Brownsville PUB: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Brownsville PUB

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About Brownsville PUB

Brownsville PUB is headquartered in Brownsville, Texas and provides electricity in 2 cities throughout Cameron County, Texas. The provider last disclosed a total of 53,208 customers. Approximately 11.91% of them are commercial customers and 88.09% are residential customers. Brownsville PUB charges their customers a residential electricity price of 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour on average , which is less than both the state and national average prices of 14.40 and 15.68 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2022 the company sold 67.42% of their megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales) and 28.34% to other suppliers on the wholesale market. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours generated by the company and supplementary megawatt hours procured by way of the wholesale electricity market. In 2022, they made a total of $236,875,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $169,592,000 coming from retail sales to end users and $28,668,000 from wholesale electricity sales.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Brownsville PUB is $149.94 per month. Customers of the company are stuck with a 10.43% higher bill compared to other residents of the country. Electricity generation facilities owned by the company use non-renewable fuel types to generate 100.00% of their total electricity generation, or 638,038.2 megawatt hours. They rank 248th in the nation out of 3518 providers. Generation plants owned by Brownsville PUB produce 638,038.2 megawatt hours, which is the 276th highest in the country out of 3518 companies. Brownsville PUB is the 318th largest supplier out of 3518 electricity companies in the country based on number of customers.

Brownsville PUB Net Metering

Fortunately, Brownsville PUB allows customers of the company to participate in net metering programs. This makes it cheaper for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess megawatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Electricity companies are required to report these losses. Brownsville PUB reported a yearly loss of approximately 0.48% of the electricity that they generate. Brownsville PUB's energy loss numbers leave them with a rank of 13th best out of the 175 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 63rd best out of 3518 in the US.

Brownsville PUB Rate & Electric Bills

Brownsville PUB residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.098/kWh$232.78/mo.$77.52/mo.
1519th13.56¢Brownsville PUB's Average residential price per kWh
2241st$149.94Average monthly electricity bill for Brownsville PUB's residential customers

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Brownsville PUB Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1425 Robinhood Drive
    Brownsville, Texas 78520
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:John S. Bruciak

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Quick Facts About Brownsville PUB

Brownsville PUB ranks 39th in the state out of 175 companies for total electricity production from natural gas, with production totaling 638,038.2 total megawatt hours a year.

Energy Loss

Brownsville PUB's energy loss due to business operations.


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63 National Rank

Brownsville PUB Energy Makeup

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Brownsville PUB Coverage Map

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Brownsville PUB State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Brownsville PUB County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cameron County425,2084313.59$153.42/mo

Power Plants Owned by Brownsville PUB

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 2,737,9201,095,919,598.76400.27
Brownsville TX Natural Gas 63,07539,833,309.32631.52

Brownsville PUB Fuel Makeup

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Cities Brownsville PUB Has Coverage

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Brownsville PUB FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Brownsville PUB?

Brownsville PUB's CEO is John S. Bruciak.

What is the phone number for Brownsville PUB?

Brownsville PUB's customer service phone number is (956) 983-6121

What percentage of Brownsville PUB's electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

Brownsville PUB generates 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What cities does Brownsville PUB provider electricity in?

Brownsville PUB has customers in 2 cities.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Brownsville PUB customers?

Brownsville PUB's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 14.40 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.68 cents.

What percentage of Brownsville PUB's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with Brownsville PUB generate 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What is the average bundled bill for Brownsville PUB customers each month?

Customers of Brownsville PUB pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $149.94.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Brownsville PUB?

There are 2 power plants associated with or owned by Brownsville PUB.

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