Rusk County, Texas Electric Profile

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Rusk County, Texas Overview

Rusk County emitted 759,745,824.03 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks it as the 34th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in Texas.

When calculating by total customers, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest provider in Rusk County.

Rusk County is ranked as the 41st highest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3221 counties for total electricity production, generating 16,408,610.15 megawatt hours.

The burning of coal in the production of electricity decreased in Rusk County during the last year, with a decreased usage of roughly 1.04% taking place.

The average monthly residential electricity expense in Rusk County is 9.30% lower than the Texas average and 1.09% lower than the US average.

Roughly 100.00% of Rusk County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 38th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    778,012 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    16,408,610 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    16,408,610 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    314.26 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    759,745,824 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,550.62 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
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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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

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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • 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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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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

Henderson, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Henderson's residents spend 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 680th out of 1870 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $135.07, while the Henderson average is 10.47% below at $120.93 per month. This ranks the city 1427th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 4,815.86 megawatt hours each year, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

Henderson emits 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 55th highest polluting city out of 1870 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 75,814,280.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 222nd highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Henderson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
680th11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Henderson
1427th$120.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Henderson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Henderson, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Rusk County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27135.74277,76331,291,000

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Lake Cherokee CDP, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Lake Cherokee CDP's residents spend 11.04 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 726th out of 1870 cities in the state. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 185,165 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of the total production. Lake Cherokee CDP citizens use 76.02% less electricity than is generated in the city limits.

Lake Cherokee CDP emits 9,505.39 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 4th highest polluting city out of 1870 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 28,326,076.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 410th highest for total pollution in the state. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Lake Cherokee CDP. Lake Cherokee CDP has one electricity producing plant in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Cherokee CDP

Lake Cherokee CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
726th11.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Cherokee CDP
1781st$131.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Cherokee CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Cherokee CDP, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rusk County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27135.74277,76331,291,000
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.61133.65185,1652,126,027246,925,613
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000

Zips with electric coverage in Lake Cherokee CDP, Texas include: 75652, 75603, 75691

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Overton, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Overton's residents spend 11.03 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 705th out of 1870 cities in the state. Southwestern Electric Power Company sells an estimated 2,702.6 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 2.13 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting about 241.8 minutes per outage. The countrywide averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Overton emits 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 1409th highest polluting city out of 1870 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 12,996,570.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 659th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Overton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
705th11.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Overton
1718th$127.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Overton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Overton, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Rusk County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27135.74277,76331,291,000

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Energy Production in Rusk County, Texas

Power Plants in Rusk County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rusk County TX Coal 13,454,258.0314,859,565,572.81,104.45
Tenaska Gateway Generating StationTenaska (79.21%)ITOCHU (10.39%)
Rusk County TX Natural Gas 3,297,0841,298,820,667.34393.93

Rusk County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 759,745,824.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Rusk County ranks 454th highest in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 153rd worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 14,550.62 kilograms of emissions per capita. Coal is the fuel of choice in Rusk County, with 81.91% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Natural Gas makes up 18.00% of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil accounts for 0.08% of total production in the county. There are 2 power producing plants in Rusk County, which is the 979th highest number of plants in a county in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
81.91%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
18.00%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%

Rusk County, Texas Net Metering

Rusk County has 4 out of 10 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Texas has heavily restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Rusk County has 6 companies who are reporting energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.72%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Texas average is 0.99%, resulting in a rank of 1930th best in the US and a state rank of 205th best out of 3221 and 254 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Rusk County:

  • Henderson, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.16%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.16%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.16%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 13.07%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 13.07%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.16%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 13.07%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.16%
  • Mount Enterprise, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 10.98%
    • Ambit Energy: 10.98%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 1.17%
    • MP2 Energy: 10.98%
    • Oncor Electric: 10.98%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 10.98%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 10.98%
    • Texpo Energy: 10.98%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 10.98%
    • Reliant Energy: 10.98%
  • New London, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 3.35%
    • Ambit Energy: 3.35%
    • MP2 Energy: 3.35%
    • Oncor Electric: 20.81%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 20.81%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 20.81%
    • Texpo Energy: 3.35%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.81%
    • Reliant Energy: 3.35%
  • Overton, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 3.93%
    • Ambit Energy: 3.93%
    • MP2 Energy: 3.93%
    • Oncor Electric: 20.11%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 20.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 3.93%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 3.93%
  • Tatum, Texas:
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 37.37%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 37.37%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 25.26%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Rusk County, Texas by megawatt hours sold is Southwestern Electric Power Company.

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

There are 10 electricity companies serving customers in Rusk County, Texas.

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

Rusk County, Texas is home to 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Rusk County, Texas?

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