Retail Unbundling - South Carolina
Status: The state has no unbundled services for residential customers but is considering action.
Overview: South Carolina currently has no laws or pilot programs for unbundling any utility services (gas, electric, telephone, etc.) in the state. However, they are considering it and might begin action in the next year or two.
EIA State Data: In 2002, South Carolina Electric distributed gas to about half the state's 508,686 residential customers and 55,608 commercial customers. The state's residential and commercial customers consumed 28 and 21 billion cubic feet of natural gas, respectively. The average prices paid for natural gas purchased from local distribution companies by residential and commercial customers were $9.73 and $7.92 per thousand cubic feet, respectively.