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Compare Electricity Rates in Houston

Written by Caitlin Ritchie/

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 05/17/2023

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Key Points

  • Warm summer weather may affect Houston’s electric rates as energy demand increases.
  • The electricity providers currently offering some of the cheapest electric rates in Houston are Express Energy, Gexa Energy, 4Change Energy, and Frontier Utilities.
  • The lowest energy rate in Houston on the SaveOnEnergy marketplace costs 9.2 cents per kWh, which is 37% lower than the average Texas rate. Enter your ZIP code to find energy prices near you.

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Houston energy FAQs

  • 4Change Energy, Express Energy, Gexa Energy and Frontier Utilities currently offer some of the cheapest Houston rates on the SaveOnEnergy marketplace. Remember that energy prices change often — enter your ZIP code to check for current rates from these providers today.

  • The best plan for you depends on your energy needs. Do you prefer variable-rate or fixed-rate billing? Do you want a green energy or business electricity plan? Knowing your priorities will help you find the best electricity plan. Gexa Energy offers 100% green energy plans, while Frontier Utilities has some of the lowest rates on our marketplace. Enter your ZIP code and use our filters to find the best provider in Houston for you.

  • Finding a green energy plan in Houston is simple. Enter your ZIP code and use the filter to show green energy plans to start your search. Then you can compare rates and browse Houston plans.

  • The most straightforward option is to lower your home’s energy use. You can do this by adopting energy-saving habits like turning off the lights in unused rooms, using power strips, unplugging electronics when not in use, or switching to energy-efficient appliances.

    Use our energy usage calculator to better understand your home’s electricity consumption. You can also switch electricity plans for a lower rate, which may help you reduce your energy bills.

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