SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: To improve your customer experience, we are performing maintenance to our systems. Manage My Account, our automated phone system and all payment systems will be unavailable starting Friday, December 13 at 8 p.m. until Sunday, December 15 at 7 a.m. Thank you for your understanding.

Please keep in mind CPS Energy will never call and threaten to disconnect or suspend service if immediate payment is not received.

Coal

 
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An abundant, affordable fuel source to meet our energy needs

Coal has been an important source of fuel for CPS Energy for decades. Our utility currently has two coal units that turn low-sulfur coal into electrical power for our customers.

Coal is 18.3% of our generating capacity.

At the J.K. Spruce 1 and 2, located on Calaveras Lake in south Bexar County, coal is used to produce more than 1,300 megawatts of affordable and reliable electrical power for Greater San Antonio.

In 2011, CPS Energy made a commitment to close our first and oldest coal plant, Deely, at the end of 2018. Before the clock struck midnight to ring in 2019, the plant officially shut down