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Tennessee Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in TN

^ The average residential electricity rate in Tennessee is 10.1¢/kWh, which ranks 37th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in TN

^ Electricity consumption by Tennessee residents averages 1217 kWh per month, which ranks 2nd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Tennessee

Residential electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Residential electricity bills in TN [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Tennessee is $123, which ranks 10th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Tennessee is 14.95% greater than the national average monthly bill of $107.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Tennessee


  • Residential electricity rates in TN [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Tennessee average 10.1¢/kWh, which ranks the state 37th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 10.1¢/kWh in TN is 14.98% less than the national average residential rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of residential electricity rates in the U.S. is 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.

Residential electricity consumption in Tennessee


  • Residential electricity consumption in TN [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 1,217 kWh/month, which ranks 2nd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in TN is 34.77% greater than the national average monthly consumption of 903 kWh/month.
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.
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Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Tennessee

Commercial electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity bills in TN [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Tennessee is $518, which ranks 30th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Tennessee is 17.65% less than the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly commercial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $334 to $3,288.

Commercial electricity rates in Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity rates in TN [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Tennessee average 10.31¢/kWh, which ranks the state 17th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.31¢/kWh in TN is 2.18% greater than the national average commercial rate of 10.09¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of commercial electricity rates in the U.S. is 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.

Commercial electricity consumption in Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity consumption in TN [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 5,028 kWh/month, which ranks 38th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in TN is 19.4% less than the national average consumption of 6,238 kWh/month.
    • Monthly commercial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 3,244 kWh/mo. to 27,352 kWh/mo.

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Industrial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Tennessee

Industrial electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity bills in TN [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Tennessee is $85,815, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Tennessee is 1046.8% greater than the national average monthly bill of $7,483.
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity rates in TN [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Tennessee average 7.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 18th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 7.08¢/kWh in TN is 6.15% greater than the national average industrial rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of industrial electricity rates in the U.S. is 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.

Industrial electricity consumption in Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity consumption in TN [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 1,212,568 kWh/month, which ranks 2nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in TN is 981.12% greater than the national average consumption of 112,158 kWh/month.
    • Monthly industrial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 18,333 kWh/mo. to 18,198,000 kWh/mo.

Household Income in Tennessee

Income Breakdown in Tennessee [4]


Income Summary for Tennessee


    • Household income: The state of Tennessee has a median household income is $48,319, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Tennessee is approximately 17 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 18 percent of households in TN have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Tennessee is about $123/month, ranking 10th in the U.S. and 14.95% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Tennessee vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Tennessee

About Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a population of approximately 6,346,105, ranking 15th in the nation.[6]

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More about Tennessee utilities

For more information about Tennessee electricity, or for additional resources regarding electricity & utilities in your state, visit the Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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References

1. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau

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