Schleicher County, Texas Electric Profile

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Schleicher County is the 181st largest producing county in the country out of 3220 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

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Wind turbines in Schleicher County produce 1,120,473 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Schleicher County generates 2704.91% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the surplus.

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The county is the 85th largest producer of electricity out of 254 counties in the state, producing 1,120,473 megawatt hours.

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The monthly residential electricity bill average in Schleicher County is $104.91, compared to the national average of $120.24. Schleicher County citizens enjoy a 12.75% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

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Schleicher County is ranked 33rd in the US out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 401.17 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    39,947 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,120,473 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,120,473 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    401.17 MWh

Eldorado, TX Electric Overview

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Eldorado's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Texas and the United States average rates of 11.91 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 22 residential customers, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $104.91. This is 21.77% less than the state average of $134.11.

The electricity sold in Eldorado has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 12,821,970.95 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eldorado

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.108/kWh$112.09/mo.$92.39/mo.
1061st11.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eldorado
71st$104.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eldorado Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eldorado, Texas

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Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.85No DataIcon representing missing value.4,856,111501,480,300
Southwest Texas Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.3469.97No DataIcon representing missing value.38,4144,739,000

Energy Production in Schleicher County, Texas

Power Plants in Schleicher County, Texas

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Live Oak Wind ProjectLive Oak Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
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Langford Wind PowerClearway Energy (100.00%)
Schleicher County TX Wind 356,694No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Schleicher County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Schleicher County emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 198th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in Texas and 2960th out of 3220 counties nationally. At 0 kilograms per person and 2,793 citizens in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 198th highest amount in Texas for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county is home to 2 power generation plants, which is 1044th most in the country and 81st highest when considering plants per resident. For the purpose of electricity generation, Schleicher County's top fuel is Wind, making up 100.00% of generation in the county.

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Schleicher County, Texas Net Metering

Of the 2 electric providers in Schleicher County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. At the state level, Texas has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Schleicher County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.65% of their energy lost per year. With a US average energy loss of 2.76%, Schleicher County is ranked as the 1775th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

There are 2 active power plants in Schleicher County, Texas

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Schleicher County, Texas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Schleicher County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Pedernales Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Schleicher County, Texas.

What electricity companies offer service in Schleicher County, Texas?

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1Pedernales Electric Cooperative20,481
2Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative576

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16