Tennessee Valley Authority

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About Tennessee Valley Authority

Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned entity, which is an organization that usually spans multiple states and was voted into existence. The supplier has 43 industrial customers and 17 commercial accounts throughout their service area. In 2020 the company had sales to end users totaling 19,051,899 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other companies of 19,051,899 megawatt hours. Electricity production plants owned by Tennessee Valley Authority generated 87.75% of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and an additional 2.02% was purchased on wholesale channels. In 2020, the company earned a total of $700,515,700 from retail electricity sales and a total of $9,191,774,000 via wholesale electricity channels.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Electricity companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Tennessee Valley Authority reported a yearly loss of approximately 1.62% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare the numerous suppliers who operate around the nation. Tennessee Valley Authority has earned a ranking of 146th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

Tennessee Valley Authority Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.091/kWh$0.054/kWh$830338.69/mo.$276000.00/mo.
203rd7.27¢Tennessee Valley Authority's Average commercial price per kWh
3106th$511,682.61Average monthly electricity 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

    Tennessee Valley Authority is the 7th highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3509 providers, producing 136,964,788.23 megawatt hours.

    Tennessee Valley Authority ranks 13th in the US out of 3509 suppliers for total electricity generation from natural gas.

    Roughly 11.52% of Tennessee Valley Authority's total electricity comes from the use of hydroelectric power.

    Tennessee Valley Authority ranks 21st out of 3509 providers in the nation in megawatt hours produced from coal usage.

    Based on megawatt hours produced, Tennessee Valley Authority is the 7th largest provider out of 3509 in the country.

    Tennessee Valley Authority generates 46.79% of their total megawatt hour production from nuclear power sources, for a total of 64,083,646 megawatt hours generated from nuclear.

    Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
    Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
    Kentucky, Major Provider Category
    Claim Award
    Energy provider of the year for Georgia, Major Provider Category
    Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
    Georgia, Major Provider Category
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    Energy provider of the year for North Carolina, Major Provider Category
    Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
    North Carolina, Major Provider Category
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    Energy Loss

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

    -1.62%

    Total Energy Loss

    2,492,929MWh

    146 National Rank

    Tennessee Valley Authority Energy Makeup

    Tennessee Valley Authority State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Alabama11258,528,4104
    Kentucky17214,032,39510
    Mississippi8202,941,5317
    North Carolina1111
    Tennessee23332,786,1096

    Power Plants Owned by Tennessee Valley Authority

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Limestone County AL Nuclear 30,819,985
    Hamilton County TN Nuclear 18,518,801
    Rhea County TN Nuclear 14,744,860
    Cumberland City TN Coal 8,526,789.968,749,362,775.51,026.1
    Muhlenberg County KY Natural Gas 6,586,4482,366,570,446.8359.31
    McCracken County KY Coal 5,454,600.036,125,019,002.641,122.91
    Memphis TN Natural Gas 5,327,7451,879,336,537.11352.75
    TVA Southaven Combined CycleSouthaven Power LLC (15.16%)Tennessee Valley Authority (84.84%)
    Southaven MS Natural Gas 4,810,8131,767,865,283.8367.48
    Benton County MS Natural Gas 4,685,9331,733,493,121.92369.94
    Sumner County TN Coal 4,684,6694,843,544,468.071,033.91

    Tennessee Valley Authority Fuel Makeup

    NUCLEAR
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    46.79%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    24.98%
    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    16.61%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    11.52%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.10%

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    Tennessee Valley Authority FAQ:

    What percentage of Tennessee Valley Authority's electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Tennessee Valley Authority produce 11.52% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

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

    There are 51 power plants associated with or owned by Tennessee Valley Authority.

    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 fuels?

    Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Tennessee Valley Authority generate 88.48% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

    How many states does Tennessee Valley Authority supply electricity to?

    There are 5 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Tennessee Valley Authority including North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi.

    What is the phone number for Tennessee Valley Authority?

    The Tennessee Valley Authority phone number is (865) 632-2101.

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2022-03-13