Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to 12 counties and is considered an electricity cooperative. The company recently reported a total of 9,918 customers, 4.54% of which are industrial customers, 38.56% are commercial customers and 56.91% are residential properties. Consumers of Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.57% more than the average Texas rate of 11.91 cents. They sold 276,689 megawatt hours in 2020 through traditional retail accounts. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company and 287,043 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale electricity market. The provider had $24,199,000 in total revenue for 2020 from electricity-related activities, all of which came from retail sales to end-users.

About Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative

The United States average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative average is 41.81% lower at $69.97 per month. Continued pursuits by the company resulted in a decrease in CO2 pollution of 25,299,339.87 kilograms (17.15%). The provider currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other providers and then resell it to end users.

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Regrettably, Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative does not offer net metering options to their customers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for citizens. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of around 3.61% of the electricity they generate. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 101st worst out of 84 companies who report energy loss in the state.

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.120/kWh$71.01/mo.$67.83/mo.
977th12.34¢Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
161st$69.97Average monthly electric bill for Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:101 East Gillis
    Eldorado, Texas 76936
    United States of America
  • CEO:Pat Jackson

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Quick Facts About Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative

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Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative emits 122,200,580.36 kilograms of CO2 from megawatt hours sold, which makes it the 166th worst polluting provider in Texas out of 84.

Energy Loss

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

10,354MWh

897 National Rank

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Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Concho County2,726212.22$104.75/mo
Crockett County3,464212.79$110.42/mo
Edwards County1,932412.26$114.77/mo
Irion County1,536212.22$104.75/mo
Menard County2,138311.51$107.04/mo
Pecos County15,823212.79$110.42/mo
Reagan County3,849212.22$104.75/mo
Schleicher County2,793211.58$104.91/mo
Sutton County3,776211.58$104.91/mo
Tom Green County119,200212.22$104.75/mo

Cities Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Big Lake, TX
  • Del Rio, TX
  • Eden, TX
  • Eldorado, TX
  • Fort Stockton, TX
  • Iraan, TX
  • McCamey, TX
  • Menard, TX
  • Mertzon, TX
  • Paint Rock, TX
  • Rankin, TX
  • Rocksprings, TX
  • San Angelo, TX
  • Sonora, TX

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

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Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bill for Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $69.97.

What is the average electricity rate for Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative customers?

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperatives current average electricity rate is 12.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Texas rate of 11.91 cents and the average national rate of 13.45 cents.

How many counties does Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

There are 12 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative including, Texas.

What is the phone number for Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative?

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (325) 853-2544

Who is the CEO of Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative?

Pat Jackson is the current CEO of Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative.

What cities does Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 14 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-09-28