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Oak Ridge Utilities

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About Oak Ridge Utilities

The provider has 2 industrial customers, 14,838 residential customers and 2,252 commercial customers. Oak Ridge Utilities' patrons pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.42% above the average Tennessee price of 12.20 cents. There were a total of 489,958 megawatt hours sold via retail sales in 2022 by the company. The electricity sourced by Oak Ridge Utilities is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 501,540 megawatt hours purchased by the company. Their revenue in 2022 from electricity related activities was $62,149,100, with $61,424,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The Tennessee average monthly residential electric bill is $140.1, while the Oak Ridge Utilities average is 16.49% lower at $117.71 per month. This is the 7th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Tennessee. The company is not associated with any electricity plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their consumers must be purchased from other providers.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Electricity companies must report these losses. Oak Ridge Utilities reported a yearly loss of around 2.31% of the electricity that they transmit. Oak Ridge Utilities' energy loss levels result in a ranking of 3rd best out of the 83 providers that operate in Tennessee and report energy loss and 251st best out of 3518 in the United.

Oak Ridge Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Oak Ridge Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.105/kWh$174.95/mo.$82.00/mo.
1205th12.86¢Oak Ridge Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
1349th$117.71Average monthly electricity bill for Oak Ridge Utilities' residential customers

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Oak Ridge Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:200 South Tulane Avenue
    Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
  • Director/Superintendent:Beth Hickman

Oak Ridge Utilities Contact

Oak Ridge Utilities Service

  • Outage Phone:(865) 425-1803
  • States Served:
    • Tennessee
  • Counties Served:
    • Anderson County
    • Roane County
  • Major Cities Served:

Energy Loss

Oak Ridge Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


251 National Rank

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Oak Ridge Utilities State Coverage

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

Oak Ridge Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Anderson County78,913212.62$142.67/mo
Roane County53,313612.70$144.23/mo

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Oak Ridge Utilities FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Oak Ridge Utilities customers?

Oak Ridge Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.20 cents and the average US rate of 15.68 cents.

Who is the CEO of Oak Ridge Utilities?

The current CEO of Oak Ridge Utilities is Beth Hickman.

What is the average bundled bill for Oak Ridge Utilities customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Oak Ridge Utilities is $117.71. The Tennessee average bundled bill is $140.10 and the US average is $140.10.

How many counties does Oak Ridge Utilities offer service in?

Oak Ridge Utilities supplies electricity in 2 counties in the US including Tennessee.

What is the phone number for Oak Ridge Utilities?

You can reach Oak Ridge Utilities by phone via (865) 425-1803.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-09-06