Lower Colorado River Authority

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About Lower Colorado River Authority

Lower Colorado River Authority is a state owned organization. This means that the state government owns and runs the company. In 2020 the company had sales to end customers totaling 0 megawatt hours and wholesale sales of 0 megawatt hours. The megawatt hours sourced by the supplier came from a blend of electricity production from electricity facilities owned by Lower Colorado River Authority and supplementary megawatt hours that they acquired via wholesale channels. They produced 13,638,666 megawatt hours and purchased 568,749 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, the supplier made 54.04% of their revenue on the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue from all electricity activities was $1,011,578,000.

Lower Colorado River Authority Overview

  • Company Type:State
  • Headquarters:3700 Lake Austin Boulevard
    Austin, Texas 78703
    United States of America
  • CEO:Phil Wilson

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    Quick Facts About Lower Colorado River Authority

    Lower Colorado River Authority is ranked 102nd in the United States for total electricity generation, producing 12,257,347.64 megawatt hours.

    Lower Colorado River Authority produces 5,255,415.1 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 15th in the state out of 183 companies for total natural gas production.

    Lower Colorado River Authority is 102nd out of 3509 electric suppliers in the United States in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power use.

    Lower Colorado River Authority is 430th out of the 3509 companies in the US when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuels.

    Lower Colorado River Authority produces 12,173,929.64 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources, which is 87th out of 3509 providers in the nation.

    Lower Colorado River Authority is 9th out of 183 electricity providers in Texas in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

    Lower Colorado River Authority Energy Makeup

    Power Plants Owned by Lower Colorado River Authority

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Fayette County TX Coal 9,726,77110,018,300,011.211,029.97
    Sandy Creek Energy StationLS Power (63.87%)Brazos Sandy Creek Electric Coop Inc (25.00%)Lower Colorado River Authority (11.13%)
    McLennan County TX Coal 4,602,4134,218,114,330.12916.5
    Llano County TX Natural Gas 3,316,0341,194,475,312.1360.21
    Lost Pines 1 Power ProjectLower Colorado River Authority (50.00%)GENTEX Power Corp (50.00%)
    Bastrop County TX Natural Gas 2,727,8611,059,121,480.62388.26
    Bastrop County TX Natural Gas 662,018395,315,358.76597.14
    Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 32,185
    Burnet County TX Conventional Hydroelectric 16,199
    Burnet County TX Conventional Hydroelectric 11,338
    Buchanan Dam CDP TX Conventional Hydroelectric 10,619
    Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 7,557

    Lower Colorado River Authority Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    56.37%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    42.88%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    0.68%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.07%

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    Lower Colorado River Authority FAQ:

    What is the phone number for Lower Colorado River Authority?

    The Lower Colorado River Authority phone number is (512) 578-3200.

    What percentage of Lower Colorado River Authority's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

    Lower Colorado River Authority produces 0.68% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Lower Colorado River Authority?

    There are 11 power plants owned by or associated with Lower Colorado River Authority.

    Who is the CEO of Lower Colorado River Authority?

    Lower Colorado River Authority's CEO is Phil Wilson.

    What percentage of Lower Colorado River Authority's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

    Lower Colorado River Authority generates 99.32% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-03-13