Shannon Bedrich

About Rebecca Bridges

Shannon Bedrich, co-founded ElectricityPlans in 2016 after shopping for electricity rates using a confusing state-sponsored website. A CPA and our CFO, Shannon is the one that deciphers the fine print on each electricity plan. Outside of work, Shannon enjoys spending time with family, rooting for the Aggies, and exploring all that Houston has to offer.

Texas Electric Delivery Rates Soar to Highest Level in 5 Years

Delivery rates for Texas electricity change twice a year, in March and September. And as of September 2023, the price you pay per kilowatt hour to get power to your home is at its highest level in five years.

March 2024: Utility delivery rates have dropped, but are still higher than previous years. Find current and historical delivery rates using the links below.

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Texas Electricity Deposits – Everything You Need to Know

In general, you’ll need a minimum credit score of 580-600 with one of the major credit score companies (Experian, Equifax or Transunion) to get an electricity plan without a deposit requirement in Texas.

But there are ways around paying a deposit, including no deposit electricity, which is prepaid lights. But you can also get a deposit waived.

In this article we review no deposit electricity plans, how to get a deposit waived, prepaid electricity and minimum credit score for electricity.

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Tax Credits for EV, Solar & Electrification – The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 focuses on incentives for clean energy investments, including tax credits for consumers. The legislation includes emissions standards, tax incentives and grants with the goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40% by 2030.

But what’s in it for you? Tax credits for solar panels, battery storage, electric vehicles and electric appliances.

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Electricity Bill Payment Scam – How to Avoid Getting Tricked

The electricity bill payment scam is on the rise in in Texas. Scammers will call you pretending to be from your light company and demand payment. They’ll threaten to turn your electricity off if you don’t pay right away.

Here’s how to tell an electricity bill payment scam from a real disconnection notice from your electricity company. And how to avoid getting ripped off.

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