Knoxville Utilities Board: Rates and Coverage Area

Knoxville Utilities Board

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Knoxville Utilities Board

Knoxville Utilities Board has their head offices in Knoxville, Tennessee and supplies electricity in 7 cities within the state. Presently, 214,664 consumers receive their electricity from the supplier. These customers are a mix of 189,544 residential accounts, 25,093 commercial customers and 27 industrial customers. Knoxville Utilities Board averages 12.34 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their patrons for residential electricity, which is 20.81% below the average national rate of 15.59 cents. In 2022 they sold 96.32% of their megawatt hours by way of normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured on wholesale channels. This category makes up 100.00% of all electricity sourced. Their revenue for 2022 from electricity activities was $646,880,800, with $633,909,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.44, while the Knoxville Utilities Board average is 6.57% less at $129.69 per month. This is the 23rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. The supplier currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other suppliers and then resell it to end users.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity production business. Electricity providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Knoxville Utilities Board reported a yearly loss of roughly 3.68% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 21st best out of 84 providers who report energy loss in Tennessee and 539th best out of 3517 in the US.

Knoxville Utilities Board Rate & Electric Bills

Knoxville Utilities Board residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.76/mo.$92.27/mo.
1163rd12.34¢Knoxville Utilities Board's Average residential price per kWh
1722nd$129.69Average monthly electricity bill for Knoxville Utilities Board's residential customers

Knoxville Utilities Board Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:4428 Western Avenue
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37921
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Gabriel Bolas II

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Energy Loss

Knoxville Utilities Board's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


539 National Rank

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Knoxville Utilities Board State Coverage

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

Knoxville Utilities Board County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Grainger County23,377312.42$139.49/mo
Jefferson County54,358412.80$148.85/mo
Knox County494,574312.21$131.94/mo
Sevier County98,789411.60$133.15/mo
Union County19,597412.09$128.76/mo

Cities Knoxville Utilities Board Has Coverage

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

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Knoxville Utilities Board FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Knoxville Utilities Board?

The CEO of Knoxville Utilities Board is Gabriel Bolas II.

What is the phone number for Knoxville Utilities Board?

The Knoxville Utilities Board phone number is (865) 524-2911.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Knoxville Utilities Board customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Knoxville Utilities Board is 12.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bundled bill for Knoxville Utilities Board customers each month?

Customers of Knoxville Utilities Board pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $129.69.

How many counties does Knoxville Utilities Board have customers in in?

There are 5 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Knoxville Utilities Board including Tennessee.

What cities does Knoxville Utilities Board supply electricity to?

Knoxville Utilities Board serves 7 cities in the US.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06