Bell County, Texas Electric Profile

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Bell County, Texas Overview

Bell County is the 1349th highest polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per person. The county emits 5,755.57 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Bell County emitted 2,133,284,375.02 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks it as the 154th worst polluting county in the US.

Bell County consumes only 96.87% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 3.13%.

Bell County ranks 22nd in Texas out of 254 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable sources, with 5,701,081 of the county's 5,701,081 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Bell County benefit from an average rate that is 22.15% less at 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour.

Bell County's 4.93% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electric generation during the course of the past 12 months is an unfortunate circumstance.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,522,805 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,701,081 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,701,081 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,133,284,375 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,755.57 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 19449 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%

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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.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Killeen, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Killeen is around 10.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.25% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents and 21.76% lower than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Consumers in Killeen experience 2.13 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 241.8 minutes. With an estimated 413 residential customers, Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city.

Killeen is the 19th worst ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 888,011,499.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 61st worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Killeen

Killeen residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.098/kWh$122.32/mo.$97.65/mo.
471st10.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Killeen
316th$115.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Killeen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Killeen, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Bartlett ElectricBUNDLED10.91162.93161,87617,665,400
Hamilton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.60106.72216,70922,977,200
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

Zips with electric coverage in Killeen, Texas include: 76549, 76542, 76543, 76548, 76544, 76541, 76571

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Temple, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Temple is around 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.52% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents and 22.00% lower than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Citizens of Temple use 78.55% less electricity than is produced within the city limits. Reliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Temple is the 51st worst ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 472,376,812.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total results in 5,755.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the city 1847th highest in Texas for pollution per capita. Around 100.00% of Temple's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Temple has the 9th highest number of power generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Temple

Temple 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$0.095/kWh$123.04/mo.$97.36/mo.
404th10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Temple
335th$115.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Temple Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Temple, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Heart of Texas Electric CoopBUNDLED9.00142.21322,91229,052,100
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

Zips with electric coverage in Temple, Texas include: 76502, 76513, 76504, 76501, 76557, 76579, 76508

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Harker Heights, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Harker Heights is around 10.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.89% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents and 21.45% lower than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Consumers in Harker Heights experience 2.13 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 241.8 minutes. With an estimated 117 residential customers, Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city.

Harker Heights is the 105th worst ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 191,975,679.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 61st worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harker Heights

Harker Heights residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.096/kWh$124.66/mo.$97.81/mo.
555th10.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harker Heights
480th$117.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harker Heights Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harker Heights, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Bartlett ElectricBUNDLED10.91162.93161,87617,665,400
Hamilton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.60106.72216,70922,977,200
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

Zips with electric coverage in Harker Heights, Texas include: 76542, 76513, 76543, 76548, 76559

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Energy Production in Bell County, Texas

Power Plants in Bell County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Panda Temple Power StationPanda Power Funds (45.25%)Temple Generation I, LLC (54.75%)
Temple TX Natural Gas 5,701,0812,202,146,898.42386.27

Bell County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bell County's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 2,133,284,375.02 kilograms, which is the 154th highest of any county in the nation. Averaging 5,755.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 1349th worst for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The county has one electricity generation plant. Bell County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

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Bell County, Texas Net Metering

Bell County has 4 out of 9 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Texas has heavily restricted state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Bell County has 7 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 7 suppliers is 4.66%. With a national average energy loss of 2.76%, Bell County is ranked as the 1880th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Bell County:

  • Belton, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Harker Heights, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.48%
    • Bartlett Electric: 5.82%
    • Hamilton County Electric Cooperative: 1.27%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.48%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.48%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.48%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.48%
  • Holland, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.63%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.63%
    • Bartlett Electric: 0.25%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.63%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.63%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.63%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.63%
  • Killeen, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.22%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.22%
    • Bartlett Electric: 3.36%
    • Hamilton County Electric Cooperative: 11.31%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.22%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.22%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.22%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.22%
  • Little River-Academy, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Morgan's Point Resort, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.24%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.24%
    • Heart of Texas Electric Coop: 8.58%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.24%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.24%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.24%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.24%
  • Nolanville, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Rogers, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.87%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.87%
    • Bartlett Electric: 4.79%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.87%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.87%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.87%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.87%
  • Salado, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.48%
    • Bartlett Electric: 1.12%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.48%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.48%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.48%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.48%
  • Temple, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.04%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.04%
    • Heart of Texas Electric Coop: 3.77%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.04%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.04%
    • Texpo Energy: 16.04%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.04%
  • Troy, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Heart of Texas Electric Coop: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Bell County, Texas?

By total revenue, Reliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Bell County, Texas.

What electricity companies offer service in Bell County, Texas?

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

Bell County, Texas is home to 9 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are located in Bell County, Texas?

Bell County, Texas is home to one power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-25