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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Benton County Electric and TVA EnergyRight® are here to help you make smart decisions about your home’s energy use. Our resources make improving your home’s energy efficiency easier. Hire TVA-approved contractors to complete your home energy upgrades, apply for financing for qualifying home upgrades through Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, take our free DIY Home Energy Assessment and more.

https://energyright.com/residential/ 

DARK FIBER LEASING

Benton County Electric System has an extensive fiber network for monitoring and managing our devices. One of the extra benefits is our ability to lease dark fiber to potential clients. We do not provide any services, but can provide path and interconnects for various projects needs. If you have any interest please contact our office at 731-584-8251. Bandwidth/Circuits can be provided by our 3rd party Partner.

We connect to other utilities in the following counties:

  • Henry

  • Humphreys

  • Carrol County

There is an ability to connect through West Tennessee, parts of Kentucky, and Middle Tennessee through our partnerships with other utilities. 


We also can provide a high-speed fiber connection between two points within Benton County. 

HEAT PUMP LOAN PROGRAM

Valley residents have been benefiting from TVA's heating and cooling upgrade assistance for decades.  Our Quality Contractor Network provides expert installation of energy efficient heat pumps to ensure high performance and customer satisfaction. 

 

Our customers must submit an application accompanied by a $35.00 application fee and a photo copy of their drivers license.  The customer must also be the property owner.  Approvals are based on a credit score of 625 or above, to which TVA does the application approval. The interest Rates are 6 and 8% based on the efficiency.  A 13 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rate) would be the rate of 8%.  The 14 SEER or greater (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rate) is 6% and can be spread over a 10 year period.  If you would like to know more about electric heat pumps, or the entire energy right program, contact your local power company or visit www.energyright.com/residential

All heat pumps must be installed by TVA approved Quality Contractors.  A list of these are www.energyrightpartners.com

Valley residents have been benefiting from TVA's heating and cooling upgrade assistance for decades.  Our Quality Contractor Network provides expert installation of energy efficient heat pumps to ensure high performance and customer satisfaction. 

 

Residential Services Program (formerly known as eScore)  

Benton County Electric and TVA EnergyRight® are here to help you make smart decisions about your home’s energy use. Our resources make improving your home’s energy efficiency easier. Learn what upgrades your home needs to be its most energy efficient by completing a home energy evaluation with a Home Energy Advisor, hire TVA-approved contractors to complete your home energy upgrades, apply for financing for qualifying home upgrades, take our free DIY Home Energy Assessment and more. Visit https://energyright.com/ to find out how you can make your home as efficient as possible. 
 

Renewables Programs - TVA Green
Green Switch for Residential or Business + Industry

For as little as an additional $2 a month, you can support wind, solar and biomass renewable resources, and breathe a little easier knowing you’re taking positive action to reduce your carbon footprint. Each $2 block purchased ensures that 200 kilowatt-hours of your electricity consumption is renewable. For more information, visit https://www.tva.com/energy/valley-renewable-energy/green-switch.

 

Green Flex for Business + Industry

Looking for an easy and affordable way to meet your carbon reduction goals? Your business can make a big impact by supporting large-scale wind generation through the Green Flex program. When you purchase renewable energy certificates (RECs), your business can reduce the impact of electricity consumption, support renewable energy and become a leader in sustainability. For additional information visit, https://www.tva.com/energy/valley-renewable-energy/green-switch/green-flex.

 

Dispersed Power Production Program for Residential or Business + Industry

The Dispersed Power Production (DPP) program allows you to produce or co-generate renewable energy and sell all or excess generation to TVA.

 https://www.tva.com/energy/valley-renewable-energy/dispersed-power-production-program

All heat pumps must be installed by TVA approved Quaility Contractors.  A list of these are www.energyrightpartners.com

LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps eligible low-income households pay for their home energy bills. LIHEAP may prioritize applicants based on need and income, as well as households with vulnerable populations, including the elderly, disabled, and families with young children.

 

Upon visiting the link above you may need to select your state and county to see your local LIHEAP agency’s contact information and income eligibility guidelines. Contact your local agency to confirm your eligibility and to apply for LIHEAP assistance.

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