Kingsport Power serves 3 counties in Tennessee and is classified as an investor owned entity. Kingsport Power averages 10.14 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their consumers for residential electricity, ranking the supplier at 12th out of 84 companies in the state and 668th out of 3510 in the nation. About 1,661,014 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail accounts in 2020. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. The total revenue for Kingsport Power in 2020 from electricity sales was $156,495,000, with 95.77% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Kingsport Power

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $130.81, while the Kingsport Power average is 0.23% more at $131.1 per month. Kingsport Power ranks 61st in the state for average monthly bill amount. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Kingsport Power Net Metering

Kingsport Power offers net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Loss of energy from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Kingsport Power recently reported a yearly loss of approximately 2.31% of the electricity that they generate. The Tennessee average for energy loss is 2.57% and the US average is 2.76%. This results in Kingsport Power getting a ranking of 24th best out of 84 companies in Tennessee and 240th best out of 3510 providers in the US.

Kingsport Power Rate & Electric Bills

Kingsport Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.081/kWh$220.71/mo.$86.63/mo.
668th10.14¢Kingsport Power's Average residential price per kWh
2422nd$131.1Average monthly electric bill for Kingsport Power's residential customers

Kingsport Power Overview

Energy Loss

Kingsport Power's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

39,348MWh

240 National Rank

Kingsport Power Coverage Map

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Kingsport Power State Coverage

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Tennessee48,534150,765,58713100%

Kingsport Power County Coverage

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Hawkins County56,786310.60$129.68/mo
Sullivan County158,34849.96$129.25/mo
Washington County129,375310.58$132.43/mo

Cities Kingsport Power Has Coverage

  • Bluff City, TN
  • Bristol, TN
  • Bulls Gap, TN
  • Church Hill, TN
  • Johnson City, TN
  • Jonesborough, TN
  • Kingsport, TN
  • Mount Carmel, TN
  • Rogersville, TN
  • Surgoinsville, TN
  • Watauga, TN

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

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Kingsport Power FAQ:

What is the average bill for Kingsport Power customers each month?

Consumers of Kingsport Power pay, on average, a monthly bill of $131.10.

How many counties does Kingsport Power supply electricity in?

Kingsport Power provides electricity in 3 counties in the nation.

What cities does Kingsport Power sell electricity in?

Kingsport Power serves 11 cities throughout the country including, Tennessee.

What is the average electricity rate for Kingsport Power customers?

Customers of Kingsport Power, on average, have an electricity rate 10.14 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Does Kingsport Power have a parent company?

Kingsport Power is owned by Appalachian Power Company.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-09-28