Oak Ridge Utilities

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About Oak Ridge Utilities

The provider has 2 industrial customers, 14,122 residential customers and 2,234 commercial customers. Oak Ridge Utilities' patrons pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.01% below Tennessee's average price of 11.35 cents. This ranks the supplier 53rd lowest for average electricity rate out of 90 suppliers in Tennessee. About 469,024 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail customers in 2020. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $51,897,500, with $51,218,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The Tennessee average monthly residential electric bill is $135.07, while the Oak Ridge Utilities average is 23.17% lower at $105.89 per month. This is the 15th 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 4.23% of the electricity that they transmit. Oak Ridge Utilities' energy loss levels result in a ranking of 35th best out of the 84 providers that operate in Tennessee and report energy loss and 711th best out of 3509 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.112/kWh$111.03/mo.$101.68/mo.
1084th11.35¢Oak Ridge Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
1258th$105.89Average monthly electricity bill for Oak Ridge Utilities' residential customers

Oak Ridge Utilities Overview

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

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Energy Loss

Oak Ridge Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


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711 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 County77,123212.03$142.45/mo
Roane County53,404611.52$132.75/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 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 11.35 cents and the average US rate of 14.11 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 $105.89. The Tennessee average bundled bill is $135.07 and the US average is $135.07.

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.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-09