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Compare McAllen Electricity Rates

With over 143,000 people, McAllen is among the most populous cities in Texas. Located in Hidalgo County, McAllen is known for its low cost of living and agreeable weather conditions. Because McAllen is a deregulated energy market, business owners or residents have the power to choose their preferred electricity provider or switch to a new one at the end of a contract.

This flexibility has forced electricity providers to not only lower their energy costs to compete for customers but also improve their customer service. McAllen residents can compare plans and prices from different energy suppliers and choose one that suits their needs.

McAllen electricity rates

Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.061 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.062 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.062 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.063 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.064 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.069 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.092 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Usage Bill Credit 12 months $0.094 / 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 10/21/2020, 5:42:51 AM CDT for ZIP Code 78501. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

McAllen electric companies

Due to deregulation, the energy market in McAllen is quite competitive. Some of the companies offering the best McAllen electricity rates include TXU Energy, 4Change Energy, and Direct Energy, among others. Electricity rates in Texas vary from one supplier to another.

When choosing a provider, consider such factors as:

  • The length of their contract
  • Whether you’ll have to pay a deposit
  • Their McAllen electric rates per kilowatt-hour
  • Whether the rates are inclusive of any fees and charges
  • The different plans available
  • What will happen if you miss a payment or if you want to switch to a different supplier

AEP Texas Central is responsible for McAllen’s power distribution, transmission, and maintenance of infrastructure. In case of an outage or other issue with your electricity, call AEP at 1-877-373-4858.

Types of plans

As you shop for an energy provider, some of the plans you will come across include:

  • Fixed rates – In a fixed-rate energy plan, the unit prices of the power you consume don’t change during your contract. The obvious advantage of a fixed-rate plan is there’s no
  • Variable rates – The energy costs in a variable rate plan can change by the month according to the current market prices as well as the energy provider’s terms and conditions. These terms around fluctuations are normally outlined in the disclosure statement. Most variable plans are open-ended, meaning you can switch to another provider or even to a fixed-rate plan with no penalty.
  • No deposit – Most energy providers require that potential consumers first undergo a credit check to determine whether they will pay a deposit. In some cases, the deposit is waived for people with good credit. Another way to avoid a depsoit is with a pre-paid plan, under which you pay in advance for the power you expect to use during the month. You’ll receive alerts to replenish the account.

Carefully review your provider’s terms and conditions before settling on a plan.

Green energy plans

When it comes to renewable energy, Texas is among the most advanced states, and according to a recent news article, the state’s wind energy is overtaking coal-generated power. The state currently ranks fifth when it comes to solar energy.

Confused about deregulation?

Learn more about the deregulation of the energy sector in McAllen and about the electricity rates in Texas using the resources on this site. If you’re ready to start searching for a plan on your own, enter your ZIP code.

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