We stand ready to help any customer in need. Our People First philosophy led us to suspend disconnects while our community bands together during this challenging time. If you are experiencing financial hardship, we urge you to contact us for help. Call us at 210-353-2222 or online at cpsenergy.com/assistance.

For the safety of our customers and employees, face coverings are highly suggested, but not required.  Please let us know if you need assistance.  Our modified customer service center hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.  

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