Texas energy pricing: why it matters

by admin on June 21, 2011

Did you know that if you live in Texas you should pay close attention to electricity rates?

“Why” you ask?

The short answer is deregulation. What’s that? You don’t want to hear the short answer. Texas energy pricing coupled with the PUCT used to be the only thing that mattered about your electric bill. You did not have to worry about your electric rate because the PUCT set the price. Electricity companies now set the prices and it is not always low.

Since deregulation electric prices have gone up and down but if you signed up with a fixed rate plan you may have not see the affects of it.

Shop and compare fixed, variable, no-deposit and green Texas electricity rate plans by typing in your zip code into the compare box to the right. You will see a chart of energy companies and their rate plans neatly organized.

Find one you which fits your electricity needs and enroll today, right online.

If you’re an energy manager for a company call 1-800-971-4020 to speak with an Electric Rates’ energy consultant. You will receive an energy proposal featuring several energy providers competing for your business.

More about deregulation

When deregulation accrued the power generation companies like Texas Utility where broken up and separated as different entity the retail side and the power generation. Texas Utility’s retail side of the company is TXU Electricity which sells electricity services to both commercial and residential customers. Poles and wire companies like Oncor and CenterPoint do not sell electricity to consumers but if your electricity goes out they are the ones to call.

Oncor Outage Number: 1-888-313-4747

CenterPoint Outage Number: 1-800-332-7143

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