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DeKalb County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

At an average residential price of 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in DeKalb County benefit from a 22.11% discount from the national average rate.

With 19,875 citizens living within the county and 422,691 megawatt hours produced per year, DeKalb County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 21.27 megawatt hours. The city is 11 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

DeKalb County produces 422,691 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks DeKalb County 9th in the state out of 95 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

DeKalb County is the 65th most populated county in the state, with 19,875 citizens living within its borders.

DeKalb County's ability to provide 422,691 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 105th highest hydroelectric energy generating county in the United States out of 3230 counties.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in DeKalb County totals $145.9. In contrast, the Tennessee average bill is $142.84

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    281,753 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.18 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    422,691 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    422,691 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    21.27 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Smithville

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Residential Bundled Electricity Prices

Smithville Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

12.37¢ per kWh

  • 0.6% lower than last month
  • 5.03% lower than February last year
  • 2.69% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 24.72% lower than the US average
  • 342nd in the state out of 501 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 31 since February last year
  • 7,059th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,157 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,899 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.63¢ per kWh

  • 0.43% lower than last month
  • 2.59% lower than February last year
  • 2.26% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 23.59% lower than the US average
  • 338th in the state out of 501 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since February last year
  • 6,689th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 212 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,304 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$152.25 per month

  • 9.88% lower than last month
  • 5.78% higher than February last year
  • 12.44% lower than the Tennessee average
  • 15.4% higher than the US average
  • 39th in the state out of 501 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 23,668th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,835 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 283 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$131 per month

  • 0.53% higher than last month
  • 5.88% lower than February last year
  • 10.37% lower than the Tennessee average
  • 3.47% lower than the US average
  • 53rd in the state out of 501 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since February last year
  • 13,863rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 655 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,673 since February last year

Smithville, TN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Smithville is around 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.53% more than the state's average price of 12.20 cents. This ranks the city 338th out of 505 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.3, while the Smithville average is 5.28% less at $131 per month. Selling an estimated 117,636.88 megawatt hours, Smithville Electric Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Smithville averages 4,218.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 105th highest in the state out of 505 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 20,879,490.68 kilograms, the city ranks 115th worst in Tennessee for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 70,158.35 megawatt hours of electricity used in Smithville must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smithville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.104/kWh$194.71/mo.$89.03/mo.
338th12.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smithville
53rd$131Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smithville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smithville, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Caney Fork Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.75149.26399,385.3150,919,047.26
Smithville Electric CompanyBUNDLED12.44112.7625,272.713,145,091.88

Alexandria, TN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alexandria is around 11.37 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 6.79% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents, ranking the city at 40th best for average electricity rate out of 505 cities in Tennessee. Alexandria has the 312th highest population in Tennessee, with 936 citizens residing in the city. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Middle Tennessee Electric.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Alexandria averages 4,218.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 8th highest in the state out of 505 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,948,919.64 kilograms, the city ranks 310th worst in Tennessee for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 13,268.99 megawatt hours of electricity used in Alexandria must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alexandria

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.096/kWh$208.96/mo.$100.44/mo.
40th11.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alexandria
171st$139.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alexandria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alexandria, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED11.32139.684,394,345497,552,000

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Liberty, TN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Liberty is around 12.09 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.89% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents, ranking the city at 179th best for average electricity rate out of 505 cities in Tennessee. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.3, while the Liberty average is 4.47% higher at $144.48 per month. Middle Tennessee Electric has an estimated 93 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Liberty averages 4,218.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 105th highest in the state out of 505 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 1,624,288.53 kilograms, the city ranks 406th worst in Tennessee for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 5,457.86 megawatt hours of electricity used in Liberty must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Liberty

Liberty residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.100/kWh$215.18/mo.$101.44/mo.
179th12.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Liberty
232nd$144.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Liberty Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Liberty, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Caney Fork Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.75149.26399,385.3150,919,047.26
Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED11.32139.684,394,345497,552,000

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Electricity Production in DeKalb County, Tennessee

Power Plants in DeKalb County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
DeKalb County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 422,691

DeKalb County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. DeKalb County averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 2955th worst in the United States out of 3230 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 0 kilograms, the county ranks 89th highest in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity use. Around 100.00% of DeKalb County's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. DeKalb County has one power generation plant within its borders.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in DeKalb County that report energy loss, including Caney Fork Electric Cooperative, Middle Tennessee Electric, and Smithville Electric Company. Combined, these 4 companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.20% of electricity generated. With a state average energy loss of 2.75%, DeKalb County is the 33rd best county in Tennessee for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in DeKalb County:

  • Alexandria, Tennessee:
    • Middle Tennessee Electric: 100.00%
  • Dowelltown, Tennessee:
    • Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation: 1.95%
    • Caney Fork Electric Cooperative: 98.05%
  • Liberty, Tennessee:
    • Middle Tennessee Electric: 48.98%
    • Caney Fork Electric Cooperative: 51.02%
  • Smithville, Tennessee:
    • Smithville Electric Company: 49.86%
    • Caney Fork Electric Cooperative: 50.14%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in DeKalb County, Tennessee?

How many power plants are within DeKalb County, Tennessee?

DeKalb County, Tennessee has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Middle Tennessee Electric is the largest electricity company in DeKalb County, Tennessee.

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

DeKalb County, Tennessee is home to 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-05-22