Wharton County, Texas Electric Profile

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Wharton County has seen year over year increase of 41.74% for electricity production using solar power.

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Averaging generation of 178.8 megawatt hours per resident a year, Wharton County ranks 219th out of 3220 counties in the US for generation per capita.

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Over the last year, there has been a 12.65% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in Wharton County.

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Wharton County customers experience outages averaging 78.4 minutes per occurrence, with around 0.86 outages per year.

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Over 0.25% of Wharton County’s electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel types, putting Wharton County at 110th in Texas for sustainable electricity generation.

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Wharton County is the 1163rd most populous county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    594,353 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,430,067 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    18,324 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,411,743 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    178.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    232,599,353 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,597.25 kg

El Campo, TX Electric Overview

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El Campo has an average residential electricity rate of 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% below the average Texas price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $111.89. This is 6.95% below the US average bill of $120.24. Selling 1,246.54 megawatt hours per year, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city.

El Campo has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 36th highest polluter in the state out of 1749 cities. Total emissions in the city are 66,069,792.71 kilograms, which is the 226th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Campo

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.19/mo.
1090th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of El Campo
234th$111.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for El Campo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in El Campo, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

Wharton, TX Electric Overview

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Wharton's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The city is ranked 29th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 2,064,507 megawatt hours produced. Roughly 0.89% of the city's total electricity production is from solar fields, with a total of 18,324 megawatt hours produced using the solar energy.

Electricity use in Wharton results in the release of 57,360,549.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 257th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. This total equates to 6,584.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 14th worst in Texas for emissions per capita. The city has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 16th highest in the state. Wharton has about 99.11% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wharton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.19/mo.
1097th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wharton
234th$111.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wharton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wharton, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

East Bernard, TX Electric Overview

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East Bernard's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% less than Texas's average price of 11.91 cents and 13.76% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $111.88 per month, while the Texas average is $134.11. Patrons in the city pay a 16.57% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 10 total residential customers, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in East Bernard results in the release of 13,378,706.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 660th highest in Texas out of 1749 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 786th highest polluting city in Texas for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation 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 October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.106/kWh$118.92/mo.$98.16/mo.
1102nd11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Bernard
226th$111.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Bernard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Bernard, Texas

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Jackson Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.13102.09No DataIcon representing missing value.163,89518,246,000
Wharton County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.61127.62No DataIcon representing missing value.71,1118,255,700

Energy Production in Wharton County, Texas

Power Plants in Wharton County, Texas

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Wharton County TX Natural Gas 5,358,9361,954,967,843.5364.81No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Colorado Bend Energy CenterExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Wharton TX Natural Gas 2,046,183950,497,313.92464.52No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cascade Solar (TX)Cypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Wharton TX Solar 18,324No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Newgulf CogenGDF Suez NA - Hopewell (100.00%)
Wharton County TX Natural Gas 6,6242,282,641.2344.6No DataIcon representing missing value.11/2020

Wharton County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Wharton County emits 5,597.25 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 139th highest polluting county out of 254 counties in the state and 1230th out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 232,599,352.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 1106th highest for total pollution in the United States. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Wharton County, with 99.75% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Wharton County is home to 4 power generation plants, which is the 623rd most plants within a county and the 822nd highest rate of plants per resident out of the nation's 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
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99.75%
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Solar
0.25%

Energy Loss

Wharton County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.04% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Wharton County a rank of 42nd best in Texas out of 254.

FAQ

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

Wharton County, Texas is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

There are 4 active power plants in Wharton County, Texas

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Jackson Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Wharton County, Texas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wharton County, Texas?

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1Jackson Electric Cooperative3,009
2Wharton County Electric Cooperative1,722

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