Electric Rates & Providers in Travis County, TX

Travis County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Travis County, Texas Electricity Overview

In the past year, there has been a 5.07% drop in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation in Travis County.

Hydroelectric power accounts for 2.23% of the electricity produced in Travis County after a 59.04% in electricity produced using hydroelectric power.

The 2,375,534.07 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel places Travis County at 45th in Texas out of 254 counties in non-renewable energy production.

Travis County generates 83.97% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 1.79 megawatt hours per citizen and places Travis County as the 67th highest county out of 254 counties in Texas for non-renewable generation per capita each year.

Travis County generates 453,569 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks Travis County 79th in Texas out of 254 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

Travis County has a population of 1,326,436 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    20,887,967 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,829,103 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    453,569 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,375,534 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,399,267,644 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,578.31 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 25617 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Texas Plans

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Austin, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Austin, which ranks the city 824th out of 1871 cities in Texas. The city generates about 2.54 megawatt hours per consumer in the city per year from power plants located within its city limits, which ranks them as the 54th highest generating city out of 1871 cities in Texas. The city has had a 31.46% rise in the use of renewable fuel types, such as solar or wind energy, in place of fossil fuel sources, like coal and natural gas.

Electricity use in Austin results in the release of 5,578,179,324.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 5th largest amount in the state out of 1871 cities. This total results in 5,719.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 28th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. Electricity plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 96.14% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. When taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (2.55%) and Landfill Gas (1.14%), the three fuel types account for 99.83% of the production in the city. Austin is home to 10 power plants, which is the 4th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Austin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.099/kWh$148.21/mo.$107.13/mo.
824th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Austin
312th$148.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Austin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Austin, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.18176.292,742,120388,937,000
APG&EBUNDLED7.72121.18390,18730,109,500
Accent EnergyBUNDLED14.97192.2974,01311,083,000
Alliance PowerBUNDLED9.82135.3785,9528,440,900
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED15.41164.014,789,626737,961,000

Zips with electric coverage in Austin, Texas include: 78660, 78613, 78641, 78745, 78664, 78753, 78681, 78748, 78758, 78704, 78744 and 43 other zip code(s).

Pflugerville, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.20 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Pflugerville, which ranks the city 1505th out of 1871 cities in Texas. Austin Energy sells an estimated 131,471.36 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. Consumers in the city are faced with 0.78 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 67.45 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emitting 362,119,102.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Pflugerville ranks 64th highest out of 1871 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 1010th worst in Texas for emissions per resident. The city has 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 27th most for a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pflugerville

Pflugerville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.098/kWh$151.17/mo.$108.20/mo.
1505th13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pflugerville
827th$151.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pflugerville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pflugerville, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
4 Change EnergyBUNDLED14.18176.292,742,120388,937,000
APG&EBUNDLED7.72121.18390,18730,109,500
Accent EnergyBUNDLED14.97192.2974,01311,083,000
Alliance PowerBUNDLED9.82135.3785,9528,440,900
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED15.41164.014,789,626737,961,000

Zips with electric coverage in Pflugerville, Texas include: 78660, 78664, 78634, 78653

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Lakeway, TX Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.52 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Lakeway, which ranks the city 121st out of 1871 cities in Texas. Austin Energy sells an estimated 182,644.28 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $128.3 per month.

Emitting 102,314,405.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lakeway ranks 159th highest out of 1871 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakeway

Lakeway residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.104/kWh$128.30/mo.$106.67/mo.
121st11.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakeway
59th$128.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakeway Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakeway, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Austin EnergyBUNDLED11.85106.425,166,372612,163,900
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.30143.685,660,723639,424,100

Zips with electric coverage in Lakeway, Texas include: 78738, 78734, 78669

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Electricity Production in Travis County, Texas

Power Plants in Travis County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Austin TX Natural Gas 1,896,850855,604,120.14451.07
Hal C Weaver Power PlantUniversity of Texas at Austin (100.00%)
Austin TX Natural Gas 344,768.0776,604,154.62222.19
East Blackland Solar Project 1Duke Energy Renewables Services (100.00%)
Travis County TX Solar 295,062
Austin TX Natural Gas 112,42879,991,451.96711.49
Travis County TX Solar 62,767
Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 50,048
Austin Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Austin TX Landfill Gas 28,35717,580,237.89619.96
Robert Mueller Energy CenterAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Natural Gas 27,67417,247,234.88623.23
Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 13,156
PowerFin KingsberyPowerFin ASL 1, LLC (100.00%)
Austin TX Solar 4,179
Kingsberry Energy Storage SystemAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -103
TX12 Silicon Hill StorageKey Capture Energy (100.00%)
Pflugerville TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -6,083

Travis County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Travis County results in the release of 7,399,267,644.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 6th highest amount in the state out of 254 counties. This total equates to 5,578.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1076th worst in the United States for emissions per capita. Around 84.19% of electricity in Travis County comes from production using Natural Gas. Adding Natural Gas totals to Solar (12.80%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (2.23%), these three fuel types make up 99.22% of the county electricity generation. Travis County has 12 power generation plants, which is 159th most in the nation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
84.19%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
12.80%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.23%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.00%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%
OTHER
Other
-0.22%

Travis County, Texas Net Metering

There are 45 companies in Travis County providing electricity. Of those 45, 4.44% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Texas have highly restricted net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 17 companies in Travis County that report energy loss, including Austin Energy, Pedernales Electric Cooperative, and Bluebonnet Electric. Together, these 17 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.43% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Travis County is ranked as the 1326th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Travis County:

  • Austin, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 2.45%
    • Austin Energy: 81.52%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 5.00%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 11.03%
  • Bee Cave, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%
  • Briarcliff, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Creedmoor, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 2.84%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 93.19%
    • Austin Energy: 3.97%
  • Jonestown, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lago Vista, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lakeway, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 58.72%
    • Austin Energy: 41.28%
  • Manor, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 70.24%
    • Oncor Electric: 29.76%
  • Mustang Ridge, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 63.00%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 37.00%
  • Pflugerville, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 13.56%
    • Oncor Electric: 86.44%
  • Point Venture, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Rollingwood, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%
  • San Leanna, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 95.82%
    • Austin Energy: 4.18%
  • Sunset Valley, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%
  • The Hills, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 48.49%
    • Austin Energy: 51.51%
  • Volente, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Webberville, Texas:
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 97.47%
    • Austin Energy: 2.53%
  • West Lake Hills, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Travis County, Texas by total customer count is Austin Energy.

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

There are 45 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Travis County, Texas.

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

There are 12 electricity plants in Travis County, Texas

Which electricity companies offer service in Travis County, Texas?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-19