Polk County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

At an average residential price of 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Polk County enjoy a 15.38% discount from the national average price.

Polk County consumes around 55.58% of the electricity that their power generating plants generate.

Polk County is ranked 330th in the country out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 26.09 megawatt hours per person a year.

Almost 100.00% of Polk County's generation comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 9th highest county out of 95 counties in the state for total hydroelectric production.

Polk County is the 894th largest generator of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties, producing 457,686 megawatt hours.

Polk County comes in as the 2950th worst pollution level from electricity consumption in the United States and 88th worst in Tennessee, releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    254,405 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    457,686 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    457,686 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    26.09 MWh

Benton, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Benton are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.08% less than the state's average rate of 11.39 cents. Volunteer Electric Cooperative sells an estimated 2,473.23 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

For every person in the city there are 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 16th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 6,893,317.81 kilograms, which is the 241st highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Benton

Benton 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 Benton
249th$131.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Benton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Benton, 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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Delano CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Delano CDP are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.08% less than the state's average rate of 11.39 cents. Delano CDP has the 324th largest population in the state, with 777 citizens calling the city home. Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 16th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,516,814.14 kilograms, which is the 321st highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Delano CDP

Delano CDP 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 Delano CDP
249th$131.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Delano CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Delano CDP, Tennessee

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

Ducktown, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Ducktown are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.15% more than the average state rate of 11.39 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Ducktown average is 0.26% less at $123.55 per month. Selling an estimated 463.19 megawatt hours a year, Tri-State EMC is the largest provider in the city.

For every person in the city there are 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 16th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 2,086,552.54 kilograms, which is the 378th highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ducktown

Ducktown residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.123/kWh$131.59/mo.$119.37/mo.
494th12.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ducktown
99th$123.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ducktown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ducktown, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tri-State EMCBUNDLED12.32123.5532,1033,954,000

Zips with electric coverage in Ducktown, Tennessee include: 37317, 37391, 37326

Electricity Production in Polk County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Polk County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Polk County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 211,092
Polk County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 135,437
Polk County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 111,157

Polk County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 0 kilograms, which is the 88th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the state. About 100.00% of electricity in Polk County comes from production using Conventional Hydroelectric. Polk County has 3 power generation plants in the county. This is the 734th most power plants within a single county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Energy Loss

The single company in Polk County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 5.99%. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Polk County having a rank of 2511th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Polk County, Tennessee

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Benton, Tennessee:
    • Volunteer Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Copperhill, Tennessee:
    • Tri-State EMC: 100.00%
  • Ducktown, Tennessee:
    • Tri-State EMC: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Polk County, Tennessee.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Polk County, Tennessee.

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

There are 3 active electricity plants located in Polk County, Tennessee

What electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Volunteer Electric Cooperative7,442
2Tri-State EMC3,232

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24