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


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


  • 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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Calendar of Events

  1. Oct

    The co-op's annual meeting takes place at the office on 2269 Jeffries Highway in Walterboro.

    Registration is from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Business meeting starts at 10 a.m.


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