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.
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