Knox County, TN: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Knox County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Knox County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Emitting 2,077,917,065.68 kilograms of CO2 gases, Knox County has the 4th worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the state.

The largest electricity supplier in Knox County by megawatt hours sold is Knoxville Utilities Board.

Knox County produces 0.48% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 99.52% from neighboring counties.

Residents of Knox County pay around 6.77% less than the $142.06 state average monthly residential electricity bill.

There was a 15.68% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuels within the past year in Knox County.

Roughly 100.00% of Knox County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 821st highest ranked county in the nation out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,970,461 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    33,441 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    33,441 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,077,917,066 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,201.43 kg

Knoxville, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Knoxville home have an average residential electricity rate of 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.17% lower than the average Tennessee rate of 12.26 cents and 23.56% lower than the national average of 16.01 cents. Knoxville produces 1.21% of the electricity consumed in the city and must import power from nearby cities and counties or rural area power generation facilities. Knoxville Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Approximately 4,199.44 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 493rd worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 822,549,147.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Knoxville. Knoxville has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Knoxville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.43/mo.$92.90/mo.
225th12.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Knoxville
56th$130.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Knoxville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Knoxville, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Knoxville Utilities BoardBUNDLED12.26130.282,423,513297,113,000
Lenoir City Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.82139.79857,959101,437,000

Zips with electric coverage in Knoxville, Tennessee include: 37918, 37920, 37922, 37923, 37919, 37931, 37849, 37921, 37934, 37917, 37912 and 8 other zip code(s).

Farragut, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Farragut home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.55% lower than the average Tennessee rate of 12.26 cents and 26.14% lower than the national average of 16.01 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Lenoir City Utilities Board.

Approximately 4,202.73 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 57th worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 98,293,438.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Farragut

Farragut residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.098/kWh$231.27/mo.$102.97/mo.
107th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Farragut
167th$139.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Farragut Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Farragut, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lenoir City Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.82139.79857,959101,437,000

Zips with electric coverage in Farragut, Tennessee include: 37922, 37934, 37932, 37772

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Powell CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Powell CDP home have an average residential electricity rate of 12.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.01% higher than the average Tennessee rate of 12.26 cents and 23.42% less than the national average of 16.01 cents. Knoxville Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $130.28 per month, while the Tennessee average is $142.06. Patrons in the city have a 8.29% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 4,202.73 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 57th worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 58,228,817.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Powell CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.76/mo.$92.27/mo.
229th12.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Powell CDP
47th$130.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Powell CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Powell CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Knoxville Utilities BoardBUNDLED12.26130.282,423,513297,113,000

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Electricity Production in Knox County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Knox County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
University of Tennessee Steam PlantUniversity of Tennessee (100.00%)
Knoxville TN Natural Gas 33,441.349,328,372.48278.95

Knox County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 4,201.43 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 1809th worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 2,077,917,065.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has one power plant in the county. Knox County has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.

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Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Knox County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.14% of electricity produced. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Knox County is ranked as the 1014th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Knoxville Utilities Board is the largest electricity provider in Knox County, Tennessee.

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

Knox County, Tennessee has 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Knox County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Knoxville Utilities Board126,995
2Lenoir City Utilities Board38,347
3Clinton Utilities Board874

How many power plants are in Knox County, Tennessee?

There is one electricity plant in Knox County, Tennessee

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-04-04