Upshur County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Upshur County, Texas Electricity Overview

Upshur County emitted 231,268,085.2 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes them the 77th worst polluting county out of 254 counties in the state.

Upshur County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 21.34% below the nationwide average price, at 11.38 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Upshur County had a 0.15% decrease over the course of the most recent 12 months.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Upshur County is Southwestern Electric Power Company.

No electricity production takes place in Upshur County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Upshur County ranks 80th out of 254 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using over 600,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    625,178 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.29 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    231,268,085 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,655.58 kg

Electricity plans in Texas

There are 7280 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

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  • Rate 18.5¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.5¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.5¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 18.5¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 18.5¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
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  • Rate 16.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Mar 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

Gilmer, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Gilmer home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.41% below the average Texas rate of 12.71 cents. Southwestern Electric Power Company sells an estimated 1,601.37 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider.

Gilmer citizens average 5,655.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 58th highest in Texas out of 1870 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 27,389,986.71 kilograms. The 74,042.25 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gilmer

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
1605th11.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gilmer
1784th$138.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gilmer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gilmer, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED12.53152.852,257,161282,894,904
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000

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Big Sandy, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Big Sandy home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.41% below the average Texas rate of 12.71 cents. Southwestern Electric Power Company sells an estimated 700.03 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider.

Big Sandy citizens average 5,655.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 58th highest in Texas out of 1870 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 6,962,022.23 kilograms. The 18,820.15 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Sandy

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
1605th11.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Sandy
1784th$138.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Sandy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Sandy, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED12.53152.852,257,161282,894,904
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000

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Ore City, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Ore City home are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.45% below the average Texas rate of 12.71 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $148.45, while the Ore City average is 15.95% lower at $124.78 per month. This ranks the city 296th in the state for average monthly bill total. Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative has an estimated 17 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

Ore City citizens average 5,655.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 58th highest in Texas out of 1870 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 6,266,385.56 kilograms. The 16,939.67 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ore City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.102/kWh$143.92/mo.$124.78/mo.
72nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ore City
296th$124.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ore City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ore City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78611,84762,625,000

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Upshur County, Texas Details

Upshur County, Texas Net Metering

Out of the 3 companies in Upshur County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. Texas has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Upshur County is about 5.89% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Upshur County is ranked as the 2445th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Upshur County:

  • Big Sandy, Texas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • East Mountain, Texas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Gilmer, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
  • Ore City, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Union Grove, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Upshur County, Texas has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Upshur County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Upshur County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Upshur County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southwestern Electric Power Company6,614
2Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative4,564
3Wood County Electric1,360

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27