Hidalgo County, Texas Electric Profile

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Hidalgo County, Texas Overview

Hidalgo County emits 5,337.1 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 5,712.78.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Hidalgo County benefit from an average rate that is 21.85% below that at 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour.

With a population of 870,781 residents, Hidalgo County is the 8th largest county by population in the state and the 67th largest in the country.

In Hidalgo County, 5,325,186.52 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Hidalgo County is 221st out of 3221 counties in the nation for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

Hidalgo County generates 5,325,181.52 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 99th out of 3221 counties in the nation for natural gas production.

Throughout the previous year, there has been a 11.21% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Hidalgo County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,975,023 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,445,274 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,120,087 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,325,187 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,647,449,183 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,337.1 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
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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

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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 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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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

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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 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.
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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 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
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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%

McAllen, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.99 cents per kilowatt hour for McAllen, which is 9.89% less than the average Texas rate of 12.20 cents. Magic Valley Electric Coop has an estimated 1,083 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $135.07, while the McAllen average is 11.95% below at $118.93 per month. This is the 952nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Texas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. McAllen averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. At 5,712.78 kilograms per person and 142,210 residents in the city, the city emits 812,414,201.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 23rd largest amount in the state for total pollution. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McAllen

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.56/mo.$98.87/mo.
554th10.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McAllen
952nd$118.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for McAllen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McAllen, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.931,735,280164,176,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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

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Edinburg, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour for Edinburg, which is 10.02% less than the average Texas rate of 12.20 cents. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Edinburg average is 3.94% less at $118.98 per month. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Edinburg is in on the action. They produce 4,957,533 megawatt hours by burning natural gas as the fuel source. This amount makes them as the 5th highest city out of 1870 in Texas for natural gas generation.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Edinburg averages 5,901.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 591,605,826.01 kilograms, which is the 40th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Texas. The city is home to 3 power generation plants, which is the 8th most plants within a city in Texas out of the state's 1870 cities. In Edinburg, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edinburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.56/mo.$99.10/mo.
527th10.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edinburg
963rd$118.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edinburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edinburg, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.931,735,280164,176,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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

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Mission, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.03 cents per kilowatt hour for Mission, which is 9.57% less than the average Texas rate of 12.20 cents. Magic Valley Electric Coop has an estimated 318 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $135.07, while the Mission average is 12.05% below at $118.8 per month. This is the 916th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Texas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Mission averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 490,030,696.75 kilograms, which is the 47th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Texas. All of the electricity sold in Mission has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mission

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.57/mo.$98.33/mo.
706th11.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mission
916th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mission Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mission, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.931,735,280164,176,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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

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Energy 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 2,716,6991,081,313,135.84398.02
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 2,240,799882,223,207.88393.71
Hidalgo County TX Wind 637,348
Hidalgo County TX Natural Gas 367,261173,127,192.42471.4
West Raymond Wind Farm LLCRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Wind 365,683
Hidalgo Wind Farm IIHidalgo Wind Farm II LLC (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Wind 116,733
HEB00038Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
San Juan TX Natural Gas 338282,544.5835.93
Rio Grande Valley Sugar GrowersRio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc. (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Agricultural By-products 3296,956,711.821,145.02
WAL3886Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 3526,530758
WAL3320Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Palmhurst TX Natural Gas 2720,321.98752.67
WAL5165Walmart Stores Texas, LLC (100.00%)
Alamo TX Natural Gas 2216,448.6747.66

Hidalgo County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hidalgo County citizens average 5,337.1 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 4,647,449,183.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 10th highest amount in the state and 1358th in the United States. Approximately 82.62% of Hidalgo County's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Wind at 17.37% and Agricultural By-products at 0.01% of production. Hidalgo County has 11 electricity plants, which is 132nd most in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
82.62%
WIND
Wind
Wind
17.37%
AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS
Agricultural By-products
0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Hidalgo County, Texas Net Metering

Hidalgo County has 1 out of 7 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 4 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 4 suppliers is 3.92%. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hidalgo County a rank of 1156th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Hidalgo County:

  • Alamo, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.11%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • Alton, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Donna, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.47%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.47%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 8.22%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.47%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.47%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.47%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.47%
    • AEP Texas: 11.47%
    • YEP Energy: 11.47%
  • Edcouch, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.11%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • Edinburg, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.93%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.93%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 4.60%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.93%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.93%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.93%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.93%
    • AEP Texas: 11.93%
    • YEP Energy: 11.93%
  • Elsa, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.11%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 3.08%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.11%
    • AEP Texas: 12.11%
    • YEP Energy: 12.11%
  • Granjeno, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Hidalgo, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.32%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.32%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 1.42%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.32%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.32%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.33%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.32%
    • AEP Texas: 12.33%
    • YEP Energy: 12.32%
  • La Joya, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • La Villa, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.11%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • McAllen, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.02%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.02%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 3.79%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.02%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.02%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.03%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.02%
    • AEP Texas: 12.03%
    • YEP Energy: 12.02%
  • Mercedes, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.77%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.77%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 5.83%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.77%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.77%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.77%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.77%
    • AEP Texas: 11.77%
    • YEP Energy: 11.77%
  • Mission, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.25%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.25%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 1.96%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.25%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.25%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.26%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.25%
    • AEP Texas: 12.26%
    • YEP Energy: 12.25%
  • Palmhurst, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Palmview, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Penitas, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Pharr, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.01%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.01%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 3.91%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.01%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.01%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.01%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.01%
    • AEP Texas: 12.01%
    • YEP Energy: 12.01%
  • Progreso, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.37%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.37%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 1.08%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.37%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.37%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.37%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.37%
    • AEP Texas: 12.37%
    • YEP Energy: 12.37%
  • Progreso Lakes, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • San Juan, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.38%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.38%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 8.97%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.38%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.38%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.38%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.38%
    • AEP Texas: 11.38%
    • YEP Energy: 11.38%
  • Sullivan City, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Weslaco, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.12%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.12%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 11.03%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.12%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.12%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.12%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.12%
    • AEP Texas: 11.12%
    • YEP Energy: 11.12%

* 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 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 7 electricity companies operating in Hidalgo County, Texas.

How many power plants are within Hidalgo County, Texas?

There are 11 power plants in Hidalgo County, Texas

Which electricity companies offer service in Hidalgo County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Magic Valley Electric Coop48,245
2Reliant Energy11,263
3Ambit Energy3,550
4Texpo Energy324
5Veteran Energy133
6MP2 Energy123
7Penstar Power26

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02