Sumner County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Sumner County is the 5th highest producer of electricity in Tennessee out of 95 counties, producing 4,169,766.01 megawatt hours.

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With 85.42% of Sumner County’s total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 2nd in Tennessee out of 95 counties in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

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Sumner County is the 3rd worst pollution level due to electricity use in Tennessee, releasing 2,543,236,339.31 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Sumner County is 21st out of 95 counties in the state for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 2.68 megawatt hours per person a year.

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There has been a 17.59% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel types throughout the past year in Sumner County.

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Sumner County is 415th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 512,090 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,803,138 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,169,766 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    512,090 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,657,676 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    21.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,543,236,339 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,295.67 kg

Hendersonville, TN Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Hendersonville home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.71% more than the average state rate of 10.84 cents. Producing 8.97 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Hendersonville ranks as the 17th highest generator per capita in the state out of 429 cities. The US average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Hendersonville average is 10.41% higher at $132.76 per month.

When it comes to electricity generation, Hendersonville's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00% of generation in the city. The city emits 1,721.02 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 421st highest polluting city out of 429 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 98,240,825.92 kilograms, which is the 29th worst total amount of pollution for a city in Tennessee. Hendersonville is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 6th highest in the state and 21st highest when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hendersonville

Hendersonville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.110/kWh$210.15/mo.$97.76/mo.
387th11.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hendersonville
282nd$132.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hendersonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hendersonville, Tennessee

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Cumberland ElectricBUNDLED11.39163.55No DataIcon representing missing value.1,575,053179,422,000
Nashville Electric ServiceBUNDLED11.73127.05No DataIcon representing missing value.4,897,034574,188,000

Gallatin, TN Electric Overview

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Gallatin has an average residential electricity rate of 10.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.99% below the average Tennessee price of 10.84 cents and 21.84% below the national average of 13.45 cents. Roughly 93.35 megawatt hours per person are produced in the city from the burning of coal, which ranks them 2nd out of 429 cities in Tennessee. Electricity production facilities in the city have caused a 17.59% rise in the amount of non-renewable fuel types used last year.

Emitting 578,335,214.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Gallatin is the 6th worst out of 429 cities in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity consumption. Averaging 15,157.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Coal is the primary fuel in Gallatin, with 97.38% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Combined with Natural Gas (2.33%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.28%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the generation in the city. There is one power generation plant in Gallatin, which is the 6th most plants in a city in Tennessee and is the 20th highest number of power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gallatin

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.103/kWh$250.69/mo.$114.15/mo.
97th10.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gallatin
142nd$126.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gallatin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gallatin, Tennessee

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Cumberland ElectricBUNDLED11.39163.55No DataIcon representing missing value.1,575,053179,422,000
Gallatin ElectricBUNDLED10.07107.28No DataIcon representing missing value.245,84424,751,000
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

Portland, TN Electric Overview

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Portland's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.31% less than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Cumberland Electric is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Portland are faced with 2.3 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 164.63 minutes.

The use of electricity in Portland accounts for 56,485,524.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 43rd highest in Tennessee out of 429 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Portland as the 20th highest polluting city in Tennessee. The electricity sold in Portland has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power production sources in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portland

Portland residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.104/kWh$259.59/mo.$117.03/mo.
322nd11.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portland
414th$163.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portland, Tennessee

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Cumberland ElectricBUNDLED11.39163.55No DataIcon representing missing value.1,575,053179,422,000

Energy Production in Sumner County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Sumner County, Tennessee

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Gallatin TN Coal 3,657,676.013,783,153,594.271,034.31Yes12/2031
Hendersonville TN Conventional Hydroelectric 512,090No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Sumner County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Sumner County, Coal makes up 85.42% of the fuel used in electricity generation. Conventional Hydroelectric (12.28%) is also used for electricity production, as well as Natural Gas (2.05%). Releasing 2,543,236,339.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, the county ranks 124th worst in the nation for total emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 176th highest in the US for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Sumner County isp home to 2 power generation plants, which is 11th most in Tennessee and 32nd highest when counting power plants per citizen.

COAL
Coal
Coal
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Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
85.42%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
12.28%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.25%

Energy Loss

There are 5 providers in Sumner County that report energy loss, including Nashville Electric Service, Gallatin Electric, and Cumberland Electric. Combined, these 5 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.17% of electricity generated. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Sumner County ranks 1303rd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sumner County:

  • Gallatin, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 2.02%
    • Middle Tennessee Electric: 3.65%
    • Cumberland Electric: 31.12%
    • Gallatin Electric: 63.21%
  • Hendersonville, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 84.36%
    • Cumberland Electric: 15.64%
  • Millersville, Tennessee:
    • Nashville Electric Service: 29.59%
    • Cumberland Electric: 70.41%
  • Mitchellville, Tennessee:
    • Cumberland Electric: 100.00%
  • Portland, Tennessee:
    • Cumberland Electric: 100.00%
  • Westmoreland, Tennessee:
    • Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (Kentucky): 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Sumner County, Tennessee?

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1Nashville Electric Service36,024
2Gallatin Electric22,313
3Cumberland Electric16,669
4Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (Kentucky)5,387
5Middle Tennessee Electric1,042

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

Sumner County, Tennessee is home to 5 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Sumner County, Tennessee?

There are 2 electricity plants located in Sumner County, Tennessee

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Sumner County, Tennessee?

By total customer count, Nashville Electric Service is the largest electricity company in Sumner County, Tennessee.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16