Bexar County, Texas Electric Profile

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Bexar County produces approximately 3.41 megawatt hours of electricity from natural gas per resident living in the county. This is the 190th highest amount for a county in the country.

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Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 97.66% of the megawatt hours produced in Bexar County, ranking it 107th in the US out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.

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Bexar County generates 6,828,855.97 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 3.41 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Bexar County the 14th highest ranked county out of 254 counties in the state for electricity production from coal per capita.

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Bexar County produces 42.23% of their required electricity and must bring in the remaining 57.77% from nearby counties.

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Bexar County had a 3.55% increase in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding year.

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Bexar County’s average residential electricity rate is 10.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.72% below the US average of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    28,655,752 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,099,917 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    283,043 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,816,874 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    15,769,172,436 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,870.6 kg

San Antonio, TX Electric Overview

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On average, San Antonio's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 10.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.73% below the state's average rate of 11.91 cents and 22.72% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Solar facilities in the city produce 132,679 megawatt hours, which is 3.17% of the city's electricity production. There is 415.31% more electricity consumed in San Antonio than is produced, forcing them to purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties.

Electricity use in San Antonio results in 8,667,822,617.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2nd most of any city in the state. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,747.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 30th highest polluting city in Texas for CO2 pollution per capita. Power generating plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 94.95% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Solar and Landfill Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 3.17% and 1.73% of total electricity production, respectively. San Antonio has the 2nd most power generation plants of any city in Texas, with 11 total power plants. This is also the 92nd most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Antonio

San Antonio residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.095/kWh$186.38/mo.$79.29/mo.
89th10.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Antonio
1320th$124.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Antonio Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Antonio, Texas

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Bandera ElectricBUNDLED10.96130.32No DataIcon representing missing value.462,28850,674,200
CPS EnergyBUNDLED10.85118.443,991,19710,278,9001,115,071,505
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.97No DataIcon representing missing value.1,186,546120,004,800
Karnes ElectricBUNDLED9.72122.81No DataIcon representing missing value.254,54924,749,000
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.85No DataIcon representing missing value.4,856,111501,480,300

Zips with electric coverage in San Antonio, Texas include: 78245, 78228, 78251, 78250, 78249, 78240, 78254, 78223, 78207, 78247, 78227 and 55 other zip code(s).

Converse, TX Electric Overview

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Converse's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.73% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 22.72% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. There is a deficiency of 376,956.26 megawatt hours in the city because of residents consuming 4591.99% more electricity than the city's electricity facilities produce. This results in the city having to import supplemental electricity. The city's use of renewable fuel types for electricity production is 0.3 megawatt hours per resident. This results in a ranking of 35th out of 1749 cities in the state.

Around 5,559.9 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 1652nd highest polluter in Texas out of 1749 cities. With total emissions of 149,728,141.49 kilograms, the city ranks 115th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power producing plant in the city. This is the 31st most power plants within a city and the 67th highest number of power plants per capita, out of 1749 cities, in the state. Converse's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Converse

Converse residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.095/kWh$186.38/mo.$79.29/mo.
73rd10.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Converse
1324th$124.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Converse Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Converse, Texas

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Bandera ElectricBUNDLED10.96130.32No DataIcon representing missing value.462,28850,674,200
CPS EnergyBUNDLED10.85118.44No DataIcon representing missing value.10,278,9001,115,071,505
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.97No DataIcon representing missing value.1,186,546120,004,800
Karnes ElectricBUNDLED9.72122.81No DataIcon representing missing value.254,54924,749,000
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.85No DataIcon representing missing value.4,856,111501,480,300

Zips with electric coverage in Converse, Texas include: 78233, 78109, 78244, 78239, 78148

Timberwood Park CDP, TX Electric Overview

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Timberwood Park CDP's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 10.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.73% less than the average state price of 11.91 cents. The city has an average of 0.91 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages last on average of 107.16 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. CPS Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Approximately 141,899,508.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Timberwood Park CDP from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Timberwood Park CDP is the 36th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to no electricity producing plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Timberwood Park CDP

Timberwood Park CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.095/kWh$186.38/mo.$79.29/mo.
87th10.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Timberwood Park CDP
1318th$124.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Timberwood Park CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Timberwood Park CDP, Texas

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Bandera ElectricBUNDLED10.96130.32No DataIcon representing missing value.462,28850,674,200
CPS EnergyBUNDLED10.85118.44No DataIcon representing missing value.10,278,9001,115,071,505
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.97No DataIcon representing missing value.1,186,546120,004,800
Karnes ElectricBUNDLED9.72122.81No DataIcon representing missing value.254,54924,749,000
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.85No DataIcon representing missing value.4,856,111501,480,300

