Grainger County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Grainger County is the 61st most populated county in the state, with 23,320 citizens residing in the county.

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On average, Grainger County residents are accountable for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the national average pollution per capita is 4,494.55.

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Grainger County is 8th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 623,854 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuels.

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Roughly 100.00% of the county's generation comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 8th county in the state out of 95 counties for total hydroelectric production.

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Grainger County ranks 61st out of 95 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its population consuming over 300,000 megawatt hours.

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Grainger County has seen a 46.74% increase in hydroelectric power production within the previous 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    341,741 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    623,854 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    623,854 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    26.75 MWh

Bean Station, TN Electric Overview

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Bean Station's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.20% less than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Appalachian Electric Cooperative has 593 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $130.81, while the Bean Station average is 8.96% more at $142.53 per month. This is the 352nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Tennessee.

The use of electricity in Bean Station accounts for 13,694,267.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 147th highest in Tennessee out of 429 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Bean Station as the 20th highest polluting city in Tennessee. The electricity sold in Bean Station has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power production sources in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bean Station

Bean Station residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.106/kWh$235.83/mo.$102.38/mo.
274th11.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bean Station
352nd$142.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bean Station Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bean Station, Tennessee

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Appalachian Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27142.9No DataIcon representing missing value.626,82870,634,000
Holston Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.39130.54No DataIcon representing missing value.344,19439,195,000

Blaine, TN Electric Overview

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Blaine has an average residential electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.01% less than the state's average rate of 10.84 cents. This makes the city 120th out of 429 cities in Tennessee for best average electricity rate. Knoxville Utilities Board is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity use in Blaine creates 9,682,725.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 196th most of any city in Tennessee. The city also ranks 360th worst in Tennessee in pollution per resident, averaging 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 31,975.9 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blaine

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.76/mo.$92.27/mo.
120th10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blaine
64th$120.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blaine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blaine, Tennessee

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Knoxville Utilities BoardBUNDLED10.62120.31No DataIcon representing missing value.2,509,540266,500,000

Rutledge, TN Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Rutledge home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.80% more than the average state rate of 10.84 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $142.23 per month. Appalachian Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Rutledge has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 232nd highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 7,042,385.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 20th highest polluting city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rutledge

Rutledge residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.106/kWh$234.18/mo.$102.08/mo.
268th11.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rutledge
351st$142.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rutledge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rutledge, Tennessee

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Appalachian Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27142.9No DataIcon representing missing value.626,82870,634,000
Knoxville Utilities BoardBUNDLED10.62120.31No DataIcon representing missing value.2,509,540266,500,000

Energy Production in Grainger County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Grainger County, Tennessee

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Grainger County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Grainger County has about 100.00% of its electricity produced by Conventional Hydroelectric. There is one electricity plant in the county, which is the 1432nd highest number of power plants in a county in the country and equates to the 1332nd highest amount of power plants per person. Around 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the county from electricity use, ranking them as the 89th worst polluter in Tennessee out of 95 counties and totalEmissionsPerCapitaRank worst polluter in the country. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 2960th highest for total pollution in the US.

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Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Grainger County that report energy loss, including Knoxville Utilities Board, Appalachian Electric Cooperative, and Powell Valley Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 5.27% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 2.57%, Grainger County is the 58th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

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

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

The largest electricity supplier in Grainger County, Tennessee by megawatt hours sold is Knoxville Utilities Board.

Which electricity companies offer service in Grainger County, Tennessee?

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1Knoxville Utilities Board27,217
2Appalachian Electric Cooperative16,285
3Powell Valley Electric Cooperative1,789

How many power plants are located in Grainger County, Tennessee?

Grainger County, Tennessee has one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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