Taylor County, Texas Electric Profile

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Taylor County, Texas Overview

Renewable electricity fuels account for 99.99%, or 4,019,237 megawatt hours, of Taylor County's total energy generation.

The largest supplier in Taylor County by megawatt hours sold is Taylor Electric Cooperative.

At an average residential rate of 11.25 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Taylor County benefit from a 19.62% discount from the US average price.

Taylor County's 100.00% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation over the previous year is surely a step in the wrong direction.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has dropped by 8.37% in the previous year in Taylor County.

Releasing 118,897.82 kilograms of CO2 gases, Taylor County has the 2893rd highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3221 counties in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,133,863 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,019,529 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,019,237 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    292 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    28.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    118,898 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.83 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.

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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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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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

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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Abilene, TX Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Abilene home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.72% lower than the average state rate of 12.20 cents. Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The city is ranked 59th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 304 megawatt hours generated.

Abilene is the 28th highest ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 715,253,552.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The city also ranks 42nd highest in Texas in pollution per citizen, averaging 5,713.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. The city has 2 electricity plants, which is the 11th highest for a city in Texas. Abilene's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Abilene

Abilene 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$0.088/kWh$121.40/mo.$98.50/mo.
1238th11.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Abilene
583rd$118.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Abilene Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Abilene, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Fort Belknap ElectricBUNDLED10.73102.1250,042.275,369,810.72
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500

Zips with electric coverage in Abilene, Texas include: 79605, 79601, 79602, 79606, 79603, 79607, 79563, 79699

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Potosi CDP, TX Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Potosi CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.76% lower than the average state rate of 12.20 cents. Selling an estimated 9,908.24 megawatt hours per year, Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $121.85 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in Potosi CDP have a 9.78% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Potosi CDP is the 477th highest ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 22,548,335.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 55th worst in the state in this category. All of the 58,812.05 megawatt hours of electricity used in Potosi CDP must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Potosi CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.091/kWh$124.09/mo.$102.07/mo.
1573rd11.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Potosi CDP
1496th$121.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Potosi CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Potosi 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
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Taylor Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.11161.45200,88830,346,000

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Merkel, TX Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Merkel home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.77% lower than the average state rate of 12.20 cents. Selling an estimated 865.35 megawatt hours per year, Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $120.55 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in Merkel have a 10.75% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Merkel is the 625th highest ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 14,116,275.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 5,712.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 1409th worst in the state in this category. All of the 36,819 megawatt hours of electricity used in Merkel must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Merkel

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.089/kWh$123.07/mo.$100.30/mo.
1490th11.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Merkel
1377th$120.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Merkel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Merkel, 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
Taylor Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.11161.45200,88830,346,000

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Energy Production in Taylor County, Texas

Power Plants in Taylor County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Horse Hollow Wind Energy CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Taylor County TX Wind 2,304,033
Taylor County TX Wind 450,259
Callahan Divide Wind Energy CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Taylor County TX Wind 406,870
Buffalo Gap 3 Wind FarmAES Corporation (100.00%)
Taylor County TX Wind 323,178
Buffalo Gap Wind FarmAES Corporation (100.00%)
Taylor County TX Wind 290,499
South Trent Wind FarmClearway Energy (100.00%)
Taylor County TX Wind 244,398
HEB00070Texas Microgrid, LLC (100.00%)
Abilene TX Natural Gas 292223,966.26767.01

Taylor County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Taylor County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 118,897.82 kilograms, which is the 2893rd largest amount of any county in the country. The county also ranks 2925th highest in pollution per person in the county, averaging 0.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county is home to 7 electricity generation plants, which is 295th highest in the country. For electricity production purposes, Taylor County's primary fuel is Wind, making up 99.99%, or 4,019,237 megawatt hours of production in the county.

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NATURAL GAS
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Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Taylor County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.22% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Taylor County is ranked as the 1487th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Taylor County:

  • Abilene, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.74%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.74%
    • Fort Belknap Electric: 4.55%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.74%
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 1.56%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.74%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.74%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.74%
    • AEP Texas: 11.74%
    • YEP Energy: 11.74%
  • Buffalo Gap, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Impact, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • Fort Belknap Electric: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.11%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • Lawn, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.50%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.50%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • AEP Texas: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Merkel, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 12.08%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.08%
    • MP2 Energy: 12.08%
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 3.34%
    • Texpo Energy: 12.08%
    • Veteran Energy: 12.08%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.08%
    • AEP Texas: 12.08%
    • YEP Energy: 12.08%
  • Trent, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.11%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.11%
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.11%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.11%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.11%
    • AEP Texas: 11.11%
    • YEP Energy: 11.11%
  • Tuscola, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 11.87%
    • Ambit Energy: 11.87%
    • MP2 Energy: 11.87%
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 5.04%
    • Texpo Energy: 11.87%
    • Veteran Energy: 11.87%
    • Reliant Energy: 11.87%
    • AEP Texas: 11.87%
    • YEP Energy: 11.87%
  • Tye, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 10.09%
    • Ambit Energy: 10.09%
    • Fort Belknap Electric: 10.09%
    • MP2 Energy: 10.09%
    • Taylor Electric Cooperative: 9.18%
    • Texpo Energy: 10.09%
    • Veteran Energy: 10.09%
    • Reliant Energy: 10.09%
    • AEP Texas: 10.09%
    • YEP Energy: 10.09%

* 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 Taylor County, Texas?

By total revenue, Taylor Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Taylor County, Texas.

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

There are 8 electricity suppliers operating in Taylor County, Texas.

How many power plants are in Taylor County, Texas?

There are 7 electricity plants in Taylor County, Texas

Which electricity companies offer service in Taylor County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Taylor Electric Cooperative15,632
2Reliant Energy6,927
3Ambit Energy2,183
4Texpo Energy199
5Fort Belknap Electric104
6Veteran Energy82
7MP2 Energy76
8Penstar Power16

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-30