Tennessee Valley Authority

Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned organization, which is an organization that usually spans multiple states and was voted into existence. On recent government reports, the company showed a total of 60 electricity customers. This total is made up of 71.67% industrial accounts and 28.33% commercial customer accounts. In 2020 they sold 12.42% of their disposition by way of normal retail sales to end users and 85.94% through wholesale channels to other suppliers. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours generated by the company in power facilities they own and megawatt hours that they purchased via wholesale channels. They generated 134,641,850 megawatt hours and purchased 3,096,715 wholesale megawatt hours. Tennessee Valley Authority had $9,898,236,700 in 2020. $9,191,774,000 of which came from wholesale electricity sales and $700,515,700 of which came from retail electricity sales.

About Tennessee Valley Authority

Tennessee Valley Authority is the 1440th largest provider out of 3511 suppliers in the United States based on number of customers. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned or operated by the supplier produce 19,364,686.98 megawatt hours, making the provider the 4th largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 3511 providers in the United States. With 123,291,309.93 megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types, the supplier is the 7th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources in the nation out of 3511 companies.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tennessee Valley Authority is the 120th worst ranked supplier when it comes to total emissions, with the provider's electricity sales resulting in 5,766,105,795.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The supplier also ranks 1476th highest in emissions per megawatt hour sold, averaging 284.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per megawatt hour sold. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. The company's power facilities primarily use Nuclear to produce electricity. In fact, the fuel is used to produce 47.01% of the megawatt hours the company generates and 67,060,315 megawatt hours are produced from just that fuel. When taken together with Natural Gas (22.97%) and Coal (16.37%), these three fuel types make up 123,190,711.65 megawatt hours (or 86.36%) company's electricity generation. Tennessee Valley Authority has ownership of or associations with 52 electricity producing plants within their service area. This is the 44th most electricity plants associated with a supplier out of the 3511 suppliers providing power that we observe in the country.

Tennessee Valley Authority Net Metering

Tennessee Valley Authority does not offer net metering options to their customers. Net metering would allow citizens to sell kilowatt hours back to their electricity company, which makes the purchase of solar and other electricity sources a cheaper project.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business. Providers must report these losses. Tennessee Valley Authority reported a yearly loss of around 1.62% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of loss gives them a rank of 146th best out of 3511 providers who report energy loss in the US.

Tennessee Valley Authority Rate & Electric Bills

Tennessee Valley Authority commercial electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.078/kWh$0.054/kWh$570611.11/mo.$276000.00/mo.
125th6.30¢Tennessee Valley Authority's Average commercial price per kWh
1715th$422,276.79Average monthly electric bill for Tennessee Valley Authority's commercial customers

Tennessee Valley Authority Overview

  • Company Type:Federal
  • Headquarters:400 West Summit Hill Drive
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
    United States of America
  • CEO: Jeffrey J. Lyash

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    Quick Facts About Tennessee Valley Authority

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    Generating 142,655,996.91 megawatt hours annually, Tennessee Valley Authority is ranked 6th for total production of all providers in the US.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority produces 32,771,580 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 13th in the US out of 3511 providers for this category.

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    The generation of the electricity sold by Tennessee Valley Authority caused an increase in CO2 emissions of 9.06% within the previous year.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority is the 120th highest polluting provider in the United States, emitting 5,766,105,795.88 kilograms of CO2.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority is 351st out of the 3511 providers in the United States when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuel sources.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority's power facilities produce 67,060,315 megawatt hours from nuclear power sources.

    Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
    Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
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    Energy provider of the year for Alabama, Major Provider Category
    Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
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    Energy provider of the year for Tennessee, Major Provider Category
    Lowest Energy Loss
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    Energy Loss

    Tennessee Valley Authority's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Total Energy Loss

    2,492,929MWh

    146 National Rank

    Tennessee Valley Authority Energy Makeup

    Tennessee Valley Authority State Coverage

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    Alabama11218,684,3434No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Kentucky17148,490,05811No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Mississippi8157,328,3997No DataIcon representing missing value.
    North Carolina138862No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Tennessee23258,423,1467No DataIcon representing missing value.

    Power Plants Owned by Tennessee Valley Authority

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    Limestone County AL Nuclear 29,575,2381,087,100,777.336.76No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Hamilton County TN Nuclear 18,967,572697,200,475.0536.76No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Rhea County TN Nuclear 18,517,505680,645,865.936.76No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Cumberland City TN Coal 11,174,199.9511,186,421,668.391,001.09YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Muhlenberg County KY Natural Gas 6,604,1152,356,543,221.06356.83YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    McCracken County KY Coal 5,609,410.996,220,769,485.441,108.99YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Benton County MS Natural Gas 4,880,6261,788,865,688.96366.52No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Hawkins County TN Natural Gas 4,767,2161,774,389,859.76372.21No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    TVA Southaven Combined CycleTennessee Valley Authority (87.93%)Southaven Power LLC (12.07%)
    Southaven MS Natural Gas 4,707,8581,722,887,011.58365.96YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Memphis TN Natural Gas 3,715,1331,303,272,104.03350.8YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.

    Tennessee Valley Authority Fuel Makeup

    NUCLEAR
    Nuclear
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    Nuclear
    47.01%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
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    22.97%
    COAL
    Coal
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    16.37%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    13.57%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.07%

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    Tennessee Valley Authority FAQ:

    What is the phone number for Tennessee Valley Authority?

    Tennessee Valley Authority's customer service phone number is (865) 632-2101

    Who is the CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority?

    Jeffrey J. Lyash is the current CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority.

    What percentage of Tennessee Valley Authority’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Tennessee Valley Authority generates 86.43% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

    How many states does Tennessee Valley Authority have customers in to?

    There are 5 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Tennessee Valley Authority.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Tennessee Valley Authority?

    Tennessee Valley Authority is associated with or owns 52 power plants.

    What percentage of Tennessee Valley Authority’s electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

    Tennessee Valley Authority generates 13.57% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-12