Meigs County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Meigs County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Meigs County is Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Meigs County's average price is 20.30% below that at 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Meigs County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation sources.

There was a 14.96% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last year in Meigs County.

Meigs County has a population of 12,758 citizens.

Meigs County ranks 83rd out of 95 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents consuming over 100,000 megawatt hours.


  • Total Consumption

    185,003 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    57,744,549 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,526.14 kg

Decatur, TN Electricity Overview

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Decatur's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 20.30% less than the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

Releasing 7,074,363.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Decatur ranks 238th highest out of 505 cities in Tennessee for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 16th worst in Tennessee for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Decatur

Decatur 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.
228th11.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Decatur
249th$131.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Decatur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Decatur, Tennessee

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

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Meigs County, Tennessee Details

Meigs County, Tennessee Net Metering

At the state level, Tennessee is known for poor net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Meigs County has an average of 5.99% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Meigs County a rank of 86th best in the state out of 95.

Power Companies in Meigs County, Tennessee


Which electricity company is the largest provider in Meigs County, Tennessee?

By total megawatt hours sold, Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Meigs County, Tennessee.

Which electricity companies offer service in Meigs County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Volunteer Electric Cooperative8,940

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