Knoxville Utilities Board

Knoxville Utilities Board is a municipally owned organization serving 6 counties throughout the state of Tennessee including Knox County, Blount County, Sevier County, Jefferson County, and Grainger County. There are a total of 209,137 customers served by the supplier. These accounts are made up of 0.01% industrial customers, 11.72% commercial locations and 88.26% residential customer accounts. On average, Knoxville Utilities Board's residential electricity rate is 10.72 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 1.06% below the state's average rate of 10.84 cents, resulting in the company ranking 39th best for average electricity price out of 87 companies in Tennessee. In 2020 they sold 5,340,239 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by Knoxville Utilities Board is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 5,538,199 procured by the company. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $532,016,100, with 97.45% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Knoxville Utilities Board

The average residential electric bill for a consumer of Knoxville Utilities Board is $120.3 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Customers of the company are stuck with a 0.05% markup compared to other citizens of the nation. Throughout the last 12 months the company's electricity sales activities were responsible for an increase in CO2 emission amounts of 171,397,894.99 kilograms (7.36%). The company currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end users.

Knoxville Utilities Board Net Metering

Knoxville Utilities Board does not offer their consumers the ability to take advantage of net metering options. This is a negative for any consumer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their extra kilowatt hours back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Knoxville Utilities Board has energy lose of 3.57% of their generation during transmission. The state average for energy loss is 2.57% and the national average is 2.76%. This results in Knoxville Utilities Board getting a ranking of 64th worst out of 87 electricity companies in the state and 907th worst out of 3511 providers in the United States.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.76/mo.$92.27/mo.
498th10.72¢Knoxville Utilities Board's Average residential price per kWh
904th$120.3Average monthly electric 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
  • CEO:Gabriel Bolas

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Quick Facts About Knoxville Utilities Board

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Knoxville Utilities Board releases 2,500,839,565.29 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases due to electricity sold, which ranks it as the 207th highest polluting provider in the nation out of 3511.

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss


907 National Rank

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Knoxville Utilities Board State Coverage

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Knoxville Utilities Board County Coverage

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Blount County133,088510.59$129.95/mo
Grainger County23,320310.90$129.46/mo
Jefferson County54,495411.23$137.45/mo
Knox County470,313310.63$123.53/mo
Sevier County98,250410.19$114.87/mo
Union County19,972410.64$116.88/mo

Cities Knoxville Utilities Board Has Coverage

  • Alcoa, TN
  • Blaine, TN
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Luttrell, TN
  • Maynardville, TN
  • Plainview, TN
  • Rockford, TN
  • Rutledge, TN
  • Sevierville, TN

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

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Knoxville Utilities Board FAQ:

How many counties does Knoxville Utilities Board provider electricity to?

Knoxville Utilities Board supplies electricity to customers in 6 counties.

What is the phone number for Knoxville Utilities Board?

Knoxville Utilities Board's customer service phone number is (865) 524-2911

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

The average price of electricity for customers of Knoxville Utilities Board is 10.72 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Knoxville Utilities Board is $120.30. The state average bill is $130.81 and the national average is $130.81.

What cities does Knoxville Utilities Board supply electricity to?

Knoxville Utilities Board provides electricity in 9 cities.

Who is the CEO of Knoxville Utilities Board?

The current CEO of Knoxville Utilities Board is Gabriel Bolas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25