Meriwether Lewis Electric

Meriwether Lewis Electric is an electricity cooperative. The largest county serviced by Meriwether Lewis Electric is Hickman County, but the company also operates in in 6 counties in Tennessee. Presently, 35,012 consumers are supplied electricity by the company. These customers are a mix of 10 industrial locations, 5,492 commercial customers and 29,510 residential properties. Meriwether Lewis Electric's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.46 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 1,112,970 megawatt hours Meriwether Lewis Electric sold and dispossessed, 1,065,956 were from sales to end users. The electricity sourced by Meriwether Lewis Electric is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 1,112,970 megawatt hours procured by the company. In 2020 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $98,946,400, with 97.15% coming from retail sales.

About Meriwether Lewis Electric

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Meriwether Lewis Electric is $131.2 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers of the supplier have a 9.11% markup compared to the rest of the nation. Consumers of the supplier deal with 1.47 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 304.14 minutes. Electricity production is not part of the Meriwether Lewis Electric business plan, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies to then be resold to their customers. Continued efforts by the company caused a drop in CO2 pollution of 5,356,072.89 kilograms (1.12%) over the last year.

Meriwether Lewis Electric Net Metering

Consumers of Meriwether Lewis Electric 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. Meriwether Lewis Electric recently reported a loss of 4.16% 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 Meriwether Lewis Electric getting a ranking of 50th worst out of 87 electricity companies in the state and 736th worst out of 3511 providers in the United States.

Meriwether Lewis Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Meriwether Lewis Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.114/kWh$145.13/mo.$130.05/mo.
734th11.46¢Meriwether Lewis Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1133rd$131.2Average monthly electric bill for Meriwether Lewis Electric's residential customers

Meriwether Lewis Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1625 Highway 100
    Centerville , Tennessee 37033
    United States of America
  • CEO:Keith Carnahan

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    Quick Facts About Meriwether Lewis Electric

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    Producing 470,782,871.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Meriwether Lewis Electric ranks as the 19th worst polluting electricity provider in Tennessee out of the 87 we track.

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    Energy Loss

    Meriwether Lewis Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Total Energy Loss


    736 National Rank

    Grid Reliability

    Length & Frequency of Meriwether Lewis Electric's Power Outages

    304.14 min.

    vs. national average of 122.99 min.

    1.47 outages/yr

    vs. national average of 1.21

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    Meriwether Lewis Electric State Coverage

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    Meriwether Lewis Electric County Coverage

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    Hickman County25,178311.33$130.43/mo
    Houston County8,201211.34$130.44/mo
    Humphreys County18,582111.46$131.20/mo
    Lewis County12,268211.48$131.47/mo
    Perry County8,076111.46$131.20/mo
    Stewart County13,715211.40$161.60/mo

    Cities Meriwether Lewis Electric Has Coverage

    • Centerville, TN
    • Erin, TN
    • Hohenwald, TN
    • Linden, TN
    • Lobelville, TN
    • McEwen, TN
    • New Johnsonville, TN
    • Tennessee Ridge, TN
    • Waverly, TN

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

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    Meriwether Lewis Electric FAQ:

    Who is the CEO of Meriwether Lewis Electric?

    Keith Carnahan is the CEO of Meriwether Lewis Electric.

    What is the average electricity rate for Meriwether Lewis Electric customers?

    Meriwether Lewis Electrics current average electricity rate is 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Tennessee rate of 10.84 cents and the average national rate of 13.45 cents.

    What is the phone number for Meriwether Lewis Electric?

    You can reach Meriwether Lewis Electric by phone via (931) 729-3558.

    How many counties does Meriwether Lewis Electric offer service to?

    There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Meriwether Lewis Electric.

    When will Meriwether Lewis Electric power be restored?

    Meriwether Lewis Electric's outages last, on average, around 304.14 minutes per each outage.

    How much is the average bill for Meriwether Lewis Electric customers each month?

    Meriwether Lewis Electric currently has an average monthly electric bill of $131.20, compared to the Tennessee average of $130.81 and the United States average of $130.81.

    What cities does Meriwether Lewis Electric supply electricity to?

    Meriwether Lewis Electric has customers in 9 cities.

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