Electric South > South Carolina
Resources: A measure of total energy production and consumption per capita
Market: The cost of consumption, measured in electricity prices and gasoline taxes
Infrastructure: Capacity to generate and refine energy sources; miles of pipelines
South Carolina has no fossil fuel reserves or production. There are no petroleum refineries in the state, either, and all petroleum products arrive from out of state via pipelines from the Gulf and through the Port of Charleston.
Natural gas consumption in South Carolina's electric power sector more than doubled between 2008 and 2012 as natural gas prices fell.
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net energy Production trillion btu
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Does not have a renewable portfolio standard, but promotes the use of renewable energies and sustainable development practices throughout the state.
Allows the statewide use of conventional motor gasoline, one of the few states to do so.
Electricity net production, trillion btu