About Tacoma Power

With their main offices in Tacoma, Washington, Tacoma Power supplies electricity to 4 counties throughout Washington. A total of 162,622 residential customers, 17,756 commercial accounts, one transportation customer and 2,486 industrial accounts purchase their electricity from the company. Consumers of Tacoma Power spend, on average, 9.99 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is, thankfully, 0.46% below the state's average rate of 10.03 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 35th best for average electricity price out of 60 suppliers in the state. The supplier engaged in both the end user sales and wholesale sales in 2020, with sales to end users equaling 4,602,749 megawatt hours and wholesale sales totaling 2,334,015 megawatt hours. Electricity plants owned by Tacoma Power produced 37.48% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 62.20% was purchased on the wholesale market. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $438,768,600, with 13.06% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 84.46% from retail sales to end users.

The Washington average monthly residential electricity bill is $99.44, while the Tacoma Power average is 1.39% less at $97.78 per month. This is the 21st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Washington. By megawatt hours produced, Tacoma Power is the 211th largest out of 3510 providers in the country. Tacoma Power ranks as the 211th highest electricity generator out of 3510 companies in the US. The company produces 100.00% of their total production, which is 2,519,713 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel sources.

Tacoma Power Net Metering

Tacoma Power is one of 47 electricity providers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer potentially purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

All providers who generate electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat dissipation or other factors. Tacoma Power is no different, as they have a yearly loss of roughly 2.80% of the aggregate electricity they produce. The state of Washington has an energy loss average of 3.51% and the countrywide average is 2.76%, giving Tacoma Power a rank of 12th best out of 54 providers reporting energy loss in Washington.

Tacoma Power Rate & Electric Bills

Tacoma Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.080/kWh$129.41/mo.$66.47/mo.
531st9.99¢Tacoma Power's Average residential price per kWh
1045th$97.78Average monthly electric bill for Tacoma Power's residential customers

Tacoma Power Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:3628 South 35th Street
    Tacoma, Washington 98409
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jackie Flowers

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Quick Facts About Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power is 23rd in the country out of 3510 electricity companies in megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power usage.

Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Tacoma Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.80%

Total Energy Loss

200,544MWh

333 National Rank

Tacoma Power Energy Makeup

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Tacoma Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Washington182,865379,163,7216100%

Tacoma Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
King County2,252,782410.71$101.23/mo
Lewis County80,70749.33$109.74/mo
Mason County66,768410.56$111.33/mo
Pierce County904,980710.04$110.34/mo

Power Plants Owned by Tacoma Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Morton WA Conventional Hydroelectric 948,698
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 725,576
La Grande CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 347,009
Alder CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 211,748
Mason County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 152,035
Mason County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 104,891
Grays Harbor County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 29,756

Tacoma Power Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Cities Tacoma Power Has Coverage

  • Algona, WA
  • Auburn, WA
  • Beaux Arts Village, WA
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Black Diamond, WA
  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • Bothell, WA
  • Buckley, WA
  • Burien, WA
  • Carbonado, WA
  • Carnation, WA
  • Centralia, WA
  • Chehalis, WA
  • Clyde Hill, WA
  • Covington, WA
  • Des Moines, WA
  • DuPont, WA
  • Duvall, WA
  • Eatonville, WA
  • Edgewood, WA
  • Enumclaw, WA
  • Federal Way, WA
  • Fife, WA
  • Fircrest, WA
  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • Hunts Point, WA
  • Issaquah, WA
  • Kenmore, WA
  • Kent, WA
  • Kirkland, WA
  • Lake Forest Park, WA
  • Lakewood, WA
  • Maple Valley, WA
  • Medina, WA
  • Mercer Island, WA
  • Milton, WA
  • Morton, WA
  • Mossyrock, WA
  • Napavine, WA
  • Newcastle, WA
  • Normandy Park, WA
  • North Bend, WA
  • Orting, WA
  • Pacific, WA
  • Pe Ell, WA
  • Puyallup, WA
  • Redmond, WA
  • Renton, WA
  • Roy, WA
  • Ruston, WA
  • Sammamish, WA
  • SeaTac, WA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Shelton, WA
  • Shoreline, WA
  • Skykomish, WA
  • Snoqualmie, WA
  • South Prairie, WA
  • Steilacoom, WA
  • Sumner, WA
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Toledo, WA
  • Tukwila, WA
  • University Place, WA
  • Vader, WA
  • Wilkeson, WA
  • Winlock, WA
  • Woodinville, WA
  • Yarrow Point, WA

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

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Tacoma Power FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Tacoma Power customers?

Tacoma Powers current average bundled electricity rate is 9.99 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 10.03 cents and the average national rate of 13.40 cents.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Tacoma Power?

Tacoma Power owns or is associated with 7 power plants.

Who is the CEO of Tacoma Power?

Jackie Flowers is the current CEO of Tacoma Power.

How much is the average bundled bill for Tacoma Power customers each month?

Tacoma Power currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $97.78, compared to the Washington average of $99.44 and the nationwide of $99.44 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Tacoma Power?

You can reach Tacoma Power by phone via (253) 502-8600.

How many counties does Tacoma Power supply electricity to?

Tacoma Power offers service in 4 counties throughout the United States including, Washington.

What percentage of Tacoma Power’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel sources?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Tacoma Power produce 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What cities does Tacoma Power sell electricity in?

Tacoma Power has customers in 69 cities.

What percentage of Tacoma Power’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Tacoma Power produce 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-08