Galveston County, Texas Electric Profile

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Residents of Galveston County are paying, on average, 14.28% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The monthly residential electricity bill average in Galveston County is $116.34, compared to the Texas average of $134.11. Galveston County customers enjoy a 13.25% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow statesmen.

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Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Galveston County, ranking it 218th in the US out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.

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Galveston County produces 29.49% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the leftover amount.

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Galveston County is the 731st highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the US, with a population of 342,139 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 6,336,305.

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Galveston County is the 208th largest county by population in the United States, with 342,139 residents living within its borders.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,893,430 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,336,305 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,336,305 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,421,429,706 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,154.54 kg

League City, TX Electric Overview

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League City's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.07% below Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 14.16% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city deals with an average of 0.94 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages last for an average of 87.04 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Entergy Texas has 1,087 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

The use of electricity in League City accounts for 586,902,002.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 38th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement League City is the 786th highest polluting city in Texas. The city is home to one power plant, which is the 31st most plants within a city in Texas and the 87th highest amount of power plants per citizen out of the state's 1749 cities.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in League City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.094/kWh$180.12/mo.$90.08/mo.
1019th11.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of League City
704th$116.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for League City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in League City, Texas

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Entergy TexasBUNDLED10.86135.63No DataIcon representing missing value.6,264,829680,430,660
San Bernard Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.26158.75No DataIcon representing missing value.418,72755,537,700

Zips with electric coverage in League City, Texas include: 77573, 77546, 77511, 77539, 77598, 77565, 77517

Galveston, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour for Galveston, which is 3.21% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents. This means the city is 976th out of 1749 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With 1,011 residential customers, Entergy Texas is the largest vendor in the city. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $134.11, while the Galveston average is 13.25% lower at $116.34 per month. This is the 674th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Galveston has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 285,418,095.94 kilograms, which is 71st highest in the state out of 1749 cities. The city averages 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 36th highest city in Texas in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Galveston

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.094/kWh$180.12/mo.$90.08/mo.
976th11.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Galveston
674th$116.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Galveston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Galveston, Texas

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Entergy TexasBUNDLED10.86135.63No DataIcon representing missing value.6,264,829680,430,660

Zips with electric coverage in Galveston, Texas include: 77551, 77550, 77554

Texas City, TX Electric Overview

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Texas City's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.21% below Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 14.29% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. There is 784.85% more electricity generated than used in Texas City, which results in the ability to export the excess. Non-renewable fuel types are used to produce 6,146,672 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of their total production.

Texas City's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 98.53% of electricity production using this fuel type. Purchased Steam and Other Gas are also primary fuel sources in the city, with 0.89% and 0.58% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. The city’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 192,770,926.87 kilograms, which is 99th highest in the state out of 1749 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,969.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the city as the 1672nd highest polluting city in the state. There are 6 electricity plants in Texas City, which is the 4th highest number of plants in a city in Texas and the 1639th highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Texas City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.094/kWh$180.12/mo.$90.08/mo.
978th11.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Texas City
663rd$116.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Texas City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Texas City, Texas

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Entergy TexasBUNDLED10.86135.63No DataIcon representing missing value.6,264,829680,430,660

Zips with electric coverage in Texas City, Texas include: 77573, 77539, 77590, 77568, 77591, 77510, 77518, 77554

Energy Production in Galveston County, Texas

Power Plants in Galveston County, Texas

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Green Power 2Marathon Petroleum Company LP (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 4,120,9291,076,299,125.02261.18No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Texas City Power PlantCalpine (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 1,563,470489,773,991.14313.26No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Power Station 4Marathon Petroleum Company LP (100.00%)
Texas City TX Natural Gas 350,047108,452,676.78309.82No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BacliffPHR Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Bacliff CDP TX Natural Gas 189,654134,816,758.16710.86No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Topaz Generating
Texas City TX Natural Gas 57,46631,209,573.64543.1No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Texas City Plant Union CarbideDow Inc (100.00%)
Texas City TX Purchased Steam 54,764No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
HeightsBroad Reach Power (100.00%)
Texas City TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Magnolia TXBroad Reach Power (100.00%)
League City TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -21No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Galveston County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Galveston County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Natural Gas. The county produces 98.57% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Other fuel sources used include Purchased Steam at 0.86% and Other Gas at 0.56% of generation. For every citizen in the county there are 4,154.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 1,421,429,705.99 kilograms, the county ranks 21st highest in Texas and 242nd in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county’s pollution levels. There are 8 electricity generation plants in Galveston County, which is the 10th most plants in a county in Texas and equates to the 129th highest rate of plants per resident in the state.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.57%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
0.86%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.56%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.00%

Galveston County, Texas Net Metering

Galveston County is home to one electricity provider. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in having their own solar panels, the sole company in the county has net metering practices in place. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Texas has heavily restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

In Galveston County one company reports energy loss, Entergy Texas. They average an annual energy loss of 4.70%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Texas average is 0.99%, resulting in a rank of 1810th best in the country and a state rank of 122nd best out of 3220 and 254 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Galveston County, Texas

Providers In Each City in Galveston County:

  • Bayou Vista, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Clear Lake Shores, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.47%
    • San Bernard Electric Cooperative: 0.20%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Dickinson, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Friendswood, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 13.12%
    • San Bernard Electric Cooperative: 3.55%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Galveston, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Hitchcock, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.66%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Jamaica Beach, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Kemah, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • La Marque, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • League City, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.02%
    • San Bernard Electric Cooperative: 0.65%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Santa Fe, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Texas City, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Tiki Island, Texas:
    • Texas New Mexico Power: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Entergy Texas: 16.67%
    • CenterPoint Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Galveston County, Texas?

Galveston County, Texas has 8 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Galveston County, Texas?

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1Entergy Texas8,369

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

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

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