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We have made it very easy to compare Houston power rates so you can get the least expensive electric price for your needs. Just enter your zip code then read company reviews, compare the Texas electricity companies that serve the Houston area to get the best electric plan that meets your needs.

Electricity prices in Houston TX are deregulated, meaning you have the power to choose from over 50 energy companies in the Houston area.

There are no switching costs, your electricity stays throughout the entire process, and no special equipment is needed. If you are moving to Houston, Texas, your new service company will turn on your power and establish your new service. It's that simple.



Shop below to find the best electricity Plan for you and your family.


9 Month Usage Bill Credit


8.4¢
per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
9
month term
more info

9 Month Usage Bill Credit




  • No Minimum Usage Charge!
  • Bill Credits at 1k and 2k usage!

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  9 months
    Plan Type :  Bill Credit
    Early Termination Fee :  $50
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    8.4¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Fantastic Fixed 6


    9.2¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    6
    month term
    more info

    Fantastic Fixed 6




  • Choose from 4 great rewards including bill credits!
  • Manage bills & rewards choices with "My Account"
  • Weekly usage reports help you control cost

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  6 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $135
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    9.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Gexa Saver Freedom 9


    10.4¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    9
    month term
    more info

    Gexa Saver Freedom 9




  • No bill credit gimmicks!
  • No minimum usage fees!
  • Great for any size home!

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  9 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $150
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    10.4¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Gexa Saver 12


    8.9¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    12
    month term
    more info

    Gexa Saver 12




  • Best for medium size homes
  • Earn a $75 bill credit when you use more than 1,000 kwh in a month.
  • NEW ENROLLMENTS ONLY!

  • More Plans for Gexa Energy

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  12 months
    Plan Type :  Tiered Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $150
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    8.9¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Entrust 6


    9.2¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    6
    month term
    more info

    Entrust 6




  • Straightforward Billing
  • Great rates for any sized home
  • Our best 6 Month Plan

  • More Plans for Entrust Energy

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  6 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $150
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    9.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Fantastic Fixed 6


    9.2¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    6
    month term
    more info

    Fantastic Fixed 6




  • Choose from 4 great rewards including bill credits!
  • Manage bills & rewards choices with "My Account"
  • Weekly usage reports help you control cost

  • More Plans for Bounce Energy

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  6 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $135
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    9.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    SmarTricity Predictable 12 - Autopay


    12.7¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    SmarTricity Predictable 12 - Autopay




  • You must be enrolled in Autopay to get this rate

  • More Plans for Payless Power

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  12 months
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $99
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service
    Prepaid Disclosure Statement

    Pricing
    12.7¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    100% Clean Energy Plan


    12.8¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    100% Clean Energy Plan


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $0
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00
    Daily Recurring Charge :  $0.50

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    12.8¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    SmarTricity Super Saver - Autopay


    13.1¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    SmarTricity Super Saver - Autopay




  • You must be enrolled in Autopay to get this rate

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $0
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service
    Prepaid Disclosure Statement

    Pricing
    13.1¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Free Weekends


    N/A
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    Free Weekends




    Relax and enjoy your weekends, because Saturday and Sunday are FREE in this great plan. Plus, you'll never pay TDU delivery charges -it's all included!

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $0
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service
    Prepaid Disclosure Statement

    Pricing
    13.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Free Nights 8pm-6am


    N/A
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    Free Nights 8pm-6am




    Relax and enjoy every night, because the energy charge from 8PM to 6AM is FREE! Plus, you'll never pay TDU delivery charges -it's all included in this great Hello Energy plan!

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $0
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service
    Prepaid Disclosure Statement

    Pricing
    13.3¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Valtricity PrePaid 3


    13.7¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    Valtricity PrePaid 3


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  3 months
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $75
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service
    Prepaid Disclosure Statement

    Pricing
    13.7¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month




    What should I know about Houston?

