Wharton County, Texas Electric Profile

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Wharton County, Texas Overview

Wharton County produces 214.3 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 43 highest county out of 254 counties for production per capita in the state.

Wharton County ranks 118th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 8,709,723 of the county's 8,908,646 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Wharton County generates 198,923 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 24th in the state out of 254 counties for total megawatt hours generated by solar power.

Residents of Wharton County are paying, on average, 20.55% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 11.12 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Wharton County is 11.69% lower than the Texas average monthly residential expense.

When calculating by customer count, Reliant Energy is the largest provider in Wharton County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    619,411 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,908,646 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    198,923 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,709,723 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    214.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    230,746,346 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,550.79 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

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 20.2¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 19.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 18.9¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Usage Bill Credit

Residential

  • Rate 22.4¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Jul 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

El Campo, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in El Campo are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.60% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.32% below the national average of 13.99 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the El Campo average is 3.17% lower at $119.94 per month. Solar facilities in the city produce 180,819 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of the city's electricity generation.

El Campo is the 1534th highest ranked city in the state out of 1870 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 1,227,434.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 99.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks El Campo as the 1851st highest polluting city in Texas. Solar is the fuel of choice in El Campo, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. El Campo has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Campo

El Campo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.090/kWh$122.79/mo.$101.42/mo.
1380th11.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of El Campo
1336th$119.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for El Campo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in El Campo, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Texpo EnergyBUNDLED5.8388.93683,55039,823,000

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Wharton, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Wharton are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.19% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.84% below the national average of 13.99 cents. Reliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Wharton average is 4.13% below at $118.74 per month.

Wharton's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 49,284,138.37 kilograms, which is 285th highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 145th worst in Texas for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,712.78 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wharton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.66/mo.$97.99/mo.
1057th11.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wharton
903rd$118.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wharton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wharton, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Texpo EnergyBUNDLED5.8388.93683,55039,823,000

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East Bernard, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in East Bernard are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.23% below Texas' average rate of 12.20 cents and 20.87% below the national average of 13.99 cents. Reliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the East Bernard average is 4.20% below at $118.66 per month.

East Bernard's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 12,670,942.26 kilograms, which is 669th highest amount in the state out of 1870 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 145th worst in Texas for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,712.78 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Bernard

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.086/kWh$121.59/mo.$97.75/mo.
869th11.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Bernard
641st$118.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Bernard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Bernard, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyBUNDLED11.35111.624,827,635547,853,000
MP2 EnergyBUNDLED11.89102.5785,08310,114,000
Penstar PowerBUNDLED12.02115.5434,9394,199,500
Reliant EnergyBUNDLED13.94152.2717,200,4672,397,120,500
Texpo EnergyBUNDLED5.8388.93683,55039,823,000

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Energy Production in Wharton County, Texas

Power Plants in Wharton County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wharton County TX Natural Gas 6,730,1822,418,678,709.58359.38
Colorado Bend Energy CenterExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Wharton County TX Natural Gas 1,979,541900,016,136.04454.66
Aktina SolarHecate Energy Ramsey , LLC (100.00%)
El Campo TX Solar 180,819
Cascade Solar (TX)Cypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Wharton County TX Solar 18,104

Wharton County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Wharton County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 230,746,345.74 kilograms, which is the 1111th highest amount of any county in the country. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per person in the county, which amounts to 5,550.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Wharton County is the 144th highest polluting county in Texas. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Wharton County, with 97.77% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Wharton County has 4 power producing plants, which is 566th most in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
97.77%
SOLAR
Solar
2.23%

Energy Loss

The county has 5 electricity companies who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these 5 companies is 3.71%. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Wharton County having a rank of 949th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Wharton County, Texas?

The largest electricity company in Wharton County, Texas by total revenue is Reliant Energy.

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

Wharton County, Texas has 8 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

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

Wharton County, Texas is home to 4 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wharton County, Texas?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02