Rutherford County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

With 341,486 residents living within the county and 34,588 megawatt hours produced per year, Rutherford County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.1 megawatt hours. This is the 34 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

There was a 4.09% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources over the past year in Rutherford County.

Rutherford County ranks 5th out of 95 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens using 4,951,869.72 megawatt hours.

Rutherford County uses about 14316.73% of the total amount of the electricity that it generates.

Rutherford County ranks 772nd in the US out of 3221 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 34,588 of the county's 34,588 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Rutherford County experienced a 14.83% rise within the most recent 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,951,870 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    34,588 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    34,588 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,548,431,810 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,534.39 kg

Murfreesboro, TN Electricity Overview

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Murfreesboro averages a residential electricity price of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 7.49% less than Tennessee's average rate of 11.39 cents and 24.70% below the US average of 13.99 cents. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Murfreesboro is in on the action. They produce 34,588 megawatt hours using natural gas. The city has a shortage of 2,180,706.87 megawatt hours because of customers consuming 6304.81% more electricity than the city generates. This leads to the need to purchase extra electricity.

Emitting 694,271,430.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Murfreesboro ranks 5th worst out of 505 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Averaging 4,544.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 6th highest in the state for pollution per capita. Roughly 100.00% of Murfreesboro's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Murfreesboro is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.096/kWh$202.41/mo.$100.44/mo.
76th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Murfreesboro
335th$134.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Murfreesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.54134.964,304,850453,546,000

Zips with electric coverage in Murfreesboro, Tennessee include: 37167, 37129, 37128, 37130, 37127, 37153, 37132

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Smyrna, TN Electricity Overview

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Smyrna averages a residential electricity price of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 7.49% less than Tennessee's average rate of 11.39 cents and 24.70% below the US average of 13.99 cents. Middle Tennessee Electric has an estimated 5,135 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 240,202,479.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Smyrna ranks 12th worst out of 505 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 16th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 769,565.15 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smyrna

Smyrna residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.096/kWh$202.41/mo.$100.44/mo.
76th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smyrna
335th$134.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smyrna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smyrna, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.54134.964,304,850453,546,000

Zips with electric coverage in Smyrna, Tennessee include: 37167, 37129, 37086, 37135, 37014

La Vergne, TN Electricity Overview

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La Vergne averages a residential electricity price of 11.85 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 4.01% more than Tennessee's average rate of 11.39 cents and 15.34% below the US average of 13.99 cents. Nashville Electric Service has an estimated 11,295 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 175,247,782.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, La Vergne ranks 21st worst out of 505 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,526.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 16th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 561,462.09 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Vergne

La Vergne residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.124/kWh$0.108/kWh$201.26/mo.$94.44/mo.
411th11.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Vergne
205th$130.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Vergne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Vergne, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.54134.964,304,850453,546,000
Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED12.17129.434,879,987593,764,000

Zips with electric coverage in La Vergne, Tennessee include: 37167, 37086, 37135

Electricity Production in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Rutherford County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
MTSU Power Co-Gen PlantMiddle Tennessee State University (100.00%)
Murfreesboro TN Natural Gas 34,58813,612,755.24393.57

Rutherford County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 222nd worst ranked county in the United States, Rutherford County emits 1,548,431,810.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 4,534.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 1783rd worst for pollution per capita. Roughly 100.00% of Rutherford County's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Rutherford County is home to one power generation plant.

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Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Rutherford County that report energy loss, including Middle Tennessee Electric, Nashville Electric Service, and Duck River Electric. Together, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 3.79% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Rutherford County receiving a rank of 842nd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Rutherford County, Tennessee

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Rutherford County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Middle Tennessee Electric92,443
2Nashville Electric Service14,066
3Duck River Electric527

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

The largest electricity supplier in Rutherford County, Tennessee by megawatt hours sold is Middle Tennessee Electric.

How many power plants are in Rutherford County, Tennessee?

Rutherford County, Tennessee has one electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Rutherford County, Tennessee has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21