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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 80,992,332 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 21,871 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 14,504 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 66%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 9.81ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 25%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 14%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 44%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 15%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 1%
Electricity Generated from Wind 0%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
William B. "Bill" Lee
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2019-01-19
Name
Tennessee Public Utility Commission
Abbreviation
TPUC
Year Established
1897
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Sewage/Wastewater", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
80
Current Commissioner Count
6
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Tennessee General Assembly
Session Length in Months
4
Session Start Date
2019-01-08
Session End Date
2019-05-11