Upshur County, Texas Electric Profile

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Upshur County has no power production sources and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

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When calculating by total customers, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Upshur County.

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At an average residential price of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Upshur County benefit from a 12.23% discount from the national average.

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Upshur County is the 1161st largest county by population in the country, with 41,753 citizens residing within its borders.

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Upshur County released 237,197,941.12 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 76th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state.

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Upshur County is ranked as the 1055th largest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation with over 500,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    597,171 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    237,197,941 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,680.98 kg

Gilmer, TX Electric Overview

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Gilmer's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Texas and the United States average rates of 11.91 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 66 residential customers, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $136.48. This is 1.77% more than the state average of $134.11.

The electricity sold in Gilmer has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 29,001,400.84 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gilmer

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
1321st11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gilmer
1678th$136.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gilmer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gilmer, Texas

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Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED14.00163.62No DataIcon representing missing value.2,150,911301,172,294
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78No DataIcon representing missing value.611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04No DataIcon representing missing value.427,77047,823,000

Big Sandy, TX Electric Overview

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Big Sandy's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.89% below the average Texas rate of 11.91 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $136.48 per month. Southwestern Electric Power Company has 29 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Big Sandy emits 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 786th worst polluting city out of 1749 cities in the state. With total emissions of 8,493,064.5 kilograms, the city ranks 813th worst in Texas for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 21,382.18 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
1323rd11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Sandy
1678th$136.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Sandy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Sandy, Texas

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Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED14.00163.62No DataIcon representing missing value.2,150,911301,172,294
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78No DataIcon representing missing value.611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04No DataIcon representing missing value.427,77047,823,000

East Mountain, TX Electric Overview

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East Mountain has an average residential electricity price of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.88% less than the average Texas price of 11.91 cents and 12.23% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $136.54 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in East Mountain pay 13.55% more compared to other residents in the US. With 37 residential customers, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest supplier in the city.

East Mountain is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 6,391,102.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Mountain

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.379/kWh$0.081/kWh$555.55/mo.$71.82/mo.
1327th11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Mountain
1684th$136.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Mountain, Texas

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Rusk County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.27135.74No DataIcon representing missing value.277,76331,291,000
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED14.00163.62No DataIcon representing missing value.2,150,911301,172,294
Upshur Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.24124.78No DataIcon representing missing value.611,84762,625,000
Wood County ElectricBUNDLED11.18121.04No DataIcon representing missing value.427,77047,823,000

Zips with electric coverage in East Mountain, Texas include: 75604, 75605, 75647, 75645

Upshur County, Texas Details

Upshur County, Texas Net Metering

Approximately 33.33% of the electricity suppliers in Upshur County offer net metering to their customers. The state of Texas has restricted state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

In Upshur County one company reports energy loss, Wood County Electric. They average an annual energy loss of 5.89%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Upshur County a rank of 2525th best in the US out of 3220.

Providers In Each City in Upshur County:

  • Big Sandy, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 33.33%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
  • East Mountain, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 32.96%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 0.37%
  • Gilmer, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 33.33%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
  • Ore City, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 33.33%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
  • Union Grove, Texas:
    • Wood County Electric: 33.33%
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%

* 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 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?

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1Southwestern Electric Power Company10,292
2Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative4,564
3Wood County Electric4,407

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

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

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16