Summary of Electricity Activity in Tennessee

Summary of Tennessee Generation

Tennessee is ranked #19 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

GridInfo.com electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File59
Plants on File105
Total Generation6.44G MMBtu
Total Sales 7.53G kWh
Total Revenue $852.54M

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Overall National Rank

#19 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

87.3 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

871.4 M MMBtu

Electric Companies in Tennessee

59

Tennessee
Power Plants

105

Natural Gas Rank

#28

Coal Rank

#16

Nuclear Rank

#7

Hydroelectric Rank

#6

Wind Rank

#45

Solar Rank

#29

Monthly Net Generation for Tennessee

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential3.07G kWh13.17 cents/kWh$404.04M
Commercial2.59G kWh12.60 cents/kWh$326.87M
Industrial1.86G kWh6.53 cents/kWh$121.63M
Transportation0 kWh0.00 cents/kWh$0
Total7.53G kWh11.33 cents/kWh$852.54M

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in Tennessee

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#4AllenTennessee Valley AuthorityMemphis, Tennessee6.3 TWhApr 1959Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#20ApalachiaTennessee Valley AuthorityReliance, Tennessee486.7 GWhAug 1943Dec 2022 Water
#13Bull RunTennessee Valley AuthorityClinton, Tennessee767.5 GWhMay 1967Nov 2023 Bituminous Coal : 98.6%
#15CalderwoodBrookfield Smoky Mountain Hydropower LPTallassee, Tennessee689.7 GWhMar 1930Dec 2022 Water
#21Center HillUSCE-Nashville DistrictLancaster, Tennessee462.0 GWhOct 1950Dec 2022 Water
#14ChickamaugaTennessee Valley AuthorityChattanooga, Tennessee750.1 GWhFeb 1940Dec 2022 Water
#23Cordell HullUSCE-Nashville DistrictCarthage, Tennessee437.5 GWhJul 1973Dec 2022 Water
#3Cumberland (TN)Tennessee Valley AuthorityCumberland City, Tennessee9.6 TWhFeb 1973Mar 2024 Bituminous Coal : 99.2% Distillate Fuel Oil : 0.8%
#22Douglas DamTennessee Valley AuthorityDandridge, Tennessee451.8 GWhFeb 1943Dec 2022 Water
#12Fort LoudounTennessee Valley AuthorityLenoir City, Tennessee874.1 GWhOct 1943Dec 2022 Water
#6Gallatin (TN)Tennessee Valley AuthorityGallatin, Tennessee4.1 TWhOct 1956Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 91.9% Bituminous Coal : 6.1% Natural Gas : 1.8%
#5John SevierTennessee Valley AuthorityRogersville, Tennessee4.5 TWhJan 1956Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#16JohnsonvilleTennessee Valley AuthorityNew Johnsonville, Tennessee637.6 GWhSep 1951Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.2% Distillate Fuel Oil : 0.8%
#8KingstonTennessee Valley AuthorityKingston, Tennessee2.9 TWhJan 1954Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 62.4% Bituminous Coal : 37.2%
#7Lagoon CreekTennessee Valley AuthorityBrownsville, Tennessee3.9 TWhMay 2001Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#17NickajackTennessee Valley AuthorityNew Hope, Tennessee577.0 GWhJan 1968Dec 2022 Water
#19Norris DamTennessee Valley AuthorityNorris, Tennessee497.8 GWhJun 1936Dec 2022 Water
#18Old HickoryUSCE-Nashville DistrictHendersonville, Tennessee535.6 GWhMar 1957Dec 2022 Water
#24Packaging Corp of AmericaPackaging Corp of AmericaCounce, Tennessee434.7 GWhJan 1985Mar 2024 Black Liquor : 60.6% Wood/Wood Waste Solids : 23.3% Natural Gas : 16.0%
#9Pickwick Landing DamTennessee Valley AuthorityPickwick Dam, Tennessee1.3 TWhMay 1938Dec 2022 Water
#1SequoyahTennessee Valley AuthoritySoddy Daisy, Tennessee20.7 TWhJun 1981Mar 2024 Nuclear
#10Tennessee Eastman OperationsEastman Chemical Co-TN OpsKingsport, Tennessee1.1 TWhAug 1936Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 53.6% Bituminous Coal : 44.6% Other Gas : 1.1% Sludge Waste : 0.7%
#11Watts Bar HydroTennessee Valley AuthoritySpring City, Tennessee1.0 TWhFeb 1942Dec 2022 Water
#2Watts Bar Nuclear PlantTennessee Valley AuthoritySpring City, Tennessee20.4 TWhApr 1996Mar 2024 Nuclear

Electricity Generation by Tennessee Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#12Anderson County, TN51.3 TWh0.0 Wh17.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#38Bedford County, TN119.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh19.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#33Benton County, TN139.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#13Blount County, TN2874.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#27Carter County, TN2137.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#26Clay County, TN1157.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#22Davidson County, TN7221.5 GWh138.6 GWh0.0 Wh2.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#17DeKalb County, TN1462.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#24Dickson County, TN1186.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#36Fayette County, TN331.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh31.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#31Franklin County, TN261.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#41Greene County, TN2361.0 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh361.0 MWh0.0 Wh
#2Hamilton County, TN520.9 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh15.8 GWh20.7 TWh
#40Hancock County, TN1420.0 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#37Hardeman County, TN230.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh30.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#9Hardin County, TN21.7 TWh69.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#6Hawkins County, TN14.5 TWh4.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#7Haywood County, TN44.0 TWh4.0 TWh0.0 Wh10.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#42Henry County, TN17.0 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh7.0 MWh0.0 Wh
#15Humphreys County, TN1637.6 GWh632.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#21Jefferson County, TN1375.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#34Knox County, TN136.7 GWh36.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#20Lincoln County, TN1378.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh378.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#11Loudon County, TN41.4 TWh409.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#29Madison County, TN3122.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh122.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#16Marion County, TN1577.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#30McNairy County, TN489.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh89.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#39Montgomery County, TN114.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#23Obion County, TN1216.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh216.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#14Polk County, TN4862.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#1Rhea County, TN321.4 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh20.4 TWh
#8Roane County, TN12.9 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#32Rutherford County, TN240.0 GWh40.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#18Sevier County, TN1451.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#4Shelby County, TN106.5 TWh6.4 TWh0.0 Wh117.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#19Smith County, TN1437.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#3Stewart County, TN19.6 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#10Sullivan County, TN51.7 TWh685.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#5Sumner County, TN24.6 TWh72.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#28Warren County, TN2129.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#35Washington County, TN332.9 GWh5.6 GWh0.0 Wh27.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#25Weakley County, TN1164.2 GWh164.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in Tennessee

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#6Alabama151.5 TWh100
#26Arkansas67.1 TWh97
#51District of Columbia201.1 GWh18
#2Florida278.4 TWh396
#8Georgia145.4 TWh303
#5Illinois198.5 TWh470
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#21Iowa77.9 TWh334
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#15Louisiana106.6 TWh131
#38Maryland38.5 TWh223
#11Michigan130.1 TWh357
#20Mississippi78.5 TWh85
#22Missouri72.0 TWh174
#9North Carolina140.3 TWh1,100
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#3Pennsylvania256.0 TWh360
#13South Carolina110.4 TWh292
#16Virginia102.5 TWh281
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024