Gonzales County, Texas Electric Profile

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Gonzales County, Texas Overview

During the course of the preceding year, Gonzales County saw a 3.61% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Gonzales County is ranked 113th out of 254 counties in Texas for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.17 megawatt hours per person each year.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Gonzales County is $120.18, compared to the national average of $123.86. Gonzales County consumers enjoy a 2.97% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

Averaging production of 0.17 megawatt hours per resident a year, Gonzales County is 155 out of 254 counties in the state in generation per capita.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation has gone down by 26.06% in the county in the last year.

With total generation of 3,392.73 megawatt hours, Gonzales County is ranked 159th highest producer of electricity out of 254 counties in the state for total production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    292,838 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,393 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,393 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    110,972,471 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,646.59 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%

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

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

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

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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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.9¢ / 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.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.9¢ / 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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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • 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%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

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

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • 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%

Gonzales, TX Electric Overview

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Gonzales' citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the Texas and nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Gonzales, Texas Electric Utility sells an estimated 4,918.05 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $123.39 per month, while the US average is $123.86.

On average, Gonzales citizens emit 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 145th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 40,932,056.5 kilograms, which is the 322nd highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Gonzales has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gonzales

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.088/kWh$125.52/mo.$100.66/mo.
1473rd11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gonzales
1561st$123.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gonzales Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gonzales, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Gonzales, Texas Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.69150.9434,379.994,361,591.25
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.971,186,546120,004,800
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

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Nixon, TX Electric Overview

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Nixon's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the Texas and nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative sells an estimated 1,132.84 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $119.56 per month, while the US average is $123.86.

On average, Nixon citizens emit 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 145th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 13,373,613.99 kilograms, which is the 647th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Nixon has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nixon

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.090/kWh$122.65/mo.$102.70/mo.
441st10.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nixon
1160th$119.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nixon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nixon, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.971,186,546120,004,800
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Waelder, TX Electric Overview

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Waelder's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.52 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the Texas and nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Waelder has the 1015th largest population in the state, with 933 residents residing within the city's borders. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $121.5. This is 1.91% less than the US average of $123.86.

On average, Waelder citizens emit 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 145th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 5,330,022.15 kilograms, which is the 1004th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Waelder has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waelder

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.092/kWh$122.47/mo.$100.97/mo.
1623rd11.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waelder
1478th$121.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waelder Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waelder, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Fayette Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.46137.93151,58721,926,000
Guadalupe Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.11124.971,186,546120,004,800
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

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Energy Production in Gonzales County, Texas

Power Plants in Gonzales County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gonzales County TX Conventional Hydroelectric 3,392.73

Gonzales County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Gonzales County citizens emit 5,646.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 140th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state and 1218th out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 110,972,470.95 kilograms, the county ranks 112th highest in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Gonzales County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Gonzales County has one power generation plant within its borders.

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Gonzales County, Texas Net Metering

Of the 9 electricity suppliers in Gonzales County, 22.22% of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in Texas have highly restricted net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 5 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 4.27%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Texas average is 0.99%, resulting in a rank of 1529th best in the nation and a state rank of 138th best out of 3221 and 254 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Gonzales County:

  • Gonzales, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 9.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 9.48%
    • Gonzales, Texas Electric Utility: 9.47%
    • Waelder, Texas Electric Utility: 9.48%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 5.22%
    • MP2 Energy: 9.48%
    • Texpo Energy: 9.48%
    • Veteran Energy: 9.48%
    • Reliant Energy: 9.48%
    • AEP Texas: 9.48%
    • YEP Energy: 9.48%
  • Harwood, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 9.65%
    • Ambit Energy: 9.65%
    • Gonzales, Texas Electric Utility: 9.65%
    • Waelder, Texas Electric Utility: 9.65%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 3.55%
    • MP2 Energy: 9.65%
    • Texpo Energy: 9.65%
    • Veteran Energy: 9.65%
    • Reliant Energy: 9.65%
    • AEP Texas: 9.65%
    • YEP Energy: 9.65%
  • Nixon, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 10.15%
    • Ambit Energy: 10.15%
    • Waelder, Texas Electric Utility: 8.65%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 10.15%
    • MP2 Energy: 10.15%
    • Texpo Energy: 10.15%
    • Veteran Energy: 10.15%
    • Reliant Energy: 10.15%
    • AEP Texas: 10.15%
    • YEP Energy: 10.15%
  • Smiley, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 10.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 10.00%
    • Waelder, Texas Electric Utility: 10.00%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 10.00%
    • MP2 Energy: 10.00%
    • Texpo Energy: 10.00%
    • Veteran Energy: 10.00%
    • Reliant Energy: 10.00%
    • AEP Texas: 10.00%
    • YEP Energy: 10.00%
  • Waelder, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 9.82%
    • Ambit Energy: 9.82%
    • Waelder, Texas Electric Utility: 9.82%
    • Fayette Electric Cooperative: 9.82%
    • Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative: 1.78%
    • MP2 Energy: 9.82%
    • Texpo Energy: 9.82%
    • Veteran Energy: 9.82%
    • Reliant Energy: 9.82%
    • AEP Texas: 9.82%
    • YEP Energy: 9.82%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Gonzales County, Texas by total revenue is Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative.

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

Gonzales County, Texas is home to 9 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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

Gonzales County, Texas has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Gonzales County, Texas?

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02