Tacoma Power

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About Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power is a municipally owned entity. The largest city served by Tacoma Power is Tacoma, but the company also supplies electricity to 9 cities in Washington. The supplier has 168,583 residential accounts, 18,800 commercial accounts, one transportation account and 2,628 industrial customers. Tacoma Power bills their patrons a residential electricity rate of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 0.66% less than the state's average rate of 10.18 cents and 28.31% below the nationwide average of 14.11 cents. In 2020 they sold 64.35% of their total megawatt hours disposed to end users (known as retail sales). The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 2,680,996 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 4,449,143 megawatt hours. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $438,768,600, with 13.06% coming from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the Tacoma Power average is 21.85% less at $98.43 per month. This is the 1005th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the country. Tacoma Power is the 155th largest provider out of 3509 suppliers in the nation based on total customer count. Tacoma Power produces 2,864,001 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, ranking them as the 202nd highest producer of electricity in the country out of 3509 companies. The supplier is able to generate 2,864,001 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power facilities, which ranks them as the 7th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 56 providers in the state.

Tacoma Power Net Metering

Tacoma Power, fortunately, allows consumers to participate in net metering. Net metering allows residents to sell megawatt hours back to the grid, making the purchase of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more economically viable.

Energy Loss

Tacoma Power currently loses around 2.80% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. The state average for energy loss is 3.51% and the United States average is 2.76%. This leaves Tacoma Power with a ranking of 11th best out of 56 electricity providers in the state and 332nd best out of 3509 suppliers in the country.

Tacoma Power Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.080/kWh$137.96/mo.$66.47/mo.
532nd10.12¢Tacoma Power's Average residential price per kWh
1005th$98.43Average monthly electricity 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
  • Director/Superintendent:Jackie Flowers

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Quick Facts About Tacoma Power

Tacoma Power produces 2,864,001 megawatt hours (or 100.00% of their total generation) from the use of renewable fuel types in their power production plants.

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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
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Energy Loss

Tacoma Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.80%

Total Energy Loss

200,544MWh

332 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
Washington190,012392,828,3165100%

Tacoma Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Pierce County921,130910.15$112.97/mo

Power Plants Owned by Tacoma Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,214,035
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 724,784
La Grande CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 336,641
Mason County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 208,785
Thurston County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 208,234
Mason County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 136,514
Grays Harbor County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 35,008

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

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

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Tacoma Power FAQ:

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Tacoma Power is $98.43. The state average bundled bill is $101.40 and the nationwide average is $101.40.

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

Tacoma Power produces 0% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Tacoma Power?

Tacoma Power's customer service phone number is (253) 502-8600

Who is the CEO of Tacoma Power?

Tacoma Power's CEO is Jackie Flowers.

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

Tacoma Power's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Washington bundled rate of 10.18 cents and the average national rate of 14.11 cents.

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

Tacoma Power is associated with or owns 7 power plants.

What cities does Tacoma Power have customers in to?

Tacoma Power provides electricity to 9 cities in the nation.

What percentage of Tacoma Power's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01