Do you need same day electricity service? Whether you’re moving in to a new home or to get power on today, when you have lights out no service, you need electricity fast.
With deregulation you have the power to choose your electricity provider. But that means you have a decision to make when you need same day power. Which provider to choose?
Here’s our list of cut-off time for same day electricity. Some providers will accept enrollments up to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.
In a hurry? Enter your zip code to find rates in your area. Pick a plan. During enrollment, select “move-in” and pick today’s date.
How to Get Electricity Turned on Today
Whether you need same day electric service in Dallas, Houston, Corpus Christi or somewhere in between, the process is the same. Here’s the how-to guide on how to get electricity turned on fast, even on the day you move in.
Time needed: 10 minutes
How to get electricity turned on same day in Texas
- Compare electricity rates
Shop online to find the best rate and plan for same day electricity connection. Use the chart below to find the cut-off time for same day power connection with each company
- Choose your electricity provider
- Enroll online or by phone
Click to enroll online, or call your provider if you prefer to talk to someone.
- Request a “move-in” and pick today’s date.
During your enrollment, you will be asked if you want a switch or a move-in. You want to pick Move-In, and specify today’s date.
- Turn on your lights!
Once your order is complete, your electricity provider will send an electronic transaction to the local utility. Your lights will be turned on automatically once the order is processed.
Your electricity provider can’t guarantee a specific time your lights will be on. But as long as you make the cut-off time for your provider and pay any required deposit (if applicable), your lights will be turned on the same day.
What’s the Cut-off Time for Same Day Electricity in Texas?
Here’s the cut-off time to get same day power in Texas.
To get service the same day, you must complete your enrollment by the time listed below, including paying any deposit (if required) or prepaying your service. Some REPs only offer same day power Monday through Friday. Others offer Saturday same day lights.
|Retail Energy Provider
|Days of Week
|Green Mountain Energy
Shop Rates for Same Day Lights
|Discount Power Bill Credit Bundle 24
|Frontier Saver Plus 12
|Gexa Eco Saver Plus 12
|4Change Energy Maxx Saver Select 12
|Discount Power Bill Credit Bundle 12
|OhmConnect Energy TexasConnect 36
|OhmConnect Energy TexasConnect 24
|TriEagle Energy Sure Value 12
|OhmConnect Energy TexasConnect 12
|Veteran Energy Valor 36
|OhmConnect Energy Half Price Nights 24
|OhmConnect Energy Half Price Nights 12
|Veteran Energy Valor 24
|OhmConnect Energy PoolConnect 24
|OhmConnect Energy GreenConnect 12
|Rhythm Simply Select 16
|OhmConnect Energy EVConnect 24
|Frontier Budget Saver 24
|Constellation 12 Month Usage Bill Credit
|TriEagle Energy Simple Savings 24
Shop for Same Day Electricity By Zip
Same Day No Deposit Lights
There’s no deposit required. Just prepay the minimum payment of $75 depending on the plan you select.
Same Day Lights – Saturday and Sunday
You can get same day lights on Saturday from certain providers. Refer to the chart above to find power companies with same day electric connection Monday through Saturday. However, you can not get same day electric service in Texas on Sunday or on a holiday.
Same Day Electricity Connection for New House
Moving in to your new house and forgot to get the power turned on?
(Next time you are moving in to a new house, just know that you can set up your electric service up to 60 days in advance with any of the power providers in Texas.)
Same Day Power for Apartments
Think of it this way. You’ve just spend a boat load of money on your apartment deposit, first month’s rent and a mover. If you don’t have good credit, you’ll have to pay a deposit up to $350 to get lights on fast.
Payless Power can get your lights on same day for just $75. Or shop postpaid options and compare apartment electricity plans.
Sign Up for Payless Power by Phone!
Same Day Electric Service for my Business
Do you need same day electricity service for your new business? This one is more complicated.
When you need service at a new location for your business, you are likely to need a city inspection permit before getting electricity service. This is the case if the electric has been disconnected by the prior tenant.
Your best bet for business power rates? Shop as soon as you can to lock in the best rate. Call us at 844-214-5559. We can walk you through the process for a same day move-in and any necessary inspections. And we can set you up with an electricity provider that accepts personal guarantees for business credit.