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Sullivan County, Tennessee Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sullivan County, Tennessee Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 94.47% of the megawatt hours produced in Sullivan County, ranking it 421st out of 3230 counties in the US for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

There has been a 9.40% increase in the use of non-renewable fuels during the past year in Sullivan County.

Releasing 761,883,770.23 kilograms of CO2 gases, Sullivan County has the 442nd worst pollution level from electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the country.

Sullivan County experienced a 0.53% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the last year.

Over 5.53% of Sullivan County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel sources, putting Sullivan County at 7th in the state for sustainable electricity production.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Sullivan County is Bristol TN Electric.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,280,174 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.18 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,177,207 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    65,146 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,112,061 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    761,883,770 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,737.49 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Kingsport

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Kingsport Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

13.33¢ per kWh

  • 1.31% higher than last month
  • 8.7% lower than April last year
  • 4.44% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 21.19% lower than the US average
  • 385th in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 164 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 105 since April last year
  • 7,249th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 27 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,288 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.51¢ per kWh

  • 0.78% lower than last month
  • 10.18% higher than April last year
  • 9.81% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 16.2% lower than the US average
  • 462nd in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 367 since April last year
  • 9,376th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 751 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,376 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$127.85 per month

  • 13.89% lower than last month
  • 57.06% higher than April last year
  • 10.37% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 13.4% higher than the US average
  • 429th in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 424 since April last year
  • 25,590th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,453 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 20,604 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$160.88 per month

  • 2.47% higher than last month
  • 5.4% higher than April last year
  • 13.11% higher than the Tennessee average
  • 18.22% higher than the US average
  • 421st in the state out of 494 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 37 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 179 since April last year
  • 26,368th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 654 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,364 since April last year

Kingsport, TN Electricity Overview

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Kingsport's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.81% above the average Tennessee rate of 12.30 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for citizens of the city. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $160.88. This is 11.97% above the state average bill of $143.68. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Kingsport Power.

Coming in as the 9th worst ranked city out of 505 cities in Tennessee, Kingsport emits 291,406,197.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 5,296.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 3rd highest in Tennessee for emissions per capita. Electricity producing plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 54.84% (or 645,572.05 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Other fuel types used include Coal at 38.69% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 4.39%. There are 2 power producing plants in Kingsport, which is the highest number of plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kingsport

Kingsport residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.082/kWh$279.20/mo.$81.40/mo.
462nd13.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kingsport
421st$160.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kingsport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kingsport, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BrightRidgeBUNDLED12.44141.08970,180120,698,000
Kingsport PowerBUNDLED13.36161.88624,602.4983,460,411

Zips with electric coverage in Kingsport, Tennessee include: 37660, 37664, 37659, 37857, 37617, 37663, 37665

Bristol, TN Electricity Overview

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Bristol's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.54% below the average Tennessee rate of 12.30 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 4,933 total residential customers, Bristol TN Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $146.54. This is 6.17% above the nationwide average bill of $138.02.

Electricity consumption in Bristol has byproducts of 112,441,962.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 28th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 4,140.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 229th highest in Tennessee for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bristol

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.089/kWh$244.55/mo.$89.07/mo.
154th12.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bristol
245th$146.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bristol Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bristol, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bristol TN ElectricBUNDLED10.60130.93436,05946,224,000
Kingsport PowerBUNDLED13.36161.88624,602.4983,460,411

Zips with electric coverage in Bristol, Tennessee include: 37620, 37617, 37618

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Bloomingdale CDP, TN Electricity Overview

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Bloomingdale CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.20% above the average Tennessee rate of 12.30 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 386 total residential customers, Kingsport Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $161.84. This is 17.25% above the nationwide average bill of $138.02.

Electricity consumption in Bloomingdale CDP has byproducts of 36,270,131.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 72nd highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 4,140.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 229th highest in Tennessee for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bloomingdale CDP

Bloomingdale CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.081/kWh$282.82/mo.$79.23/mo.
468th13.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bloomingdale CDP
430th$161.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bloomingdale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bloomingdale CDP, Tennessee

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kingsport PowerBUNDLED13.36161.88624,602.4983,460,411

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Electricity Production in Sullivan County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Sullivan County, Tennessee

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tennessee Eastman OperationsEastman Chemical Company (100.00%)
Kingsport TN Natural Gas 1,012,224386,627,827.94381.96
Domtar Kingsport MillDomtar Paper Co LLC Kingsport Mill (100.00%)
Kingsport TN Natural Gas 164,983.1153,127,512.62322.02

Sullivan County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sullivan County is the 442nd worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 761,883,770.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Averaging 4,737.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 1431st worst for emissions per capita. Over 54.84% of electricity in Sullivan County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Coal and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Coal is used to make 455,468.99 megawatt hours (38.69%) of electricity production and Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 51,735.94 megawatt hours (4.39%) of total production in the county. Sullivan County has the 331st most power producing plants of any county in the nation, with 2 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
54.84%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
38.69%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
4.39%
SLUDGE WASTE
Sludge Waste
0.92%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.90%
OTHER
Other
0.26%

Sullivan County, Tennessee Net Metering

Out of the 4 companies in Sullivan County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Tennessee has nonexistent laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Sullivan County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.41% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the Tennessee average is 2.75%, resulting in a rank of 2133rd best in the United States and a state rank of 47th best out of 3230 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Sullivan County, Tennessee

Providers In Each City in Sullivan County:

  • Bluff City, Tennessee:
    • Bristol TN Electric: 44.56%
    • Kingsport Power: 50.45%
    • BrightRidge: 3.88%
    • Elizabethon Electric: 1.11%
  • Bristol, Tennessee:
    • Kingsport Power: 50.55%
    • Bristol TN Electric: 49.45%
  • Kingsport, Tennessee:
    • BrightRidge: 4.62%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 45.52%
    • Kingsport Power: 49.87%
  • Watauga, Tennessee:
    • Elizabethon Electric: 94.91%
    • BrightRidge: 2.86%
    • Kingsport Power: 2.23%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Sullivan County, Tennessee?

The largest electricity company in Sullivan County, Tennessee by total customer count is Bristol TN Electric.

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

Sullivan County, Tennessee is home to 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Sullivan County, Tennessee?

Sullivan County, Tennessee is home to 2 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Sullivan County, Tennessee?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Bristol TN Electric34,249
2Kingsport Power16,828
3BrightRidge9,129
4Elizabethon Electric1,040

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-05