Benton County Electric System

Benton County Electric System is a municipally owned organization. The largest county serviced by Benton County Electric System is Henry County, but the company also operates in in 2 counties in Tennessee. Presently, 10,254 consumers are supplied electricity by the company. These customers are a mix of 3 industrial locations, 1,768 commercial customers and 8,483 residential properties. Benton County Electric System's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the state average rate of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour it is less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Of the 195,174 megawatt hours Benton County Electric System sold and dispossessed, 184,422 were from sales to end users. The electricity sourced by Benton County Electric System is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 195,174 megawatt hours procured by the company. In 2020 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $23,907,500, with 96.85% coming from retail sales.

About Benton County Electric System

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Benton County Electric System is $134.47 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers of the supplier have a 11.83% markup compared to the rest of the nation. Continued pursuits by the company resulted in a reduction in CO2 emissions of 7,316,094.51 kilograms (8.24%) within the preceding 12 months. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other suppliers to then be resold to their customers.

Benton County Electric System Net Metering

Consumers of Benton County Electric System are not able to participate in net metering offerings. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Benton County Electric System recently reported a loss of 5.26% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 2.57% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Benton County Electric System getting a ranking of 25th worst out of 87 electricity companies in the state and 447th worst out of 3511 providers in the United States.

Benton County Electric System Rate & Electric Bills

Benton County Electric System residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.126/kWh$146.06/mo.$131.16/mo.
1063rd12.78¢Benton County Electric System's Average residential price per kWh
1183rd$134.47Average monthly electric bill for Benton County Electric System's residential customers

Benton County Electric System Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:975 Highway 70 East
    Camden, Tennessee 38320
    United States of America
  • CEO:Scott Owens

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Quick Facts About Benton County Electric System

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Producing 81,450,565.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Benton County Electric System ranks as the 75th worst polluting electricity provider in Tennessee out of the 87 we track.

Energy Loss

Benton County Electric System's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

10,264MWh

447 National Rank

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Benton County Electric System State Coverage

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Tennessee10,25423,154,00068100%

Benton County Electric System County Coverage

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Benton County16,160112.78$134.47/mo
Henry County32,345210.42$115.58/mo

Cities Benton County Electric System Has Coverage

  • Big Sandy, TN
  • Camden, TN

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Benton County Electric System FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Benton County Electric System?

Scott Owens is the CEO of Benton County Electric System.

What is the average electricity rate for Benton County Electric System customers?

Benton County Electric Systems current average electricity rate is 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Tennessee rate of 10.84 cents and the average national rate of 13.45 cents.

How many counties does Benton County Electric System offer service in?

Benton County Electric System offers service in 2 counties in the nation.

What is the phone number for Benton County Electric System?

You can reach Benton County Electric System by phone via (731) 584-8251.

What is the average bill for Benton County Electric System customers each month?

Benton County Electric System currently has an average monthly electric bill of $134.47, compared to the Tennessee average of $130.81 and the United States average of $130.81.

What cities does Benton County Electric System supply electricity to?

Benton County Electric System has customers in 2 cities in the nation.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-06