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State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 101,387,571 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 25,028 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 11,033 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 44%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.63ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 11%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 30%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 50%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 4%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 3%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 3%
Electricity Generated from Wind 0%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Henry McMaster
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2017-01-24
Name
South Carolina Public Service Commission
Abbreviation
PSC
Year Established
1879
Associated ISO or RTO
None
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Rail", "Sewage/Wastewater", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
7
Staff Size
36
Current Commissioner Count
7
Term Length in Years
4 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
South Carolina Legislature
Session Length in Months
5
Session Start Date
2020-01-14
Session End Date