Smith County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Smith County’s average residential electricity rate is 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.41% lower than the nationwide average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Smith County is the 406th largest producing county out of 3220 counties in the United States when considering megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

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Smith County generates 78.50% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

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The largest electricity provider in Smith County by customer count is Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation.

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Over the past year Smith County had a 6.44% increase in hydroelectric power production.

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Smith County generates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 527,272 megawatt hours a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    295,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    527,272 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    527,272 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    26.16 MWh

Carthage, TN Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Carthage are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the state average rate of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The Tennessee average monthly residential electric bill is $130.81, while the Carthage average is 1.65% higher at $132.97 per month. This is the 284th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

As the 173rd worst ranked city out of 429 cities in Tennessee, Carthage emits 10,942,988.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Carthage as the 20th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to zero power generation plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Carthage

Carthage residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.099/kWh$207.44/mo.$97.37/mo.
239th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Carthage
284th$132.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Carthage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Carthage, Tennessee

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Upper Cumberland Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.00132.97No DataIcon representing missing value.628,96669,217,000

Gordonsville, TN Electric Overview

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Gordonsville's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.55% higher than the average Tennessee rate of 10.84 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $132.97 per month. Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 20th worst in Tennessee out of 429 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 7,015,760.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gordonsville

Gordonsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.099/kWh$207.44/mo.$97.37/mo.
239th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gordonsville
284th$132.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gordonsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gordonsville, Tennessee

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Upper Cumberland Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.00132.97No DataIcon representing missing value.628,96669,217,000

Zips with electric coverage in Gordonsville, Tennessee include: 38563, 38547, 38567

South Carthage, TN Electric Overview

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South Carthage has an average residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.55% higher than the average state price of 10.84 cents and 18.18% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 1,843.87 megawatt hours each year, Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $132.97. This is 10.59% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

South Carthage emits 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 20th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in the state. With total emissions of 5,635,683.54 kilograms, the city ranks 262nd worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 18,611.09 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Carthage

South Carthage residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.099/kWh$207.44/mo.$97.37/mo.
239th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Carthage
284th$132.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Carthage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Carthage, Tennessee

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Upper Cumberland Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.00132.97No DataIcon representing missing value.628,96669,217,000

Energy Production in Smith County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Smith County, Tennessee

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Smith County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Smith County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 2960th highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 0 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 19th highest in the state and 14th highest when counting power plants per capita. Smith County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Smith County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.91% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Smith County a rank of 42nd best in the state out of 95 counties.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Smith County, Tennessee?

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1Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation10,715
2Middle Tennessee Electric1,601
3Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (Kentucky)125

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

The largest electricity provider in Smith County, Tennessee by total customer count is Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation.

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

There is one electricity plant in Smith County, Tennessee

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving consumers in Smith County, Tennessee.

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