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Coming off one of the hottest summers in South Carolina, Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) customers set two all-time peaks for electric demand.

On Wednesday, July 27th from 5 to 6 PM, the total system demand was 90.71 megawatt- hours, beating the former peak of 88.08 megawatt-hours set June 30th, 2015 by nearly 3 percent.

In addition, CPW set an all-time monthly electric consumption peak of 44,944,216 kilowatt-hours, exceeding the previous peak monthly consumption by 6.15 percent.

“This demand is a testament to the strong growth in the Greer community as well as the near record temperatures for the month of July. We are confident in meeting future power demand with clean highly reliable energy. Over 90% of our power is carbon free and helps sustain the pristine environment of our community” said Jeff Tuttle, Greer CPW General Manager.

About CPW: Greer Commission of Public Works has provided award winning electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater treatment services to the City of Greer and the surrounding area for over 100 years. Currently we have over 70,000 customer connections. For more information, visit