Rutherford County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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There was a 12.04% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent year in Rutherford County.

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As the 37th largest generator of electricity of all 95 counties in Tennessee, Rutherford County generates 28,563 megawatt hours of electricity.

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The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.45 cents, while residents of Rutherford County benefit from an average rate that is 24.62% below that at 10.14 cents per kilowatt hour.

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When calculating by number of customers, Middle Tennessee Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Rutherford County.

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Rutherford County produces 0.09 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 949th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita.

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The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity production in Rutherford County has been curtailed by 25.58% within the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,869,437 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    28,563 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,563 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,477,122,255 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,445.35 kg

Murfreesboro, TN Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Murfreesboro are paying an average residential electricity price of 10.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.15% less than the average Tennessee rate of 10.84 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The city's plants use non-renewable fuel sources for 100.00% of their electricity generation, which is 28,563 megawatt hours. There are 28,563 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city by burning natural gas. This is the 9th most for a city in the state out of 429 cities.

Murfreesboro is the 5th worst ranked city in Tennessee out of 429 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 607,722,661.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 4,456.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 11th worst in Tennessee for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 6th most in the state and 24th most when considering power plants per capita Murfreesboro's power plants most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 100.00% (or 28,563 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Murfreesboro

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.096/kWh$202.41/mo.$100.44/mo.
26th10.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Murfreesboro
221st$130.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Murfreesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.06130.83No DataIcon representing missing value.4,284,145431,089,000

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

Smyrna, TN Electric Overview

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On average, Smyrna's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 10.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 24.90% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Selling 117,905.92 megawatt hours, Middle Tennessee Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Releasing 219,889,284.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Smyrna is the 14th worst out of 429 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 360th highest polluting city in Tennessee for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smyrna

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.096/kWh$202.37/mo.$100.31/mo.
40th10.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smyrna
215th$130.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smyrna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smyrna, Tennessee

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Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.06130.83No DataIcon representing missing value.4,284,145431,089,000
Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.05No DataIcon representing missing value.4,897,034574,188,000

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

La Vergne, TN Electric Overview

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La Vergne has an average residential electricity rate of 11.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.56% more than the state's average rate of 10.84 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nashville Electric Service.

Electricity consumption in La Vergne creates 157,137,944.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 20th most of any city in Tennessee. Additionally, the city ranks 20th worst in Tennessee in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.107/kWh$201.32/mo.$94.77/mo.
282nd11.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Vergne
164th$127.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Vergne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Vergne, Tennessee

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Middle Tennessee ElectricBUNDLED10.06130.83No DataIcon representing missing value.4,284,145431,089,000
Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.05No DataIcon representing missing value.4,897,034574,188,000

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

Energy Production in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Rutherford County, Tennessee

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MTSU Power Co-Gen PlantMiddle Tennessee State University (100.00%)
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Rutherford County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 5th worst ranked county out of 95 counties in the state, Rutherford County emits 1,477,122,255.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the county, which amounts to 4,445.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Rutherford County is the 13th highest polluting county in the state. The county is home to one power producing plant, which is 19th highest in the state and 38th most when considering power plants per person. When it comes to electricity production, Rutherford County's top fuel source is Natural Gas, accounting for 28,563 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

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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. Combined, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 3.79% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 2.57%, Rutherford County is the 6th best county in Tennessee for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Rutherford County, Tennessee

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Rutherford County, Tennessee?

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1Middle Tennessee Electric90,637
2Nashville Electric Service11,974
3Duck River Electric549

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

Rutherford County, Tennessee is home to 3 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Middle Tennessee Electric is the largest electricity company in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

How many power plants are located within Rutherford County, Tennessee?

There is one power plant located in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16