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Orange County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Orange County, Texas Electricity Overview

Orange County residents are responsible for 8,741.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 15th worst polluting county out of 254 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

Over 3.20% of Orange County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Orange County at 750th in the US for renewable electricity generation.

As the 197th highest generator of electricity of all 3230 counties in the US, Orange County produces 6,565,982 megawatt hours of electricity.

Orange County ranks 95th out of 3230 counties in the United States for natural gas production, with 6,350,137.21 megawatt hours generated using the source.

Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in Orange County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Orange County had a 10.20% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,337,493 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,565,982 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    209,952 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,356,030 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    77.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    742,413,566 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,741.06 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 25617 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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Orange, TX Electricity Overview

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Orange's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.06% lower than Texas' average rate of 14.30 cents and 16.64% less than the US average of 15.95 cents. Entergy Texas sells an estimated 88,089.25 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other electricity provider. There is 11.78% more electricity used in Orange than is produced, meaning the city must purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties.

Orange citizens average 7,733.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 149,485,902.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. Power facilities in the city most often use Black Liquour, which accounts for 55.54% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city. Natural Gas and Wood/Wood Waste Solids make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 22.90% (62,348.22 megawatt hours) and 20.77% (56,551.87 megawatt hours), respectively. Orange has one power plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orange

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.094/kWh$248.76/mo.$90.08/mo.
1668th13.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orange
1788th$169.19Average 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 TexasBUNDLED13.28169.796,819,217.31905,297,470
Jasper-Newton Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.72154.67282,99038,824,000

Vidor, TX Electricity Overview

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Vidor's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.18% lower than Texas' average rate of 14.30 cents and 16.75% less than the US average of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 47,973.73 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.99, while the Vidor average is 23.05% higher at $169.79 per month.

Emissions in Vidor average 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 1010th worst polluting city out of 1871 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 55,081,719.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 260th largest emissions amount in Texas. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vidor

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.094/kWh$248.76/mo.$90.08/mo.
1631st13.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vidor
1790th$169.79Average 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 TexasBUNDLED13.28169.796,819,217.31905,297,470

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Bridge City, TX Electricity Overview

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Bridge City's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.18% lower than Texas' average rate of 14.30 cents and 16.75% less than the US average of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 28,255.46 megawatt hours each year, Entergy Texas is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.99, while the Bridge City average is 23.05% higher at $169.79 per month.

Emissions in Bridge City average 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 1010th worst polluting city out of 1871 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 52,096,095.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 267th largest emissions amount in Texas. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bridge City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.094/kWh$248.76/mo.$90.08/mo.
1631st13.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bridge City
1790th$169.79Average 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 TexasBUNDLED13.28169.796,819,217.31905,297,470

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Electricity 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 3,916,4692,817,035,859.94719.28
Sabine River OperationsDow Inc (100.00%)
Orange County TX Natural Gas 2,377,213689,399,082.26290
International Paper - OrangeInternational Paper (100.00%)
Orange TX Black Liquour 272,300138,200,926.75507.53

Orange County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Orange County citizens average 8,741.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 742,413,566.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county a year. Natural Gas is the primary fuel type in Orange County, with 96.71% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Other fuel types used include Black Liquour at 2.30% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 0.86%. Orange County has 3 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 840th highest number of power plants in a county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
96.71%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
2.30%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.86%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.09%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
0.03%
OTHER
Other
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 4.91% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Orange County a rank of 234th 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:
    • Jasper-Newton Electric Cooperative: 3.94%
    • Entergy Texas: 96.06%
  • 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 3 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 Texas26,616
2Jasper-Newton Electric Cooperative280

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Published: 2024-01-18