Yoakum County, Texas Electric Profile

With total generation of 2,500,211.01 megawatt hours, Yoakum County is ranked 429th highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties for total production.

Yoakum County produces 1906.31% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Yoakum County is Southwestern Public Service Company.

Citizens of Yoakum County pay about 23.05% less than the $134.11 state average monthly residential electric expense.

The 2,500,211.01 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel places Yoakum County at 43rd out of 254 counties in Texas in non-renewable power generation.

Yoakum County continues to improve with the reduction of non-renewable fuel use for electricity generation. The county has seen a 38.40% decline in the burning of these fuels in their power facilities during the previous year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    124,617 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,500,211 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,500,211 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    286.95 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    64,406,166 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,391.96 kg

Denver City, TX Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Denver City are paying an average residential electricity price of 9.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.84% less than the average Texas rate of 11.91 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $134.11, while the Denver City average is 23.05% less at $103.19 per month. This ranks the city 63rd in the state for average monthly bill total. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.31 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 145 minutes each. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Emitting 27,723,180.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Denver City is the 406th highest out of 1749 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which amounts to 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Denver City is the 36th highest polluting city in Texas. There are zero power plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Denver City

Denver City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.089/kWh$158.11/mo.$60.87/mo.
8th9.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Denver City
63rd$103.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Denver City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Denver City, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lea County ElectricBUNDLED8.6598.6524,4262,113,000
Lyntegar Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.72103.79108,13510,512,000
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED10.99107.142,527,630277,701,959

Plains, TX Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Plains is roughly 9.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their residents, 27.24% lower than the average US electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Southwestern Public Service Company sells 285.11 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other suppliers. The power grid in the city has an average of 1.31 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 145 minutes per outage. The countrywide averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

On average, Plains residents emit 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 36th highest polluting city out of 1749 cities in Texas. This adds up to total emissions of 7,055,776.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 892nd highest for total pollution in Texas. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plains

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.089/kWh$158.11/mo.$60.87/mo.
9th9.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plains
63rd$103.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plains Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plains, Texas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lea County ElectricBUNDLED8.6598.6524,4262,113,000
Lyntegar Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.72103.79108,13510,512,000
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED10.99107.142,527,630277,701,959

Energy Production in Yoakum County, Texas

Power Plants in Yoakum County, Texas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Yoakum County TX Natural Gas 1,261,407.01728,541,391.2577.56
Yoakum County TX Natural Gas 1,079,104483,334,788.72447.9
Yoakum County TX Natural Gas 159,70080,311,616502.89

Yoakum County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Yoakum County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Natural Gas. The county produces 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Electricity consumption in the county creates 64,406,165.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2114th most of any county in the United States. Additionally, the county ranks 688th highest in the US for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 7,391.96 kilograms of emissions per person. Yoakum County has 3 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 785th highest number of power plants within a county and the 244th highest number of power plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US.

NATURAL GAS
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Energy Loss

Energy loss in Yoakum County is about 3.66% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 0.99%, Yoakum County is the 12th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Yoakum County, Texas?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Southwestern Public Service Company4,867
2Lyntegar Electric Cooperative1,681
3Lea County Electric1,327

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

Yoakum County, Texas is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Yoakum County, Texas?

The largest electricity provider in Yoakum County, Texas by total customer count is Southwestern Public Service Company.

How many power plants are located within Yoakum County, Texas?

There are 3 power plants located in Yoakum County, Texas

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-20