West Electricity Rates, Plans & Suppliers

The cheapest West electricity rate is 11.6 ¢/kWh, 39% lower than the average rate of 19.0 ¢/kWh.

48% are choosing plans with a contract length of 12 months, with 24 month contracts being the second most popular choice at 24%.

The average electric bill in West is $130, with average electricity usage of 1100 per month.
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Bill Credit
Price
11.9 ¢ kWh
Term
24 months
Avg. Bill
N/A per month
Very Low Bill
Price
11.6 ¢ kWh
Term
12 months
Avg. Bill
$189 per month
Respected Provider
Price
19.7 ¢ kWh
Term
12 months
Avg. Bill
N/A per month
Respected Provider
Price
16.9 ¢ kWh
Term
36 months
Avg. Bill
$169 per month
Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

Compare West Electricity Rates

We've researched the best providers and plans so you can find a great electricity rate in West

Company Term Rate
Frontier Utilities 12/months 11.6¢/kWh
Gexa Energy 12/months 11.6¢/kWh
4Change Energy 12/months 11.6¢/kWh
Express Energy 12/months 11.6¢/kWh
Discount Power 24/months 11.9¢/kWh
Cirro Energy 24/months 11.9¢/kWh
Chariot Energy 36/months 12.6¢/kWh
Amigo Energy 24/months 14.5¢/kWh
Just Energy 24/months 14.5¢/kWh
Tara Energy 24/months 14.5¢/kWh
Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

West's Top Electricity Companies

TexasElectricityRatings, rates the top electricity companies in West

Rank Provider Stars Award
#1 Champion Energy Services Champion Energy Services  Medal Provider
#2 Payless Power Payless Power  Medal Provider
#3 Constellation Constellation  Medal Provider
#4 Gexa Energy Gexa Energy  Medal Provider
#5 4Change Energy 4Change Energy  Medal Provider

Video - What is The Best West Electricity Rate (July 2024)

How to Switch Electricity Companies in West?

Switching Electricity companies is simple and seamless with no interruption in service.

  1. When is it Time To Switch Your Power Company: Check your electricity company contract's end date, if you're within 45 days you may forward switch, or within 14 days you can switch without penalty. Your retail electric provider is required to notify you at least 30 days before a contract expires.
  2. Compare electricity rates West:If you can find a cheap new rate is dramatically lower it may be worthwhile to switch early and pay the ETF. Lets say youre on a 17 cent rate and youve found a great 11 cent rate. At 2000kWh per month at 17 cents is $340 and 2000kWh at 11 cents is $220. You could save $120 in the first month - so the $60 ETF is worth taking a hit on.
  3. Switch Electricity Company: Once you find a great West electricity rate and want to lock it in, you can schedule a forward switch up to 45 days in advance. Ensure you get proof of switch order and date, (you should get an email) and retain any emails for your records.

Are You Moving to West?

Texas has a deregulated electricity market. That means West Electricity Companies compete for your business. Just like cellphone, Internet, Insurance and credit card companies that compete for your business. And just like those businesses there are plenty of ways that Texas electricity companies can take advantage of you, so we've made it easy. We've rated, ranked, and recommend West's best electricity companies and electricity plans that will make your move easy.

Getting your power turned on in West is easy. If your home has a smart meter, we can get your power turned on in 4-6 hours. Just enter your zip code to get started.

Compare Local Electric Rates

When shopping for electricity, you will see that rates and plan availability may vary by location. This is due to differences between local utility transmission and delivery fees.

That's why you need to enter your zip code to compare electricity rates in West.

Electricity Plans for West

  • Fixed Rate Plans: Offer a fixed rate per kWh (monthly bill may vary based on usage) for the length of the contract, typically 12 to 36 months.
  • Green Energy Plans: Source power from renewable sources such as wind, and solar.
  • No Deposit Plans: Electric companies in West offering no deposit sometimes called prepaid electricity plans; allow customers to pay for their electricity in advance. With a no deposit electricity plan, customers can avoid credit checks, deposits, and avoid disconnection for non-payment.
  • Variable Rate Plans: Usually considered as the opposite of fixed rate plans, with these plans the price per kWh will vary month to month.
  • Time of Use Plans: Vary the rate per kWh based on the time of day and/or the season. Customers are often charged a higher rate during the day and a lower rate in the evening. Additionally there
  • Solar Buy Back Plans: This allows West homeowners with solar panels earn extra money by selling their surplus electricity to their electricity provider. Often this is in the form of bill credits for electricity that would otherwise go to waste. Electricity companies offering these plans include: Chariot Energy, Rhythm Energy, and Energy Texas.

Electricity Plan Types in West

Now that we have explained TDSP rates, the second thing to consider is the type of electricity plans a customer can buy. Each plan will likely end up having different rate scales. There are three types of electricity plans you can choose from when selecting an energy plan that best fits your needs.

Fixed Rate Electricity Plan in West

Lock in low energy rates for a period of months ranging from 9 to 36. Be aware that these contracts typically charge an early termination fee if you switch before your term ends.

Variable Rate Electricity Plan in West

Month to month contracts with rates that vary. You won't have to worry about deposits or early termination fees, but rates can decrease or increase from month to month.

