Last Updated on October 22, 2021 by Mary Pressler
Free Electricity Promotions in Texas
Many Quick Electricity customers ask how to get free nights and weekends. And we’re happy to answer. Many of the best Texas electricity providers such as TXU, Direct Energy, First Choice Power and Payless Power have crafted free energy plans for Texas residents. These free power offers are very popular, but skeptics may ask, “Can you really get free electricity?” In short, yes you can.
Popular Free Electricity Plans from Quick Electricity
By now you’ve noticed that most Texas electric companies are offering free power to get your business. Free weekends, free nights, free Saturdays and Sundays… these are all ideal times to want free electric. But is the electricity really free? Yes and No. Depending on the electric plan you choose, “Free Electricity” can mean cash back, bill credits or a discounted electric bill. Some utility companies offer a lower electric rate and that “free day” is taken off the monthly bill. Some offer a higher rate and the “free electric” means reducing that rate.
Prepaid Free Nights and Weekends
More and More Texas prepaid light companies are offering free electricity. Right now, Payless Power is offering 20% off your electric rate when you keep your account balance over $35. It’s the best way to get free prepaid energy. Payless also offers forgiveness for those with bad credit. Call Monday through Saturday to switch to Payless Power Energy. 1-877-509-8946
Does Free Electricity mean a cheaper electric rate?
Free Electricity promotions in Texas can be confusing. Always check the electric company’s EFL or Electricity Facts Label to find hidden fees. Make sure you’re aware of not only your energy rate, but also the TDU delivery charge. This is a charge that most people don’t notice until the monthly bill comes.
Here’s a quick example of how to read the EFL and make sure that you’re getting the best electric rate and not just a gimmick.
Jane lives in Dallas, Texas. She wants a 12 month fixed rate electricity plan and is interested in getting free power. She chooses the Direct Energy Power of 100 plan, but first checks the EFL, or the “small print”.
The electricity rate for this plan in Dallas is 8.1¢ for usage over 2,000 kWh per month.
The EFL for this plan shows:
Energy Charge: 8.8¢ per kWh – Monday 12:00 am thru Friday until 5:59 pm & 0.0¢ per kWh – Designated Free Period
*Oncor Electric Delivery Delivery Charges: $5.25 per month 3.067¢ per kWh
The TDU or “Oncor Electric Delivery Charges” is what people miss, making the monthly bill seem higher than expected. ALWAYS check the delivery charge and add it to the advertised rate.
8.8 + 3.067= 11.867
The ACTUAL electric rate for the “Power of 100” plan in Dallas is 11.867¢ per kWh, not 8.1 as advertised.
Misleading? Maybe, but don’t forget, you’re getting 100 days free! This equates to weekends free which actually makes this a pretty good deal for some night owls.
Jane from Dallas chooses this Direct Energy deal, and is smart for checking the EFL. Be vigilant and if the free energy offer seems to good to be true, just give us a call.
Direct Energy Texas – Free Power Weekends 12
Plan Details Include:
- Free electricity from Friday 6:00 pm to Sunday 11:59 pm
- The most free weekend hours of any Texas electric provider
- Low fixed rate for a year
- Direct Your Energy tool for easy account management
View all Quick Electricity Offers in Texas.
Free Electricity with the Lowest Rates in Texas
Looking for the cheapest electric rates in Texas? Light companies in our state want your business. Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Abilene and Texas/Mexico border towns have many great options when it comes to electricity service and rates have never been lower. Shop and compare Texas electric rates by calling 1-877-509-8946 or view rates online!
What our Texas FREE ELECTRICITY customers are saying:
“Quick Connect had my power on in just a few hours. Thank you.” Sue, Spring
“I am really happy with this light company. I only pay for the electricity I use.” Marcus, Houston
“I love the balance updates you send daily! I know when to recharge my account and there’s never a problem.” Tara, Conroe
“As a student at the University of Houston, I struggle to pay my bills as it is. Quick Connect offers the lowest electricity rates without a deposit.” Van, Student at UofH Downtown
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