Anderson County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Anderson County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Electricity production from the burning of coal as a fuel totals 834,679.41 megawatt hours, giving Anderson County the 4th position in the state rankings.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 36.99%, or 500,225 megawatt hours, of Anderson County's total energy generation.

Anderson County is the 716th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the nation, with a population of 77,123 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,352,309.01.

Roughly 33.20% of the county's electricity comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 109th county out of 3221 counties in the United States for total hydroelectric generation.

Anderson County ranks as the 9th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 95 counties in Tennessee, emitting 763,831,171.01 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Anderson County uses non-renewable fuel sources to generate 11.05 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 411th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,118,356 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,352,309 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    500,225 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    852,084 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    763,831,171 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,904.06 kg

Oak Ridge, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Oak Ridge's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.38% less than the average state rate of 11.39 cents. Oak Ridge Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Tennessee average monthly residential power bill is $136.46, while the Oak Ridge average is 22.40% less at $105.89 per month. This ranks the city 11th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 142,129,984.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Oak Ridge because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Oak Ridge has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.112/kWh$111.03/mo.$101.68/mo.
286th11.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Ridge
11th$105.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Ridge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oak Ridge UtilitiesBUNDLED11.35105.89158,15817,944,000

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Clinton, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Clinton's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.78% more than the average state rate of 11.39 cents. Clinton Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Tennessee average monthly residential power bill is $136.46, while the Clinton average is 3.56% higher at $141.32 per month. This ranks the city 394th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 45,514,907.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Clinton because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Clinton has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clinton

Clinton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.106/kWh$213.78/mo.$98.29/mo.
388th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clinton
394th$141.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clinton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clinton, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clinton Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.82141.32368,80643,591,000

Rocky Top, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Rocky Top's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.78% more than the average state rate of 11.39 cents. Clinton Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Tennessee average monthly residential power bill is $136.46, while the Rocky Top average is 3.56% higher at $141.32 per month. This ranks the city 394th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 7,368,562.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Rocky Top because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Rocky Top has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rocky Top

Rocky Top residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.106/kWh$213.78/mo.$98.29/mo.
388th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rocky Top
394th$141.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rocky Top Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rocky Top, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clinton Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.82141.32368,80643,591,000

Electricity Production in Anderson County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Anderson County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Anderson County TN Coal 852,084.01907,112,586.881,064.5812/2023
Norris TN Conventional Hydroelectric 448,983
Buffalo Mountain Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Anderson County TN Wind 28,186
Chestnut Ridge Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Anderson County TN Landfill Gas 23,05616,506,918.98715.95

Anderson County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Anderson County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 763,831,171.01 kilograms, which is the 453rd largest amount of any county in the country. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 9,904.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Anderson County is the 406th highest polluting county in the United States. Coal makes up 61.72% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Anderson County. Other fuel types used include Conventional Hydroelectric at 33.20% and Wind at 2.08%. Anderson County is home to 4 power generation plants, which is the most power plants within a county in Tennessee.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
61.72%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
33.20%
WIND
Wind
2.08%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.70%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.29%

Energy Loss

Anderson County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.94% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 975th best in the US and a state rank of 9th best out of 3221 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Anderson County, Tennessee

Providers In Each City in Anderson County:

  • Clinton, Tennessee:
    • Clinton Utilities Board: 100.00%
  • Lake City, Tennessee:
    • Clinton Utilities Board: 100.00%
  • Norris, Tennessee:
    • Clinton Utilities Board: 100.00%
  • Oak Ridge, Tennessee:
    • Oak Ridge Utilities: 100.00%
  • Rocky Top, Tennessee:
    • Clinton Utilities Board: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Anderson County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Clinton Utilities Board22,049
2Oak Ridge Utilities8,406

How many power plants are within Anderson County, Tennessee?

Anderson County, Tennessee has 4 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Anderson County, Tennessee?

By total megawatt hours sold, Clinton Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in Anderson County, Tennessee.

How many electric companies offer service in Anderson County, Tennessee?

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Anderson County, Tennessee.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24