Sumter County, South Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sumter County, South Carolina Electricity Overview

The largest electricity supplier in Sumter County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

Sumter County is the 587th largest county by population in the US, with 105,556 citizens calling the county home.

Residents in Sumter County face an average of 1.06 outages lasting 107.7 minutes each year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

With a nationwide average residential electricity bill of $123.86, Sumter County residents, on average, pay about 20.10% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Sumter County is 11.93 cents. This is about 14.72% below the national average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Sumter County ranks 15th out of 46 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens consuming over 1,600,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,673,651 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    435,785,571 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,128.48 kg

Sumter, SC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Sumter is around 11.72 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the South Carolina and the national average rates of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $146.99 per month, while the national average is $123.86. The city is faced with an average of 0.97 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 87.45 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Sumter is the 9th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 179,436,017.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Sumter as the 339th highest polluting city in the state. Within Sumter, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sumter

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.102/kWh$219.78/mo.$107.55/mo.
205th11.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sumter
291st$146.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sumter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sumter, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black River Electric Cooperative SCBUNDLED12.02153.34444,91253,482,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.63145.222,096,540243,827,363

Zips with electric coverage in Sumter, South Carolina include: 29150, 29154, 29153, 29040, 29152

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Dalzell CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Dalzell CDP is around 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the South Carolina and the national average rates of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $149.28 per month, while the national average is $123.86. The city is faced with an average of 0.97 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 87.45 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Dalzell CDP is the 139th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 13,107,916.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Dalzell CDP as the 6th highest polluting city in the state. Within Dalzell CDP, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dalzell CDP

Dalzell CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.102/kWh$219.78/mo.$107.55/mo.
219th11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dalzell CDP
300th$149.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dalzell CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dalzell CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black River Electric Cooperative SCBUNDLED12.02153.34444,91253,482,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.63145.222,096,540243,827,363

Zips with electric coverage in Dalzell CDP, South Carolina include: 29153, 29040, 29128

Lakewood CDP, SC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Lakewood CDP is around 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the South Carolina and the national average rates of 13.30 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $148.83 per month, while the national average is $123.86. The city is faced with an average of 0.97 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 87.45 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Lakewood CDP is the 149th highest ranked city in the state out of 475 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 11,601,021.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,128.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Lakewood CDP as the 6th highest polluting city in the state. Within Lakewood CDP, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakewood CDP

Lakewood CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.102/kWh$219.78/mo.$107.55/mo.
214th11.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakewood CDP
297th$148.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakewood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakewood CDP, South Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black River Electric Cooperative SCBUNDLED12.02153.34444,91253,482,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.63145.222,096,540243,827,363

Sumter County, South Carolina Details

Sumter County, South Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 3 companies in Sumter County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of South Carolina have pretty good net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Sumter County averages out to about 3.35% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Sumter County a rank of 540th best in the United States out of 3221.

Power Companies in Sumter County, South Carolina

Providers In Each City in Sumter County:

  • Mayesville, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 80.38%
    • Black River Electric Cooperative SC: 19.62%
  • Pinewood, South Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Sumter, South Carolina:
    • Black River Electric Cooperative SC: 21.74%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 78.26%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Sumter County, South Carolina?

By total customer count, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Sumter County, South Carolina.

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Sumter County, South Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress17,662
2Black River Electric Cooperative SC13,295
3Dominion Energy3,165

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27