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Houston electricity rates

The Houston energy market is deregulated, meaning residents and business owners have the power to choose their electricity company from different energy providers. Choose Texas Power’s independent marketplace allows consumers to find and compare Houston energy plans and electricity companies at no additional cost. Enter your ZIP code above to find the best Houston electricity company near you.

Compare Houston electricity rates

First Choice Power - You Got This 12 12 months $0.144 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Super Value 24 24 months $0.144 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 24 24 months $0.145 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 24 24 months $0.145 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 24 24 months $0.145 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.155 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 12 12 months $0.159 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Super Value 12 12 months $0.161 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This After Hours 12 12 months $0.162 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.162 / kWh
Chariot Energy - GridEdge 36 36 months $0.166 / kWh
Constellation - 36 Month Usage Bill Credit 36 months $0.169 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Flat Tier Product 12 months $0.175 / kWh
4Change Energy - Smart Thermostat 24 24 months $0.175 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Green 36 36 months $0.181 / kWh
Chariot Energy - GridEdge 18 18 months $0.186 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 36 36 months $0.189 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Usage Bill Credit 12 months $0.189 / kWh
4Change Energy - One Rate 24 24 months $0.189 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.195 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Value 12 12 months $0.196 / kWh
Chariot Energy - GridEdge 12 12 months $0.198 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 24 24 months $0.199 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Green 12 12 months $0.204 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 24 24 months $0.205 / kWh
Constellation - 12Mo Usage Bill Credit + A/C Protection for 2 Units and HVAC Diagnostics 12 months $0.209 / kWh
TXU Energy - Solar Value 12 12 months $0.209 / kWh
4Change Energy - One Rate 12 12 months $0.209 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 36 months $0.212 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 12 12 months $0.215 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Saver 36 36 months $0.217 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Green Eagle 36 36 months $0.218 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month (No Min Usage Fee) 12 months $0.219 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Bronze Eagle 24 24 months $0.222 / kWh
Payless Power - Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 12 months $0.224 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Max 24 24 months $0.225 / kWh
TXU Energy - Texas Choice 24 24 months $0.226 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Green Eagle 24 24 months $0.227 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Saver 24 24 months $0.227 / kWh
Payless Power - Simple 6 - Prepaid Plan 6 months $0.227 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter Lite 24 24 months $0.227 / kWh
TXU Energy - Solar Club 12 12 months $0.229 / kWh
TXU Energy - Season Pass 12 12 months $0.229 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Pass 12 12 months $0.229 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Max 12 12 months $0.230 / kWh
TXU Energy - Texas Choice 12 12 months $0.232 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.232 / kWh
Pulse Power - Free Energy Nights 12 12 months $0.232 / kWh
Pulse Power - Free Energy Weekends 12 12 months $0.233 / kWh
TXU Energy - Flex Rewards 1 month $0.234 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Pass 24 24 months $0.236 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter Lite 12 12 months $0.237 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Silver Eagle 12 12 months $0.238 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Nights & Solar Days 12 (8 p.m.) 12 months $0.239 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Green Eagle 12 12 months $0.240 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.240 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Superb Saver 24 24 months $0.241 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 1K+ 24 24 months $0.242 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Saver 12 12 months $0.243 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 24 24 months $0.245 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Nights & Solar Days 24 (8 p.m.) 24 months $0.246 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Superb Saver 12 12 months $0.246 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.247 / kWh
Reliant - Conservation Plan 12 12 months $0.249 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 18 18 months $0.250 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 18 18 months $0.250 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred 24 months $0.252 / kWh
Reliant - Basic Power 12 12 months $0.252 / kWh
Direct Energy - Free Power Weekends 12 12 months $0.253 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Deal 12 12 months $0.255 / kWh
Direct Energy - Twelve Hour Power 12 12 months $0.256 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 12 12 months $0.260 / kWh
Green Mountain - Go Local Solar 12 Preferred 12 months $0.262 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Deal 24 24 months $0.268 / kWh
TXU Energy - Solar Saver 12 12 months $0.273 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Deal 36 36 months $0.273 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 9/25/2022, 6:46:41 PM CDT for ZIP Code 77030. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Houston electricity companies

Deregulation gives Houston consumers the power to choose their energy provider and plan. Providers compete for your business in deregulated markets by offering lower electricity rates and better terms and conditions. Going through all the options can feel overwhelming to some consumers, which is why Choose Texas Power is here to help.

