Together, we operate the largest electric distribution system in the state. More than 1.5 million South Carolinians in all 46 counties use electricity from electric cooperatives. 

Electric Co-ops in South Carolina

FAQ

Here are answers to Frequently Asked Questions about electric cooperatives. Got more questions? Write us at info@ecsc.org.

FAQ


  • What are the basic differences among electric utilities?

  • What's the business relationship among utilities?

  • Aren't consumer-owned cooperatives run by or owned by the government?

  • What's the big deal about being non-profit?

  • What kind of government assistance do utilities get?

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