Nueces County, Texas Electric Profile

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Nueces County, Texas Overview

Nueces County is the 16th largest county by population in the state, with 353,178 citizens calling the county home.

Wind turbines in Nueces County produce 588,039 megawatt hours of electricity.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Nueces County enjoy an average rate that is 19.02% less at 11.33 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 353,178 residents within its borders and 5,843,026 megawatt hours produced per year, Nueces County has a per capita production rate of 16.54 megawatt hours. The city ranks 733rd largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

As the 25th highest generator of electricity in Texas out of 254 counties, Nueces County produces 5,843,026 megawatt hours of electricity.

Nueces County ranks 223rd out of 3221 counties in the United States for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 5,254,987 of the county's 5,843,026 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,262,509 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,843,026 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    588,039 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,254,987 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    16.54 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,832,010,740 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,187.22 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

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Residential

  • 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.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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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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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Corpus Christi, TX Electric Overview

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Corpus Christi has an average residential electricity rate of 11.14 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 8.65% below Texas' average price of 12.20 cents. Reliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Production from non-renewable fuel types accounts for 3.58 megawatt hours per resident in the city

Coming in at as the 8th worst ranked city out of 1870 cities in the state, Corpus Christi emits 1,906,614,442.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 13th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 5,998.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Around 100.00% of electricity in Corpus Christi comes from generation using Natural Gas. There are 2 power producing plants in Corpus Christi, which is the 11th most plants in a city in Texas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.077/kWh$123.29/mo.$100.08/mo.
1365th11.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Corpus Christi
1558th$123.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Corpus Christi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Corpus Christi, 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
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Texpo EnergyBUNDLED5.8388.93683,55039,823,000

Zips with electric coverage in Corpus Christi, Texas include: 78414, 78412, 78415, 78413, 78418, 78410, 78411, 78380, 78374, 78404, 78416 and 12 other zip code(s).

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Robstown, TX Electric Overview

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Robstown has an average residential electricity rate of 11.29 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 7.42% below Texas' average price of 12.20 cents. Reliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $122.71. This is 9.15% lower than the state average of $135.07.

Coming in at as the 255th worst ranked city out of 1870 cities in the state, Robstown emits 57,944,710.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 145th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Robstown, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Robstown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.106/kWh$229.58/mo.$113.90/mo.
1522nd11.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Robstown
1553rd$122.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Robstown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Robstown, 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
Nueces Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.17175.61245,16234,742,638
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Agua Dulce CDP, TX Electric Overview

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Agua Dulce CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.19% above Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents. This ranks the city 1820th out of 1870 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. El Paso Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $88.98. This is 34.12% lower than the state average of $135.07.

Coming in at as the 536th worst ranked city out of 1870 cities in the state, Agua Dulce CDP emits 18,383,720.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 145th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Agua Dulce CDP, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Agua Dulce CDP

Agua Dulce CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.114/kWh$139.82/mo.$49.47/mo.
1820th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Agua Dulce CDP
1st$88.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Agua Dulce CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Agua Dulce CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED13.4488.982,418,114324,988,000

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Energy Production in Nueces County, Texas

Power Plants in Nueces County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Corpus Christi Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 1,937,993574,412,968.5296.4
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 1,518,914612,824,269.82403.46
Corpus Christi TX Natural Gas 1,136,991526,498,515.06463.06
Patriot Wind FarmAvangrid (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Wind 588,039
Corpus RefineryFlint Hills Resources Corpus Christi LLC (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 278,54266,285,682.54237.97
Ticona Polymers IncTicona Polymers Inc (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 231,264139,560,640.52603.47
Valero Refinery Corpus Christi WestValero Refining Co (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Petroleum Coke 150,883114,214,369.85756.97
HEB00057Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
Corpus Christi TX Natural Gas 400306,845.98767.11

Nueces County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Nueces County is home to 8 electricity generation plants, which is the 12th highest number of power plants within a county in Texas. Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 1,832,010,739.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 18th largest amount of any county in Texas. The county averages 5,187.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 164th worst county in Texas in this category. For electricity production purposes, Nueces County's top fuel type is Natural Gas, making up 87.82% of generation in the county. Combined with Wind (10.06%) and Petroleum Coke (1.09%), these three fuel sources make up 98.97% electricity generation in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
87.82%
WIND
Wind
Wind
10.06%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
1.09%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
1.03%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.00%

Nueces County, Texas Net Metering

Approximately 12.50% of the electricity providers in Nueces County offer net metering to their customers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Texas has highly restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Nueces County has 5 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.77%. With a state average energy loss of 0.99%, Nueces County is the 30th best county in Texas for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nueces County:

  • Agua Dulce, 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%
  • Bishop, 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%
  • Corpus Christi, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 8.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 8.99%
    • MP2 Energy: 8.99%
    • Texpo Energy: 8.99%
    • Veteran Energy: 23.04%
    • Reliant Energy: 8.99%
    • AEP Texas: 23.04%
    • YEP Energy: 8.99%
  • Driscoll, 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%
  • Petronilla, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.46%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.46%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.46%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 8.28%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.46%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.46%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.46%
    • AEP Texas: 11.46%
    • YEP Energy: 11.46%
  • Port Aransas, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.10%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.10%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.10%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.10%
    • Veteran Energy: 13.70%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.10%
    • AEP Texas: 13.70%
    • YEP Energy: 12.10%
  • Robstown, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.48%
    • Robstown Utilities: 2.91%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.48%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 5.28%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.48%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.48%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.48%
    • AEP Texas: 11.48%
    • YEP Energy: 11.48%

* 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 Nueces County, Texas?

By total customer count, Reliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in Nueces County, Texas.

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

Nueces County, Texas is home to 8 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Nueces County, Texas is home to 8 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Nueces County, Texas?

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