Davidson County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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The burning of natural gas in Davidson County yields a total of 141,021.92 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 8th out of 95 counties in Tennessee.

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Davidson County produces 0.2 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 892nd highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita.

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Davidson County has achieved a decrease of 1.63% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production during the previous year.

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The largest electricity company in Davidson County by megawatt hours sold is Nashville Electric Service.

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Davidson County generates 2.14% of their needed electricity and must import the remaining 97.86% from nearby counties.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 35.27%, or 76,834 megawatt hours, of Davidson County’s total energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,172,264 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    217,856 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    76,834 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    141,022 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,047,035,821 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,389.63 kg

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government, TN Electric Overview

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Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government has an average residential electricity rate of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 8.19% higher than the state's average rate of 10.84 cents, resulting in the city ranking 388th out of 429 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With annual production of 217,855.92 megawatt hours, Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government is the 13th highest producer of electricity in the state. Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government consumers consume 4464.81% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use electricity produced in rural areas or other nearby cities to account for the excess usage.

Electricity consumption in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government has byproducts of 2,912,161,045.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2nd most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 416th worst in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. About 64.73% of electricity in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government comes from production using Natural Gas. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 35.27% and Solar at 0.00% of generation. Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government has the most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 4 total power plants. This is also the 25th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.111/kWh$200.98/mo.$92.78/mo.
388th11.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government
149th$127.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government, Tennessee

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Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.0534,897,034574,188,000

Zips with electric coverage in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government, Tennessee include: 37013, 37211, 37064, 37122, 37027, 37221, 37115, 37076, 37207, 37209, 37086 and 27 other zip code(s).

Goodlettsville, TN Electric Overview

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Goodlettsville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. With 8,689 residential customers, Nashville Electric Service is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

On average, Goodlettsville residents emit 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 20th highest polluting city out of 429 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 74,861,402.67 kilograms, the city ranks 34th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Goodlettsville

Goodlettsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.111/kWh$200.98/mo.$92.78/mo.
388th11.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Goodlettsville
149th$127.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Goodlettsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

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Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.05No DataIcon representing missing value.4,897,034574,188,000

Zips with electric coverage in Goodlettsville, Tennessee include: 37075, 37115, 37072

Forest Hills, TN Electric Overview

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Forest Hills's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.19% more than the average state rate of 10.84 cents and 12.83% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. Selling 152,146.59 megawatt hours a year, Nashville Electric Service is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Around 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 360th highest polluter in Tennessee out of 429 cities. A total of 21,917,040.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 108th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Forest Hills must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Forest Hills

Forest Hills residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.111/kWh$200.98/mo.$92.78/mo.
388th11.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Forest Hills
149th$127.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Forest Hills Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Forest Hills, Tennessee

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Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.05No DataIcon representing missing value.4,897,034574,188,000

Energy Production in Davidson County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Davidson County, Tennessee

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Vanderbilt University Power PlantVanderbilt University (100.00%)
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government TN Natural Gas 108,930.9225,154,154.2230.92No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government TN Conventional Hydroelectric 76,831No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Opryland USAGaylord Entertainment Co (100.00%)
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government TN Natural Gas 32,0917,555,319.52235.43No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Music City Community SolarNashville Electric Service (100.00%)
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Davidson County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Davidson County, Natural Gas makes up 64.73% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Conventional Hydroelectric and Solar are the second and third most often used fuel types for electricity generation. Conventional Hydroelectric is used to make 76,831 megawatt hours (35.27%) of electricity generation and Solar accounts for 3 megawatt hours (0.00%) of total production in the county. Around 3,047,035,821.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted each year in the county due to electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the county, which amounts to 4,389.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 72nd highest polluting county in the state. Davidson County has 4 electricity plants, which is 623rd most in the US and 2010th most when considering plants per resident.

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64.73%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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35.27%
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0.00%

Davidson County, Tennessee Net Metering

At the state level, Tennessee is known for nonexistent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The one company in Davidson County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 3.37%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Tennessee average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 621st best in the US and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3220 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Davidson County, Tennessee

Providers In Each City in Davidson County:

  • Belle Meade, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%
  • Berry Hill, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%
  • Forest Hills, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%
  • Goodlettsville, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%
  • Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%
  • Oak Hill, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Davidson County, Tennessee?

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1Nashville Electric Service314,559

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Davidson County, Tennessee?

The largest electricity provider in Davidson County, Tennessee by total customer count is Nashville Electric Service.

How many power plants are located within Davidson County, Tennessee?

There are 4 electricity plants in Davidson County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16