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Sumter Electricity Rates

^ Sumter, SC electricity rates recently averaged 13.21¢/kWh -- an estimated 2 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Sumter Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Sumter, SC is an estimated 37 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Sumter Natural Gas Rates

^ Sumter, SC natural gas rates recently averaged 13.64$/Mcf -- an estimated 35 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Sumter, SC

Energy in Sumter, SC

Sumter, SC Electricity Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, April 2018, Sumter's average rate of 13.21¢/kWh -- a difference of about +2% from the U.S. average of 12.89¢/kWh that month.[1]

Sumter Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Sumter (SC), electricity rates increased an estimated 1 percent -- from 13.13¢/kWh (April 2017) to 13.21¢/kWh (April 2018).[1]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Sumter (South Carolina) of 13.13¢/kWh -- a difference of about +3% from the United States average of 12.69¢/kWh that month.[1]

Sumter Electricity Statistics

Sumter Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Sumter, SC in April 2018 were 13.21¢/kWh -- an estimated 2 percent more 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: Sumter versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Sumter, SC Solar Energy

Solar: Sumter vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Sumter (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 Sumter

October is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Sumter -- averaging an estimated 580 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (414 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Sumter vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Sumter (measured monthly) is 37 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Sumter Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Sumter, SC

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sumter, SC is 5.1 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 Sumter, SC

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Sumter, SC is 6012 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Sumter.[2]

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

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Sumter, SC Natural Gas Rates

April 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, April 2018, Sumter's average rate of 13.64$/Mcf -- a difference of about +35% from the U.S. average of 10.12$/Mcf that month.[3]

Sumter Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Sumter (SC), natural gas rates decreased about 21 percent -- from 17.21$/Mcf (April 2017) to 13.64$/Mcf (April 2018).[3]

April 2017

In April 2017, the average electricity rate in Sumter (South Carolina) of 17.21$/Mcf -- a difference of about +51% from the United States average of 11.38$/Mcf that month.[3]

Sumter Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Sumter

Average natural gas rates in Sumter, SC in April 2018 were 13.64$/Mcf -- an estimated 35 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.12$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Sumter versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Sumter

Electric Companies in Sumter

Electric companies providing service in or near Sumter, SC.

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Gas Companies in Sumter

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


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Solar Contractors in Sumter

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

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South Carolina Energy News

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Solar energy broke records in 2015

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More information about Sumter

About Sumter

Sumter (SC) is a city in Sumter County with an estimated population of 40,524.[4]

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Sumter, SC Energy

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