Sweetwater Utilities

About Sweetwater Utilities

Sweetwater Utilities supplies electricity to 2 cities in the state of Tennessee including Sweetwater and Philadelphia. The supplier has 4 industrial customers, 7,191 residential customers and 2,050 commercial customers within their service area that they supply. On average, Sweetwater Utilities' residential electricity rate is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 2.73% less than Tennessee's average price of 10.84 cents, which ranks the supplier 34th best for average electricity rate out of 90 companies in Tennessee. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 237,011 megawatt hours. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 248,583 megawatt hours were purchased on the wholesale market. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $23,985,900, with $23,237,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Sweetwater Utilities is $131.28 per month, while the nationwide average is $117.93. The company does not have ownership in any power facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers.

Energy Loss

Sweetwater Utilities reported an annual loss of about 4.66% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production industry and suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost gives them a rank of 43rd best out of 84 suppliers who report energy loss in the state.

Sweetwater Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Sweetwater Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.104/kWh$144.26/mo.$126.91/mo.
774th10.54¢Sweetwater Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
2261st$131.28Average monthly electric bill for Sweetwater Utilities's residential customers

Sweetwater Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:400 Hi-Way 322 East
    Sweetwater, Tenneessee 37874
    United States of America
  • CEO:Eric Hicks

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Energy Loss

Sweetwater Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


810 National Rank

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Sweetwater Utilities State Coverage

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

Sweetwater Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Loudon County54,068410.48$131.86/mo
McMinn County53,794310.56$126.06/mo
Monroe County46,545310.78$139.24/mo
Roane County53,382411.28$132.02/mo

Cities Sweetwater Utilities Has Coverage

  • Philadelphia, TN
  • Sweetwater, TN

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

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Sweetwater Utilities FAQ:

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Sweetwater Utilities is $131.28. The Tennessee average bundled bill is $130.81 and the US average is $130.81.

Who is the CEO of Sweetwater Utilities?

Sweetwater Utilities’s CEO is Eric Hicks.

What is the phone number for Sweetwater Utilities?

Sweetwater Utilities's customer service phone number is (423) 337-5081

How many counties does Sweetwater Utilities provider electricity in?

Sweetwater Utilities supplies electricity in 4 counties.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Sweetwater Utilities customers?

Sweetwater Utilitiess current average bundled electricity rate is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Tennessee bundled rate of 10.84 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.26 cents.

What cities does Sweetwater Utilities supply electricity to?

Sweetwater Utilities supplies to 2 cities throughout the country.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-06