Plateau Electric

Plateau Electric serves electricity to 5 cities in Tennessee including cities such as Oneida, Huntsville, Wartburg, Winfield, and Helenwood CDP. The entity is an electricity cooperative. The supplier last disclosed a total of 27,726 residential customers, 6,714 commercial accounts and 4 industrial customer accounts, which makes up the whole of their customer base. On average, Plateau Electric charges their patrons a residential electricity price of 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.27% less than the US average rate of 13.45 cents. This ranks the provider 844th out of 3511 providers in the nation for best average electricity rate. Of the 308,417 megawatt hours Plateau Electric sold and dispossessed, 286,897 were from sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 308,417 purchased by the company. In 2020, the supplier had revenue of $33,638,000 from retail electricity sales to end users. Their total revenue from all electricity related activities was $35,140,700.

About Plateau Electric

The state average monthly residential power bill is $130.81, while the Plateau Electric average is 16.29% lower at $111.23 per month. This is the 24th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Tennessee. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it to end customers. Electricity sales have contributed to an increase in CO2 pollution amounts of 120,447,130.8 kilograms (90.58%) over the past year.

Plateau Electric Net Metering

Unfortunately, Plateau Electric does not offer net metering options to their customers. This is a negative for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Plateau Electric currently loses around 6.81% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Tennessee has an energy loss average of 2.57% and the national average is 2.76%, resulting in Plateau Electric receiving a rank of 3rd worst out of 87 companies reporting energy loss in Tennessee.

Plateau Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.118/kWh$121.15/mo.$110.77/mo.
844th11.80¢Plateau Electric's Average residential price per kWh
739th$111.23Average monthly electric bill for Plateau Electric's residential customers

Plateau Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:16200 Scott Highway
    Oneida, Tennessee 37841
    United States of America
  • CEO:Dave Cross

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Quick Facts About Plateau Electric

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Plateau Electric releases 253,417,952.32 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases due to electricity sold, which ranks it as the 62nd highest polluting provider in Tennessee out of 87.

Energy Loss

Plateau Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


148 National Rank

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Plateau Electric State Coverage

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Plateau Electric County Coverage

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Campbell County39,842411.65$124.47/mo
Morgan County21,403511.75$117.59/mo
Scott County22,068111.80$111.23/mo

Cities Plateau Electric Has Coverage

  • Huntsville, TN
  • Oneida, TN
  • Sunbright, TN
  • Wartburg, TN
  • Winfield, TN

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

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Plateau Electric FAQ:

How many counties does Plateau Electric have customers in in?

Plateau Electric provides electricity to customers in 3 counties.

What is the phone number for Plateau Electric?

Plateau Electric's customer service phone number is (423) 569-8591

What is the average bill for Plateau Electric customers each month?

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Plateau Electric is $111.23. The state average bill is $130.81 and the US average is $130.81.

What is the average electricity rate for Plateau Electric customers?

The average rate of electricity for customers of Plateau Electric is 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Plateau Electric?

Plateau Electric’s current CEO is Dave Cross.

What cities does Plateau Electric offer service in?

Plateau Electric has customers in 5 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25