Van Buren County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Van Buren County has a population of 5,872 citizens.

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The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Van Buren County enjoy an average rate that is 15.30% below that at 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Van Buren County ranks 94th out of 95 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using over 0 megawatt hours.

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Van Buren County is the 18th highest polluting county in the state based on pollution per capita. The county emits 4,437.55 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

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Van Buren County comes in as the 87th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in the state, emitting 26,057,270.69 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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There was a 12.22% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the previous year in Van Buren County.


  • Total Consumption

    86,051 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    26,057,271 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,437.55 kg

Spencer, TN Electric Overview

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Spencer's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.42 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. With 161 residential customers, Caney Fork Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

On average, Spencer residents emit 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 20th highest polluting city out of 429 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 6,567,568.23 kilograms, the city ranks 245th worst in Tennessee for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spencer

Spencer residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.111/kWh$140.80/mo.$124.97/mo.
343rd11.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spencer
216th$130.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spencer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spencer, Tennessee

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Caney Fork Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.43131.21No DataIcon representing missing value.382,12543,688,000
Sequachee Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.35128.5No DataIcon representing missing value.420,91447,792,000

Van Buren County, Tennessee Details

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Van Buren County averages out to about 5.53% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.57%, resulting in a rank of 2382nd best in the country and a state rank of 67th best out of 3220 and 95 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Van Buren County, Tennessee


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

The largest electricity supplier in Van Buren County, Tennessee by total customer count is Caney Fork Electric Cooperative.

How many electric companies offer service in Van Buren County, Tennessee?

Van Buren County, Tennessee has 2 electricity providers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Van Buren County, Tennessee?

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1Caney Fork Electric Cooperative3,890
2Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative3,327

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16