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Central Electricity Rates

^ Central, SC electricity rates recently averaged 11.04¢/kWh -- an estimated 13 percent less than the average national rate. [More]

Central Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Central, SC is an estimated 36 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Central Natural Gas Rates

^ Central, SC natural gas rates recently averaged 16.08$/Mcf -- an estimated 67 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Central, SC

Energy in Central, SC

Central, SC Electricity Rates

February 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2018, Central's average rate of 11.04¢/kWh -- a difference of about -13% from the U.S. average of 12.62¢/kWh that month.[1]

Central Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Central (SC), electricity rates decreased an estimated 14 percent -- from 12.86¢/kWh (February 2017) to 11.04¢/kWh (February 2018).[1]

February 2017

In February 2017, the average electricity rate in Central (South Carolina) of 12.86¢/kWh -- a difference of about +1% from the United States average of 12.78¢/kWh that month.[1]

Central Electricity Statistics

Central Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Central, SC in February 2018 were 11.04¢/kWh -- an estimated 13 percent less than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Central versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Central electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

→ Any electricty rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Central, SC Solar Energy

Solar: Central vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Central (measured on a monthly basis) is 23 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Central

April is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Central -- averaging an estimated 581 kWhac. January typically has the lowest output (416 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Central vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Central (measured monthly) is 36 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Central Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Central, SC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Central, SC is 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in Central, SC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Central, SC is 6035 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Central.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

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Compare Solar Quotes

Central, SC Natural Gas Rates

February 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2018, Central's average rate of 16.08$/Mcf -- a difference of about +67% from the U.S. average of 9.65$/Mcf that month.[3]

Central Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Central (SC), natural gas rates increased about 6 percent -- from 15.11$/Mcf (February 2017) to 16.08$/Mcf (February 2018).[3]

February 2017

In February 2017, the average electricity rate in Central (South Carolina) of 15.11$/Mcf -- a difference of about +50% from the United States average of 10.07$/Mcf that month.[3]

Central Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Central

Average natural gas rates in Central, SC in February 2018 were 16.08$/Mcf -- an estimated 67 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 9.65$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: Central versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Central natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in Central

Electric Companies in Central

Electric companies providing service in or near Central, SC.

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Gas Companies in Central

Gas companies that offer service in or near Central, SC.


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Solar Contractors in Central

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Central, SC.

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More information about Central

About Central

Central (SC) is a town in Pickens County with an estimated population of 5,159.[4]

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Central, SC Energy

For more information on energy in Central, SC, or for additional resources regarding Central energy, visit the EIA.

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