Smart electricity shopping has become a common practice for many Houston energy consumers. The Houston electricity market was deregulated in January of 2002 when Texas Senate Bill 7 allowed consumers to have access to electric choice. Since then more than thirty companies have entered the market looking to be the electricity company for Houston consumers. As the fourth largest city in the country, electricity companies are always eager to market their name and products in Houston.
Houston electricity customers should take note of the monthly fee in addition to the electric rate offered. Most competitive power companies will have a monthly fee on top of the fixed electric rate offer. Generally speaking, the more power you use (larger homes), the less effect the monthly fee will have on your overall rate.
Here are some of the best current Houston electricity rate offers: