Electric Utility


San Marcos Electric Utility is a municipally owned and operated retail electric distribution system purchased by the City of San Marcos in 1986. The Lower Colorado River Authority sells wholesale power to the City.


San Marcos is proud of our low electric rates and excellent reliability record. The Electric Utility serves over 23,300 customers in San Marcos, including residential, commercial, institutional and industrial customers.
Utility truck in use

Street Banners

Upon customer request, SMEU will install/remove street banners advertising for non-profit events for a fee. Please call 512-393-8301 for information and availability.

Street banner request form