Tennessee electricity rates in May 2017 averaged 10.74 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 18 percent less than the 13.02 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in May 2017.
Tennessee natural gas rates in May 2017 averaged 14.26 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 8 percent more than the 13.21 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in May 2017.
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.