Travis County, Texas Electric Profile

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Travis County, Texas Overview

Travis County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 24.07% below the US average rate, at 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Travis County is the 1368th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 1,290,188 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,545,050.

Travis County is 257th out of 3221 counties in the nation for natural gas production, with 1,199,938 megawatt hours produced using the source.

Travis County has seen a reduction of 27.26% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the previous 12 months.

Travis County ranks 5th out of 254 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its residents using over 19,200,000 megawatt hours.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Travis County is Austin Energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    19,224,373 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,545,050 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    345,268 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,199,782 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,339,654,141 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,688.83 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.

Most Popular Texas Plans

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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
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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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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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Austin, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.63 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Austin, which ranks the city 149th out of 1870 cities in Texas. The city is the 34th highest generating city out of 1870 cities in Texas, averaging 1.32 megawatt hours produced per customer in the city. The city generates 72,830 megawatt hours, which is 5.72% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, from sustainable fuel sources

Electricity use in Austin results in the release of 5,568,412,288.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 5th largest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. This total results in 5,789.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 18th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. Electricity plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 94.29% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. When taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (3.12%) and Landfill Gas (2.29%), the three fuel types account for 99.70% of the production in the city. Austin is home to 9 power plants, which is the 3rd most out of any city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Austin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.104/kWh$106.76/mo.$97.12/mo.
149th10.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Austin
42nd$101.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Austin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Austin, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Austin EnergyBUNDLED10.5689.851,882,8094,669,760493,052,400
Bluebonnet ElectricBUNDLED10.45128.081,346,930140,808,400
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.854,856,111501,480,300

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

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Pflugerville, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.98 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Pflugerville, which ranks the city 537th out of 1870 cities in Texas. With an estimated 4,693 residential customers, Austin Energy is the largest vendor in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Pflugerville average is 8.80% less at $112.97 per month.

Emitting 372,421,729.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Pflugerville ranks 62nd highest out of 1870 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 145th worst in Texas for emissions per resident. The city has one electricity producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pflugerville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.095/kWh$120.34/mo.$95.26/mo.
537th10.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pflugerville
155th$112.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pflugerville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pflugerville, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
Austin EnergyBUNDLED10.5689.854,669,760493,052,400
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 Pflugerville, Texas include: 78660, 78664, 78634, 78653

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Lakeway, TX Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.41 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Lakeway, which ranks the city 61st out of 1870 cities in Texas. Austin Energy sells an estimated 166,054.49 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 $111.53 per month.

Emitting 109,622,502.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lakeway ranks 156th highest out of 1870 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,712.78 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.

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$0.105/kWh$0.104/kWh$116.83/mo.$110.51/mo.
61st10.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakeway
99th$111.53Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED10.5689.854,669,760493,052,400
Pedernales Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.33124.854,856,111501,480,300

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

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Energy 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 1,176,383529,007,616.34449.69
East Blackland Solar Project 1RRE Austin Solar LLC (100.00%)
Travis County TX Solar 217,394
Travis County TX Solar 55,044
Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 32,185
Austin Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Austin TX Landfill Gas 29,16718,018,198.66617.76
Robert Mueller Energy CenterAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Natural Gas 23,57314,437,134.31612.44
Austin TX Conventional Hydroelectric 7,557
PowerFin KingsberyPowerFin ASL 1, LLC (100.00%)
Austin TX Solar 3,921
Kingsberry Energy Storage SystemAustin Energy (100.00%)
Austin TX Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -174

Travis County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Travis County results in the release of 7,339,654,140.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 6th highest amount in the state out of 254 counties. This total equates to 5,688.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1208th worst in the United States for emissions per capita. Around 77.66% of electricity in Travis County comes from production using Natural Gas. Adding Natural Gas totals to Solar (17.89%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (2.57%), these three fuel types make up 98.12% of the county electricity generation. Travis County has 9 power generation plants, which is 132nd most in the nation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
77.66%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
17.89%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.57%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.89%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%
OTHER
Other
-0.01%

Travis County, Texas Net Metering

There are 8 companies in Travis County providing electricity. Of those 8, 37.50% 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 6 companies in Travis County that report energy loss, including Austin Energy, Pedernales Electric Cooperative, and Bluebonnet Electric. Together, these 6 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.30% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Travis County is ranked as the 1557th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Travis County:

  • Austin, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 4.01%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.01%
    • Austin Energy: 51.40%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 3.17%
    • MP2 Energy: 4.01%
    • Oncor Electric: 15.28%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 10.10%
    • Texpo Energy: 4.01%
    • Reliant Energy: 4.01%
  • Bee Cave, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 84.51%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 15.49%
  • Briarcliff, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Creedmoor, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 3.46%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 2.53%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 94.01%
  • Jonestown, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 18.86%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 81.14%
  • Lago Vista, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lakeway, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 38.05%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 61.95%
  • Manor, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 4.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 4.99%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 37.44%
    • MP2 Energy: 4.99%
    • Oncor Electric: 37.62%
    • Texpo Energy: 4.99%
    • Reliant Energy: 4.99%
  • Mustang Ridge, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 8.45%
    • Ambit Energy: 8.45%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 8.97%
    • MP2 Energy: 8.45%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 23.40%
    • Texpo Energy: 8.45%
    • Veteran Energy: 8.45%
    • Reliant Energy: 8.45%
    • AEP Texas: 8.45%
    • YEP Energy: 8.45%
  • Pflugerville, Texas:
    • Penstar Power: 14.40%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.40%
    • Austin Energy: 3.79%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.40%
    • Oncor Electric: 24.22%
    • Texpo Energy: 14.40%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.40%
  • Point Venture, Texas:
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Rollingwood, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%
  • San Leanna, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 3.49%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 96.51%
  • Sunset Valley, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 100.00%
  • The Hills, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 36.02%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 63.98%
  • Volente, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 50.00%
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Webberville, Texas:
    • Austin Energy: 1.33%
    • Bluebonnet Electric: 49.33%
    • Oncor Electric: 49.33%
  • 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 8 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Travis County, Texas.

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

There are 9 electricity plants in Travis County, Texas

Which electricity companies offer service in Travis County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Austin Energy493,501
2Pedernales Electric Cooperative16,605
3Bluebonnet Electric4,468
4Reliant Energy674
5Ambit Energy212
6Texpo Energy19
7MP2 Energy7
8Penstar Power2

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-30