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How many Spark Energy rates are available in Texas?

Like most providers, Spark Energy has several plans available to customers in Texas. These plans, along with their specific rates by area, are listed in the tables below:


Spark Energy Rates for Dallas

Plan Name Term Length Rate at 2,000 kWh Rate at 1,000 kWh Rate at 500 kWh
Price Protect 24 24 10.700¢ 10.900¢ 13.000¢
Price Protect 9 9 11.300¢ 11.500¢ 13.600¢
Sure Saver 12 12 12.700¢ 9.900¢ 16.200¢
Choice 15 15 10.300¢ 10.500¢ 10.800¢
Choice 12 12 10.700¢ 10.900¢ 11.200¢
Price Protect 12 12 10.900¢ 11.000¢ 13.200¢
Choice 6 6 11.600¢ 11.700¢ 12.100¢
Green Price Protect 12 12 10.900¢ 11.100¢ 13.200¢
Price Protect 6 6 12.100¢ 12.300¢ 14.400¢
Spark Instant Plus 6 6 8.800¢ 17.500¢ 35.000¢
Spark Instant Plus 12 12 11.000¢ 22.000¢ 44.000¢
Instant Boost 12 12 14.800¢ 29.500¢ 59.000¢


Spark Energy Rates for Houston

Plan Name Term Length Rate at 2,000 kWh Rate at 1,000 kWh Rate at 500 kWh
Price Protect 24 24 12.000¢ 12.200¢ 14.600¢
Sure Saver 12 12 13.400¢ 10.600¢ 17.200¢
Choice 15 15 11.500¢ 11.700¢ 12.300¢
Choice 24 24 12.100¢ 12.300¢ 12.900¢
Price Protect 12 12 11.200¢ 11.400¢ 13.800¢
Choice 6 6 12.200¢ 12.500¢ 13.000¢
Green Price Protect 12 12 12.600¢ 12.800¢ 15.200¢
Price Protect 6 6 13.000¢ 13.200¢ 15.600¢
Spark Instant Plus 6 6 8.800¢ 17.500¢ 35.000¢
Spark Instant Plus 12 12 11.800¢ 23.500¢ 47.000¢
Instant Boost 12 12 15.800¢ 31.500¢ 63.000¢


Spark Energy Rates for AEP Central

Plan Name Term Length Rate at 2,000 kWh Rate at 1,000 kWh Rate at 500 kWh
Sure Saver 12 12 14.400¢ 11.800¢ 18.700¢
Choice 15 15 12.200¢ 12.600¢ 13.500¢
Choice 12 12 12.900¢ 13.300¢ 14.200¢
Price Protect 36 36 13.000¢ 13.400¢ 16.100¢
Choice 24 24 13.100¢ 13.600¢ 14.500¢
Price Protect 12 12 12.400¢ 12.800¢ 15.500¢
Choice 6 6 13.500¢ 13.900¢ 14.800¢
Green Price Protect 12 12 12.700¢ 13.100¢ 15.800¢
Price Protect 6 6 12.400¢ 12.800¢ 15.500¢
Spark Instant Plus 12 12 11.300¢ 22.500¢ 45.000¢


Spark Energy Rates for AEP North

Plan Name Term Length Rate at 2,000 kWh Rate at 1,000 kWh Rate at 500 kWh
Price Protect 24 24 10.600¢ 11.100¢ 14.000¢
Choice 15 15 11.200¢ 11.700¢ 12.800¢
Price Protect 12 12 11.000¢ 11.500¢ 14.400¢
Price Protect 6 6 12.400¢ 12.900¢ 15.800¢


How do I find other providers plans?

You can easily find the electricity rates for Spark Energy as well as other suppliers in your area by entering your zip code in the box provided below.

Why does Spark Energy charge different electricity rates depending on where I live?

That's a good question - you might think the rates should be the same everywhere, after all, it's just electricity, right?

The reality is that as the Texas electric grid was built out, infrastructure was put in place by the regulated monopoly providers at the time. They built generators here and there, using different kinds of fuel and different configurations, and hooked them to the grid as it made sense to at the time. When electricity was deregulated, retailers like Spark Energy were allowed to offer a price to the public. However, the old decisions about how to construct the grid and where to put the generation plants does affect how expensive the wholesale electricity is in different regions, and the various TDSP's (the companies that take care of the poles and wires) all charge different rates to the retail providers for their services as well. Thus, in order to be competitive and provide the best rates for customers, Spark Energy (as well as other retailers) generally base their prices on the costs of generation and distribution in the different areas.


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