Our online marketplace makes it easier to compare electricity rates in Houston. Sort through all the energy providers in your area to find the best electricity plan for your home or business. Our marketplace’s most popular energy providers include Just Energy, TXU Energy, and 4Change Energy.

While you can choose your Houston energy provider, you are not able to select your utility company, which is location-based. Along with supplying power to homes and businesses, your utility maintains the electrical infrastructure and responds to power outages. In Houston, the utility is CenterPoint Energy. You can report a power outage or downed electrical line on the CenterPoint website.

Report or check the status of a power outage here or call 1-800-332-7143.

Types of electric plans in Houston

Houston residents can choose from several energy plan types. A few of the most common plan types you may encounter are:

  • Fixed-rate plans: With this plan type, you pay a fixed rate for every kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity you use, meaning you pay the same price for the entirety of your contract. Most contracts range from one to three years. But if you cancel your plan before your contract ends, you may have to pay an early termination fee. The advantage of fixed-rate plans is that they lock you into a specific rate and protect you from spikes in the energy market. They provide predictability in energy bills.
  • Variable-rate plans: Under a variable-rate plan, the rate you pay each month varies based on wholesale electric prices. But you do not have to enter into a contract with such a plan, so you can switch to another plan whenever you want. However, remember that variable-rate plans can lead to a spike in your electric rate during times of high demand.
  • No-deposit plans: Some providers require a deposit before they begin servicing a home or business. If you do not want to undergo a credit check, a no-deposit plan lets you bypass the deposit and begin your electricity service quickly.

Houston electric rates in my area

If you look at your energy bill, you will notice that electricity rates can vary depending on your location. This is primarily because your local utility company charges transmission and delivery fees, which can differ based on where you live. Therefore, it’s important to check the accuracy of electricity rates in your area. Enter your ZIP code above to find up-to-date Houston electricity rates near you.

Houston commercial energy

Houston businesses also have the power to choose their commercial energy plan. Choose Texas Power can help business owners in Houston develop a customized commercial energy plan with an affordable energy rate. Request a quote around your business energy needs or call us to learn more about finding the best commercial energy rate in Houston today.

Green energy plans in Houston

Texas is the national leader in renewable energy generation. The Lone Star State comes in first in the U.S. for wind energy and is among the top five U.S. states for solar energy production.

All Texas plans carry a percentage of renewable energy in the mix, and it is common to find Houston electricity providers offering highly competitive renewable energy rates. To learn more about the amount of green energy in your Houston power plan, read the Electricity Facts Label (EFL) for details

For those who want to take renewable energy a step further, check out energy providers that offer 100% green energy plans, such as Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, and Chariot Energy.

Are you moving to Houston?

Houston is one of the country’s fastest-growing cities. It is also known as the Space City because it is home to NASA. With hot summer and mild winters, there’s a growing demand for reliable and affordable Houston energy plans. If you are moving to Houston or want to change energy providers, you will need to find an electricity provider to power your new home. Choose Texas Power can help you find the right provider and energy plan. Enter your ZIP code above to explore your energy options in Houston.

Houston energy FAQs

Which provider has the cheapest electricity plans in Houston?

Frontier Utilities offers the cheapest Houston electricity rate at the time of writing. When browsing the Choose Texas Power marketplace, we make it easy to find and compare the most affordable Houston electricity providers in your area. We list power prices from low to high, and you can also filter for other criteria, such as specific providers, green energy options, and rate types. Remember, electric rates fluctuate more often in the summer.

What is a good electricity rate in Houston?

Houston electricity rates will vary based on your ZIP code and time of year. Enter your Houston ZIP code above to find your area’s most accurate energy rates.

How can I lower my energy bill in Houston?

Reducing your home’s energy usage is one of the most impactful ways to lower your energy bill. Use a smart thermostat to regulate your home’s temperature when you are away. Doing an energy audit to identify where your home is energy-inefficient and insulating those areas also helps you lower your energy bill. Regular HVAC maintenance, purchasing energy-efficient appliances, and unplugging unused electric devices are other ways to reduce energy consumption. In addition, try switching to a plan with a lower electric rate for another option to lower your energy bill.

How do I find the best electricity plan in Houston?

The Choose Texas Power marketplace makes finding the best Houston energy plan for you convenient and simple. We also provide filtering tools to narrow your energy search based on providers, plan type, contract length, and more.

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