Mitchell County, Texas Electric Profile

Mitchell County produces 1.1 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 722nd highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

Wind turbines in Mitchell County produce 863,212 megawatt hours of electricity.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 98.92%, or 863,212 megawatt hours, of Mitchell County’s total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 47th in Texas for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel types.

There was a 28.74% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Mitchell County.

Mitchell County is the 62 highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 254 counties in the state, with a population of 8,545 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 872,649.

Mitchell County generates 101.02 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Mitchell County the 42nd highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 254 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    122,215 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    872,649 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    863,212 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,437 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    102.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,107,090 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    129.56 kg

Colorado City, TX Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Colorado City are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the state average rate of 11.91 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city experience 2.13 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 241.8 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. With 9 residential customers, Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city.

The 56,065.65 megawatt hours of electricity used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities within the city limits. The city is the 472nd worst ranked city in the state out of 1749 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 22,269,440.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently 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 pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colorado City

Colorado City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.121/kWh$122.24/mo.$104.77/mo.
1646th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colorado City
961st$119.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colorado City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colorado City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Big Country Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.79103.1787,06411,136,000
Concho Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED13.51124.06124,15416,772,200
Taylor Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.11161.45200,88830,346,000

Loraine, TX Electric Overview

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Loraine's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Texas average rate of 11.91 cents per kilowatt hour it is below the national average of 13.45 cents. Concho Valley Electric Coop is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Consumers in the city have 2.13 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 241.8 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Loraine emits 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 36th worst polluting city out of 1749 cities in the state. A total of 3,027,962.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Loraine

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.121/kWh$122.24/mo.$104.77/mo.
1646th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Loraine
963rd$119.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Loraine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Loraine, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Big Country Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.79103.1787,06411,136,000
Concho Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED13.51124.06124,15416,772,200
Taylor Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.11161.45200,88830,346,000

Lake Colorado City CDP, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Lake Colorado City CDP's inhabitants spend 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 7.27% more than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents. Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $119.74 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Lake Colorado City CDP have a 10.72% reduction compared to the rest of the country.

Lake Colorado City CDP emits 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 36th highest polluting city out of 1749 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 2,800,722.94 kilograms, which is the 1238th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Texas. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Colorado City CDP

Lake Colorado City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.121/kWh$122.24/mo.$104.77/mo.
1651st12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Colorado City CDP
966th$119.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Colorado City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Colorado City CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Big Country Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.79103.1787,06411,136,000
Concho Valley Electric CoopBUNDLED13.51124.06124,15416,772,200
Taylor Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.11161.45200,88830,346,000

Energy Production in Mitchell County, Texas

Power Plants in Mitchell County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mitchell County TX Wind 481,206
Loraine Windpark Project LLCLoraine Windpower Project (100.00%)
Mitchell County TX Wind 382,006
Mitchell County TX Natural Gas 9,4377,904,960.47837.66

Mitchell County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Mitchell County average 129.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, making them the 2855th highest polluting county based on pollution per capita. A total of 1,107,090.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 194th worst in the state for total pollution. Electricity plants in the county primarily use Wind, which makes up 98.92% (or 863,212 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil are also highly used fuels in the county, with 1.06% and 0.02% of total electricity production coming from each type, respectively. There are 3 power producing plants in Mitchell County, which is the 785th most plants in a county in the nation and translates to the 238th highest number of power plants per capita.

WIND
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Wind
Wind
98.92%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Mitchell County, Texas Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Mitchell County offering electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Mitchell County is 5.31%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Taylor Electric Cooperative, Concho Valley Electric Coop, and Big Country Electric Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Mitchell County ranks 2272nd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Mitchell County:

  • Colorado City, Texas:
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Concho Valley Electric Coop: 14.29%
    • Big Country Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Loraine, Texas:
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Concho Valley Electric Coop: 14.29%
    • Big Country Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Westbrook, Texas:
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Concho Valley Electric Coop: 14.29%
    • Big Country Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Mitchell County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Taylor Electric Cooperative1,593
2Concho Valley Electric Coop1,358
3Big Country Electric Cooperative1,092

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

By total revenue, Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Mitchell County, Texas.

How many power plants are within Mitchell County, Texas?

Mitchell County, Texas has 3 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Mitchell County, Texas has 3 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-06