Orange County, Texas Electric Profile

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Orange County, Texas Overview

During the course of the last year, Orange County had a 2.58% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Orange County generates 402.73% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the leftover amount.

Orange County is the 61 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 254 counties in the state, with a population of 84,808 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 6,352,863.99.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Orange County is 12.02 cents. This is roughly 14.08% below the national average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Orange County generates 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, giving it a ranking of 178th out of 3221 counties in the county for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

Orange County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 74.91 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 184th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,263,677 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,352,864 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,352,864 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    74.91 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    608,579,457 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,175.97 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 20639 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%

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

Residential

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

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

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

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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

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / 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%

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

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / 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.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / 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%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / 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.
  • 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 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / 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%

Orange, TX Electric Overview

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Orange's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.28% lower than Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 13.95% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 113,563.98 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Orange average is 17.48% higher at $145.51 per month.

Emissions in Orange average 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 112,086,836.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 156th largest emissions amount in Texas. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orange

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.094/kWh$194.87/mo.$90.08/mo.
1741st12.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orange
1832nd$145.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orange Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orange, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy TexasBUNDLED12.06146.386,192,100746,665,223
Jasper-Newton Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.55122.06260,69430,122,100

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Vidor, TX Electric Overview

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Vidor's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.14% lower than Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 13.82% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 59,701.22 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Vidor average is 18.18% higher at $146.38 per month.

Emissions in Vidor average 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 56,780,068.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 263rd largest emissions amount in Texas. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vidor

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.094/kWh$194.87/mo.$90.08/mo.
1744th12.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vidor
1836th$146.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vidor Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vidor, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy TexasBUNDLED12.06146.386,192,100746,665,223

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Bridge City, TX Electric Overview

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Bridge City's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.14% lower than Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 13.82% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 34,900.66 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Bridge City average is 18.18% higher at $146.38 per month.

Emissions in Bridge City average 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 55,370,572.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 270th largest emissions amount in Texas. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bridge City

Bridge City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.094/kWh$194.87/mo.$90.08/mo.
1744th12.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bridge City
1836th$146.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bridge City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bridge City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy TexasBUNDLED12.06146.386,192,100746,665,223

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Energy Production in Orange County, Texas

Power Plants in Orange County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Port Arthur TX Natural Gas 3,290,392.992,177,699,267.06661.84
Sabine River WorksDow Inc (100.00%)
Orange County TX Natural Gas 3,062,471881,803,397.16287.94

Orange County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Orange County citizens average 7,175.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 608,579,456.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county a year. Natural Gas is the primary fuel type in Orange County, with 99.84% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Other fuel types used include Other Gas at 0.16% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.00%. Orange County has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 272nd highest number of power plants in a county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.84%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.16%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Orange County, Texas Net Metering

Orange County has 2 out of 2 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Texas have heavily restricted net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Orange County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 5.82% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Orange County a rank of 236th best in Texas out of 254.

Power Companies in Orange County, Texas

Providers In Each City in Orange County:

  • Bridge City, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%
  • Orange, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 96.42%
    • Jasper-Newton Electric Cooperative: 3.58%
  • Pine Forest, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%
  • Pinehurst, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%
  • Rose City, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%
  • Vidor, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%
  • West Orange, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Orange County, Texas?

There are 2 power plants located in Orange County, Texas

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Orange County, Texas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Orange County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Entergy Texas is the largest electricity provider in Orange County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Orange County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Texas34,005
2Jasper-Newton Electric Cooperative269

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-25