Starr County, Texas Electric Profile

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Starr County, Texas Overview

Wind generates 2,321,133 megawatt hours of electricity in Starr County. This equals roughly 35.21 megawatt hours per person in Starr County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 156th highest county in the US out of 3221 counties in that category.

Wind turbines in Starr County produce 2,321,133 megawatt hours of electricity.

Starr County released 0 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 197th worst polluting county in Texas.

At an average residential rate of 11.11 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Starr County enjoy a 20.60% discount from the US average price.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Starr County increased by 5.24% last year.

With 65,920 citizens within its borders and 2,321,133 megawatt hours produced each year, Starr County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 35.21 megawatt hours. This is the 437th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    982,237 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,321,133 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,321,133 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.21 MWh

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 19449 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 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%

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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 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 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 20.2¢ / 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 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 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 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 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Rio Grande City, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Rio Grande City is about 11.13 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Texas and the nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Electricity production in Rio Grande City outpaces usage levels by 443.16%. Generating 80.93 megawatt hours per person living in the city, Rio Grande City is the 7th highest generator per capita out of 1870 cities in the state.

Emissions in Rio Grande City average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1855th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 1855th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city has 2 power producing plants, which is the 5th most out of any city in the state. For electricity production purposes, Rio Grande City's primary fuel is Wind, making up 100.00% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rio Grande City

Rio Grande City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.090/kWh$121.98/mo.$101.04/mo.
1217th11.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rio Grande City
1164th$119.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rio Grande City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rio Grande City, 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
Medina Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.55126.43360,56841,629,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Roma, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Roma is about 11.14 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Texas and the nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Roma average is 3.29% below at $119.78 per month.

Emissions in Roma average 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 61st worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 67,058,368.67 kilograms, which is the 236th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Roma have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roma

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.091/kWh$122.07/mo.$101.77/mo.
1364th11.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roma
1304th$119.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roma, 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
Medina Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.55126.43360,56841,629,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Las Lomas CDP, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Las Lomas CDP is about 11.14 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Texas and the nationwide average prices of 12.20 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Reliant Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Las Lomas CDP average is 3.30% below at $119.77 per month.

Emissions in Las Lomas CDP average 5,800.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1267th worst polluting city out of 1870 cities in Texas based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 17,714,406.88 kilograms, which is the 559th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Las Lomas CDP have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Las Lomas CDP

Las Lomas CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.091/kWh$122.07/mo.$101.76/mo.
1248th11.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Las Lomas CDP
1186th$119.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Las Lomas CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Las Lomas CDP, 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
Medina Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.55126.43360,56841,629,600
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

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Energy Production in Starr County, Texas

Power Plants in Starr County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rio Bravo Windpower, LLCRio Bravo Windpower, LLC (100.00%)
Starr County TX Wind 684,790
Rio Grande City TX Wind 628,704
Rio Grande City TX Wind 610,955
Starr County TX Wind 396,684

Starr County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Starr County average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them as the 2962nd worst polluting county in the nation based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 0 kilograms, which is the 197th worst total amount of pollution for any county in the state. The county has 4 electricity generation plants, which is 13th highest in the state. Starr County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

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Starr County, Texas Net Metering

There are 8 companies in Starr County providing electricity. Of those 8, 25.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Texas has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Starr County is 3.67%. This includes data from 5 providers, including Reliant Energy, Magic Valley Electric Coop, and Medina Electric Cooperative. With a state average energy loss of 0.99%, Starr County is the 23rd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Starr County:

  • Escobares, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • Medina Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.12%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.12%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • La Grulla, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.44%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.44%
    • Medina Electric Cooperative: 0.45%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.44%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.44%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.44%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.44%
    • AEP Texas: 12.44%
    • YEP Energy: 12.44%
  • Rancho Viejo, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.33%
    • Brownsville PUB: 0.14%
    • Magic Valley Electric Coop: 1.22%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.33%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.33%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.33%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.33%
    • AEP Texas: 12.33%
    • YEP Energy: 12.33%
  • Rio Grande City, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.37%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.37%
    • Medina Electric Cooperative: 9.05%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.37%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.37%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.37%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.37%
    • AEP Texas: 11.37%
    • YEP Energy: 11.37%
  • Roma, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.10%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.10%
    • Medina Electric Cooperative: 11.10%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.10%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.10%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.15%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.10%
    • AEP Texas: 11.15%
    • YEP Energy: 11.10%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Starr County, Texas?

Starr County, Texas has 4 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Starr County, Texas by megawatt hours sold is Reliant Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Starr County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Reliant Energy8,760
2Magic Valley Electric Coop6,162
3Ambit Energy2,761
4Medina Electric Cooperative2,637
5Texpo Energy252
6Veteran Energy104
7MP2 Energy96
8Penstar Power20

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

There are 8 electricity providers operating in Starr County, Texas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02