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Shop for Military Discount Veterans & Active Military Electricity Plans in Texas

In Texas, you can get a special veteran energy rate or active service military electricity discount. Military discount electricity is available from several electricity providers. Plus you may qualify for a deposit waiver!

Military Discount Plans for Veterans & Active Military

There are discounts available for veterans, active duty, military reserves, or military-dependent spouses.

At ElectricityPlans.com you can shop and compare electricity plans with special pricing for veterans & active military. These specially-priced discount plans range in length from 12 – 24 months. That lets you lock in a rate and not worry about it. And if you get transferred elsewhere before the end of your electricity contract? No problem – just let your provider know you’re moving and they’ll waive the early termination penalty.

You may need to provide proof of your military service to qualify for these rates. This could include providing a copy of your military identification or discharge date. The verification process is done by a 3rd party service and is safe and secure.

Companies with Military Discounts on Electricity

There are three Texas electricity companies that offer military discounts on electricity, or special military benefits.

  1. Direct Energy offers 12 and 24 month discount rates for Veterans, Reservists and Active military.
  2. Veteran Energy offers a discount off every plan they offer, plus gives a percentage of profits to Veterans programs.

Shop Military Discount Electricity Plans Near You

Military Discount Electricity Plans in Killeen (Oncor)

Provider Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
Veteran Energy Select 36 36 11.7 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 24 24 11.9 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 12 12 12.1 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Smart 12 12 13.0 ¢ Details

Military Discount Electricity Plans in Houston or Galveston (Centerpoint)

Provider Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
Veteran Energy Select 36 36 12.3 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 24 24 12.5 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 12 12 12.7 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Smart 12 12 14.2 ¢ Details

Military Discount Electricity Plans in Corpus Christi (AEP-C)

Provider Plan Name Term Rate/kWh
Veteran Energy Select 36 36 12.3 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 24 24 12.5 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Select 12 12 12.7 ¢ Details
Veteran Energy Smart 12 12 14.2 ¢ Details

Bases in Texas with Deregulated Electricity

If are active or retired military and live near any of these Texas bases, you are in an area with deregulated electricity. That means you need to shop for an electricity provider.

  • Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas (Read our full guide on Ft. Hood and Killeen Electricity Shopping)
  • Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas
  • Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas
  • Goodfellow Air Force Base, San Angelo, Texas
  • Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, Texas
  • Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas (Read our full guide on Corpus Christi Electricity Shopping)
  • Naval Air Station Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas
  • Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth (Carswell AFB), Fort Worth, Texas
  • Grand Prairie Armed Forces Reserve Complex, Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Camp Bowie, Brownwood, Texas
  • Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Galveston Texas
  • Coast Guard Station Aransas, Port Aransas, Texas
  • Coast Guard Station Freeport, Surfside Beach, Texas
  • Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor, Port O’Connor, Texas
  • Coast Guard Station Sabine Pass, Port Arthur, Texas
  • Coast Guard Station San Luis Pass, Galveston, Texas
  • Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, South Padre Island, Texas

Stretch Your Basic Allowance for Housing with Military Discounts

Utilities (electricity, water, natural gas) are an estimated 5-10%* of your budget. If you live off-base, your BAH is supposed to cover not only your rent, but also your utilities. The information below can help you budget for your Texas utilities as part of your BAH.

The average Texan pays approximately 11.7¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (December 2020 EIA) and uses about 1,170 kWh per month. That means your monthly Texas electricity bill will be around $136.89.

So you can budget, here are approximate electricity usage and cost for various home sizes in Texas:

  • Small Apartment (750 sq feet) = 750 kWh/month, $88/month
  • Two bedroom apartment (1000 sq feet) = 1000 kWh/month, $117/month
  • Small house (1800 sq feet) = 1250 kWh/month, $146/month
  • Large house (3800 sq feet) = 2200 kWh/month, $257/month

Just enter your zip code at the top of this page to start shopping for discount electricity in your area.

Also look into a discount on military moves. Your service is rewarded with military discounts!

*Source: EveryDollar

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