About CPS Energy

With their main offices in San Antonio, Texas, CPS Energy supplies electricity to 8 counties throughout Texas. The company recently reported a total of 875,759 total customers. Exactly 40 of them are industrial accounts, 91,192 are commercial customers and the rest are residential customers. CPS Energy has an average residential electricity price of 10.78 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the provider at 92nd out of 214 providers in the state and 889th out of 2922 in the country. In 2020 CPS Energy sold 77.73% of their disposition via normal retail sales to end users and 17.85% through wholesale channels to other electricity providers. Electricity facilities owned by CPS Energy generated 23,313,357 megawatt hours and an additional 5,228,921 megawatt hours were acquired on wholesale channels. In 2020, the company made 92.61% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 6.45% on the wholesale electricity market.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of CPS Energy is $118.21 per month. Patrons of the supplier pay 13.47% less compared to the rest of the state. The supplier produces 0.05% of their total generation, which is 12,477 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuel sources. The supplier generates a total of 6,828,855.97 megawatt hours from the use of coal. This is the 64th most out of 3510 companies in the country. Production plants owned by CPS Energy produce 24,800,512 megawatt hours, which is the 60th highest total in the US out of 3510 providers.

CPS Energy Net Metering

Luckily, CPS Energy offers net metering options to consumers. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess wattage back to the electricity supplier, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

All companies who transmit electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss via heat dissipation or other factors. CPS Energy is not an exception, as they have a yearly loss of about 4.26% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. This percentage of energy lost gives them a rank of 721st best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

CPS Energy Rate & Electric Bills

CPS Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.095/kWh$186.38/mo.$79.29/mo.
889th10.78¢CPS Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1822nd$118.21Average monthly electric bill for CPS Energy's residential customers

CPS Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:4525 Rigsby Avenue, Suite 112
    San Antonio, Texas 78222
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rudy Garza

CPS Energy Contact

CPS Energy Service

  • Outage Phone:(210) 353-4357

Quick Facts About CPS Energy

CPS Energy's generation plants generate 9,217,952.83 megawatt hours using natural gas.

By megawatt hours produced, CPS Energy is the 6th largest electricity company out of 293 electricity companies in the state.

CPS Energy is the 48th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the United States out of 3510 suppliers.

CPS Energy generates 12,477 megawatt hours of electricity (or 0.05% of their total production) from solar.

CPS Energy's electricity plants generate 8,733,976 megawatt hours from nuclear power.

Energy Loss

CPS Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.26%

Total Energy Loss

1,215,611MWh

721 National Rank

CPS Energy Energy Makeup

CPS Energy Coverage Map

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CPS Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas875,7592,228,741,1185100%

CPS Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Atascosa County51,153311.23$116.24/mo
Bandera County23,112210.90$124.38/mo
Bexar County2,003,554510.39$124.28/mo
Comal County156,209310.43$122.75/mo
Guadalupe County166,847511.00$117.98/mo
Kendall County47,431510.52$119.39/mo
Medina County51,584411.19$118.25/mo
Wilson County51,070411.04$121.78/mo

Power Plants Owned by CPS Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Matagorda County TX Nuclear 21,834,940
Bexar County TX Coal 6,928,3456,825,610,577.21985.17
Rio Nogales Power ProjectCPS Energy (100.00%)
Seguin TX Natural Gas 4,236,0261,614,957,453.34381.24
Arthur Von RosenbergCPS Energy (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 2,985,4361,123,863,329.4376.45
Bexar County TX Natural Gas 914,438579,554,641.68633.78Yes
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 875,016525,931,264.66601.05
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 121,22469,282,882.76571.53
Commerce SolarCPS Energy (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Solar 9,521
CPS 1 Community SolarCPS Energy (100.00%)
Bexar County TX Solar 2,956
San Antonio TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -909

CPS Energy Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
37.17%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
35.22%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
27.54%
SOLAR
Solar
0.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Cities CPS Energy Has Coverage

  • Alamo Heights, TX
  • Balcones Heights, TX
  • Bandera, TX
  • Boerne, TX
  • Bulverde, TX
  • Castle Hills, TX
  • Castroville, TX
  • Charlotte, TX
  • China Grove, TX
  • Christine, TX
  • Cibolo, TX
  • Converse, TX
  • Devine, TX
  • Elmendorf, TX
  • Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
  • Floresville, TX
  • Garden Ridge, TX
  • Grey Forest, TX
  • Helotes, TX
  • Hill Country Village, TX
  • Hollywood Park, TX
  • Hondo, TX
  • Jourdanton, TX
  • Kirby, TX
  • La Vernia, TX
  • LaCoste, TX
  • Leon Valley, TX
  • Live Oak, TX
  • Luling, TX
  • Lytle, TX
  • Marion, TX
  • Natalia, TX
  • New Berlin, TX
  • New Braunfels, TX
  • Nixon, TX
  • Olmos Park, TX
  • Pleasanton, TX
  • Poteet, TX
  • Poth, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Marcos, TX
  • Sandy Oaks, TX
  • Santa Clara, TX
  • Schertz, TX
  • Seguin, TX
  • Selma, TX
  • Shavano Park, TX
  • Somerset, TX
  • Spring Branch, TX
  • St. Hedwig, TX
  • Staples, TX
  • Stockdale, TX
  • Terrell Hills, TX
  • Universal City, TX
  • Von Ormy, TX
  • Windcrest, TX

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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CPS Energy FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for CPS Energy customers each month?

Customers of CPS Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $118.21.

What percentage of CPS Energy’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

CPS Energy generates 99.95% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for CPS Energy?

CPS Energy's customer service phone number is (210) 353-2222

How many counties does CPS Energy provider electricity in?

CPS Energy sells electricity in 8 counties.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with CPS Energy?

There are 11 power plants owned by or associated with CPS Energy.

What cities does CPS Energy have customers in in?

CPS Energy serves electricity in 56 cities.

What percentage of CPS Energy’s electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

CPS Energy generates 0.05% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

Who is the CEO of CPS Energy?

The current CEO of CPS Energy is Rudy Garza.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for CPS Energy customers?

CPS Energys current average bundled electricity rate is 10.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Texas bundled rate of 11.91 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.26 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-08