    Average Customer Rate
    Average Customer Usage

    Houston Electricity Averages

    In June, the average electricity rate in Houston was 11.36¢ per kWh. The average households monthly electricity usage was 1,469 kWh, making the average bill around $167.

    based on EIA Data as of September, 2018

    Zip Codes in Houston


    77429
    77099
    77095
    77093
    77089
    77088
    77083
    77082
    77080
    77077
    77075
    77074
    77064
    77060
    77057
    77055
    77040
    77036
    77015
    77009




    Find Electricity Plans in Texas:


    Electricity Outages


    To report an outage, call CenterPoint Energy at 713-207-2222 or 800-332-7143

    Water and Sewer


    For questions or concerns about water or sewer services, call the City of Houston Public Works at 713-837-0311

    Gexa 30 Month

    Business Only


    5.6¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    30
    month term
    more info

    Gexa 30 Month


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  30 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents

    Pricing
    5.6¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Constellation 30 Month

    Business Only


    5.4¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    30
    month term
    more info

    Constellation 30 Month


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  30 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents

    Pricing
    5.4¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month




    extension 2017

    Infinite 36 Month

    Business Only


    6.1¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    36
    month term
    more info

    Infinite 36 Month


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  36 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00

    Documents

    Pricing
    6.1¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month


    extension 2017



    Texas Refresh 24


    10.6¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    24
    month term
    more info

    Texas Refresh 24




  • 24 Month Rate Stability
  • Simple, fixed Energy Charge
  • 100% Renewable Energy

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  24 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $150
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    10.6¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Green Eagle 36


    11.2¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    36
    month term
    more info

    Green Eagle 36




  • 100% renewable
  • Includes FREE Energy Savings Kit!
  • Super low gree rate
  • Great for small, medium, and large homes!

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    Plan Info
    Term Length :  36 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $20.00 for each month remaining in agreement
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    11.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    100% Clean Energy Plan


    12.8¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh

    prepaid
    more info

    100% Clean Energy Plan


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Pre-paid
    Early Termination Fee :  $0
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $0.00
    Daily Recurring Charge :  $0.50

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    12.8¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month




    Low Deposit Electricity Plans in Houston


    Fantastic Fixed 6


    9.2¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    6
    month term
    more info

    Fantastic Fixed 6




  • Choose from 4 great rewards including bill credits!
  • Manage bills & rewards choices with "My Account"
  • Weekly usage reports help you control cost

  • More Plans for Bounce Energy

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  6 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $135
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    9.2¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Entrust 24


    10.5¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    24
    month term
    more info

    Entrust 24


    Plan Info
    Term Length :  24 months
    Plan Type :  Fixed Rate
    Early Termination Fee :  $150
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    10.5¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month





    Bright Choice


    12.0¢
    per kWh @ 1,000 kWh
    month to month
    more info

    Bright Choice




    Get Rewards for Paying Your Bill On Time ! Your choice of 4 rewards programs including movie tickets, gift cards, and even FREE electricity when you pay your bill on time starting after your 6th on-time payment.

    More Plans for Direct Energy

    Plan Info
    Term Length :  None
    Plan Type :  Month-to-Month
    Early Termination Fee :  $135
    Monthly Recurring Charge :  $4.95

    Documents
    Electricity Facts Label
    Your Rights as as Customer
    Terms of Service

    Pricing
    12.0¢
    per kWh
    @ 1,000 kWh / month




    Customer Reviews from Houston

      — S. Peck
    Excellent choise for electricity provider

     Ordering was easy, customer service personnel were helpful,courteous and very professional. Texts and emails about daily balances are useful in keepin... 

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    Excellent choise for electricity provider

     Ordering was easy, customer service personnel were helpful,courteous and very professional. Texts and emails about daily balances are useful in keeping track of usage and balance. All in all my experience has been exceptional. I would highly recommend them to anyone 
    Payless Power responds October 11th, 2018:
    Thank you for the awesome review! Glad we could provide you all the tools needed to make your experience here at Payless Power pleasant!


