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Compare Electricity Rates and Plans in Katy TX

  • Written By: Rebecca Bridges
  • Edited By: Shannon Bedrich

  • Katy Texas is home to over 7,000 households and a population of over 300,000. This community west of Houston has competitive electricity rates. If you live in Katy you can pick your electricity provider.

    The challenge is, how do you pick from over 40 Texas electricity providers and hundreds of plans?

    Shopping tools like ElectricityPlans can help you find the best electricity company for your home. Plus we’re headquartered just up the road in Cypress Texas. (Isn’t it nice to work with real, local folks?)

    What is the average electricity rate in Katy?

    The average electricity rate in Katy is 16.86¢ per kWh based on rates as of 07/22/2024. That's based on a typical home in Katy using 1300 kWh. The average monthly electricity bill in Katy is $219.18.

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    There’s a lot to cover. Use this list of topics to find what you need.

    1. How to Find the Best Electric Rate in Katy
    2. Electricity Companies in Katy
    3. Moving to Katy TX – Set Up Utilities
    4. Switch Electricity Provider in Katy TX
    5. No Credit Check Electricity in Katy
    6. Business Electricity Rates in Katy

    Or, if you want more info on how to shop for electricity, jump to our general piece, How to Find Cheap Electricity in Texas.

    Average Electricity Rate & Electric Bill in Katy

    • Average electricity rate in Katy : 15.53¢ per kWh
    • Average electricity usage per month: 1300 kWh
    • Average electricity bill in Katy : $201.89

    How to Find the Best Electric Rate in Katy

    ElectricityPlans makes it easy to shop for the best electricity provider to cut your electricity bill. The best way to shop? Compare energy rates based on your electricity usage. That way you know what you will pay for electricity with each energy provider. We make it easy to compare Katy electric rates.

    Time needed: 10 minutes

    How to shop for electricity rates in Katy:

    1. Search electricity rates by zip code

    2. Enter your monthly usage.

      This is the most important step? There are different types of electricity plans for your Katy home. When you know your energy usage you can see how much you’ll pay for your electric bill. Whether you use 500 kWh, 1000 kWh, 2000 kWh or something in between, you can find the best rates. Enter your average electricity usage to see what you will pay!

    3. Sort results by “Price: Low to High.”

      With any online shopping, it’s best to shop by low to high to find the best deal.

    4. Pick the cheapest electricity rate for your usage.

      Once you have entered your zip code and usage, you can see what you pay for each rate, both the price per kWh and the energy bill. Of course, if you want to include other factors — like free electricity at night, or bill credit plans, you can do that too using the filters.

    Electric Companies in Katy

    Shopping for an electricity company for your home? ElectricityPlans makes it easy to find a list of electricity companies.

    Electricity CompanyPhone Number
    4Change Energy844-395-4408
    Champion Energy855-307-8616
    Chariot Energy877-917-3876
    Cirro Energy833-307-1139
    Direct Energy844-879-7711
    Discount Power833-307-1140
    Frontier Utilities855-209-0714
    Gexa Energy855-639-8057
    Green Mountain Energy833-307-1138
    New Power Texas866-529-4931
    OhmConnect Energy866-531-5945
    Payless Power866-934-3451
    Pulse Power888-853-4218
    Reliant Energy833-302-3650
    Shell Energy800-716-8807
    TriEagle Energy877-649-0354
    TXU Energy833-201-0058
    Veteran Energy855-780-5209

    We carefully review these companies before adding them to our site. You can feel confident that any of these electricity providers is an excellent choice.

    Moving to Katy Texas – Set Up Utilities

    Katy is a growing suburb of Houston. Many people move to Katy each year, or move within Katy for different school districts or a different home.

    If you are moving within Katy or moving from another area of Houston, you can easily transfer your electricity service to your new home. There’s no need to shop for a new electricity plan (unless current prices are lower than what you have.) You can request a “transfer of service” for your power. Just call your energy provider or go online.

    If you are moving to Katy from out of the area, you’ll need to pick an electricity provider. Centerpoint Energy will delivery power to your home as the local utility in your area. But the energy provider will provide your electricity.