Energy Production in Bexar County, Texas

Power Plants in Bexar County, Texas

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Bexar County TX Coal 6,928,3456,825,610,577.21985.17No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Arthur Von RosenbergCPS Energy (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 2,985,4361,123,863,329.4376.45No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bexar County TX Natural Gas 914,438579,554,641.68633.78Yes12/2028
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 875,016525,931,264.66601.05No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
San Antonio TX Natural Gas 121,22469,282,882.76571.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
OCI Alamo Solar I HybridOCI Solar Power (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Solar 89,524No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Covel Gardens Gas RecoveryEDL Inc (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Landfill Gas 58,62135,829,887.7611.21No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tessman RoadEDL Inc (100.00%)
Bexar County TX Landfill Gas 33,69124,975,531.71741.31No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Blue Wing Solar Energy GenerationDuke Energy (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Solar 20,442No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bexar County TX Solar 16,554No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bexar County TX Solar 16,453No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Nelson Gardens Landfill Gas to EnergyNelson Gardens Energy, LLC (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Landfill Gas 13,8808,097,718.12583.41No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
San Antonio TX Solar 10,790No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Commerce SolarCPS Energy (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Solar 9,521No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
OCI Alamo 2, LLCOCI Solar Power (100.00%)
Converse TX Solar 8,209No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CPS 1 Community SolarCPS Energy (100.00%)
Bexar County TX Solar 2,956No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
IKEA Live Oak Rooftop PV SystemIKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
San Antonio TX Solar 2,152No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
San Antonio TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -909No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bexar County TX Coal -6,426No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.12/2024

Bexar County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 15,769,172,436.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Bexar County due to electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 16th worst in the state for emissions per resident with an average of 7,870.6 kilograms of emissions per capita. About 56.44% of electricity in Bexar County comes from production using Coal. Totaling Coal with Natural Gas (41.17%) and Solar (1.46%), these three fuel types make up 11,987,633.8 megawatt hours (or 99.07%) of the county's electricity production. Bexar County has the 2nd most electricity plants of any county in Texas, with 19 total power plants. This translates to the 148th most plants per person in Texas.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
56.44%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
41.17%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
1.46%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
0.88%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%
OTHER
Other
-0.01%

Bexar County, Texas Net Metering

Out of the 5 companies in Bexar County, 5 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. Consumers in Texas have heavily restricted net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Bexar County has 5 electricity providers who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these 5 providers is 5.01%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bexar County a rank of 2063rd best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Bexar County:

  • Alamo Heights, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Balcones Heights, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Castle Hills, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • China Grove, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Converse, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Elmendorf, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 0.46%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 19.26%
    • MP2 Energy: 0.46%
    • Karnes Electric: 19.72%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 19.72%
    • CPS Energy: 19.72%
    • Floresville Electric Light and Power System: 0.46%
    • Bandera Electric: 19.26%
    • Ambit Energy: 0.46%
    • Penstar Power: 0.46%
  • Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 21.85%
    • Karnes Electric: 10.31%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 14.93%
    • CPS Energy: 21.85%
    • Boerne Utilities: 6.92%
    • Central Texas Electric Cooperative: 6.92%
    • Bandera Electric: 17.22%
  • Grey Forest, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Helotes, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Hill Country Village, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Hollywood Park, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Kirby, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Leon Valley, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Live Oak, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Olmos Park, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • San Antonio, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 19.99%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.01%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 19.99%
    • CPS Energy: 20.01%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.01%
  • Sandy Oaks, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Selma, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 5.47%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 17.39%
    • MP2 Energy: 5.47%
    • Karnes Electric: 10.25%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 17.39%
    • CPS Energy: 17.39%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 5.47%
    • Bandera Electric: 10.25%
    • Ambit Energy: 5.47%
    • Penstar Power: 5.47%
  • Shavano Park, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • St. Hedwig, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Terrell Hills, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Universal City, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.04%
    • Karnes Electric: 19.95%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.04%
    • CPS Energy: 20.04%
    • Bandera Electric: 19.95%
  • Von Ormy, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%
  • Windcrest, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Karnes Electric: 20.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • CPS Energy: 20.00%
    • Bandera Electric: 20.00%

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

FAQ

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

Bexar County, Texas has 5 electricity providers offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Bexar County, Texas?

Bexar County, Texas has 19 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, CPS Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Bexar County, Texas.

What electricity companies offer service in Bexar County, Texas?

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1CPS Energy149,244
2Pedernales Electric Cooperative19,346
3Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative10,016
4Bandera Electric6,435
5Karnes Electric2,090

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16