $131.1 per month.

Valley Falls CDP emits 4,118.6 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 50th worst polluting city out of 475 cities in South Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Valley Falls CDP from electricity consumption is 31,231,310.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 77th highest in South Carolina. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Valley Falls CDP

Valley Falls 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.
49th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Valley Falls CDP
48th$131.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Valley Falls CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Valley Falls CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.65131.16,909,259.57873,886,121

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Electricity Production in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
BMW Manufacturing CoBMW Manufacturing Co LLC (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Landfill Gas 30,55220,595,123.46674.1
Pinson Solar FarmAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Solar 16,891
Limelight Solar III, LLCLimelight Solar III, LLC (100.00%)
Spartanburg SC Solar 7,549.74
Pacolet SC Conventional Hydroelectric 4,839
Atood IICypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Solar 4,201
Clifton Dam 3 Power StationConverse Energy Inc (100.00%)
Converse CDP SC Conventional Hydroelectric 3,954
AGA TAG Solar III LLCAGA TAG Solar III LLC (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Solar 3,890
Limelight Solar I, LLC
Spartanburg SC Solar 3,851.1
Ballenger Road Solar ARPSC Solar 5, LLC (100.00%)
Inman Mills CDP SC Solar 3,768
ATOOD Solar III LLCATOOD Solar III LLC (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Solar 3,492
Limelight Solar II LLCLimelight Solar II LLC (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Solar 3,020
Spartanburg Water SystemSpartanburg Commissioners PW (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Conventional Hydroelectric 1,99264,378.1332.32
Wellford Renewable Energy PlantLockhart Power Company (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Landfill Gas 230122,000.01530.43
Pacolet Diesel Generation FacilityLockhart Power Company (100.00%)
Spartanburg County SC Distillate Fuel Oil -5651,709.93-923.39

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 1,423,010,836.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Spartanburg County ranks 6th highest out of 46 counties in South Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 1851st worst in the US in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Around 50.77% of Spartanburg County's electricity is produced using Solar. Taken together with Landfill Gas (33.28%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (12.68%), these three fuel types account for 81,568.76 megawatt hours (or 96.73%) of the electricity production in the county. Spartanburg County is home to 14 power plants, which is highest in the state.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
50.77%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
33.28%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
12.68%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
3.23%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.04%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Net Metering

Spartanburg County has 4 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Citizens of South Carolina have pretty good net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 5.94%. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Spartanburg County receiving a rank of 2417th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Spartanburg County:

  • Campobello, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Central Pacolet, South Carolina:
    • Lockhart Power Company: 1.63%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 98.37%
  • Chesnee, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Cowpens, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Duncan, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Inman, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Landrum, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Lyman, South Carolina:
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 5.16%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 94.84%
  • Pacolet, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 88.68%
    • Lockhart Power Company: 11.32%
  • Reidville, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Spartanburg, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Wellford, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 96.82%
    • Broad River Electric Cooperative: 3.18%
  • Woodruff, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 88.66%
    • Laurens Electric Cooperative: 11.34%

* 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 Spartanburg County, South Carolina?

By total revenue, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity company in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas66,751
2Laurens Electric Cooperative15,930
3Greer CPW10,138
4Broad River Electric Cooperative3,386

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

There are 14 power plants in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

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

Spartanburg County, South Carolina is home to 4 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-04-02