AEP Texas Central
Texas electric utilities

About AEP Texas Central

American Electric Power (AEP) is an energy company serving 11 states across the country. In Texas, it serves as a utility company, which means it is responsible for delivering energy to consumers’ homes and businesses.

The Texas branch of AEP, headquartered in Corpus Christi, is split into AEP Texas Central and AEP Texas North. The AEP Texas Central division serves 800,000+ customers in southern and central Texas including Corpus Christi, McAllen, Harlingen, Victoria, and Laredo.

Electricity rates in the AEP Texas Central service area

Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.061 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.062 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.062 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.064 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.069 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.069 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.092 / kWh
Constellation - 36 Month Usage Bill Credit 36 months $0.096 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.108 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.109 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred 36 months $0.112 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.114 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.115 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.117 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 18 18 months $0.118 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.119 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.134 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 1 month $0.148 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 10/27/2020, 1:59:34 AM CDT for utility AEP Central. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Texas electric providers and utilities

Because of energy deregulation, Texas residents and businesses cannot buy electricity from their area’s utility company. Instead, consumers must choose a retail electric provider (REP).

If you do not sign up for an electricity plan with a REP, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) will assign one for you based on your area’s “Provider of Last Resort.” The Provider of Last Resort for customers in the AEP Texas Central service area is CPL Retail Energy.

In addition to the energy supply rate you pay to your REP, you will also pay a delivery fee to AEP Texas Central. This fee is set by the PUCT and cannot be changed. You can, however, control your energy supply rate.

When you enter your ZIP code above, we will show you REP rates in your area so you can choose the rate and plan that work for your home or business. To learn more, call one of our team members or see our guide to choosing a provider.

Contact AEP Texas Central

For questions about your electricity rate or plan, contact your REP. If you are experiencing a power outage or power emergency, contact AEP Texas Central.

  • Report or check the status of a power outage here or at 1-866-223-8508.
  • Contact customer service here or at 1-877-373-4858.