How to Shop for Energy Plans in Texas

For more than a decade, Texas residents have a choice when it comes to selecting their retail energy provider.  This simply means that more than 85% of Texas is deregulated (with only a few cities that are still regulated like Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso).  Under deregulation, retail energy providers purchase electricity (and natural gas for regions outside of Texas) at wholesale and are able to sell it at a lower price, while providing price protection and more products that support customer needs and freedom of choice.   The main benefits of deregulation are the ability to choose your energy supplier and shop around for various plans. However, the selection process can get confusing in such a highly competitive market.  Many residents struggle to…View Original Post

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