Volunteer Electric Cooperative

About Volunteer Electric Cooperative

Volunteer Electric Cooperative provides electricity for 16 cities in Tennessee including cities such as Cleveland, Athens, Crossville, Fairfield Glade CDP, and South Cleveland CDP. The entity is an electricity cooperative. The residential electricity price for consumers of Volunteer Electric Cooperative is, on average, 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their customers, this rate is below both the state and the nationwide average rates of 10.84 and 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 2,283,972 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they acquired via wholesale channels. Of the electricity sourced by the company, whole purchased made up 100.00%. In 2020 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $237,295,200, with 97.48% from retail sales.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $117.93, while the Volunteer Electric Cooperative average is 8.78% more at $128.28 per month. Volunteer Electric Cooperative ranks 2162nd in the country for average monthly bill total. The supplier is not associated with any electricity facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Energy Loss

Volunteer Electric Cooperative currently loses roughly 5.99% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of energy lost gives them a ranking of 71st best out of 84 companies who report energy loss in Tennessee and 1144th best out of 3510 in the US.

Volunteer Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Volunteer Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
859th10.73¢Volunteer Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2162nd$128.28Average monthly electric bill for Volunteer Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Volunteer Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:18359 Highway 58 North
    Decatur, Tennessee 37322
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rody Blevins

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Energy Loss

Volunteer Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.99%

Total Energy Loss

145,681MWh

1144 National Rank

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Volunteer Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Tennessee120,592238,987,0008100%

Volunteer Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bledsoe County15,064311.16$127.48/mo
Bradley County108,110310.81$128.55/mo
Cumberland County60,520310.73$128.60/mo
Fentress County18,523110.68$128.27/mo
Hamilton County367,804210.79$124.73/mo
McMinn County53,794310.56$126.06/mo
Meigs County12,422110.68$128.27/mo
Morgan County21,403511.75$117.59/mo
Overton County22,241310.96$132.39/mo
Pickett County5,048210.74$129.06/mo

Cities Volunteer Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Allardt, TN
  • Athens, TN
  • Benton, TN
  • Byrdstown, TN
  • Calhoun, TN
  • Charleston, TN
  • Cleveland, TN
  • Crab Orchard, TN
  • Crossville, TN
  • Decatur, TN
  • Etowah, TN
  • Jamestown, TN
  • Monterey, TN
  • Niota, TN
  • Pleasant Hill, TN
  • Spring City, TN

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

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Volunteer Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Volunteer Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Customers of Volunteer Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $128.28.

What is the phone number for Volunteer Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Volunteer Electric Cooperative by phone via (423) 334-1020.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Volunteer Electric Cooperative customers?

Volunteer Electric Cooperatives current average bundled electricity rate is 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 10.84 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.26 cents.

Who is the CEO of Volunteer Electric Cooperative?

Rody Blevins is the current CEO of Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

How many counties does Volunteer Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Volunteer Electric Cooperative supplies electricity in 15 counties in the US.

What cities does Volunteer Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

Volunteer Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 16 cities throughout the United States including, Tennessee.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-12