Matagorda County, Texas Electric Profile

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Matagorda County, Texas Overview

Matagorda County produces 98.30% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 589.57 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Matagorda County as the 28th highest county out of 3221 counties in the country for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

Matagorda County is ranked 1st in the state for total power created by nuclear power.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Matagorda County is 11.11 cents. This is about 20.59% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 12.78% rise in power produced by wind turbines in Matagorda County over the past 12 months from 328,530 megawatt hours to 370,508 megawatt hours.

With a population of 36,255 residents, Matagorda County is the 84th largest county by population in Texas.

The 21,374,820.4 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel places Matagorda County at 13th out of 3221 counties in the United States in non-renewable energy production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    540,216 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    21,745,328 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    370,508 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    21,374,820 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    599.79 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,955 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.19 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
  • Green Energy 0%

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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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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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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

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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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
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • 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

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • 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

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / 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%

Bay City, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Bay City are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.61% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.33% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 68 residential customers, Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city. The Texas average monthly residential power bill is $135.07, while the Bay City average is 12.17% less at $118.63 per month. This is the 622nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Texas.

Bay City is the 164th highest ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 103,315,656.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,720.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bay City as the 25th highest polluting city in Texas. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Bay City, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Bay City has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bay City

Bay City 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$0.092/kWh$121.14/mo.$101.08/mo.
1377th11.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bay City
622nd$118.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bay City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bay City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09163,89518,246,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Palacios, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Palacios are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.11% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.77% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 48 residential customers, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $116.7. This is 13.60% less than the Texas average bill of $135.07.

Palacios' electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 25,107,660.61 kilograms, which is 441st highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 1409th worst in Texas for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,712.78 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Palacios

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.089/kWh$118.63/mo.$97.79/mo.
1095th11.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Palacios
424th$116.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Palacios Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Palacios, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09163,89518,246,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Van Vleck CDP, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Van Vleck CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.01% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.68% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 64 residential customers, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $116.68. This is 13.62% less than the Texas average bill of $135.07.

Van Vleck CDP's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 10,985,672.66 kilograms, which is 722nd highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 145th worst in Texas for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,712.78 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Van Vleck CDP

Van Vleck CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.090/kWh$118.96/mo.$98.50/mo.
1131st11.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Van Vleck CDP
418th$116.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Van Vleck CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Van Vleck CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09163,89518,246,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Energy Production in Matagorda County, Texas

Power Plants in Matagorda County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Matagorda County TX Nuclear 21,374,448
Peyton Creek Wind Farm LLCRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Matagorda County TX Wind 370,508
HEB00292Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
Bay City TX Natural Gas 372.4279,944.56751.73

Matagorda County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Matagorda County's primary fuel is Nuclear, with 98.29% of electricity generation using this fuel source. When combined with Wind (1.70%) and Natural Gas (0.00%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% county's electricity production. The county emits 0.19 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 192nd highest polluting county out of 254 counties in Texas. A total of 6,954.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. This is enough to rank 190th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. Matagorda County has 3 electricity generation plants, which is 48th highest in Texas.

NUCLEAR
Nuclear
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Nuclear
98.29%
WIND
Wind
1.70%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Energy Loss

The county has 5 electricity companies who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these 5 companies is 3.71%. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Matagorda County having a rank of 949th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Matagorda County, Texas by total revenue is Jackson Electric Cooperative.

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

Matagorda County, Texas has 8 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Matagorda County, Texas?

Matagorda County, Texas is home to 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Matagorda County, Texas?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02