Galveston County, Texas Electric Profile

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Galveston County, Texas Overview

Within the last year, Galveston County had a 6.05% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Galveston County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 19.25 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Galveston County as the 39th highest county in Texas out of 254 counties for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

The largest electricity company in Galveston County by total customers is Entergy Texas.

At $117.08, the average Galveston County monthly residential electric bill is 13.32% lower than the Texas average.

Galveston County produces 29.18% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the excess.

Galveston County is home to 350,682 people and its power plants generate 6,750,092 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 19.25 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,225,317 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,750,092 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,750,092 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    19.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,514,048,969 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,317.44 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.
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • 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

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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
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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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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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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

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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
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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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

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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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
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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
  • 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

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%

League City, TX Electric Overview

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On average, League City's residents spend 11.03 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 9.59% less than the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 21.19% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 10,951.58 megawatt hours per year, Reliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $115.78 per month, while the Texas average is $135.07. Consumers in League City have a 14.29% reduction compared to the rest of the state.

Emitting 653,739,604.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, League City ranks 35th worst out of 1870 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 36th worst in Texas in pollution per capita, averaging 5,714.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 11th most power plants within a city in Texas out of the state's 1870 cities. League City has about 100.00% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in League City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.092/kWh$121.64/mo.$96.30/mo.
700th11.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of League City
349th$115.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for League City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in League City, 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 League City, Texas include: 77573, 77546, 77511, 77539, 77598, 77565, 77517

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Galveston, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Galveston's residents spend 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 9.27% less than the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 20.91% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Reliant Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Galveston deal with 0.86 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 78.4 minutes.

Emitting 306,747,630.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Galveston ranks 69th worst out of 1870 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Galveston has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Galveston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.59/mo.$97.59/mo.
792nd11.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Galveston
559th$118.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Galveston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Galveston, 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 Galveston, Texas include: 77551, 77550, 77554

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Texas City, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Texas City's residents spend 11.01 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 9.75% less than the average Texas price of 12.20 cents and 21.33% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 552 residential customers, Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city. The city has a surplus of 5,883,036.79 megawatt hours due to the fact that citizens are using 760.77% less electricity than the city produces. This results in the city having to export or store the additional megawatt hours.

Electricity use in Texas City results in the release of 219,299,997.26 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is the 91st highest in the state out of 1870 cities. Averaging 4,225.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 1845th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity use. Electricity plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 6,542,303.48 megawatt hours (or 98.29%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Also used is Purchased Steam at 0.91% and Other Gas at 0.80%. Texas City is home to 5 power generation plants, which is the 6th most for a city in Texas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Texas City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.094/kWh$121.67/mo.$95.64/mo.
655th11.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Texas City
278th$114.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Texas City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Texas City, 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 Texas City, Texas include: 77573, 77539, 77590, 77568, 77510, 77591, 77518, 77554

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Energy Production in Galveston County, Texas

Power Plants in Galveston County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Green Power 2Marathon Petroleum Company LP (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 4,277,1701,113,317,919.7260.29
Texas City Power PlantCalpine (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 1,802,198562,107,611.66311.9
Power Station 4Marathon Petroleum Company LP (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 298,47293,031,318.38311.69
Topaz GeneratingTopaz II, LLC (30.00%)Topaz Generating, LLC (70.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 217,990119,205,498.02546.84
BacliffPHR Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Galveston County TX Natural Gas 92,52667,264,162726.98
Texas City Plant Union CarbideDow Inc (100.00%)
Texas City TX Purchased Steam 60,510
HEB00028Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
League City TX Natural Gas 395287,638.26728.2
WAL529Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
La Marque TX Natural Gas 287225,982.54787.4
WAL3298Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Kemah TX Natural Gas 277206,562.58745.71
WAL5388Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
League City TX Natural Gas 267209,640.06785.17

Galveston County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Galveston County results in the release of 1,514,048,969.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 226th highest amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 19th highest in Texas out of 254 counties. Averaging 4,317.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 1941st worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 98.31% of electricity in Galveston County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Also used is Purchased Steam at 0.90% and Other Gas at 0.79%. Galveston County has 10 electricity generation plants, which is 185th most in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.31%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
0.90%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.79%

Galveston County, Texas Net Metering

Approximately 14.29% of the electricity suppliers in Galveston County offer net metering to their customers. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Texas has highly restricted regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Galveston County is 4.13%. This includes data from 4 providers, including Entergy Texas, Reliant Energy, and Texpo Energy. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 0.99%, resulting in a rank of 1362nd best in the US and a state rank of 107th best out of 3221 and 254 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Galveston County:

  • Bayou Vista, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Clear Lake Shores, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.77%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.77%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 8.69%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.77%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.77%
    • Veteran Energy: 8.69%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.77%
    • YEP Energy: 13.77%
  • Dickinson, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.94%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.94%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 2.76%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.94%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 10.85%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.94%
    • Veteran Energy: 2.76%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.94%
    • YEP Energy: 13.94%
  • Friendswood, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.17%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 5.35%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.17%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 10.31%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.17%
    • Veteran Energy: 5.35%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.17%
    • YEP Energy: 13.17%
  • Galveston, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.77%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.77%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 11.68%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.77%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.77%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.68%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.77%
    • YEP Energy: 12.77%
  • Hitchcock, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.83%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.83%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 11.39%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.83%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 0.23%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.83%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.39%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.83%
    • YEP Energy: 12.83%
  • Jamaica Beach, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.49%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.49%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 12.54%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.49%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.49%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.54%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.49%
    • YEP Energy: 12.49%
  • Kemah, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.74%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.74%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 8.77%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.74%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.74%
    • Veteran Energy: 8.77%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.74%
    • YEP Energy: 13.74%
  • La Marque, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.77%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.77%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 2.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.77%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 12.78%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.77%
    • Veteran Energy: 2.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.77%
    • YEP Energy: 13.77%
  • League City, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.46%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.46%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 4.23%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.46%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 10.79%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.46%
    • Veteran Energy: 4.23%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.46%
    • YEP Energy: 13.46%
  • Santa Fe, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.66%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.66%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 12.02%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.66%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.66%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.02%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.66%
    • YEP Energy: 12.66%
  • Texas City, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 13.53%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.53%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 0.70%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.53%
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 17.43%
    • Texpo Energy: 13.53%
    • Veteran Energy: 0.70%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.53%
    • YEP Energy: 13.53%
  • Tiki Island, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.81%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.81%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 11.56%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.81%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.81%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.56%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.81%
    • YEP Energy: 12.81%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Galveston County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Entergy Texas is the largest electricity supplier in Galveston County, Texas.

How many power plants are in Galveston County, Texas?

Galveston County, Texas is home to 10 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers offering service in Galveston County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Galveston County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Texas5,741
2Reliant Energy3,078
3Ambit Energy970
4Texpo Energy89
5MP2 Energy34
6Veteran Energy17
7Penstar Power7

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02