Smith County, Texas Electric Profile

Smith County’s average residential electricity rate is 11.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.63% below the nationwide average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 0.54% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent 12 months in Smith County.

Smith County residents are responsible for 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the US average pollution per person is 4,494.55.

No electricity generation takes place in Smith County.

Smith County is the 292nd largest county in the country, with 232,751 citizens calling the county home.

The largest electricity provider in Smith County by number of customers is Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,328,912 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,322,253,682 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,680.98 kg

Tyler, TX Electric Overview

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Tyler averages a residential electricity rate of 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is less than both the Texas and the US average rates of 11.91 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative has 444 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $117.07 per month.

Around 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 36th highest polluter in Texas out of 1749 cities. A total of 595,304,171 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 36th worst in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Tyler must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tyler

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.110/kWh$126.72/mo.$108.81/mo.
645th11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tyler
725th$117.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tyler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tyler, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86281,33229,980,000
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04427,77047,823,000

Zips with electric coverage in Tyler, Texas include: 75703, 75701, 75702, 75707, 75791, 75762, 75706, 75704, 75708, 75709

Whitehouse, TX Electric Overview

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Whitehouse's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.22 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. Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $117.07 per month, while the Texas average is $134.11. Consumers in Whitehouse pay a 12.70% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Around 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 36th highest polluter in Texas out of 1749 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 48,225,835.8 kilograms. The residents of Whitehouse must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitehouse

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.110/kWh$126.72/mo.$108.81/mo.
645th11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whitehouse
723rd$117.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whitehouse Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whitehouse, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86281,33229,980,000
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04427,77047,823,000

Lindale, TX Electric Overview

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Lindale's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.80% below Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 16.57% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city deal with 2.13 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 241.8 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling 879.88 megawatt hours, Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Lindale creates 34,148,368.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 349th most of any city in Texas. The city also ranks 786th worst in Texas in pollution per resident, averaging 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 85,972.09 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lindale

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.110/kWh$126.72/mo.$108.81/mo.
645th11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lindale
720th$117.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lindale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lindale, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86281,33229,980,000
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04427,77047,823,000

Smith County, Texas Details

Smith County, Texas Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Smith County providing electricity. Of those 4, 50.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Smith County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 5.25% of their energy lost per year. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Smith County a rank of 2234th best in the US out of 3220.

Providers In Each City in Smith County:

  • Arp, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 13.25%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 13.25%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 7.27%
    • Oncor Electric: 13.25%
    • MP2 Energy: 13.25%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 13.25%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.25%
    • Penstar Power: 13.25%
  • Bullard, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 13.09%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 13.09%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.48%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.48%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 1.39%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.48%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.48%
    • Penstar Power: 14.48%
  • Gladewater, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 13.13%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 20.21%
  • Hideaway, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Lindale, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • New Chapel Hill, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Noonday, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Troup, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 12.78%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 12.78%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.54%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.54%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 1.76%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.54%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.54%
    • Penstar Power: 14.54%
  • Tyler, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Whitehouse, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 14.29%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.29%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.29%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Penstar Power: 14.29%
  • Winona, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 12.50%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 12.50%
    • Oncor Electric: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%

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

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Smith County, Texas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Smith County, Texas?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Smith County, Texas?

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07