Anderson County, Tennessee Electric Profile

Anderson County generates 51.49% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 765,790 megawatt hours each year.

Averaging generation of 19.32 megawatt hours per resident a year, Anderson County is 723rd out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the nation.

During the past 12 months Anderson County has experienced a 47.68% decrease in coal usage, going from a previous total of 1,246,516.12 megawatt hours produced from using coal to 652,177.54 megawatt hours.

The largest supplier in Anderson County by megawatt hours sold is Clinton Utilities Board.

Electric production facilities in Anderson County have seen a 48.44% drop in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in the last year, which is an admirable effort.

Anderson County produces 8.47 megawatt hours of electricity per person from coal per year, which is 4th highest out of 95 counties in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,128,066 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,487,173 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    836,841 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    650,332 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    19.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    551,016,011 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,158.1 kg

Oak Ridge, TN Electric Overview

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Oak Ridge averages a residential electricity rate of 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 283rd out of 429 cities in the state. Oak Ridge Utilities sells 462,794.2 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity provider. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $105.89. This is 19.06% less than the Tennessee average of $130.81.

Around 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 20th highest polluter in Tennessee out of 429 cities. A total of 128,853,026.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 25th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Oak Ridge must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.112/kWh$111.03/mo.$101.68/mo.
283rd11.35¢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

Zips with electric coverage in Oak Ridge, Tennessee include: 37830, 37716, 37771, 37748, 37763, 37840

Clinton, TN Electric Overview

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Clinton's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 284th out of 429 cities in Tennessee. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $137.39 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in Clinton pay 14.26% more compared to the rest of the United States. Clinton Utilities Board has 905 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Around 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 20th highest polluter in Tennessee out of 429 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 44,215,709.32 kilograms. The residents of Clinton must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clinton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.106/kWh$213.78/mo.$98.29/mo.
284th11.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clinton
332nd$137.39Average 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 BoardBUNDLED11.35137.39371,83142,214,000

Lake City, TN Electric Overview

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Lake City's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 4.76% higher than the state's average rate of 10.84 cents. Selling 2,959.33 megawatt hours per year, Clinton Utilities Board is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $137.39. This is 5.03% higher than the state average bill of $130.81.

Electricity use in Lake City creates 10,130,917.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 185th most of any city in Tennessee. The city also ranks 20th worst in Tennessee in pollution per resident, averaging 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 33,456 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.106/kWh$213.78/mo.$98.29/mo.
284th11.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake City
332nd$137.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake City, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clinton Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.35137.39371,83142,214,000

Energy 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 Conventional Hydroelectric 765,790
Anderson County TN Coal 650,332705,952,062.471,085.5312/2023
Buffalo Mountain Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Anderson County TN Wind 39,185
Chestnut Ridge Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Norris TN Landfill Gas 31,86620,473,351.23642.48

Anderson County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 551,016,011.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Anderson County from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 746th highest in the United States for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 51.49% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Anderson County. Combined with Coal (43.85%) and Wind (2.63%), the three fuel types make up 97.98% of the generation. Anderson County isp home to 4 electricity generation plants, which is 501st most in the country and 1069th highest when considering power plants per capita.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
51.49%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
43.85%
WIND
Wind
2.63%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
2.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.12%

Energy Loss

Anderson County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.94% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Tennessee average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 1098th best in the US and a state rank of 9th best out of 3220 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%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Clinton Utilities Board is the largest electricity provider 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.

What electricity companies offer service in Anderson County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Clinton Utilities Board21,922
2Oak Ridge Utilities14,161

How many power plants are located in Anderson County, Tennessee?

There are 4 active power plants located in Anderson County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07