Benton County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benton County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Benton County had a 11.16% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding 12 months.

Benton County averages 2.3 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 18th highest in the state.

As the 30th highest producer of electricity in the state out of 95 counties, Benton County generates 36,513 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Benton County enjoy an average rate that is 8.70% below that at 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour.

Averaging production of 2.3 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Benton County ranks 1251st out of 3221 counties in the US in production per capita.

Benton County is the 2103rd most populated county in the country, with 15,864 citizens residing in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    230,043 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    36,513 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    36,513 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    79,774,310 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,028.64 kg

Camden, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Camden's residents spend 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 12.17% more than the average Tennessee price of 11.39 cents and 8.70% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Benton County Electric System is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Emitting 16,629,054.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Camden ranks 138th worst out of 505 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Camden has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camden

Camden residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.126/kWh$146.06/mo.$131.16/mo.
497th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camden
321st$134.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camden, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benton County Electric SystemBUNDLED12.78134.47107,14513,688,000

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Big Sandy, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Big Sandy's residents spend 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 12.17% more than the average Tennessee price of 11.39 cents and 8.70% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 14 residential customers, Benton County Electric System is the largest provider in the city. Big Sandy is home to 486 residents, which is the 373rd highest population for a city in Tennessee.

Emitting 2,199,706.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Big Sandy ranks 370th worst out of 505 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Big Sandy has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Sandy

Big Sandy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.126/kWh$146.06/mo.$131.16/mo.
497th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Sandy
321st$134.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Sandy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Sandy, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benton County Electric SystemBUNDLED12.78134.47107,14513,688,000

Eva CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, Eva CDP's residents spend 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 12.17% more than the average Tennessee price of 11.39 cents and 8.70% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 46 residential customers, Benton County Electric System is the largest provider in the city. Eva CDP is home to 239 residents, which is the 450th highest population for a city in Tennessee.

Emitting 1,081,748.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Eva CDP ranks 446th worst out of 505 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Eva CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eva CDP

Eva CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.126/kWh$146.06/mo.$131.16/mo.
497th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eva CDP
321st$134.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eva CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eva CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benton County Electric SystemBUNDLED12.78134.47107,14513,688,000

Electricity Production in Benton County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Benton County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
West CamdenWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Benton County TN Landfill Gas 36,51319,368,269.62530.45

Benton County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 1980th worst ranked county in the US, Benton County emits 79,774,310.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 1482nd highest in pollution per capita, averaging 5,028.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The county is home to one electricity generation plant. Benton County's fuel of choice is Landfill Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
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Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
100.00%

Benton County, Tennessee Net Metering

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Energy Loss

The single company in Benton County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 5.26%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 2076th best in the US and a state rank of 59th best out of 3221 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Benton County, Tennessee

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Benton County, Tennessee?

By total customer count, Benton County Electric System is the largest electricity supplier in Benton County, Tennessee.

How many power plants are in Benton County, Tennessee?

Benton County, Tennessee is home to one power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Benton County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Benton County Electric System9,827

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24