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.
Market securitization charges are a new line item on Texas electricity bills. They’re a direct outcome of Winter Storm Uri, paying for some of the extraordinary costs of that storm. You can’t avoid paying these fees, which are from a regulatory change. But you might as well understand them, since you’ll be paying them for the next 30 years.
We get questions like this all the time from customers, friends and neighbors. Will electricity prices fall this fall?
Normally we would say, of course! Electricity prices always drop in the fall in Texas. And this year is no exception, based on what we’re seeing with pricing. Prices are dropping… just not as far as we all hoped.
This article was written in Summer 2022. See our Texas Electricity Rate Trends 2023 article for the latest electricity price forecast for 2023.
Finding the cheapest electricity rates in Texas doesn’t have to be hard. Every month we update our recommendation for the top 3 cheapest electricity companies in Texas, and our cheapest electricity rates for fixed rates plans. Here’s the December 2023 update.
In 2022, we had some of the highest electricity prices since deregulation. But now? Prices have come down by 30% or more vs. last year.
Here’s a recap on why prices are so high some years (and during the summer) and some strategies on how to get the best price for your home or business.
For the latest on electricity price forecast, check our article on 2023 Texas Electricity Price Trends or enter your zip code below.
Texas electricity rates in 2022 continue to show the greatest value with long terms plans. The other big trend? More green energy electricity plans as Texas moves generation to renewable energy.
(In a hurry? Jump right to our recommendations on the best residential Texas electricity plan for 2022.)
What’s going on with Texas (ERCOT) electricity? And more importantly, why don’t I have lights?
Below we walk through what’s going on with Texas electricity during this brutal cold snap. We also have some ideas on why rolling blackouts have turned to 36+ hours without power in some areas.
Your Texas business may qualify for a sales tax exemption on your electricity bill. To do so, you’ll need a Predominant Use Study. That’s an engineering report that shows how much of your electricity you use producing goods.
Here’s what you need to know about the Texas Sales Tax Exemption and how to your business can qualify.
In times of uncertainty, it’s natural for people to be concerned about those things that they can’t control. At ElectricityPlans.com we are working to get answers to some of the most common questions you may have about electricity reliability.
Where are energy rates going for 2020? And what are the trends to watch? In this article we examine some of the important factors in energy rates, including: natural gas prices, the continued growth of renewable energy, and potential changes in capacity markets.