Rhea County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Rhea County produces 1,527,599.99 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the previous year, which gives them a rank of 38th highest out of 3220 counties in the country for total hydroelectric generation.

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There has been a 7.31% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources during the previous year in Rhea County.

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The largest electricity company in Rhea County by number of customers is Volunteer Electric Cooperative.

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Rhea County is the 2960th highest polluting county in the US when considering pollution per person. The county emits 0 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

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Rhea County generates 604.37 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 2 highest county out of 95 counties for production per capita in the state.

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The county is ranked as the largest producer of electricity of all 95 counties in Tennessee for electricity generation, generating 20,045,104.99 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    486,043 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,045,105 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,527,600 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    18,517,505 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    604.37 MWh

Dayton, TN Electric Overview

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Dayton has an average residential electricity rate of 10.60 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 2.23% lower than the state's average rate of 10.84 cents, resulting in the city ranking 107th out of 429 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $111.64 per month. Dayton, TN Electric is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Dayton emits 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 20th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Tennessee based on emissions per capita. A total of 32,589,338.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 80th highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dayton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.106/kWh$125.57/mo.$111.64/mo.
107th10.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dayton
22nd$111.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dayton, Tennessee

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Dayton, TN ElectricBUNDLED10.60111.64No DataIcon representing missing value.110,38911,697,000

Spring City, TN Electric Overview

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Spring City's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.68 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 10.84 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Volunteer Electric Cooperative has 110 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city.

On average, Spring City residents emit 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 20th highest polluting city out of 429 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 9,758,163.87 kilograms, the city ranks 194th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.103/kWh$214.01/mo.$91.06/mo.
131st10.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spring City
166th$128.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spring City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spring City, Tennessee

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Volunteer Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.68128.27No DataIcon representing missing value.1,437,794153,569,000

Graysville, TN Electric Overview

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Graysville's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.93% less than the average state rate of 10.84 cents and 20.18% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. EPB sells 7,357.77 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Tennessee average monthly residential power bill is $130.81, while the Graysville average is 8.53% lower at $119.66 per month. This ranks the city 60th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 20th highest polluter in Tennessee out of 429 cities. A total of 7,641,454.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 225th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Graysville must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Graysville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.104/kWh$176.10/mo.$89.51/mo.
160th10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Graysville
60th$119.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Graysville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Graysville, Tennessee

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Dayton, TN ElectricBUNDLED10.60111.64No DataIcon representing missing value.110,38911,697,000
EPBBUNDLED10.81123.99No DataIcon representing missing value.2,122,863229,534,000

Energy Production in Rhea County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Rhea County, Tennessee

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Rhea County TN Nuclear 18,517,505No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rhea County TN Conventional Hydroelectric 1,527,599.99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Rhea County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Rhea County has 2 power producing plants, which is 11th highest in Tennessee and 11th most in the state when considering plants per capita. Around 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted each year in the county due to electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 2960th highest county in the United States for CO2 pollution per capita. Rhea County's power plants most often use Nuclear, which makes up 92.38% (or 18,517,505 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county.

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92.38%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
7.62%

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Rhea County is 5.22%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Volunteer Electric Cooperative, Dayton, TN Electric, and EPB. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Tennessee average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 2219th best in the US and a state rank of 55th best out of 3220 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Rhea County, Tennessee

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Rhea County, Tennessee?

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1Volunteer Electric Cooperative9,180
2Dayton, TN Electric8,811
3EPB2,069

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 providers operating 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: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16