Briscoe County, Texas Electric Profile

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In Briscoe County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has dropped by 13.71% within the past 12 months.

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Briscoe County is 218th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 981,230 megawatt hours generated from sustainable sources.

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The largest supplier in Briscoe County by megawatt hours sold is Southwestern Public Service Company.

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Briscoe County has a population of 1,546 citizens.

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The monthly residential electricity bill average in Briscoe County is $99.29, compared to the US average of $120.24. Briscoe County citizens enjoy a 17.43% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

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Briscoe County consumes 2.25% of the electricity that their generation plants produce, this means they will export or store the remaining amount.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    22,112 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    981,230 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    981,230 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    634.69 MWh

Silverton, TX Electric Overview

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Silverton has an average residential electricity rate of 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.62% below the average Texas price of 11.91 cents and 11.99% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $99.29. This is 17.43% below the US average bill of $120.24. Silverton has 660 citizens, which is the 1151st highest population for a city in the state.

Silverton has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 786th highest polluter in the state out of 1749 cities. Total emissions in the city are 3,749,446.53 kilograms, which is the 1133rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Silverton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.089/kWh$158.11/mo.$60.87/mo.
1351st11.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Silverton
33rd$99.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Silverton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Silverton, Texas

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Lighthouse ElectricBUNDLED13.9480.66No DataIcon representing missing value.26,3733,677,000
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED10.99107.14No DataIcon representing missing value.2,527,630277,701,959
Swisher Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.8478.2No DataIcon representing missing value.28,756.53,118,148.29

Quitaque, TX Electric Overview

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Quitaque's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.62% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 11.99% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $99.29 per month, while the Texas average is $134.11. Patrons in the city pay a 25.96% discount compared to the rest of the state. With a population of 442 residents, the city is the 1285th largest city in Texas.

Electricity use in Quitaque results in the release of 2,510,992.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 1269th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 36th highest polluting city in Texas for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Quitaque

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.089/kWh$158.11/mo.$60.87/mo.
1351st11.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Quitaque
34th$99.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Quitaque Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Quitaque, Texas

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Lighthouse ElectricBUNDLED13.9480.66No DataIcon representing missing value.26,3733,677,000
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED10.99107.14No DataIcon representing missing value.2,527,630277,701,959
Swisher Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.8478.2No DataIcon representing missing value.28,756.53,118,148.29

Energy Production in Briscoe County, Texas

Power Plants in Briscoe County, Texas

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Briscoe County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Briscoe County emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 198th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state and 2960th out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 2960th highest for total pollution in the United States. Wind is the fuel of choice in Briscoe County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Briscoe County is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 1044th most plants within a county and the 29th highest rate of plants per resident out of the nation's 3220 counties.

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Briscoe County, Texas Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Briscoe County providing electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Briscoe County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.43% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Briscoe County a rank of 85th best in Texas out of 254.

FAQ

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

Briscoe County, Texas is home to 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

There are 2 active power plants in Briscoe County, Texas

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Southwestern Public Service Company is the largest electricity supplier in Briscoe County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Briscoe County, Texas?

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1Southwestern Public Service Company5,573
2Swisher Electric Cooperative1,299
3Lighthouse Electric773

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