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Knox County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Knox County emitted 2,166,934,525.74 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 152nd worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the nation.

With total production of 28,488 megawatt hours, Knox County is the 1544th highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Knox County uses non-renewable sources to generate 0.06 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 928th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

Knox County generates 0.41% of their required electricity and must import the remaining 99.59% from nearby counties.

Roughly 100.00% of Knox County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 16th highest county out of 95 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.

During the past year, Knox County had a 14.91% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,945,532 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    28,488 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,488 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,166,934,526 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,524.15 kg

Knoxville, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Knoxville home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.23% lower than the average Tennessee rate of 11.39 cents and 20.42% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Knoxville residents consume 9709.04% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference. The city is ranked 13th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 28,488 megawatt hours produced.

Approximately 4,521.13 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 496th worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 862,359,419.4 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$0.118/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.43/mo.$92.90/mo.
203rd11.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Knoxville
124th$124.34Average 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 BoardBUNDLED11.14123.582,473,123275,421,000
Lenoir City Utilities BoardBUNDLED11.11138.23868,71896,479,000

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).

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Farragut, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Farragut home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.48% lower than the average Tennessee rate of 11.39 cents and 20.63% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Lenoir City 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 $138.23 per month.

Approximately 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 16th worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 106,391,548.62 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 February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.098/kWh$182.10/mo.$102.97/mo.
200th11.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Farragut
384th$138.23Average 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 BoardBUNDLED11.11138.23868,71896,479,000

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

Powell CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Powell CDP home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.21% lower than the average Tennessee rate of 11.39 cents and 20.41% lower than the national average of 13.99 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 $123.58 per month, while the Tennessee average is $136.46. Patrons in the city have a 9.43% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 16th worst polluter in the state out of 505 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 62,469,844.04 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$0.119/kWh$0.099/kWh$180.76/mo.$92.27/mo.
204th11.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Powell CDP
102nd$123.58Average 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 BoardBUNDLED11.14123.582,473,123275,421,000

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 28,4887,934,539.34278.52

Knox County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 4,524.15 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 1848th worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 2,166,934,525.74 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 3.93% of electricity produced. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Knox County is ranked as the 956th 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 Board124,185
2Lenoir City Utilities Board36,797
3Clinton Utilities Board861

How many power plants are in Knox County, Tennessee?

There is one electricity plant in Knox County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24