Dallas County, Texas Electric Profile

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Dallas County, Texas Overview

Dallas County has the 5th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in the country, emitting 14,935,277,490.36 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Dallas County citizens experience outages that are on average 162.98 minutes per interruption, with approximately 1.46 outages a year.

During the last year, there has been a 24.42% reduction in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Dallas County.

Dallas County is home to 2,613,539 citizens and its power generation facilities produce 26,653 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 0.01 megawatt hours per capita.

Residents of Dallas County are paying, on average, 22.17% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Dallas County is ranked as the 1553rd highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties for electricity production, producing 26,653 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    38,942,890 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    26,653 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    26,588 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    65 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    14,935,277,490 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,714.58 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

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • 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%

Dallas, TX Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Dallas are billed a residential electricity price of 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.71% less than the average state price of 12.20 cents and 22.16% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. The city ranks 23rd out of 1870 cities in the state for renewable electricity generation per capita, with 0.02 megawatt hours being produced per citizen. The city has a shortage of 19,409,237.3 megawatt hours due to customers using 72999.99% more electricity than the city's power plants produce.

Electricity use in Dallas results in the release of 7,456,304,185.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd highest amount in Texas out of 1870 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 34th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The top fuel source consumed in Dallas is Landfill Gas. The city generates 100.00% of the total production in the city from this fuel source. Dallas has the 11th highest electricity plants of any city in the state, with 2 total power plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dallas

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$126.47/mo.$102.51/mo.
389th10.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dallas
528th$117.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dallas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dallas, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Farmers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.57148.25957,055110,741,000
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 Dallas, Texas include: 75052, 75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75043, 75150, 75227, 75098, 75149, 75007 and 74 other zip code(s).

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Irving, TX Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Irving are billed a residential electricity price of 10.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.22% less than the average state price of 12.20 cents and 22.61% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Non-renewable fuel types are regularly used in electricity production in the city, resulting in approximately 0 megawatt hours being generated from these fuel sources per resident each year. Reliant Energy has an estimated 515 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

Electricity use in Irving results in the release of 1,466,385,518.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 11th highest amount in Texas out of 1870 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 53rd highest in the state for emissions per capita. The top fuel source consumed in Irving is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city generates 100.00% of the total production in the city from this fuel source. Irving has the 30th highest number of electricity plants of any city in Texas, with one total power plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Irving

Irving residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.097/kWh$127.19/mo.$103.13/mo.
292nd10.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Irving
554th$118.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Irving Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Irving, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Texpo EnergyBUNDLED5.8388.93683,55039,823,000

Zips with electric coverage in Irving, Texas include: 75061, 75060, 75062, 75050, 75220, 75063, 75234, 75229, 75038, 75039, 75247

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Garland, TX Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Garland are billed a residential electricity price of 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.52% less than the average state price of 12.20 cents and 22.00% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $117.09. This is 13.31% below the Texas average bill of $135.07. The city has an average of 1.49 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 164.47 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Electricity use in Garland results in the release of 1,405,446,291.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 13th highest amount in Texas out of 1870 cities. Averaging 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 55th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Garland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.098/kWh$123.35/mo.$102.32/mo.
406th10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Garland
457th$117.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Garland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Garland, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Farmers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.57148.25957,055110,741,000
Garland Power & LightBUNDLED10.22120.2926,41294,723,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

Zips with electric coverage in Garland, Texas include: 75228, 75243, 75043, 75150, 75040, 75098, 75044, 75081, 75042, 75089, 75238 and 4 other zip code(s).

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Energy Production in Dallas County, Texas

Power Plants in Dallas County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ameresco Dallas LLCAmeresco (100.00%)
Dallas TX Landfill Gas 26,58814,869,890.25559.27
WAL896Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Grand Prairie TX Natural Gas 3432,048.24942.6
WAL3285Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Cedar Hill TX Natural Gas 1712,734.4749.08
State Farm Insur Support Center CentralState Farm Mutual Auto Ins Co (100.00%)
Irving TX Distillate Fuel Oil 1211,334.7944.56
WAL3432Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
DeSoto TX Natural Gas 21,273.44636.72

Dallas County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dallas County has roughly 99.76% of its electricity generated by Landfill Gas. Other fuel sources used include Natural Gas at 0.20% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.05% of production. Releasing 14,935,277,490.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 5th worst in the country for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 1110th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 5,714.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. There are 5 power producing plants in Dallas County, which is the 362nd most plants in a county in the United States.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
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Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
99.76%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.20%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Dallas County, Texas Net Metering

Dallas County has 4 out of 10 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Texas has restricted regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 7 providers in Dallas County that report energy loss, including Garland Power & Light, Reliant Energy, and Wise Electric Cooperative. Together, these 7 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.96% of electricity produced. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Dallas County a rank of 76th best in the state out of 254 counties.

Providers In Each City in Dallas County:

  • Addison, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.67%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 5.99%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.67%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.67%
  • Balch Springs, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Cedar Hill, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.79%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.79%
    • HILCO Electric: 3.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.79%
    • Oncor Electric: 13.79%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.79%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 13.79%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.79%
  • Cockrell Hill, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Coppell, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.18%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.18%
    • Denton Electric: 0.34%
    • Coserv Electric: 0.65%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.18%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.18%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 1.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.18%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 6.79%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.18%
  • Dallas, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.78%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.78%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 2.03%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.78%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.78%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.78%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 9.30%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.78%
  • DeSoto, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Duncanville, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Farmers Branch, 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%
  • Garland, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.96%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.96%
    • Garland Power & Light: 11.93%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 4.38%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.96%
    • Oncor Electric: 11.96%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.96%
    • Texas Municipal Power Agency: 11.93%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.96%
  • Glenn Heights, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.15%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.15%
    • HILCO Electric: 7.95%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.15%
    • Oncor Electric: 13.15%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.15%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 13.15%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.15%
  • Grand Prairie, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.18%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.18%
    • HILCO Electric: 0.74%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.18%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.18%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.18%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 14.18%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.18%
  • Highland Park, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.36%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.36%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.36%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.36%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.36%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 13.84%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.36%
  • Hutchins, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.48%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.48%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.48%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.48%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 13.13%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.48%
  • Irving, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.51%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.51%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.51%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.51%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.51%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 12.96%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.51%
  • Lancaster, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.95%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.95%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.95%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.95%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.95%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 10.31%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.95%
  • Mesquite, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.55%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.55%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 1.76%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.55%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.55%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.55%
    • Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative: 2.86%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 8.06%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.55%
  • Richardson, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.42%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.42%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 13.47%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.42%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.42%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.42%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.42%
  • Rowlett, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.30%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.30%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 14.21%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.30%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.30%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.30%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.30%
  • Sachse, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Seagoville, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.50%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.50%
    • Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative: 5.08%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 1.90%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.50%
  • Sunnyvale, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.82%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.82%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative: 7.01%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.82%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.82%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.82%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 4.05%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.82%
  • University Park, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 15.16%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.16%
    • MP2 Energy: 15.16%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.16%
    • Texpo Energy: 15.16%
    • Wise Electric Cooperative: 9.05%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.16%
  • Wilmer, 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%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Dallas County, Texas?

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

The largest electricity provider in Dallas County, Texas by total customer count is Garland Power & Light.

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

There are 10 electricity companies offering service in Dallas County, Texas.

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

There are 5 electricity plants in Dallas County, Texas

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-30