Upshur County, TX: 3 Electric Providers

Upshur County, Texas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Upshur County, Texas Electricity Overview

Upshur County has a population of 40,781 residents.

With total generation of 4,870 megawatt hours, Upshur County is the 172nd largest generator of electricity in Texas out of 254 counties.

Solar power generation in Upshur County has grown from 0 megawatt hours to 4,870 megawatt hours per year during the last year.

Emitting 224,180,734.93 kilograms of CO2 gases, Upshur County has the 1102nd worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the nation.

Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest electricity company in Upshur County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

The usage of renewable fuels for electricity production in Upshur County increased by 100.00% last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    642,196 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,870 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,870 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    224,180,735 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,497.19 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

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 12.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 11.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 2023
  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Rate 13.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Aug 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 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.89% below the average Texas rate of 14.30 cents. Southwestern Electric Power Company sells an estimated 9,707.76 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider.

Gilmer citizens average 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 1010th highest in Texas out of 1871 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 26,599,197.39 kilograms. The 75,619.19 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.
181st12.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gilmer
309th$147.95Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED11.79140.822,225,050.04262,376,794
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.78178.03669,30292,251,000

Big Sandy, TX Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Big Sandy home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.37% below the average Texas rate of 14.30 cents. Southwestern Electric Power Company sells an estimated 4,284.34 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider.

Big Sandy citizens average 5,539.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 1010th highest in Texas out of 1871 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 7,278,497.58 kilograms. The 20,692.13 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.
177th12.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Sandy
276th$143.98Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED11.79140.822,225,050.04262,376,794
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED14.30166.15481,97868,936,000

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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 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.63% below the average Texas rate of 14.30 cents. Solar fields in the city generate 4,870 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of the city's total electricity generation. The city generates roughly 4.49 megawatt hours per person each year from power generating plants located within its borders, which ranks it as the 51st highest generator in the state out of 1871 cities.

Ore City citizens average 3,960.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 1772nd highest in Texas out of 1871 in this category. A total of 4,296,990.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has the 52nd highest number of electricity producing plants of any city in Texas, with one total power plant. In Ore City, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ore City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.102/kWh$178.03/mo.$124.78/mo.
1728th13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ore City
1839th$178.03Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.78178.03669,30292,251,000

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Electricity Production in Upshur County, Texas

Power Plants in Upshur County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hecate Energy Upshur Rural LLCHecate Energy Upshur Rural LLC (100.00%)
Ore City TX Solar 4,870

Upshur County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Upshur County citizens average 5,497.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 140th highest in Texas out of 254 in this category. A total of 224,180,734.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county each year. This is enough to rank 78th highest in the state for total emissions. The county has one power plant within its borders. Upshur County's power plants mainly use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% (or 4,870 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county.

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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 7.37% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Upshur County is ranked as the 2751st best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Upshur County:

  • Big Sandy, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 12.46%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 87.54%
  • East Mountain, Texas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 49.20%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.80%
  • Gilmer, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 19.15%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 80.85%
  • Ore City, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Union Grove, Texas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Upshur County, Texas?

Upshur County, Texas has one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Upshur County, Texas.

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Upshur County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southwestern Electric Power Company40,509
2Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative15,870
3Wood County Electric1,439

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-01-14