Hays County, TX: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Hays County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hays County, Texas Electricity Overview

Hays County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 19.19 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 37th highest county in Texas for non-renewable production per capita.

The county is the 231st largest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3230 counties, producing 5,165,421 megawatt hours.

Hays County's 32.77% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel types for electric generation over the course of the previous 12 months is surely a step in the wrong direction.

Hays County has emissions of 6,520.7 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 5,638.83.

Hays County is home to 269,225 residents and its power generation facilities produce 5,165,421 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 19.19 megawatt hours per capita.

With a population of 269,225 citizens, Hays County is the 19th largest county by population in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,374,836 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.25 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,165,421 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,165,421 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    19.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,755,534,681 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,520.7 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in San Marcos

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San Marcos Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

13.9¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 5.86% higher than April last year
  • 7.48% lower than the Texas average
  • 17.8% lower than the US average
  • 290th in the state out of 1,867 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 29 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since April last year
  • 8,936th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,113 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 325 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.37¢ per kWh

  • 0.48% higher than last month
  • 2.3% higher than April last year
  • 6.96% lower than the Texas average
  • 17.05% lower than the US average
  • 244th in the state out of 1,867 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 68 since April last year
  • 9,073rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 126 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 210 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$107.17 per month

  • 2.96% higher than last month
  • 5.92% higher than April last year
  • 8.78% lower than the Texas average
  • 4.95% lower than the US average
  • 317th in the state out of 1,867 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 14,252nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,607 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 945 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$149.46 per month

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 1.64% higher than April last year
  • 7.59% lower than the Texas average
  • 9.84% higher than the US average
  • 311th in the state out of 1,867 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 28 since April last year
  • 22,102nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 316 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,101 since April last year

San Marcos, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, San Marcos' residential electricity rate is 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 6.96% below the state's average rate of 14.37 cents. Facilities in the city generate, on average, 73.47 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuel types. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is San Marcos Utilities.

Emitting 458,457,172.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, San Marcos ranks 53rd worst out of 1871 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 6,520.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 5th worst in Texas for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant in the city. For electricity production purposes, San Marcos' main fuel source is Natural Gas, accounting for 5,165,421 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Marcos

San Marcos residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.097/kWh$232.28/mo.$77.55/mo.
244th13.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Marcos
311th$149.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Marcos Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Marcos, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.83178.422,658,271.6394,136,876.25
APG&EBUNDLED8.07122.64378,255.8830,512,047.65
Accent EnergyBUNDLED15.65194.6271,749.8311,231,173.68
Alliance PowerBUNDLED10.27137.0283,323.768,553,750.24
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED16.111664,643,169.07747,827,137.38

Zips with electric coverage in San Marcos, Texas include: 78666, 78640, 78655, 78656

Kyle, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, Kyle's residential electricity rate is 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 17.40% below the state's average rate of 14.37 cents. With an estimated 1,609 residential customers, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Emitting 254,576,136.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Kyle ranks 80th worst out of 1871 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 5,638.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 507th worst in Texas for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service Kyle must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kyle

Kyle residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.098/kWh$226.07/mo.$87.65/mo.
112th11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kyle
290th$145.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kyle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kyle, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81145.425,487,629.71647,972,852.6

Zips with electric coverage in Kyle, Texas include: 78666, 78640, 78610

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Buda, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, Buda's residential electricity rate is 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 17.40% below the state's average rate of 14.37 cents. With an estimated 479 residential customers, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Emitting 80,905,894.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Buda ranks 206th worst out of 1871 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 5,638.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 507th worst in Texas for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service Buda must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buda

Buda residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.098/kWh$226.07/mo.$87.65/mo.
112th11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buda
290th$145.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buda Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Buda, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81145.425,487,629.71647,972,852.6

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Electricity Production in Hays County, Texas

Power Plants in Hays County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hays Energy ProjectVistra Energy (100.00%)
San Marcos TX Natural Gas 5,165,4212,072,780,675.7401.28

Hays County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 182nd worst ranked county in the US, Hays County releases 1,755,534,681.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 6,520.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 806th worst for emissions per capita. The county is home to one power plant. Hays County's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel type.

NATURAL GAS
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Hays County, Texas Net Metering

Out of the 3 companies in Hays County, 100.00% of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 3 suppliers is 5.82%. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Hays County a rank of 238th best in the state out of 254 counties.

Providers In Each City in Hays County:

  • Bear Creek, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Buda, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Dripping Springs, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Hays, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Kyle, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Mountain City, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Niederwald, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 14.30%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 85.70%
  • San Marcos, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 40.45%
    • San Marcos Utilities: 39.46%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 20.09%
  • Uhland, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 61.10%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 38.90%
  • Wimberley, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Woodcreek, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Hays County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, San Marcos Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Hays County, Texas.

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

Hays County, Texas has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

Hays County, Texas is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Hays County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1San Marcos Utilities48,827
2Pedernales Electric Cooperative34,312
3Bluebonnet Electric572

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-05