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Learn more about energy deregulation in your city

Since 2002, most residents and businesses across Texas have had the power to choose their electricity company. You can discover cheap rates and plans and compare electricity providers to find the best energy option for your home or business.

Read more to learn about how deregulated energy market rates work. Then, use your power to choose the best plan and provider for you with Choose Texas Power’s free, independent marketplace.

Texas electricity rates

Electricity rates in Texas fluctuate due to varying wholesale market prices. Seasonal changes lead to shifts in energy demand and electric rates. However, your electricity bill also depends on the type of plan you choose. You can explore options like variable-rate and fixed-rate electricity plans, green energy, or no-deposit electricity. Each plan type has different rate structures. The abundance of choices can make navigating the market and selecting a plan overwhelming.

You don’t have to explore rates and compare plans alone, though. With Choose Texas Power, you can compare energy providers, find cheap electricity rates, and sign up for a plan in one place. Enter your ZIP code or call the number on your screen to get started.

Gexa Energy - Gexa Eco Saver Plus 12 12 months $0.107 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Saver Plus 24 24 months $0.107 / kWh
Discount Power - Bill Credit Bundle 24 24 months $0.109 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 12 12 months $0.115 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 24 24 months $0.115 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 36 36 months $0.135 / kWh
Flagship Power - Galleon1000 12 12 months $0.139 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.139 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 24 24 months $0.145 / kWh
Rhythm Energy - Clear Choice 36 36 months $0.148 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Usage Bill Credit 12 months $0.149 / kWh
Reliant - Basic Power 24 plan 24 months $0.158 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter Lite 24 24 months $0.169 / kWh
Payless Power - 12 Month - Prepaid 12 months $0.171 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred 24 months $0.172 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 3/01/2024, 11:05:24 AM CST for ZIP Code 77494. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

How energy deregulation works

Texas deregulated its electricity market in 2002. Since then, residents and businesses in many cities across the state have been able to choose their own electric provider instead of defaulting to the local utility company. Electricity providers across Texas offer competitive rates to gain business.

If you live in one of the many deregulated cities in Texas, you can choose your electricity supplier and rate plan. Although you’ll still rely on your local utility to deliver electricity to your home or business, it cannot sell you an electricity plan. Compare plans from many electric providers in your area and find one that works for you.

Deregulation can be a lot to navigate. Choose Texas Power is a free resource curated to help you find an energy provider with a plan that fits your needs. Our guides can help you learn about buying energy in a deregulated market. We’ll explain the types of plans you’ll encounter, how to choose a plan, and what to do if you want to switch to a different provider. You can also search for specifics about electricity rates in your city.

Power to choose

“Power to choose” is often used to explain the benefits of deregulation, allowing residents and businesses to choose their energy providers and shop for electricity rates in their budget.

In Texas, you’ll also encounter PowerToChoose.org, a website run by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. This website allows customers to browse plans and rates by searching with their ZIP code. However, many users have complained that it’s confusing to navigate and difficult to use when signing up for a plan. 

Choose Texas Power is an independent website designed to be an easy-to-navigate, one-stop shop for all your electricity needs. With our free marketplace, you can exercise your power to choose. Find provider ratings, compare rates in deregulated cities in Texas, and sign up for a plan, all within minutes. Enter your ZIP code to explore cheap electricity rates and experience an easy energy choice.

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