    Follow the steps above to find the best electricity rate for your home. You may be able to ask the prior owner or landlord for the historical electricity usage or average usage for the home. If you can’t get that information, here are some assumptions you can use when you’re comparing energy rates:

    • If you have a 1 bedroom apartment, you’ll use around 500 kWh a month.
    • If you have a 2 bedroom apartment, use 1000 kWh a month when shopping for rates.
    • And the average electricity bill for a typical Texas home is 1200 kWh a month.

    During enrollment, select that you are moving in to a new home, called a “move-in” and pick the date you want service.

    You can schedule your electricity to start up to 60 days out. But if you forget? You can get same day electricity in Katy.

    Katy Texas is divided by three different county lines: Harris County, Fort Bend County and Waller County. Some areas are part of Unincorporated Katy, others are within City of Katy. All areas of Katy have electricity choice and the power to choose.

    Switching Electricity Providers in Katy

    There are two things that we’ve seen over the years regarding electricity shopping:

    First, most electricity companies do not reward loyalty. They give their best rates to new customers.

    Second, the highest rate you’ll pay for your electricity bill is when you forget to shop for a new electricity plan!

    Our point to this is, shop for your contract every time it expires.

    You can take advantage of the lowest rates from each energy provider. And you will avoid paying an off-contract rate.

    Switching is easy to do and takes less than 10 minutes to complete your enrollment. There’s no need to contact your old provider. Your new energy company takes care of everything!

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    No Deposit Electricity in Katy

    Most electricity providers require a 600 credit score for no deposit electricity. That can be tough! And even worse, if you don’t have a good payment history, you can pay around $350 or more for a deposit!

    You have options for no credit check and no deposit electricity plans. Payless Power gives you competitive rates plus you can get a 1 year contract.

    Most prepaid no deposit electricity companies only offer month to month plans. With electricity prices increasing, it’s best to have a fixed rate plan.

    Here are current rates for no credit check electricity:

    Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
    Payless Power 12 Month – Prepaid 12 16.8 ¢
    Payless Power 6 Month – Prepaid 6 17.2 ¢

    Business Electricity in Katy – Commercial Electricity Rates

    A lot of businesses make their home in Katy, from small commercial to large commercial. You can cut time out of comparing commercial electricity rates with our tools.

    Compare business electricity rates online if you are a small business that spends less than $2,500 per month. Or call us at 844-214-5559 Monday-Friday for a custom business electricity quote, same day electricity move-in or future start date commercial electricity rates.

    Below are commercial electricity rates per kWh in the Katy (Centerpoint electricity) area.

    Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
    Reliant Business Power Plus 36 Months 36 9.40 ¢
    ENGIE 60 Months 60 7.45 ¢
    ENGIE 60 Months 60 7.45 ¢
    ENGIE 6 Months 6 7.50 ¢
    ENGIE 6 Months 6 7.50 ¢
    ENGIE 48 Months 48 7.54 ¢
    ENGIE 48 Months 48 7.54 ¢
    ENGIE 36 Months 36 7.63 ¢
    ENGIE 36 Months 36 7.63 ¢
    ENGIE 24 Months 24 7.77 ¢
    ENGIE 24 Months 24 7.77 ¢
    APG&E APG&E 60 Months 60 7.80 ¢
    ENGIE 12 Months 12 7.80 ¢
    ENGIE 12 Months 12 7.80 ¢
    APG&E APG&E 60 Months 60 7.82 ¢
    ENGIE 18 Months 18 7.86 ¢
    ENGIE 18 Months 18 7.86 ¢
    APG&E APG&E 12 Months 12 7.88 ¢
    APG&E APG&E 48 Months 48 7.88 ¢
    APG&E APG&E 48 Months 48 7.92 ¢

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    About Rebecca Bridges

    Rebecca Bridges has worked in deregulated energy markets since 2001. As chief marketing officer for ElectricityPlans, she focuses on helping consumers save on their electricity bills and find the best electricity plans. Outside of work, Rebecca uses her marketing experience to support dog rescue and can often be found hiking or biking local trails.

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