Polk County, Texas Electric Profile

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Polk County, Texas Overview

Consumers in Polk County pay $135.98 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average of $123.86.

Emitting 247,627,738.22 kilograms of CO2 gases, Polk County has the 1062nd worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 76th worst in Texas.

Polk County averages 2.01 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 821st highest in the US out of 3221counties.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 100,976 megawatt hours, of Polk County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 881st in the United States for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel types.

Polk County is ranked as the 67th highest consuming county out of 254 counties in Texas with 746,854.92 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers for their electricity needs.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Polk County rose by 186.74% last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    746,855 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    100,976 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    100,976 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    247,627,738 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,940.4 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

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%

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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 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 18.9¢ / 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

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 20.2¢ / 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

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / 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%

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%

West Livingston CDP, TX Electric Overview

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West Livingston CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 16.92% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $135.47. This is 9.37% above the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Sam Houston Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in West Livingston CDP accounts for 46,593,419.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 298th largest emissions amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Averaging 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 1409th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in West Livingston CDP, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Livingston CDP

West Livingston CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$145.57/mo.$135.47/mo.
1633rd11.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Livingston CDP
1799th$135.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Livingston CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Livingston CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sam Houston ElectricBUNDLED11.62135.471,027,859119,484,000

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Livingston, TX Electric Overview

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Livingston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 15.74% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. Livingston Electric Company has an estimated 3,473 total residential customers, more than all other providers who operate in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Livingston accounts for 32,220,069.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 371st largest emissions amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Averaging 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 1409th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Livingston, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Livingston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.094/kWh$194.87/mo.$90.08/mo.
1665th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Livingston
1761st$130.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Livingston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Livingston, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy TexasBUNDLED12.06146.386,192,100746,665,223
Livingston Electric CompanyBUNDLED11.90122.730,237.193,597,052.27
Sam Houston ElectricBUNDLED11.62135.471,027,859119,484,000

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Onalaska, TX Electric Overview

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Onalaska's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 16.92% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $135.47. This is 9.37% above the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Sam Houston Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Onalaska accounts for 17,252,590.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 563rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Averaging 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 145th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Onalaska, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Onalaska

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$145.57/mo.$135.47/mo.
1633rd11.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Onalaska
1799th$135.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Onalaska Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Onalaska, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sam Houston ElectricBUNDLED11.62135.471,027,859119,484,000

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Energy Production in Polk County, Texas

Power Plants in Polk County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
RC Thomas Hydroelectric ProjectEast Texas Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Polk County TX Conventional Hydroelectric 100,976

Polk County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Polk County results in 247,627,738.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1062nd highest amount of any county in the US. This total also results in a ranking of 167th worst in the state for pollution per person from electricity consumption. The county is home to one power generation plant. When it comes to electricity production, Polk County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 100,976 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Polk County, Texas Net Metering

Approximately 33.33% of the electric companies in Polk County offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in Texas have restricted net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Polk County averages out to about 4.78% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Polk County receiving a rank of 1995th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Corrigan, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 43.10%
    • Oncor Electric: 56.90%
  • Goodrich, Texas:
    • Entergy Texas: 98.01%
    • Sam Houston Electric: 1.99%
  • Livingston, Texas:
    • Livingston Electric Company: 31.25%
    • Entergy Texas: 6.51%
    • Sam Houston Electric: 30.98%
    • Sam Rayburn Municipal Power Authority: 31.25%
  • Onalaska, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 100.00%
  • Seven Oaks, 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 located in Polk County, Texas?

Polk County, Texas has one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Polk County, Texas by total customer count is Sam Houston Electric.

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

Polk County, Texas has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sam Houston Electric19,985
2Entergy Texas6,296
3Livingston Electric Company3,476

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-30