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About Sam Houston Electric

Sam Houston Electric provides electricity to 22 cities in Texas such as the cities of Dayton, Cleveland, West Livingston CDP, Willis, and Livingston. The organization is an electric cooperative. With 87,022 total customers, the supplier provides electricity to 200 industrial customers, 6,688 commercial locations and 80,134 residential customers. Customers of Sam Houston Electric are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their customers, 4.45% less than the average nationwide rate of 15.64 cents. In 2022 Sam Houston Electric sold 1,646,349 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. Their revenue for 2022 from electricity related activities was $244,096,000, with $235,222,000 from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $132.69, while the Sam Houston Electric average is 36.02% higher at $180.49 per month. Sam Houston Electric is the 2729th ranked provider in the US for average monthly bill total. The company does not have ownership in any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Sam Houston Electric currently averages a loss of around 6.16% of the electricity they transmit. Sam Houston Electric's energy loss levels place them at of 92nd best out of the 175 providers that operate in Texas and report energy loss and 1116th best out of 3517 in the US.

Sam Houston Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Sam Houston Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.116/kWh$180.49/mo.$135.47/mo.
2248th14.94¢Sam Houston Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2729th$180.49Average monthly electricity bill for Sam Houston Electric's residential customers

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Sam Houston Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1157 East Church Street
    Livingston, Texas 77351
    United States of America
  • CEO:Doug Turk

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Energy Loss

Sam Houston Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


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1116 National Rank

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Sam Houston Electric State Coverage

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

Sam Houston Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Angelina County87,1014413.16$151.05/mo
Hardin County56,124214.31$175.86/mo
Liberty County101,9924110.66$138.61/mo
Montgomery County678,4904212.54$149.22/mo
Polk County49,3724513.44$154.44/mo
San Jacinto County27,380214.68$178.58/mo
Trinity County13,6954413.15$151.05/mo
Tyler County20,0324413.48$156.01/mo
Walker County78,8704513.70$162.92/mo

Cities Sam Houston Electric Has Coverage

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

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Sam Houston Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Sam Houston Electric customers each month?

Customers of Sam Houston Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $180.49.

Who is the CEO of Sam Houston Electric?

Doug Turk is the CEO of Sam Houston Electric.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Sam Houston Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Sam Houston Electric is 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Sam Houston Electric offer service in?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Sam Houston Electric including Texas.

What is the phone number for Sam Houston Electric?

Sam Houston Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 458-0381

What cities does Sam Houston Electric sell electricity to?

Sam Houston Electric provides electricity in 22 cities.

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