Tennessee electricity rates in January 2017 averaged 10.42 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 15 percent less than the 12.22 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in January 2017.
Tennessee natural gas rates in December 2016 averaged 8.75 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 3 percent less than the 9.06 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in December 2016.
Tennessee’s rooftop solar energy policies leave much to be desired, according to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity.
Wind energy had a big year in the U.S. in 2015, accounting for more new electricity capacity in the country than any other energy source.
Tennessee has an estimated population of 6,346,105, which ranks 15th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in Tennessee, or to learn more about TN energy, visit the EIA.