Polk County, TN: 2 Electric Providers

Polk County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

When calculating by number of customers, Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Polk County.

Polk County is the 2017th most populous county in the United States.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Polk County is $138, compared to the US average bill of $138.02. Polk County citizens enjoy a 0.02% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow Americans.

No electricity generation takes place in Polk County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

During the previous 12 months, Polk County experienced a 6.12% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Polk County ranks 73rd out of 95 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 248,150.71 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    248,151 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.18 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    72,474,009 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,140.9 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Benton

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Benton Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.39¢ per kWh

  • 0.71% lower than last month
  • 9.51% higher than April last year
  • 2.87% lower than the Tennessee average
  • 26.71% lower than the US average
  • 129th in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 42 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 37 since April last year
  • 4,663rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 987 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 379 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.82¢ per kWh

  • 0.76% higher than last month
  • 3.61% lower than April last year
  • 3.9% lower than the Tennessee average
  • 26.66% lower than the US average
  • 93rd in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 36 since April last year
  • 3,973rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 22 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,066 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$116.21 per month

  • 11.12% lower than last month
  • 5.02% higher than April last year
  • 0.33% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 3.08% higher than the US average
  • 199th in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 34 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since April last year
  • 20,350th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,280 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 591 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$136.14 per month

  • 0.34% higher than last month
  • 5.5% lower than April last year
  • 4.29% lower than the Tennessee average
  • 0.04% higher than the US average
  • 134th in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 16,016th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 164 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,821 since April last year

Benton, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Benton are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.90% less than the state's average rate of 12.30 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Benton average is 1.37% less at $136.14 per month. Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

For every person in the city there are 4,140.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 6th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 5,946,330.5 kilograms, which is the 264th 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 August and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
93rd11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Benton
134th$136.14Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.78136.161,431,560168,617,000

Delano CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Delano CDP are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.90% less than the state's average rate of 12.30 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Delano CDP average is 1.37% less at $136.14 per month. Selling an estimated 3,293.27 megawatt hours a year, Volunteer Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

For every person in the city there are 4,140.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 229th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,113,955.8 kilograms, which is the 339th 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 August and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
93rd11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Delano CDP
134th$136.14Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.78136.161,431,560168,617,000

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Ducktown, TN Electricity Overview

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Residents of Ducktown are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.31% more than the average state rate of 12.30 cents. Ducktown has the 376th largest population in the state, with 532 citizens calling the city home. Tri-State EMC is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,140.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 229th worst in Tennessee out of 505 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 2,202,958.09 kilograms, which is the 376th 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 August and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.115/kWh$205.65/mo.$96.26/mo.
492nd13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ducktown
144th$139.28Average 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 EMCBUNDLED13.76139.2733,046.534,546,685.66

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

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Polk County, Tennessee Details

Energy Loss

The single company in Polk County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 6.29%. The national average is 2.87%, resulting in Polk County having a rank of 2543rd 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?

The largest electricity supplier in Polk County, Tennessee by total revenue is Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Volunteer Electric Cooperative7,690
2Tri-State EMC3,324

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

Polk County, Tennessee has 2 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-07