McMinn County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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McMinn County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

No electricity production takes place in McMinn County, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

With a population of 53,276 residents, McMinn County is the 31st most populated county in Tennessee.

Over the most recent year, McMinn County saw a 14.96% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

The US national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of McMinn County enjoy an average rate that is 22.08% less at 10.90 cents per kilowatt hour.

Residents of McMinn County use enough electricity to release 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the Tennessee average of 4,765.3.

The largest electricity provider in McMinn County by total customers is Athens Utilities Board.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    772,552 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    241,134,865 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,526.14 kg

Athens, TN Electricity Overview

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Athens has an average residential electricity rate of 10.42 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the Tennessee and national average prices of 11.39 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Athens average is 3.42% lower at $119.63 per month. With an estimated 1,862 total residential customers, Athens Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Athens averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 63,746,216.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 42nd highest for total emissions in Tennessee. The electricity used in Athens has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Athens

Athens residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
63rd10.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Athens
57th$119.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Athens Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Athens, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Athens Utilities BoardBUNDLED10.13114.77151,53915,348,000
Volunteer Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.15131.561,425,329158,949,000

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Etowah, TN Electricity Overview

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Etowah has an average residential electricity rate of 11.08 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the Tennessee and national average prices of 11.39 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Volunteer Electric Cooperative has an estimated 108 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Etowah averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 16,307,698.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 141st highest for total emissions in Tennessee. The electricity used in Etowah has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Etowah

Etowah residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
198th11.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Etowah
203rd$130.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Etowah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Etowah, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Athens Utilities BoardBUNDLED10.13114.77151,53915,348,000
Volunteer Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.15131.561,425,329158,949,000

Englewood, TN Electricity Overview

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Englewood has an average residential electricity rate of 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the Tennessee and national average prices of 11.39 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Englewood average is 7.34% lower at $114.77 per month. With an estimated 323 total residential customers, Athens Utilities Board is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Englewood averages 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 6,712,272.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 244th highest for total emissions in Tennessee. The electricity used in Englewood has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Englewood

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.103/kWh$0.101/kWh$127.42/mo.$114.71/mo.
29th10.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Englewood
42nd$114.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Englewood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Englewood, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Athens Utilities BoardBUNDLED10.13114.77151,53915,348,000

McMinn County, Tennessee Details

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 4.53%. With a state average energy loss of 2.57%, McMinn County is the 31st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in McMinn County:

  • Athens, Tennessee:
    • Athens Utilities Board: 71.08%
    • Volunteer Electric Cooperative: 28.92%
  • Calhoun, Tennessee:
    • Volunteer Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Englewood, Tennessee:
    • Athens Utilities Board: 100.00%
  • Etowah, Tennessee:
    • Athens Utilities Board: 7.12%
    • Volunteer Electric Cooperative: 92.88%
  • Niota, Tennessee:
    • Volunteer Electric Cooperative: 19.52%
    • Athens Utilities Board: 80.48%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Athens Utilities Board is the largest electricity company in McMinn County, Tennessee.

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

McMinn County, Tennessee is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in McMinn County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Athens Utilities Board13,504
2Volunteer Electric Cooperative12,760
3Sweetwater Utilities3,072

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-09