Matagorda County, Texas Electric Profile

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With 36,643 citizens living within the county and 65,895,433 megawatt hours produced a year, Matagorda County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 1,798.31 megawatt hours. This is the 5 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

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Matagorda County is the 86th largest county in Texas.

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After a 592.40% rise in power generated by wind, Matagorda County’s total electric generation is now 0.59% wind powered.

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Citizens of Matagorda County use enough electricity to release 0 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 2960th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in the United States.

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Releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 gases, Matagorda County has the 198th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the the state.

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Matagorda County is ranked 4th in the United States out of 3220 counties for total power created by nuclear power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    524,085 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    65,895,433 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    390,613 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    65,504,820 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1,798.31 MWh

Bay City, TX Electric Overview

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Bay City has an average residential electricity rate of 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% below the average Texas price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $111.89. This is 6.95% below the US average bill of $120.24. Selling 1,182.01 megawatt hours per year, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

Bay City has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 786th highest polluter in the state out of 1749 cities. Total emissions in the city are 100,519,252.99 kilograms, which is the 161st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bay City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.19/mo.
1090th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bay City
227th$111.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bay City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bay City, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

Palacios, TX Electric Overview

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Palacios's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $111.89 per month, while the Texas average is $134.11. Patrons in the city pay a 16.57% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 14 total residential customers, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Palacios results in the release of 26,075,696.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 426th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 36th highest polluting city in Texas for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.19/mo.
1090th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Palacios
227th$111.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Palacios Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Palacios, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

Markham CDP, TX Electric Overview

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Markham CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $111.89 per month, while the Texas average is $134.11. Patrons in the city pay a 16.57% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 6 total residential customers, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Markham CDP results in the release of 7,220,525.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 878th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 786th highest polluting city in Texas for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Markham CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.19/mo.
1090th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Markham CDP
227th$111.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Markham CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Markham CDP, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

Energy Production in Matagorda County, Texas

Power Plants in Matagorda County, Texas

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Matagorda County TX Nuclear 21,834,940No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Peyton Creek Wind Farm LLCRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Matagorda County TX Wind 390,613No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Matagorda County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Matagorda County emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 198th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state and 2960th out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 2960th highest for total pollution in the United States. Nuclear is the fuel of choice in Matagorda County, with 99.41% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Matagorda County is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 1044th most plants within a county and the 1179th highest rate of plants per resident out of the nation's 3220 counties.

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0.59%

Energy Loss

Matagorda County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.04% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Matagorda County a rank of 42nd best in Texas out of 254.

Power Companies in Matagorda County, Texas

FAQ

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

Matagorda County, Texas is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

There are 2 active power plants in Matagorda County, Texas

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Matagorda County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Matagorda County, Texas?

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1Jackson Electric Cooperative3,117
2Wharton County Electric Cooperative1,783

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16