CO-OPS SERVE TENNESSEE
of the landmass
Electric co-ops are owned by the people they serve.
Municipal utilities are owned by city or county governments.
|Consumers per mile||7.4 consumers per mile of line||48 consumers per mile of line|
|Revenue per mile||$16,000 per mile of line||$113,000 per mile of line|
|Consumers served||38 percent||61 percent|
|Area served||71 percent||28 percent|
Consumers and revenue per mile based on national averages. Kingsport, Tenn., is served by an investor owned utility, so consumers and area served do not add to 100%. All other statisics based on TECA analysis performed in Nov. 2017.