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Lowest electric rates in Texas today:

Source: EnergyBot (updated daily, averages based on 4 month trends)

Texas Electricity Prices

Last updated May 2021

  • The average Texas commercial electricity rate is 16.29 ¢/kWh (36% higher than the national average).
  • The average Texas residential electricity rate is 12.74 ¢/kWh (4% lower than the national average).
  • Texas leads the nation in electricity generation from wind.
  • Texas ranks fifth in the nation in electricity generation from solar.
Source: energy data from The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

90% of Texas residents live in a deregulated energy market. EnergyBot helps consumers find the best electricity rates in Texas by providing a simple and transparent online marketplace.

We only partner with the best electric companies in Texas. No hidden fees, additional charges, or rate hikes.  

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Texas Electric Companies

What is the difference between a Utility and an Energy Provider?

Utilities are the companies in charge of the operation and maintenance of the energy grid, like wires and towers. The major utilities serving the state of Texas include Oncor and Centerpoint Energy. They are responsible for transporting electricity from the generators to residential homes and businesses across Texas.

Retail Electricity Providers in Texas (REPs)

Retail Electric Providers in Texas like TXU, Direct Energy, and Cirro are the competitive energy retailers. Energy providers in Texas buy energy from on the wholesale market (the generators) and sell it to consumers.

In most areas of Texas, consumers pay their electric bill to their Retail Electric Provider.

ERCOT and The Texas Electric Grid

ERCOT is a membership-based nonprofit corporation that is governed by a board of directors and subject to oversight by the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Legislature and is tasked with managing the flow of power to 26 million Texas residents, 8 million locations and 90% of the Texas grid. ERCOT members encompass many stakeholders – including consumers, cooperatives, generators, power marketers, retail electric providers, investor-owned electric utilities, transmission and distribution providers and municipally owned electric utilities.

Texas Energy Plans

Energy suppliers offer two different types of plans for residential and business customers: a fixed-rate plans or a variable-rate plan.

Each type of plan has its respective pros and cons. As a Texas customer, it’s important to understand the two types of plans before signing up for an electricity plan for your home and/or business.

Fixed-Rate Plans

Fixed-rate plans will have a set price for the term of the contract. Regardless of weather, natural events like hurricanes, or market volatility, your rate will not change. In most cases, fixed-rate plans have a term length of 6, 12, 24, or 36 months. We recommend fixed-rate plans for most customers.

Variable-Rate Plans

Variable-rate plan rates may change on a monthly basis based on market factors. Variable-rate plans offer more flexibility but also present more volatility in pricing which may impact your monthly electricity bill. In most cases, we do not recommend variable-rate plans.

How to Switch Electricity Plans in Texas

EnergyBot makes it quick and simple to switch electricity providers. Follow these steps to get the best electricity rate in Texas.

Step 1: Shop Texas electric rates by zip code

Once you enter your zip code we'll collect a few bits of information about your energy habits and needs. Then we'll use that data to match you with the best energy options available.

Step 2: Switch your electric company

We only partner with trusted energy providers in Texas. This means you don't have to worry about hidden fees, variable rates or any other "ugly" terms and conditions.

Step 3: We take care of the rest

After you have selected your new low rate we handle the paperwork get your new plan up and running. We'll let you know when everything is good to go.

What is Power to Choose Texas?

Power to Choose is the official electric choice website sponsored and managed by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), Power To Choose is a consumer website that enables retail electric providers to list energy plans and rates – for free – thus enabling consumers to compare and then choose an electric plan for their home, but not their business.

Power To Choose for Business

The Power To Choose website does not show rates for Texas businesses. Instead, it gives a static list of current suppliers with their generic contact information.

EnergyBot allows business users to browse commercial electricity rates and plans from suppliers. Our rates are updated daily.

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