Nueces County, Texas Electric Profile

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Nueces County is 12.30 cents. This is approximately 8.57% below the national average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Nueces County is the 106 largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 254 counties in the state, with a population of 362,294 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 6,446,542.

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Nueces County generates 80.68% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 14.36 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Nueces County as the 48th highest county in the state out of 254 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

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Nueces County is the 16th largest county in Texas.

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The largest electricity company in Nueces County by megawatt hours sold is San Patricio Electric Cooperative.

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The burning of non-renewable fuel types in electricity generation in Nueces County has been reduced by 13.87% during the course of the last 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,181,696 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,446,542 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,245,241 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,201,301 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.79 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,641,586,516 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,531.09 kg

Corpus Christi, TX Electric Overview

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Corpus Christi's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.59% less than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. The city has encouraged a 12.08% drop in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use for electric production purposes. With annual production of 3,496,199 megawatt hours, the city is the 20th highest producer of electricity in the state.

Releasing 1,809,096,144.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Corpus Christi ranks 8th highest out of 1749 cities in Texas for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 5,553.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which ranks the city 1653rd highest in Texas for pollution per capita from electricity use. Power facilities in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 96.54% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. Combined with Petroleum Coke (1.78%) and Other Gas (1.68%), these three fuel types make up 3,496,177 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) electricity generation in the city. Corpus Christi has 5 power producing plants, which is 5th most in Texas and 80th most in the state when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Corpus Christi

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.106/kWh$229.58/mo.$113.90/mo.
1532nd12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Corpus Christi
1537th$128.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Corpus Christi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Nueces Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.48168.88No DataIcon representing missing value.241,64132,567,443
San Patricio Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.75142.07No DataIcon representing missing value.124,65515,898,900

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

Robstown, TX Electric Overview

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Robstown has an average residential electricity rate of 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.24% more than the state's average rate of 11.91 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is San Patricio Electric Cooperative.

Electricity use in Robstown creates 64,763,167.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 230th most of any city in Texas. The city also ranks 36th worst in Texas in pollution per resident, averaging 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 163,048.05 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Robstown

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.106/kWh$229.58/mo.$113.90/mo.
1537th12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Robstown
1557th$128.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Robstown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Robstown, Texas

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Nueces Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.48168.88No DataIcon representing missing value.241,64132,567,443
San Patricio Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.75142.07No DataIcon representing missing value.124,65515,898,900

Port Aransas, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Port Aransas home purchase electricity for, on average, 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.24% more than the average state rate of 11.91 cents. With 18 residential customers, Nueces Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Port Aransas has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 459th highest ranked city in the state out of 1749 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 23,422,678.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 36th highest polluting city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Port Aransas

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.106/kWh$229.58/mo.$113.90/mo.
1534th12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Port Aransas
1539th$128.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Port Aransas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Port Aransas, Texas

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Nueces Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.48168.88No DataIcon representing missing value.241,64132,567,443
San Patricio Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.75142.07No DataIcon representing missing value.124,65515,898,900

Energy Production in Nueces County, Texas

Power Plants in Nueces County, Texas

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Corpus Christi Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Corpus Christi TX Natural Gas 1,924,207571,500,770.4297.01No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Corpus Christi TX Natural Gas 1,328,174590,264,802.68444.42No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 1,177,893482,123,004.44409.31No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Chapman Ranch Wind IChapman Ranch Wind LLC (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Wind 684,462No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Patriot Wind FarmAvangrid (100.00%)
Bishop TX Wind 560,779No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Corpus RefineryFlint Hills Resources Corpus Christi LLC (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 287,35968,383,781.06237.97No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ticona Polymers IncTicona Polymers Inc (100.00%)
Nueces County TX Natural Gas 239,850144,742,055.64603.47No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Valero Refinery Corpus Christi WestValero Refining Co (100.00%)
Corpus Christi TX Petroleum Coke 147,306112,397,177.2763.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Corpus ChristiEquistar Chemicals LP (100.00%)
Corpus Christi TX Natural Gas 96,51272,884,436.38755.19No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Nueces County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Nueces County's primary fuel type utilized for electricity generation is Natural Gas. The county produces 78.81% of the total generation in the county from this fuel type. Combined with Wind (19.32%) and Petroleum Coke (0.96%), these three fuel types make up 6,387,667.54 megawatt hours (or 99.09%) county's electricity production. The county emits 4,531.09 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 170th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state and 1789th out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 1,641,586,516.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 211th highest for total pollution in the United States. Nueces County has 9 electricity producing plants, which is 7th most in Texas and 127th most in the state when considering plants per citizen in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
78.81%
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Wind
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19.32%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
0.96%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.91%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.00%

Nueces County, Texas Net Metering

Nueces County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Texas has restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Nueces County is about 4.12% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Nueces County ranks 1260th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nueces County:

  • Agua Dulce, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Bishop, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Corpus Christi, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.71%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.47%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.71%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.71%
    • Penstar Power: 16.71%
  • Driscoll, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Petronilla, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Port Aransas, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.67%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Robstown, Texas:
    • AEP Texas: 16.10%
    • San Patricio Electric Cooperative: 16.10%
    • Nueces Electric Cooperative: 16.10%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.10%
    • Robstown Utilities: 3.42%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.10%
    • Penstar Power: 16.10%

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

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers serving consumers in Nueces County, Texas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Nueces County, Texas by megawatt hours sold is San Patricio Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Nueces County, Texas?

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1Nueces Electric Cooperative1,678
2San Patricio Electric Cooperative1,322

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

Nueces County, Texas is home to 9 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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