Hidalgo County, Texas Electric Profile

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Hidalgo County is ranked as the 17th highest producer of electricity in Texas out of 254 counties for electricity generation, producing 8,999,898 megawatt hours.

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Hidalgo County customers enjoy an average monthly residential electricity bill of $113.42, which is 15.43% lower than the state average bill of $134.11 and 5.68% lower than the national average bill of $120.24.

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Hidalgo County generates 0.88 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Hidalgo County the 98th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 254 counties.

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Hidalgo County’s average residential electricity rate is 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.89% below the US average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Hidalgo County produces 761,574.3 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuels. This ranks Hidalgo County 48th out of 254 counties in Texas for total sustainable electricity generation.

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Hidalgo County is the 409th highest county in the US out of 3220 counties for electricity production from wind per capita, averaging 0.88 megawatt hours per resident generated from wind.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,424,648 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,999,898 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    761,574 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,238,324 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,664,440,849 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,369.41 kg

McAllen, TX Electric Overview

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McAllen's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.15% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 16.89% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in McAllen deal with 2.13 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 241.8 minutes. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $113.42 per month, while the state average is $134.11.

Around 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 786th highest polluter in Texas out of 1749 cities. With total emissions of 806,517,311.45 kilograms, the city ranks 22nd worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, McAllen must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McAllen

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.099/kWh$121.33/mo.$97.70/mo.
548th11.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McAllen
280th$113.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for McAllen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McAllen, Texas

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Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.93No DataIcon representing missing value.1,735,280164,176,600

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

Edinburg, TX Electric Overview

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Edinburg's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.15% less than the average state price of 11.91 cents. Magic Valley Electric Coop is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $134.11, while the Edinburg average is 15.43% less at $113.42 per month. This ranks the city 280th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Approximately 543,841,218.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Edinburg from electricity use. The city averages 5,674.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. The top fuel utilized in Edinburg is Natural Gas. The city produces 100.00% of the total production in the city from this fuel. Edinburg has 2 power producing plants, which is 16th most in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edinburg

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.099/kWh$121.33/mo.$97.70/mo.
548th11.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edinburg
280th$113.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edinburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edinburg, Texas

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Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.93No DataIcon representing missing value.1,735,280164,176,600

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

Mission, TX Electric Overview

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Mission has an average residential electricity rate of 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.15% below the average Texas price of 11.91 cents and 16.89% below the national average of 13.45 cents. Magic Valley Electric Coop has 648 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city. The average residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $113.42 per month.

Mission has zero electricity producing plants. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 474,742,421.99 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is the 46th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. The city averages 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mission

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.099/kWh$121.33/mo.$97.70/mo.
548th11.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mission
280th$113.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mission Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mission, Texas

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Magic Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED9.46123.93No DataIcon representing missing value.1,735,280164,176,600

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

Energy Production in Hidalgo County, Texas

Power Plants in Hidalgo County, Texas

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Magic Valley Generating StationCalpine (100.00%)
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 2,787,2861,094,547,838.58392.69No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Edinburg TX Natural Gas 2,553,2031,018,514,291.2398.92No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hidalgo County TX Wind 642,072No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hidalgo County TX Natural Gas 344,579163,205,131.6473.64No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hidalgo Wind Farm IIHidalgo Wind Farm II LLC (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Wind 119,046No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rio Grande Valley Sugar GrowersRio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc. (100.00%)
Hidalgo County TX Agricultural By-products 5099,338,637.0818,347.03No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Hidalgo County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hidalgo County has around 91.54% of its electricity produced by Natural Gas. Wind (8.46%) is also used for electricity production, as well as Agricultural By-products (0.01%). The county has 6 power plants, which is 16th highest in the state. Electricity consumption in Hidalgo County results in the release of 4,664,440,849.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 46th highest in the country out of 3220 counties and 10th highest in Texas out of 254 counties. The county also ranks 1385th highest in pollution per capita, averaging 5,369.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen.

NATURAL GAS
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91.54%
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8.46%
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0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.00%

Hidalgo County, Texas Net Metering

Hidalgo County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only company in town offers net metering options. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Hidalgo County one company reports energy loss, Magic Valley Electric Coop. They average an annual energy loss of 4.48%. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hidalgo County a rank of 1618th best in the country out of 3220.

Power Companies in Hidalgo County, Texas

Providers In Each City in Hidalgo County:

  • Alamo, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
  • Alton, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Donna, Texas:
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Edcouch, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Edinburg, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Elsa, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Granjeno, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Hidalgo, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • La Joya, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • La Villa, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • McAllen, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
  • Mercedes, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Mission, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Palmhurst, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Palmview, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Penitas, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Pharr, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Progreso, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Progreso Lakes, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • San Juan, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
  • Sullivan City, Texas:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.65%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Weslaco, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Hidalgo County, Texas?

The largest electricity supplier in Hidalgo County, Texas by total revenue is Magic Valley Electric Coop.

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

Hidalgo County, Texas is home to 6 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hidalgo County, Texas?

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1Magic Valley Electric Coop28,861

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16