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About BrightRidge

BrightRidge is a municipally owned organization. The largest county served by BrightRidge is Sullivan County, but the company also operates in in 4 counties in the state. Electricity companies must regularly report the total number of customers signed up for their services to government agencies. On the most recent reports the supplier reported a total of 82,140 customers receiving their services. Exactly 12 of these customers are industrial properties, 11,692 are commercial customers and 70,436 are residential accounts. The average residential electricity rate for customers of BrightRidge is approximately 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.16% higher than the average state price of 12.26 cents and 14.65% lower than the US average of 15.39. The company sold 1,905,580 megawatt hours in 2021 by way of traditional retail accounts. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced . Exactly 1,961,066 megawatt hours were acquired by way of the wholesale market. In 2021, the company earned 97.68% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users. Their total revenue from electricity related activities was $206,338,500.

The Tennessee average monthly residential electricity bill is $139.16, while the BrightRidge average is 7.27% higher at $148.68 per month. BrightRidge is the 76th ranked company in the state for average monthly bill amount. The supplier does not have ownership in any power facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is always a reality when dealing with electricity transmission. BrightRidge currently averages a loss of roughly 2.66% of the aggregate electricity they generate. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the suppliers who operate throughout the United States. BrightRidge has received a rank of 364th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the US and 28th best out of 84 in Tennessee.

BrightRidge Rate & Electric Bills

BrightRidge residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.103/kWh$216.93/mo.$98.46/mo.
1829th13.14¢BrightRidge's Average residential price per kWh
2489th$148.68Average monthly electricity bill for BrightRidge's residential customers

BrightRidge Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:2600 Boones Creek Road
    Johnson City, Tennessee 37615
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Jeff Dykes

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Energy Loss

BrightRidge's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


364 National Rank

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BrightRidge State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

BrightRidge County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Carter County56,314310.97$121.10/mo
Sullivan County157,843412.36$149.31/mo
Unicoi County17,891412.35$111.16/mo
Washington County132,067312.95$151.47/mo

Cities BrightRidge Has Coverage

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

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BrightRidge FAQ:

What is the phone number for BrightRidge?

BrightRidge's customer service phone number is (423) 952-5000

What is the average bundled electricity rate for BrightRidge customers?

BrightRidge's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.26 cents and the average national rate of 15.39 cents.

How many counties does BrightRidge supply electricity in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by BrightRidge including Tennessee.

What is the average bundled bill for BrightRidge customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of BrightRidge is $148.68. The state average bundled bill is $139.16 and the national average is $139.16.

What cities does BrightRidge offer service to?

BrightRidge provides electricity to 6 cities.

Who is the CEO of BrightRidge?

BrightRidge's CEO is Jeff Dykes.

King Manalo
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-05