Texas Energy 101: Resources, Information and Helpful Links
New to Texas Electricity? Use this Quick Energy Guide to learn about energy choice, our providers and plan options.
Glossary of Terms
View our complete glossary of Texas electricity terms and definitions.
Energy Deregulation in Texas
Texas Electricity Service Area
There are over 400 electricity deregulated cities in Texas including:
- Dallas / Fort Worth
- Corpus Christi
- Round Rock
- San Angelo
- Wichita Falls
Map of Texas Energy Deregulation
View our Texas Energy Deregulation Map for a complete list of cities with electric choice.
Cities Not Yet Deregulated
There are still some areas of Texas that are still unregulated, including:
- El Paso
- San Antonio
Read more about why some Texas cities are still regulated and the future of deregulation.
History of Deregulation
Read more about the evolution of Texas Energy Deregulation.
Texas Energy Companies
Currently there are 118, REPs, Retail Electricity Providers, doing business in the state of Texas including our partner suppliers:
- Rhythm Energy
- Acacia Energy
- Direct Energy
- First Choice Power
- Frontier Utilities
- Infinite Energy
- Payless Power
- Veteran Energy
Visit the Texas PUC website for a complete list of electricity providers in Texas.
Texas Electricity Company Reviews
Many consumers wish to read customer reviews before choosing an electricity company.
To make a formal complaint against a Texas Electricity Retail Provider, call toll free 888-782-8477. In Austin the number is 512-936-7120. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to file a complaint.
Texas Electric Bill Assistance
If you need help paying your electric bill, there are agencies that can assist you. If you need electrcity today and cannot afford a deposit, Quick Electricity can have your lights on same day for only $40.00 down.
Texas Energy Bill Calculator
Use this tool to better understand your light bill.
- Lite Up Texas (not available)
CEAP, or the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program, is managed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The program offers direct financial assistance, crisis assistance and more for those who qualify.
Low Income Electricity Options
If you struggle financially, or have bad credit, Quick Electricity can help. Check out our electricity for low-income households in Texas. We approve all new customers, same day.
Texas Solar Energy
Thinking about solar panels? Quick Electricity can give you a free solar quote for your home or office.
Solar Incentives and Tax Credits
Texas offers a tax credit for homeowners that install solar panels. Check out the most current incentives for those who go solar.
Solar Buyback Programs
TXU, Reliant and Austin Energy are just three Texas energy providers that have solar buyback offers.
Helpful Energy Industry Resources and Links
- Average Electricity Prices By State
- ERCOT Explained
- Making Your Home More Energy Efficient
- The Most Energy Efficient Cities in America
- Energy Star Products
- Texas Energy Facts and Figures
- Understanding Fixed, Variable and Market Rates
- How to Upgrade to LED Lighting
- Guarding Against Price Spikes
- US Wind Power Update 2019
- Reducing Air Conditioning Costs
- Recycling and Energy Conservation
- Keeping the Grid Stable in 2020