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 Cooperatives in South Carolina
  • 1.5 million South Carolinians in all 46 counties use power delivered by 20 electric distribution cooperatives
  • Electric cooperatives build and maintain the state's largest power distribution system with more than 70,000 miles of power line covering 70 percent of the state.
  • Electric cooperatives are private, independent, not-for-profit electric utility businesses owned by their members — the consumers they serve.
  • Electric cooperatives provide at-cost, reliable electric service
  • Electric cooperatives are governed by their own boards of directors, elected by the members
  • Electric cooperatives contribute $1.4 billion per year to South Carolina’s economy

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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