Volunteer Electric Cooperative

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About Volunteer Electric Cooperative

Volunteer Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative serving 16 cities in Tennessee. On average, Volunteer Electric Cooperative's consumers pay a residential electricity rate of 11.47 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the provider at 62nd out of 90 suppliers in the state and 1156th out of 2923 in the US. There were a total of 2,283,972 megawatt hours sold via retail sales in 2020 by the supplier. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced and 2,431,532 megawatt hours were procured by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the provider made a total of $237,295,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $231,304,000 from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $135.07, while the Volunteer Electric Cooperative average is 2.88% higher at $138.7 per month. Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the 75th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill total. The provider does not have ownership in any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Energy Loss

All companies who generate electricity have some energy loss via heat dissipation or alternative causes. Volunteer Electric Cooperative is no different, as they average a yearly loss of approximately 5.99% of the total electricity they generate. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a ranking of 1143rd best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the country and 71st best out of 84 in Tennessee.

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
1156th11.47¢Volunteer Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2353rd$138.7Average monthly electricity 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

1143 National Rank

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Volunteer Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Tennessee122,686270,218,0008100%

Volunteer Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bledsoe County14,913311.34$129.55/mo
Bradley County108,620311.60$138.65/mo
Cumberland County61,145311.46$138.21/mo
Fentress County18,489111.47$138.71/mo
Hamilton County366,207311.58$133.73/mo
McMinn County53,276311.13$133.54/mo
Meigs County12,758111.47$138.71/mo
Morgan County21,035511.83$118.57/mo
Overton County22,511311.70$143.25/mo
Pickett County5,001211.52$139.61/mo

Cities Volunteer Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

* 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 electricity rate for Volunteer Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Volunteer Electric Cooperative is 11.47 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Volunteer Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Volunteer Electric Cooperative has customers in 16 cities in the country.

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

Consumers of Volunteer Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $138.70.

What is the phone number for Volunteer Electric Cooperative?

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

Who is the CEO of Volunteer Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Volunteer Electric Cooperative is Rody Blevins.

How many counties does Volunteer Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Volunteer Electric Cooperative sells electricity in 15 counties.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-24