Polk County, TX: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Polk County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Texas Electricity Overview

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production in Polk County grew by 30.80% last year.

Over 100.00% of Polk County's electricity production comes from renewable fuels, putting Polk County at 908th in the nation for total sustainable electricity generation.

Polk County's ability to provide 121,375 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of highest hydroelectric energy generating county in Texas out of 254 counties.

The county is the 1327th largest producer of electricity of all 3230 counties in the US, producing 121,375 megawatt hours.

The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 15.95 cents, while residents of Polk County enjoy an average rate that is 15.71% below that at 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour.

Polk County generates 15.61% of their needed electricity and must purchase the remaining 84.39% from other counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    777,482 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    121,375 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    121,375 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    230,787,068 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,674.45 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

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

West Livingston CDP, TX Electricity Overview

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West Livingston CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 6.32% below the average nationwide rate of 15.95 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $180.49. This is 30.80% above the nationwide average bill of $137.99. 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 40,408,401.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 316th largest emissions amount in the state out of 1871 cities. Averaging 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 142nd 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.

Average 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 December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.116/kWh$180.49/mo.$135.47/mo.
1831st14.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Livingston CDP
1844th$180.49Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED14.94180.491,161,745173,559,000

Livingston, TX Electricity Overview

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Livingston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 7.62% below the average nationwide rate of 15.95 cents. Livingston Electric Company has an estimated 3,431 total residential customers, more than all other providers who operate in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Livingston accounts for 31,002,854.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 371st largest emissions amount in the state out of 1871 cities. Averaging 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 1010th 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Livingston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.118/kWh$160.00/mo.$129.35/mo.
1771st14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Livingston
1771st$160Average residential monthly electricity bill for Livingston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Livingston, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Livingston Electric CompanyBUNDLED14.51137.7827,822.444,035,804.42
Sam Houston ElectricBUNDLED14.94180.491,161,745173,559,000

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Onalaska, TX Electricity Overview

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Onalaska's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 6.32% below the average nationwide rate of 15.95 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $180.49. This is 30.80% above the nationwide average bill of $137.99. Sam Houston Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Onalaska accounts for 16,506,790.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 568th largest emissions amount in the state out of 1871 cities. Averaging 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 142nd 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Onalaska

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.116/kWh$180.49/mo.$135.47/mo.
1831st14.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Onalaska
1844th$180.49Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED14.94180.491,161,745173,559,000

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Electricity 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 121,375

Polk County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Polk County results in 230,787,067.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1084th highest amount of any county in the US. This total also results in a ranking of 160th 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 121,375 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

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Polk County, Texas Net Metering

Approximately 2.22% 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

There are 16 electricity providers in Polk County that report energy loss. Together, these 16 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.35% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Texas average is 1.24%, resulting in a rank of 1220th best in the US and a state rank of 63rd best out of 3230 and 254 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Corrigan, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 63.29%
    • Entergy Texas: 36.71%
  • Goodrich, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 100.00%
  • Livingston, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 52.04%
    • Livingston Electric Company: 47.96%
  • Onalaska, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 100.00%
  • Seven Oaks, Texas:
    • Sam Houston Electric: 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 45 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Texas?

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-02-05