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Based in traditional values, quality education and recreational entertainment for the whole family, according to the city, Friendswood has a blend of qualities that makes the area an attractive place for families to call home. Electricity in Friendswood is no different. As one of the many Texas cities with energy choice, Friendswood residents and business owners can participate in a competitive energy market and select their own supply plan from the many available, similar to residents’ ability to explore the city’s competitive and abundant housing and employment market.
Please note: the following rates were published and are accurate as of 5/10/2017 at 9:44 AM for ZIP code 77546. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up-to-date rates in your area, please enter your ZIP code above.
|Plan Name||Plan Length||Rate|
|4Change Energy Budget Saver 12||12 months||$0.071/ kWh|
|Reliant Secure Advantage 12||12 months||$0.079/ kWh|
|Frontier Utilities Straight Power 24 CN||24 months||$0.073/ kWh|
|TriEagle Eagle 36||36 months||$0.093/ kWh|
|4Change Energy Generous Saver 12||12 months||$0.077/ kWh|
|TXU Energy Smart Deal 12||12 months||$0.079/ kWh|
|Pennywise Power Wise Buy Conserve Plus 12||12 months||$0.073/ kWh|
|Reliant Energy Secure Advantage 12||12 months||$0.079/ kWh|
|Direct Energy Live Brighter 12||12 months||$0.091/ kWh|
|Cirro Energy Smart Value 12 Online||12 months||$0.077/ kWh|
|Champion Energy Champ Saver -12||12 months||$0.088/ kWh|
|First Choice Power You Got This 24||24 months||$0.089/ kWh|
With a warm and humid climate, Friendswood experiences consistent hot summers and mild winters. This is an important fact for residents shopping for electricity in Friendswood to remember. If you know how much energy you consume each month, you can make a better informed decision when it comes to selecting from one of the many Friendswood energy plans.
The next thing for residents to determine is what type of supply plan will work best for their situation. This means figuring out if you should sign up for a fixed-rate supply plan or a variable-rate supply plan.
Fixed-rate supply plans give residents the comfort of price protection and a more stable energy rate. With a fixed supply rate, you will sign a contract and secure an energy supply rate for a selected term. Throughout that term, you will keep the same supply rate. This is a safe option for most residents in Friendswood, especially if you own your place of residence and plan to stay there for a while.
Variable-rate supply plans allow residents to take advantage of market-price lows when the price of energy one month is lower than the previous month. However, variable supply rates can also rise from month to month, offering less price stability than fixed-rate plans. Variable-rate supply plans might be a good idea for those who keep a close watch on the energy market and can switch to a fixed-rate plan when they see prices steadily increase or at market-average lows.
Residents with electricity in Friendswood have an unusual utility situation. Depending on your location, you could fall within the CenterPoint Energy or TNMP service area. While you have the option to choose an energy supply plan from one of the many retailers in your area, your location determines which utility distributes and transmits your electricity.
You can enter your ZIP code above to find out which electric utility services your home. Once you figure this out, it’s important to know that this utility is in charge of your electrical infrastructure. Whenever there is a power outage or electrical emergency, you’ll call that utility instead of your chosen retailer that provides Friendswood energy plans.
To report a loss of power to CenterPoint Energy, call 1-800-332-7143.
To report a loss of power to TNMP, call 1-888-866-7456.
Whether you operate a family-owned business in the downtown area of Friendswood or you operate a business off Parkwood Avenue, you have the same ability to choose an energy supply plan as your fellow residents. It's important to note that while residential energy supply plans may have a bundled supply rate that includes delivery and transmission charges, business supply rates do not.
For more information about energy supply plans for your business, visit our commercial energy page.
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