Electric Rates & Providers in Hidalgo County, TX

Hidalgo County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hidalgo County, Texas Electricity Overview

There was a 7.77% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the past 12 months in Hidalgo County.

Hidalgo County generates 1.92 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Hidalgo County the 110th highest ranking county out of 254 counties for renewable generation per capita in the state.

Averaging generation of 8.99 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Hidalgo County is 951st out of 3230 counties in the US in generation per capita.

The largest electricity supplier in Hidalgo County by number of customers is Magic Valley Electric Coop.

With total production of 7,982,344.66 megawatt hours, Hidalgo County is the 16th largest generator of electricity in Texas out of 254 counties.

Hidalgo County emits 5,429.05 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the US average of 4,159.32.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    14,499,770 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,982,345 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,704,395 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,277,950 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.99 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,822,991,056 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,429.05 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

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Recent Energy News in McAllen

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McAllen, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour for McAllen, which is 8.78% less than the average Texas rate of 14.32 cents. The city has allowed a 100.00% increase in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source usage in their power plants. There is a deficit of 2,359,646 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that citizens are using 963120.81% more electricity than is generated. This leads to the need to import additional megawatt hours.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. McAllen averages 5,753.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 831,834,704.59 kilograms, which is the 23rd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Texas. The city is home to one power generation plant. McAllen has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McAllen

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.095/kWh$151.22/mo.$108.48/mo.
383rd13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McAllen
1091st$151.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for McAllen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McAllen, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.18176.292,742,120388,937,000
APG&EBUNDLED7.72121.18390,18730,109,500
Accent EnergyBUNDLED14.97192.2974,01311,083,000
Alliance PowerBUNDLED9.82135.3785,9528,440,900
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED15.41164.014,789,626737,961,000

Zips with electric coverage in McAllen, Texas include: 78572, 78501, 78504, 78541, 78573, 78539, 78503, 78557

Edinburg, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.05 cents per kilowatt hour for Edinburg, which is 8.89% less than the average Texas rate of 14.32 cents. There has been a 21.23% increase in the use of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel sources in Edinburg throughout the last year. Edinburg generates 250.17% more electricity than is needed in the city. The extra megawatt hours can be exported to nearby towns or counties.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Edinburg averages 6,488.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 676,766,269.07 kilograms, which is the 35th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Texas. The city is home to 3 power generation plants, which is the 14th most plants within a city in Texas out of the state's 1871 cities. In Edinburg, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edinburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.095/kWh$151.24/mo.$108.67/mo.
294th13.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edinburg
1135th$151.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edinburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edinburg, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.18176.292,742,120388,937,000
APG&EBUNDLED7.72121.18390,18730,109,500
Accent EnergyBUNDLED14.97192.2974,01311,083,000
Alliance PowerBUNDLED9.82135.3785,9528,440,900
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED15.41164.014,789,626737,961,000

Zips with electric coverage in Edinburg, Texas include: 78542, 78504, 78541, 78539

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Mission, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour for Mission, which is 8.75% less than the average Texas rate of 14.32 cents. The city has allowed a 100.00% increase in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source usage in their power plants. TXU Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Mission averages 5,752.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 498,359,157.32 kilograms, which is the 49th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Texas. The city is home to 3 power generation plants, which is the 14th most plants within a city in Texas out of the state's 1871 cities. In Mission, Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 4.78% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mission

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.095/kWh$151.21/mo.$108.44/mo.
395th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mission
1083rd$151.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mission Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mission, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.18176.292,742,120388,937,000
APG&EBUNDLED7.72121.18390,18730,109,500
Accent EnergyBUNDLED14.97192.2974,01311,083,000
Alliance PowerBUNDLED9.82135.3785,9528,440,900
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED15.41164.014,789,626737,961,000

Zips with electric coverage in Mission, Texas include: 78572, 78574, 78573

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Electricity Production in Hidalgo County, Texas

Power Plants in Hidalgo County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Magic Valley Generating StationCalpine (100.00%)
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 3,126,6871,234,576,733.6394.85
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 2,834,2371,134,989,109.38400.46
Hidalgo County TX Wind 789,301
West Raymond Wind Farm LLCRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Wind 764,996
Hidalgo County TX Natural Gas 326,636150,930,018.96462.07
Hidalgo Wind Farm IIHidalgo Wind Farm II LLC (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Wind 150,067
Citrus CityPower Depot Group A, LLC (100.00%)
Mission TX Distillate Fuel Oil 555.66390,639.66703.02
Ridge RdPower Depot Group A, LLC (100.00%)
Alamo TX Distillate Fuel Oil 480330,706.51688.97
WAL5165Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Alamo TX Natural Gas 346260,736.84753.57
WAL3320Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Palmhurst TX Natural Gas 340258,083.84759.07
WAL3886Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 338255,324.72755.4
HEB00038Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
San Juan TX Natural Gas 266203,113.68763.59
WAL452Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
McAllen TX Natural Gas 245200,725.98819.29
Rio Grande Valley Sugar GrowersRio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc. (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Agricultural By-products 363,593,431.8999,817.55
Madero GridMadero Grid, LLC (100.00%)
Mission TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -4,665
Ignacio Grid Energy Storage SystemIgnacio Grid, LLC (100.00%)
Mission TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -7,521

Hidalgo County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hidalgo County citizens average 5,429.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Hidalgo County from electricity consumption is 4,822,991,056.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 10th highest amount in the state and 1215th in the United States. Approximately 78.79% of Hidalgo County's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Wind at 21.35% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.01% of production. Hidalgo County has 16 electricity plants, which is 125th most in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
78.79%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
21.35%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS
Agricultural By-products
0.00%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.15%

Hidalgo County, Texas Net Metering

Hidalgo County has 1 out of 42 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Texas has highly restricted regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 15 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 15 suppliers is 4.34%. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Hidalgo County a rank of 1207th best in the US out of 3230 counties.

Providers In Each City in Hidalgo County:

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FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Hidalgo County, Texas by megawatt hours sold is Magic Valley Electric Coop.

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

There are 42 electricity companies operating in Hidalgo County, Texas.

How many power plants are within Hidalgo County, Texas?

There are 16 power plants in Hidalgo County, Texas

Which electricity companies offer service in Hidalgo County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Magic Valley Electric Coop43,934
2TXU Energy13,795
3Reliant Energy13,269
4Ambit Energy3,171
5Discount Power2,982
6Green Mountain Energy2,876
7Direct Energy2,506
8Constellation Energy1,962
9Stream Energy1,719
104 Change Energy1,455

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-03-14