Weakley County, Tennessee Electric Profile

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Weakley County is the 45th largest county by population in the state, with 33,328 citizens residing within its borders.

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The county is the 852nd largest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties, producing 570,859 megawatt hours.

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Weakley County is ranked 6th out of 95 for highest polluting county in the state based on emissions per person.

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Residents of Weakley County are paying, on average, 26.19% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average, at 9.93 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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In Weakley County, 570,859 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel types. Weakley County is 519th in the nation out of 3220 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

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Weakley County saw a 23.79% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation during the course of the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    488,402 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.65 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    570,859 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    570,859 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    216,758,695 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,503.8 kg

Martin, TN Electric Overview

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Martin's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 9.93 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 8.40% less than the state's average price of 10.84 cents. Weakley County Municipal Electric System is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Martin emits 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 20th highest polluting city out of 429 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 47,193,302.75 kilograms, which is the 56th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Tennessee. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Martin

Martin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.099/kWh$143.85/mo.$124.30/mo.
12th9.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Martin
125th$124.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Martin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Martin, Tennessee

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Weakley County Municipal Electric SystemBUNDLED9.93124.3No DataIcon representing missing value.234,83123,313,000

Dresden, TN Electric Overview

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Dresden has an average residential electricity rate of 9.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 26.19% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Weakley County Municipal Electric System sells 4,177.99 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

Dresden 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 13,046,385.53 kilograms, the city ranks 151st 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 43,083.94 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dresden

Dresden residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.099/kWh$143.85/mo.$124.30/mo.
12th9.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dresden
125th$124.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dresden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dresden, Tennessee

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Weakley County Municipal Electric SystemBUNDLED9.93124.3No DataIcon representing missing value.234,83123,313,000

Greenfield, TN Electric Overview

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Greenfield has an average residential electricity rate of 9.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 26.19% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Weakley County Municipal Electric System sells 2,447.39 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

Greenfield is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 10,366,107.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,437.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 20th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenfield

Greenfield residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.099/kWh$143.85/mo.$124.30/mo.
12th9.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenfield
125th$124.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenfield, Tennessee

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Weakley County Municipal Electric SystemBUNDLED9.93124.3No DataIcon representing missing value.234,83123,313,000

Energy Production in Weakley County, Tennessee

Power Plants in Weakley County, Tennessee

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Gleason Generating FacilityTennessee Valley Authority (100.00%)
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Weakley County, Tennessee Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Weakley County results in the release of 216,758,694.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 1153rd highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 6,503.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Weakley County is Natural Gas, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Weakley County is home to one power producing plant, which is the 19th highest number of plants within a county in Tennessee and the 21st highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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100.00%

Weakley County, Tennessee Net Metering

The state of Tennessee has bad state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Weakley County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 6.47% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 2.57%, Weakley County is ranked as the 92nd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Weakley County, Tennessee

Providers In Each City in Weakley County:

  • Dresden, Tennessee:
    • Weakley County Municipal Electric System: 100.00%
  • Gleason, Tennessee:
    • Weakley County Municipal Electric System: 100.00%
  • Greenfield, Tennessee:
    • Weakley County Municipal Electric System: 100.00%
  • Martin, Tennessee:
    • Weakley County Municipal Electric System: 100.00%
  • Sharon, Tennessee:
    • Weakley County Municipal Electric System: 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 Weakley County, Tennessee?

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1Weakley County Municipal Electric System19,175

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Weakley County Municipal Electric System is the largest electricity provider in Weakley County, Tennessee.

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

There is one electricity plant in Weakley County, Tennessee

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16