El Paso County, Texas Electric Profile

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El Paso County, Texas Overview

Over 0.97% of El Paso County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, putting El Paso County at 103rd in the state for renewable electricity production.

El Paso Electric Company is the largest supplier in El Paso County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Residents of El Paso County use enough electricity to emit 6,368.72 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, which is the 23rd highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in the state.

El Paso County's average residential electricity rate is 13.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.78% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Natural gas makes up 98.75% of the electric generation in El Paso County, giving it a rank of 25th in the state out of 254 counties for natural gas generation.

Power plants in El Paso County experienced a 3.61% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the last year, surely a step in the wrong direction.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,898,673 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,954,460 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    38,289 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,916,171 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    5,513,127,942 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,368.72 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%

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

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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

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 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%

El Paso, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of El Paso, which is 10.48% above the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 3.70% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $89.74. This is 33.56% less than the Texas average of $135.07. Approximately 0.82% of the city's total electricity production comes from solar energy.

El Paso emits 6,413.38 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 7th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 4,353,495,398.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has the 6th highest power producing plants of any city in the state, with 5 total power plants. El Paso has approximately 99.18% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Also used is Solar at 0.82% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.00% of production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Paso

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.114/kWh$139.82/mo.$49.47/mo.
1841st13.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of El Paso
22nd$89.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for El Paso Residents

Electric Companies With Service in El Paso, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED13.4488.983,085,0752,418,114324,988,000
Rio Grande Electric CooperativeBUNDLED16.38152.497,68716,000,600

Zips with electric coverage in El Paso, Texas include: 79936, 79938, 79912, 79928, 79924, 79907, 79927, 79925, 79915, 79904, 79932 and 16 other zip code(s).

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Socorro, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Socorro, which is 10.19% above the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 3.95% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 57,460.07 megawatt hours, El Paso Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Socorro average is 28.16% lower at $88.98 per month.

Socorro citizens average 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 145th highest in Texas out of 1870 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 195,982,572.25 kilograms, which is the 104th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Socorro have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Socorro

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.114/kWh$139.82/mo.$49.47/mo.
1820th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Socorro
1st$88.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Socorro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Socorro, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED13.4488.982,418,114324,988,000

Zips with electric coverage in Socorro, Texas include: 79928, 79927, 79849, 79836

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Horizon City, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Horizon City, which is 10.19% above the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 3.95% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 22,813.86 megawatt hours, El Paso Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Horizon City average is 28.16% lower at $88.98 per month.

Horizon City citizens average 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 145th highest in Texas out of 1870 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 128,474,671.12 kilograms, which is the 143rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Horizon City have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Horizon City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.114/kWh$139.82/mo.$49.47/mo.
1820th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Horizon City
1st$88.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Horizon City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Horizon City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED13.4488.982,418,114324,988,000

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Energy Production in El Paso County, Texas

Power Plants in El Paso County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
El Paso TX Natural Gas 3,056,1031,644,250,924.26538.02
El Paso County TX Natural Gas 779,175395,684,807.01507.83
Phelps Dodge RefiningPhelps Dodge Refining Corp (100.00%)
El Paso TX Natural Gas 51,916.4813,701,153.2263.91
El Paso TX Natural Gas 28,97230,308,455.661,046.1312/2030
Newman SolarNewman Solar LLC (100.00%)
El Paso TX Solar 26,014
El Paso County TX Solar 7,918
Fort Bliss (DEA EPIC)Ameresco (100.00%)
Fort Bliss CDP TX Solar 4,357
Tenet HospitalTenet Hospital Ltd (100.00%)
El Paso TX Distillate Fuel Oil 52,518.82503.76

El Paso County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

El Paso County emits 6,368.72 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 23rd highest polluting county out of 254 counties in Texas based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount of 5,513,127,941.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Natural Gas makes up 98.75% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in El Paso County. Solar (0.97%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.28%). El Paso County has 8 power plants, which is 12th most in Texas.

NATURAL GAS
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98.75%
SOLAR
Solar
0.97%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.28%

El Paso County, Texas Net Metering

El Paso County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Texas has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in El Paso County averages out to about 5.21% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 0.99%, resulting in a rank of 2251st best in the US and a state rank of 226th best out of 3221 and 254 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in El Paso County, Texas

Providers In Each City in El Paso County:

  • Anthony, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Clint, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • El Paso, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 98.80%
    • Rio Grande Electric Cooperative: 1.20%
  • Horizon City, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • San Elizario, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Socorro, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Vinton, Texas:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within El Paso County, Texas?

There are 8 active power plants located in El Paso County, Texas

What electricity companies offer service in El Paso County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1El Paso Electric Company141,423
2Rio Grande Electric Cooperative75

What electricity company is the largest provider in El Paso County, Texas?

By total revenue, El Paso Electric Company is the largest electricity company in El Paso County, Texas.

How many electric companies offer service in El Paso County, Texas?

El Paso County, Texas is home to 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02