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What Is the Average Monthly Electric Bill in Texas?

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Average Texas electricity bill The average residential monthly electric bill in Texas is $157.26. This is calculated by multiplying the average kWh usage of 1,094 by the average price per kWh of $0.1439. It’s important to note that electricity bills can vary significantly throughout the year due to changes in…

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What Temperature to Set Your Thermostat in Summer

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Best thermostat settings for summer months in Texas According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 78 degrees Fahrenheit is the best summer thermostat temperature setting for when you’re at home. This is the best temperature setting to achieve a balance between comfort, energy savings, cost efficiency, and environmental sustainability. When…

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Texas Tornadoes

When Is Tornado Season in Texas?

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Texas tornado season Tornado season in Texas typically runs from April to June. May historically is the peak month for tornado formation. This time of year often has the perfect conditions for the formation of tornadoes: Per the National Weather Service, tornadoes can actually form at almost any time of…

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How Do Tornadoes Form?

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What is a tornado? Tornadoes are rapidly rotating columns of air that are simultaneously in contact with the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud. These funnel clouds are visible to the human eye and often carry with them a surrounding cloud of debris and dust. With intense destructive…

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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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What is a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere as a direct or indirect result of your activities. Primarily composed of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide, greenhouse gas emissions stem from various sources, including transportation, excess energy use, and…

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Recovering from May 16 Severe Storm in Houston Area

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Last night’s major thunderstorm brought 100 mph winds, trees snapped in half, destruction of homes and businesses, power outages for nearly 1,000,000 around the Houston area, and the unfortunate and tragic deaths of at least 4 of our fellow Texans. BKV Energy is here to help those impacted by the…

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Average Price per kWh in Texas

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What is the average price per kWh in Texas? The average price per kWh in Texas is currently $0.1431, according to the EIA’s data for February 2024. The average price per kWh in Texas in 2023 was $0.1432 cents. The average price per kWh in Texas in 2022 was $0.1376…

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Hurricanes

Hurricanes vs Typhoons: What’s the Difference?

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What is the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon? Hurricanes and typhoons are the same type of storm, a tropical cyclone, but they are given different names based on where they occur. Hurricanes vs typhoons Hurricane is the term used for storms that mostly impact the Caribbean, the United…

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