Pre-Paid Electricity Plan in West

You deposit money into an account that your energy company bills directly depending on your use. Keep in mind there are often daily charges with these plans. Rates typically change from month to month.

There are other kinds of plans, such as green plans, or plans that come bundled with things like Smart Thermostats, but for the most part, these three plans are the main three kinds of choices available.

Compare Business Electricity Rates in West?

You have the power to choose your Commercial and Small Business Electricity Rates in West. The Texas Electricity Ratings commercial electricity marketplace is exclusively for business electricity customers looking to start commercial service or compare their existing commercial electricity rates.

West business electricity rates are some of the lowest in the US and are 20-30% less than residential rates. So, if you're starting a business in West or just want to compare commercial electricity rates and shop the market for a better rate, you could save thousands each year by shopping for a lower rate.

Commercial Electricity Rates in West

Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

Renewable and Green Energy Options in West

Over 30% of the energy produced in Texas is from renewable energy resources such as solar, and wind. In fact, Texas produces more green energy than any other state. And is one of the reasons that Texas has some of the lowest electricity rates in the US.

Every Texas energy provider has about 20% green energy in their mix of energy sources. You can see this in the Fuel Mix section of any Texas Electricity Plan EFL (Electricity Facts Label).

Most Texas electricity companies have a 100% green / renewable energy plan, where 100% of the energy you buy supports renewable energy generators. Some West electricity companies are exclusively green, where every plan is 100% green and prices and rates support 100% green energy and renewable generation.

The 3 types of renewable energy plans to select from:

Green energy term plans:
These are similar to traditional 3 to 12 month term plans with 100% green energy.
EV Charging Plans:
Plans targeted at EV owners that are "Time of Use" where you pay low rates at night (between 11PM and 5AM) and a higher rate during the day.
Solar Buy Back Plans:
Plans that allow homeowners who own their solar panels to sell excess power back to their provider or offset their electricity bill with excess power generated by their solar panels and may earn bill credits of up to .25 cents per kWh exported back to the grid.

Five Green Electric Plans for West

Company Term Rate
Gexa Energy 12/months 11.6¢/kWh
Chariot Energy 36/months 12.6¢/kWh
APG&E 12/months 14.7¢/kWh
Rhythm 12/months 15.1¢/kWh
Champion Energy Services 24/months 16.1¢/kWh
Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

What if I have Bad Credit or Cant Afford A deposit

There are several no deposit light companies in West that can get your lights on tonight. No deposit electricity plans require that you prepay for your electricity. You can order online, and deposit a small amount - generally $25-$75 and get your lights on in a few hours. Once youve ordered service, you download an app and that reminds you when you need to deposit more money to keep your lights on.

Company Term Rate
Payless Power 12/months 18.8¢/kWh
Payless Power 6/months 19.1¢/kWh
Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

West Electricity Outage Information

If you have a power outage, or any issue with your home's electrical delivery, you should contact your local electric utility for assistance, Centerpoint Energy - 713-207-2222, Oncor Energy - 888-313-4747, AEP Central/AEP North - 866-223-8508, or TNMP - 888-866-7456

Contact the Texas Public Utilities Commission with any other concerns: PUC Customer Protection, P.O. Austin, TX 787111-3326. Phone: 1-888-782-8477, Email at customer@puc.texas.gov

TDSP's - Transmission and Distribution Utilities

Compare Business Electricity Rates in West?

You have the power to choose your Commercial and Small Business Electricity Rates in West. The Texas Electricity Ratings commercial electricity marketplace is exclusively for business electricity customers looking to start commercial service or compare their existing commercial electricity rates.

West business electricity rates are some of the lowest in the US and are 20-30% less than residential rates. So, if you're starting a business in West or just want to compare commercial electricity rates and shop the market for a better rate, you could save thousands each year by shopping for a lower rate.

Commercial Electricity Rates in West

Rates as of Jul 12, 2024 at 03:32 PM

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FAQ: West Rates, Plans and Providers

What West Green Mountain Energy electricity plans are available?

The following rates are available from Green Mountain Energy

Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred17.80 cents per kWh

What is a cheap Constellation electricity rate in West?

12 Month Usage Bill Credit is the cheapest rate from Constellation. It is a 12 month plan with a rate of 15.400 cents per kWh.

You can order the 12 Month Usage Bill Credit plan here on TexasElectricityRatings without hassling with the state-run powertochoose.org website

Gexa Energy offers these plans in West

The following rates are available from Gexa Energy

Gexa Eco Saver Plus 1211.60 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Plus 2411.80 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Value 1217.10 cents per kWh
Gexa Light Saver 1217.90 cents per kWh
Gexa Saver Freedom 3618.70 cents per kWh
Gexa Solar Export Saver 1219.20 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Lite 1221.30 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Advantage 1221.80 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Premier 1222.30 cents per kWh
Gexa Eco Saver Premier 2422.60 cents per kWh

Is it true that 4Change Energy has a low price in West?

Maxx Saver Select 12 is the cheapest rate from 4Change Energy. It is a 12 month plan with a rate of 11.600 cents per kWh.

We recommend you compare electricity rates in West and see if this plan is right for you.