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The Electric Distribution System operates primarily within the corporate limits of the City of Greenwood. The System includes five substations and approximately 200 miles of line. We provide electrical services to more than 11,000 customers including the award winning Self Regional Healthcare System, Lander University, the Jeff May Athletic Complex, Wesley Commons Retirement Community, Greenwood Rehabilitation Hospital, and most City and County buildings as well as other businesses and restaurants.
The Electric Division also provides security lighting for the City of Greenwood and other customers at affordable monthly fees. A complete array of lighting services are offered including lighting design/recommendations, standard wood pole lighting, and decorative lighting for parking lots, roadways, and private homes.
In addition to the services listed above, the Electric Division’s Substation/Metering/Fiber department maintains over 60 miles of fiber optic lines used for communications for the CPW’s computer network, SCADA systems, and shared telephone system between the CPW, City, and County. The telephone system for the CPW, City, and County are maintained by this department as well as radio and mobile phone communications for the CPW.
The CPW belongs to the American Public Power Association and the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems. A mutual aid agreement with 20 other members provides for mutual assistance in cases of weather emergencies.
About Public Power
Community-owned, not-for-profit public power utilities power homes and businesses in 2,000 communities — from small towns to large cities. They safely provide reliable, low-cost electricity to more than 49 million Americans, while protecting the environment. These utilities generate or buy electricity from diverse sources and employ 93,000 people. Public power supports local commerce and jobs and invests back into the community.
- Application Interconnection of Customer Owned Renewable Generation Systems
- Standard Interconnection Agreement for Customer Owned Renewable Generation Systems
- Electric Rate Survey of South Carolina's Municipal Electric Systems
- South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems
- American Public Power Association (APPA)