Hays County, Texas Electric Profile

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Hays County, Texas Overview

There was a 16.21% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types over the course of the previous year in Hays County.

Hays County is the 22nd most populous county in Texas.

Averaging generation of 11.52 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Hays County is 99 out of 254 counties in production per capita in the state.

There was a 5.61% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the preceding 12 months in Hays County.

Residents of Hays County pay about 8.71% less than the $135.07 Texas average monthly residential electricity bill.

The 2,777,158 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuels places Hays County at 330th out of 3221 counties in the nation in non-renewable power production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,592,005 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,777,158 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,777,158 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,463,650,010 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,071.55 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 19449 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

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.
  • 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%

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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 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.
  • 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 18.9¢ / 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 20.2¢ / 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.
  • 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 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 19.9¢ / 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 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 22.4¢ / 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 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%

San Marcos, TX Electric Overview

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On average, San Marcos' residential electricity rate is 10.26 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 15.89% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents. Generation from non-renewable fuel sources amounts to 41.11 megawatt hours per resident in the city. Residents of San Marcos consume 63.76% less megawatt hours than is produced within the city.

Emitting 415,525,789.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, San Marcos ranks 58th worst out of 1870 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 6,151.11 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 2,777,158 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Marcos

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.103/kWh$127.04/mo.$110.37/mo.
23rd10.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Marcos
84th$110.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Marcos Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Marcos, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Bluebonnet ElectricBUNDLED10.45128.081,346,930140,808,400
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.854,856,111501,480,300
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500

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

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Kyle, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Kyle's residential electricity rate is 10.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 15.33% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents. With an estimated 1,301 residential customers, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Emitting 265,060,658.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Kyle ranks 79th worst out of 1870 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 61st 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kyle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.103/kWh$130.38/mo.$122.75/mo.
27th10.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kyle
1663rd$124.85Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.854,856,111501,480,300

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

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Buda, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Buda's residential electricity rate is 10.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 15.33% below the state's average rate of 12.20 cents. With an estimated 387 residential customers, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Emitting 87,632,370.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Buda ranks 199th worst out of 1870 cities in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 61st 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buda

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.103/kWh$130.38/mo.$122.75/mo.
27th10.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buda
1663rd$124.85Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.854,856,111501,480,300

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Energy 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 2,777,1581,146,449,008.18412.81

Hays County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 246th worst ranked county in the US, Hays County releases 1,463,650,009.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 6,071.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 1067th 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.

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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 5.89%. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hays County a rank of 240th 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:
    • Penstar Power: 6.64%
    • Ambit Energy: 6.64%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 5.64%
    • MP2 Energy: 6.64%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 41.27%
    • Texpo Energy: 6.64%
    • Veteran Energy: 6.64%
    • Reliant Energy: 6.64%
    • AEP Texas: 6.64%
    • YEP Energy: 6.64%
  • San Marcos, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 4.38%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.38%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 6.70%
    • San Marcos Utilities: 31.07%
    • MP2 Energy: 4.38%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 27.22%
    • Texpo Energy: 4.38%
    • Veteran Energy: 4.38%
    • Reliant Energy: 4.38%
    • AEP Texas: 4.38%
    • YEP Energy: 4.38%
  • Uhland, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 6.32%
    • Ambit Energy: 6.32%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 13.88%
    • MP2 Energy: 6.32%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 35.56%
    • Texpo Energy: 6.32%
    • Veteran Energy: 6.32%
    • Reliant Energy: 6.32%
    • AEP Texas: 6.32%
    • YEP Energy: 6.32%
  • 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
1Pedernales Electric Cooperative27,747
2San Marcos Utilities22,201
3Bluebonnet Electric501

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-21