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      — Alhaji Marah
    5 stars
     Best power company 

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    5 stars

     Best power company 
    Payless Power responds October 11th, 2018:
    Thank you for the 5 star review!!


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      — Rayjht
    Selecting Service is so difficult

     As I am sure you know if you are reading this selecting a service is so difficult. Some want a down payment while others don't. This service was quick... 

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    Selecting Service is so difficult

     As I am sure you know if you are reading this selecting a service is so difficult. Some want a down payment while others don't. This service was quick and easily and my billing has been great. The send me weekly updates on my usage. Also they did not charge me a down payment which was great. 

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      — Ashlee
    Payless!

     Fast and convenient 

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    Payless!

     Fast and convenient 
    Payless Power responds October 11th, 2018:
    Thank you Ashlee for the great feedback!


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      — Susan
    professional, personal and price worthy
     I like everything about Payless Power. Plans and prices are competitive, customer service is courteous and professional. The online service is easy to... 

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    professional, personal and price worthy

     I like everything about Payless Power. Plans and prices are competitive, customer service is courteous and professional. The online service is easy to use and very convenient. All in all a first class electric provider 
    Payless Power responds September 27th, 2018:
    Susan- Thank you for your amazing feedback. Glad you find our service excellent & everything to your needs to make your experience here at Payless Power easy & sufficient.


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      — GCHowes
    Awesome
     Love it! 

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    Awesome

     Love it! 
    Payless Power responds September 27th, 2018:
    We love having you as a customer. Thanks for the great review.


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      — Cuzco
    fair and happy

     they are fair and quick first time home homeowner I'm happy ! great prices too 

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    fair and happy

     they are fair and quick first time home homeowner I'm happy ! great prices too 
    4Change Energy responds October 1st, 2018:
    Congrats on your first home, Cuzco! We're happy you chose 4Change Energy and that we get to be part of your experience. Thanks for being a customer!


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      — Lala
    Great Service

     Called in to get more info and the sales man was great. Explained everything to me!!! 

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    Great Service

     Called in to get more info and the sales man was great. Explained everything to me!!! 
    Payless Power responds September 27th, 2018:
    Thank you Lala for the feedback, Happy you are pleased with our customer service(:


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      — Jo
    Customers
     Low prices so far 

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     Low prices so far 
    Payless Power responds September 25th, 2018:
    Thank you JO for the 5 star review!


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      — Rhonda
    The best electricity hands down
     School was about to start for my kids and money was tight, I was allowed a credit to give me time to get my finances in order. I really appreciated that. 

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    The best electricity hands down

     School was about to start for my kids and money was tight, I was allowed a credit to give me time to get my finances in order. I really appreciated that. 
    Payless Power responds September 25th, 2018:
    Rhonda- Thank you for your awesome feedback, Glad we were able to help on extending your service with our helpful deferred payment plan. Thanks for being a great customer.


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      — John W
    Electricity choice, it worked for me!

     Compared Constellation with other providers via TexasElectricityRatings.com. Ended up going with Constellation. We have had them now for two months an... 

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    Electricity choice, it worked for me!

     Compared Constellation with other providers via TexasElectricityRatings.com. Ended up going with Constellation. We have had them now for two months and looks like the service is a good fit for us. Thank you TexasElectricityRatings.com! 
    Constellation responds September 26th, 2018:
    We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience with Constellation, its been our pleasure!


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      — Yuval
    The best company in Houston TX

     They always there to help me ! Always the best rate. Love this Honor company 

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    The best company in Houston TX

     They always there to help me !
    Always the best rate.
    Love this Honor company 
    Direct Energy responds October 15th, 2018:
    Good Morning, Yuval. We certainly appreciate these awesome ratings and the review! It is our pleasure to provide you with an outstanding customer experience, and we are thrilled to have you on the Direct Energy team! Thank you for the feedback, and have a fantastic week! - Jack


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