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Griddy does not currently have any plans available on Texas Electricity Ratings.

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July "All-In" rate (INCL TDU, & Taxes) was 7.8˘, Avg Price (Not INCL TDU) was 3.4˘
I have saved almost $500 so far in the 3 months I've been with Griddy. They charge a $10 monthly membership fee + the Wholesale price for power (which varies according to supply & demand) + the TDU charge that everybody pays.

There ARE price spikes, but Griddy does a Great job anticipating them & keeping you completely up2date when they happen - their App & web site shows the current and projected wholesale price, which varies from (literally) Zero (oversupply) to 3.5˘ (average) to brief spikes as high as $9.00 (at which point Griddy is ringing All of their alarm bells), which are typically very short lived. August has been a tough month & my average Energy Price is still 5.3˘ (Not INCL TDU), or 11.0˘ including TDU, ALL state & local taxes & fees.
Franko from White Settlement TX




4-5 Star Reviews: 1 (10%)



July "All-In" rate (INCL TDU, & Taxes) was 7.8˘, Avg Price (Not INCL TDU) was 3.4˘

I have saved almost $500 so far in the 3 months I've been with Griddy. They charge a $10 monthly membership fee + the Wholesale price for power (which varies according to supply & demand) + the TDU charge that everybody pays.

There ARE price spikes, but Griddy does a Great job anticipating them & keeping you completely up2date when they happen - their App & web site shows the current and projected wholesale price, which varies from (literally) Zero (oversupply) to 3.5˘ (average) to brief spikes as high as $9.00 (at which point Griddy is ringing All of their alarm bells), which are typically very short lived. August has been a tough month & my average Energy Price is still 5.3˘ (Not INCL TDU), or 11.0˘ including TDU, ALL state & local taxes & fees.

Franko from Fort Worth, Texas
August 19th, 2019

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3-4 Star Reviews: 1 (10%)



The risk is all yours

Everything I ever saved using Griddy was lost in a few hours when wholesale electricity prices spiked. Griddy didn't cause the problem or profit by it, by that gives me no solace - my August cost will be near $600 and it's that low only because I drastically cut usage after I realized the problem.

Someone is gaming the electricity market. Are you reminded of what Enron did to California?

SorryGriddyUser from Houston, Texas
August 21st, 2019

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2-3 Star Reviews: 2 (20%)



The risk is all yours

Everything I ever saved using Griddy was lost in a few hours when wholesale electricity prices spiked. Griddy didn't cause the problem or profit by it, by that gives me no solace - my August cost will be near $600 and it's that low only because I drastically cut usage after I realized the problem.

Someone is gaming the electricity market. Are you reminded of what Enron did to California?

SorryGriddyUser from Houston, Texas
August 21st, 2019

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1-2 Star Reviews: 7 (70%)



Quick to take your money

I signed up for Griddy at approximately 8:40 a.m. CST and cancelled (on phone, in person) within 15 minutes. They charged me $49 anyway and contacted my current utility company to break contract 9-10 hours later (AFTER I cancelled). So, now we are having to deal with that. They are quick to change things in their favor but not quick to stop payment. I would not trust any company that "plays" this way.

Greedy not Griddy from Rockwall, Texas
January 25th, 2020

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My Experience with Griddy
As someone who works in the retail electricity industry, I definitely had my reservations about Griddy. Not the concept or the technology, but the way they’ve been marketing it. But I definitely was curious to see what all the hype was about, and more importantly, whether Griddy lived up to the hy...



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Where can I order Griddy electricity?


Griddy does not have any electricity plans

Where can I order Griddy natural gas?


Griddy does not have any natural gas plans

What do customers think about Griddy?


That depends on who you ask. There will always be someone who feels wronged by a company, no matter how good they actually are. The average Griddy customer review is 1.8 / 5 stars. Keep in mind, consumers will go out of their way to complain far more often than they will to give praise.

Why is my electricity rate higher than when I signed up?


The rate you see when you sign up is the average rate at that exact amount of usage in one billing cycle. Some companies try to game the system by applying bill credits between certain usage thresholds. It works great if you are within the margins, but as soon as you leave that band you no longer get that bill credit and your rate per kWh can double. The PUC only requires that companies disclose their average rates at 500, 1000, and 2000 kWhs. Companies can get around this by giving you a $50 bill credit if you use between 1000 and 2000 kWhs per billing cycle. The only way to really know what you're getting into is to read your EFL. A 10¢ rate at all usage amounts may end up being cheaper than that 8¢ rate at 1,000 kWh!

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