Best Texas Electricity Companies
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Texas energy companies

In Texas, residents and businesses have the power to choose an energy provider, thanks to deregulation. Choosing the best energy plan for you depends on your preferences. You can use the Choose Texas Power marketplace to compare electricity rates, save money, and find the best electricity provider for your needs. When you enter your ZIP code, you can compare rates and sign up for an energy plan. 

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Compare Texas electricity providers

The following table details the top 10 energy companies in Texas, where their headquarters are located, the overall rating from our energy experts, and what the company is best for. We rated each provider based on customer service, accessibility, and plan option variety. 

Providers Headquarters Choose Texas Power rating Best for…
TXU Energy Irving, TX 4.8 Overall experience
TriEagle Energy Irving, TX 4.8 Bill credit reward programs
Ohm Connect Oakland, CA 4.7 Energy savings mobile app
Gexa Energy Houston, TX 4.6 100% green energy plans
Just Energy Houston, TX 4.6 Business history
Chariot Energy Houston, TX 4.4 Pairing with solar
Rhythm Energy Houston, TX 4.4 100% renewable plans
4Change Energy Dallas, TX 4.3 Charity involvement
Flagship Power Houston, TX 3.8 Plan option variety
Frontier Utilities Houston, TX 4.3 Competitive prices

*Due to testing limitations, our team does not have firsthand experience with every electricity company. However, the facts and reviews featured on come from proprietary data and extensive research by our in-house team. We are confident our reviews and guidelines for our valued readers are backed by accurate information and analysis from these sources. 

How to choose an energy provider in Texas

Save money on your monthly energy bill by choosing an energy provider instead of staying with the default electricity plan from your utility company. Use the following steps to sign up for electricity in Texas today. 

  1. Enter your ZIP code. Explore available electricity plans in your area. 
  2. Compare low rates. Choose the best energy provider and rate for your needs. 
  3. Sign up instantly. Enroll in your new plan online or over the phone with an agent. 

Frequently asked questions

Are there other energy providers in Texas?

Yes, you can explore all the options in your area by entering your ZIP code. In addition to the best Texas electricity companies on this page, you can choose plans from Constellation Energy, Direct Energy, Express Energy, and more. 

How do I pick an energy plan in Texas?

The best electricity plan for you depends on your preferences. Enter your ZIP code to determine available options in your area then use the sort and filter features to narrow your options. For example, if your goal is the lowest rate, sort your options from low to high prices. If you want a 100% renewable energy plan, choose an option from Gexa Energy or Rhythm. If your goal is the lowest rate, sort your options from low to high prices.

Can I switch electricity providers?

Yes, you can switch electricity providers in Texas anytime, but it could cost a fee. You can determine the cost of the fee by reviewing your Electricity Facts Label (EFL). You will not pay a fee if you move outside your current provider’s service area. 

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