Rhea County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rhea County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Dayton, TN Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Rhea County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Rhea County ranks 49th highest county out of 3221 counties in the US in hydroelectric power generation, generating 1,055,628.99 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

Rhea County is the 88th highest polluting county in the state based on emissions per person. The county emits 0 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

In Rhea County, 16,983,749 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel types. Rhea County ranks 2nd out of 95 counties in Tennessee for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

Rhea County uses non-renewable fuel sources to produce 516.69 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 34th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

Rhea County has experienced a reduction of 2.19% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    476,646 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    18,039,378 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,055,629 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    16,983,749 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    548.81 MWh

Dayton, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Dayton are billed a residential electricity price of 10.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.96% less than the average state price of 11.39 cents and 24.27% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $111.64. This is 18.18% below the Tennessee average bill of $136.46. Dayton, TN Electric is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

Electricity use in Dayton results in the release of 31,977,209.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 87th highest amount in Tennessee out of 505 cities. Averaging 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 384th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dayton

Dayton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.106/kWh$125.57/mo.$111.64/mo.
102nd10.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dayton
26th$111.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dayton, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dayton, TN ElectricBUNDLED10.60111.64110,38911,697,000

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Spring City, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Spring City are billed a residential electricity price of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.08% less than the average state price of 11.39 cents and 20.30% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Volunteer Electric Cooperative has an estimated 116 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Electricity use in Spring City results in the release of 8,821,455.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 208th highest amount in Tennessee out of 505 cities. Averaging 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 16th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spring City

Spring City 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 Spring City
249th$131.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spring City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spring City, Tennessee

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

Graysville, TN Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Graysville are billed a residential electricity price of 11.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.01% less than the average state price of 11.39 cents and 21.06% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $120.9. This is 11.40% below the Tennessee average bill of $136.46. EPB is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

Electricity use in Graysville results in the release of 6,657,958.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 245th highest amount in Tennessee out of 505 cities. Averaging 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 384th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Graysville

Graysville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.104/kWh$176.10/mo.$89.51/mo.
197th11.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Graysville
62nd$120.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Graysville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Graysville, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dayton, TN ElectricBUNDLED10.60111.64110,38911,697,000
EPBBUNDLED11.29125.892,080,108234,807,000

Electricity Production in Rhea County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Rhea County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rhea County TN Nuclear 16,983,749
Rhea County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 1,055,628.99

Rhea County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Rhea County results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 88th highest in Tennessee out of 95 counties. This total also results in a ranking of 2950th worst in the US for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. The county is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 979th highest number of power plants within a county out of the United States' 3221 counties. Rhea County's primary fuel type is Nuclear, with 94.15% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

NUCLEAR
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Nuclear
Nuclear
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Nuclear
Nuclear
94.15%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.85%

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Rhea County that report energy loss, including Volunteer Electric Cooperative, Dayton, TN Electric, and EPB. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 5.22% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Rhea County a rank of 57th best in the state out of 95 counties.

Power Companies in Rhea County, Tennessee

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Rhea County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Volunteer Electric Cooperative9,287
2Dayton, TN Electric8,812
3EPB2,089

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

The largest electricity provider in Rhea County, Tennessee by total customer count is Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Rhea County, Tennessee.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Rhea County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01