Central Electric Power Cooperative
CEPCI's transmission assets consists of over 800 miles of lines
CEPCI obtains the majority of its power through long term purchase contracts
Central Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. It was created in 1948 and is owned by its Members - the twenty distribution cooperatives of South Carolina. Central and its Member cooperatives provide power to approximately 1/3rd of South Carolina's population through the only statewide electric system.
Central owns community solar and peaking generator assets but obtains most of its power through long-term purchase agreements with Santee Cooper, Duke Energy Carolinas, and the Southeastern Power Administration.