Bastrop County, Texas Electric Profile

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Bastrop County, Texas Overview

Bastrop County is the 263rd highest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation, producing 4,874,100 megawatt hours.

Bastrop County emitted 623,931,007.66 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 38th worst polluting county out of 254 counties in Texas.

Bastrop County produces 4,874,100 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 114th in the country out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation.

With 97,216 citizens within its borders and 4,874,100 megawatt hours produced each year, Bastrop County has a per capita production rate of 50.14 megawatt hours. This is the 460th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Bastrop County's average residential electricity rate is 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.57% lower than the nationwide average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Bastrop County had a 7.28% increase during the preceding 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,448,561 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,874,100 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,874,100 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    50.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    623,931,008 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,417.99 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 24009 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Texas Plans

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Elgin, TX Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Elgin home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.94 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 10.34% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents, which ranks the city 443rd out of 1870 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Bluebonnet Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $115.91 per month.

Electricity use in Elgin results in the release of 55,893,822.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 262nd highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 145th ranked city in Texas for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Elgin, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elgin

Elgin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$123.02/mo.$100.00/mo.
443rd10.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elgin
357th$115.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elgin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elgin, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Bluebonnet ElectricBUNDLED10.45128.081,346,930140,808,400
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Bastrop, TX Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Bastrop home are billed a residential electricity price of 9.95 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 18.39% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents, which ranks the city 8th out of 1870 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Bastrop Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $106.15 per month.

Electricity use in Bastrop results in the release of 55,345,396.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 264th highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 145th ranked city in Texas for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Bastrop, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bastrop

Bastrop residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.100/kWh$141.17/mo.$106.15/mo.
8th9.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bastrop
57th$106.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bastrop Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bastrop, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bastrop UtilitiesBUNDLED9.7496.6925,368.512,470,287.46
Bluebonnet ElectricBUNDLED10.45128.081,346,930140,808,400

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Camp Swift CDP, TX Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Camp Swift CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.45 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 14.29% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents, which ranks the city 70th out of 1870 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Bluebonnet Electric. The city is faced with an average of 2.13 power outages per consumer a year. These outages go on for an average of 241.8 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in Camp Swift CDP results in the release of 45,376,598.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 303rd highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 145th ranked city in Texas for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Camp Swift CDP, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camp Swift CDP

Camp Swift CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.104/kWh$141.17/mo.$128.08/mo.
70th10.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camp Swift CDP
1722nd$128.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camp Swift CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camp Swift CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bluebonnet ElectricBUNDLED10.45128.081,346,930140,808,400

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Energy Production in Bastrop County, Texas

Power Plants in Bastrop County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lost Pines 1 Power ProjectLower Colorado River Authority (50.00%)GENTEX Power Corp (50.00%)
Bastrop County TX Natural Gas 2,187,712850,411,933.84388.72
Bastrop Energy CenterThe Blackstone Group (100.00%)
Bastrop County TX Natural Gas 2,024,370853,667,270.96421.7
Bastrop County TX Natural Gas 662,018395,315,358.76597.14

Bastrop County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Bastrop County results in the release of 623,931,007.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 532nd highest amount in the nation out of 3221 counties. More importantly, the county averages 6,417.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. The county has the 734th highest power generation plants of any county in the United States, with 3 total plants. Bastrop County's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

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Bastrop County, Texas Net Metering

Out of the 8 suppliers in Bastrop County, only one of them offers net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 4 companies is 4.18%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Bastrop County is ranked as the 1429th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Bastrop County:

  • Bastrop, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 17.73%
    • Bastrop Utilities: 41.09%
    • Oncor Electric: 41.19%
  • Elgin, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.52%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.52%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 10.27%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.52%
    • Oncor Electric: 17.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.52%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.52%
  • Smithville, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 28.21%
    • Smithville Utilities: 71.79%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Bastrop County, Texas?

There are 8 electricity suppliers offering service in Bastrop County, Texas.

How many power plants are in Bastrop County, Texas?

There are 3 electricity plants in Bastrop County, Texas

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Bastrop County, Texas?

The largest electricity supplier in Bastrop County, Texas by total revenue is Bluebonnet Electric.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bastrop County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Bluebonnet Electric25,300
2Bastrop Utilities2,787
3Smithville Utilities2,248
4Reliant Energy189
5Ambit Energy60
6Texpo Energy5
7MP2 Energy2

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-30