Appalachian Coal Belt > Tennessee
Resources: A measure of total energy production and consumption per capita
Market: The cost of consumption, measured in electricity prices and gasoline taxes
Infrastructure: Capacity to generate and refine energy sources; miles of pipelines
Tennessee is one of the top hydroelectric power producers east of the Rocky Mountains. Power plants on the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River systems typically generate about one-tenth of the state's net electricity generation.
Tennessee's two nuclear plants account for about about one-third of the state's net electricity generation.
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Gasoline Tax total state + federal, 2014
Does not have a renewable portfolio standard.
Requires the use of motor gasoline with a reduced volatility during the summer months in six counties (Davidson, Rutherford, Shelby, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson).
Requires a permit and compliance bond for oil and gas well drilling. There is no permit fee. Compliance bonds begin at $2,000 per well and increase for deeper wells.
Electricity net production, trillion btu