Petersburg Utilities

Find Petersburg Tennessee utilities. Utilities provide information on public services including electricity (power and light companies), oil and gas (home heating and cooking), waste and sewage companies.

East Tennessee Natural Gas Co 2065 Fayetteville Highway Lewisburg TN 37091 8.7 miles from Petersburg 931-276-2216

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation 991 South Ellington Parkway Lewisburg TN 37091 11.2 miles from Petersburg 931-359-2536

Fayetteville Public Utilities 408 College Street West Fayetteville TN 37334 12.0 miles from Petersburg 931-433-3394

Lewisburg Gas Department 505 North Ellington Parkway Lewisburg TN 37091 12.4 miles from Petersburg 931-359-4016

Lewisburg Water & Wastewater 100 Water Street Lewisburg TN 37091 12.4 miles from Petersburg 931-359-6831

Fayetteville Public Utilities 2151 Thornton Taylor Parkway Fayetteville TN 37334 12.8 miles from Petersburg 931-433-3037

Fayetteville Public Utilities 171 Eldad Road Fayetteville TN 37334 13.8 miles from Petersburg 931-433-1147

Lewisburg Electric System 599 West Ellington Parkway Lewisburg TN 37091 14.1 miles from Petersburg 931-359-2544

Metro Utility Department 705 Fayetteville Highway Lynchburg TN 37352 14.8 miles from Petersburg 931-759-4297

Shelbyville Power Water & Sewerage System 308 South Main Street Shelbyville TN 37160 15.2 miles from Petersburg 931-684-7171

Atmos Energy Corporation 321 Lane Parkway Shelbyville TN 37160 15.2 miles from Petersburg 931-684-3593

Metro Moore County Water Plant 1216 Lynchburg Highway Lynchburg TN 37352 15.6 miles from Petersburg 931-759-7858

Bedford County Utility District 214 Bethany Lane Shelbyville TN 37160 16.1 miles from Petersburg 931-684-1667

Bedford County Water 219 Wheel Road Shelbyville TN 37160 16.5 miles from Petersburg 931-294-5117

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation 1411 Madison Street Shelbyville TN 37160 17.0 miles from Petersburg 931-684-4621

Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities 2863 Huntsville Highway Fayetteville TN 37334 18.1 miles from Petersburg 931-433-2259

Lincoln County Public Utility 27 Smith Lane Flintville TN 37335 21.5 miles from Petersburg 931-937-0107

South Giles Utility District 8114 Elkton Pike Prospect TN 38477 23.1 miles from Petersburg 931-468-2875

Pulaski Electric System 128 South 1st Street Pulaski TN 38478 23.5 miles from Petersburg 931-363-2522

Fairview Utility District 510 South 1st Street Pulaski TN 38478 23.7 miles from Petersburg 931-424-6625

About Petersburg Utilities

Petersburg Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Petersburg, TN. Because of the infrastructure required to deliver services, a monopoly is often the most economical way for a utility service to operate. Petersburg Public Utility Companies serve all of the customers for a particular service in Petersburg.

You may contact Utilities for questions about:
  • Petersburg Utilities billing and payments
  • Sewer rates and water bills
  • Setting up Utilities
  • Power outages
  • Natural gas hookups
Public & Private Utility Companies

Utilities in Petersburg, Tennessee may be publicly owned enterprises or private companies. In both cases, the primary source of revenue supporting the Utility is user fees paid by customers. In the case of publicly owned Utilities, the assets of the Utility are owned by the Petersburg Government Utilities Department, but it operates as a self-sustaining public enterprise supported by its own revenues rather than relying on taxes to fund operations.

Public Utilities Commissions in Petersburg, Tennessee

In Tennessee, Utilities are regulated by the Public Services Commissions or Public Utilities Commission. Public Services Commissions are necessary when monopolies exist or in cases where competition is very limited, to ensure that Petersburg consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Petersburg Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Petersburg Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Petersburg Electric Utilities are the most likely to function as a hybrid of monopoly and competitive services. Only one system for transmitting and delivering electricity to customers is feasible in a given service area such as, TN. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Petersburg electric power company. However, the electricity in the Petersburg electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

Water Utility Services in Petersburg provide potable tap water directly to residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers through a distribution system.

Sewer Utilities

Petersburg Sewer Service Companies receive wastewater from customers via sanitary sewers at a wastewater treatment plant. The Sewer Utility treats the wastewater to reduce pollutants before it is released into waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Petersburg Natural Gas Companies are essentially local distribution companies that deliver natural gas, received from large capacity interstate or intrastate pipelines, to individual customers through small diameter distribution pipelines.