Electric Rates & Providers in Carter County, TN

Carter County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carter County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production has declined by 23.84% in the county within the previous year.

As the 29th highest generator of electricity of all 95 counties in Tennessee, Carter County produces 121,346 megawatt hours of electricity.

Carter County ranks 226th county in the nation out of 3230 counties in hydroelectric power generation, generating 121,346 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric plants.

There was a 4.81% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita within the most recent year in Carter County.

Carter County is home to 56,314 residents and its power generation plants generate 121,346 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 2.15 megawatt hours per capita per year.

With a population of 56,314 citizens, Carter County is the 26th largest county by population in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    791,394 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    121,346 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    121,346 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    194,588,800 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,455.42 kg

Elizabethton, TN Electricity Overview

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Elizabethton has an average residential electricity rate of 12.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.71% lower than the state's average rate of 12.28 cents and 24.34% lower than the national average of 15.95 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Elizabethon Electric. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $136.2 per month.

Coming in as the 41st worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Elizabethton emits 57,593,945.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,081.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Elizabethton as the 359th highest polluting city in Tennessee. Within Elizabethton, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elizabethton

Elizabethton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.107/kWh$136.20/mo.$118.87/mo.
170th12.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elizabethton
133rd$136.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elizabethton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elizabethton, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elizabethon ElectricBUNDLED12.07136.2313,41337,816,000

Zips with electric coverage in Elizabethton, Tennessee include: 37601, 37643, 37682

Pine Crest CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Pine Crest CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.24% higher than the state's average rate of 12.28 cents, resulting in the city ranking 255th out of 505 cities in the state for lowest average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is BrightRidge.

Coming in as the 197th worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Pine Crest CDP emits 9,452,067.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,081.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Pine Crest CDP as the 13th highest polluting city in Tennessee. Within Pine Crest CDP, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pine Crest CDP

Pine Crest CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.103/kWh$216.93/mo.$98.46/mo.
255th12.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pine Crest CDP
160th$138.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pine Crest CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pine Crest CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BrightRidgeBUNDLED12.64140.96948,310119,836,000
Elizabethon ElectricBUNDLED12.07136.2313,41337,816,000

Hunter CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Hunter CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.71% lower than the state's average rate of 12.28 cents and 24.34% lower than the national average of 15.95 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Elizabethon Electric. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $136.2 per month.

Coming in as the 206th worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Hunter CDP emits 8,439,929.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,081.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Hunter CDP as the 13th highest polluting city in Tennessee. Within Hunter CDP, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hunter CDP

Hunter CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.107/kWh$136.20/mo.$118.87/mo.
170th12.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hunter CDP
133rd$136.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hunter CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hunter CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elizabethon ElectricBUNDLED12.07136.2313,41337,816,000

Electricity Production in Carter County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Carter County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Carter County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 109,395
Carter County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 11,951

Carter County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carter County is the 1199th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 194,588,800.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,455.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 78th highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 12th most in Tennessee. Carter County's primary fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They produce 121,346 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

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Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Carter County is 5.56%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Elizabethon Electric, Mountain Electric Cooperative, and BrightRidge. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.75%, resulting in a rank of 2261st best in the United States and a state rank of 55th best out of 3230 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Carter County, Tennessee

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Carter County, Tennessee?

By total revenue, Elizabethon Electric is the largest electricity provider in Carter County, Tennessee.

How many power plants are in Carter County, Tennessee?

Carter County, Tennessee is home to 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Carter County, Tennessee.

What electricity companies offer service in Carter County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Elizabethon Electric25,176
2Mountain Electric Cooperative5,220
3BrightRidge1,585

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06