Carter County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carter County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Residents of Carter County are paying, on average, 23.72% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average, at 10.67 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carter County has the 1179th largest electricity generation in the nation out of 3221 counties, generating 159,326 megawatt hours.

With 56,356 residents within its borders and 159,326 megawatt hours produced per year, Carter County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 2.83 megawatt hours. The city is 26 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in Tennessee.

Carter County has seen a 40.95% decline throughout the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Carter County is the 18th highest producing county out of 95 counties in Tennessee when considering megawatt hours generated using renewable fuel sources.

Carter County produces 159,326 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the past 12 months, which gives them a rank of 200th highest in the United States out of 3221 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    817,215 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    159,326 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    159,326 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.83 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    205,345,357 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,643.72 kg

Elizabethton, TN Electricity Overview

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Elizabethton has an average residential electricity rate of 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.74% lower than the state's average rate of 11.39 cents and 23.28% lower than the national average of 13.99 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 $118.87 per month.

Coming in as the 41st worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Elizabethton emits 65,837,295.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Elizabethton as the 16th 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 December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.107/kWh$132.64/mo.$118.87/mo.
117th10.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elizabethton
52nd$118.87Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED10.73118.87305,11032,753,000

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Pine Crest CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Pine Crest CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.71% lower than the state's average rate of 11.39 cents and 21.63% lower than the national average of 13.99 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 $123.61 per month.

Coming in as the 174th worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Pine Crest CDP emits 11,039,266.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Pine Crest CDP as the 8th 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$0.121/kWh$0.103/kWh$216.93/mo.$98.46/mo.
181st10.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pine Crest CDP
110th$123.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pine Crest CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pine Crest CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BrightRidgeBUNDLED11.64137.42985,085114,645,000
Elizabethon ElectricBUNDLED10.73118.87305,11032,753,000

Central CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Central CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 10.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.24% lower than the state's average rate of 11.39 cents and 22.87% lower than the national average of 13.99 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 $120.03 per month.

Coming in as the 195th worst ranked city out of 505 cities in the state, Central CDP emits 9,568,269.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Central CDP as the 16th highest polluting city in Tennessee. Within Central 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 Central CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.103/kWh$216.93/mo.$98.46/mo.
151st10.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Central CDP
59th$120.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Central CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Central CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BrightRidgeBUNDLED11.64137.42985,085114,645,000
Elizabethon ElectricBUNDLED10.73118.87305,11032,753,000

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 140,585
Carter County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 18,741

Carter County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carter County is the 1181st worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 205,345,357.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,643.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 80th highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 9th most in Tennessee. Carter County's primary fuel source consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They produce 159,326 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

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Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Carter County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.48% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 2273rd best in the United States and a state rank of 68th best out of 3221 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 2 electricity providers serving consumers in Carter County, Tennessee.

What electricity companies offer service in Carter County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Elizabethon Electric24,934
2Mountain Electric Cooperative5,084

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