If you live in the Garland, Texas area, your utility may participate in electricity deregulation, which would give you the power to choose your electricity provider. Electricity deregulation has allowed millions to save big on their electricity bills, but with so many options, finding the best Garland electricity rates can be a little overwhelming.
To help, ElectricityRates.com offers its Rate Comparison Tool, which you can take advantage of to compare leading area electric providers and their best rates in seconds. Type in your zip code above to start comparing.
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If Oncor is your local utility company, you have the power to choose your electricity provider. Here’s a snapshot of some of the best energy plans available for Oncor. For a full list of plans available near you on ElectricityRates.com, type in your zip code above.
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How to Compare Garland Electricity Rates
ElectricityRates.com’s Rate Comparison Tool takes the complicated process of finding the best Garland rates for electricity service and condenses it down into three simple steps:
- Enter your zip code – To see providers and rates available in your area.
- Compare electricity providers – Compare each plan by looking at their rate-structures and length.
- Switch Electricity Providers – After finding the right plan with the best rates for you, select the plan and fill out the necessary info.
It’s that easy! Your new provider takes care of the rest. Since Oncor does not care who your energy provider is, you can count on the same reliable delivery of your electricity. The only thing that changes is your electricity plan.
Compare electricity rates in under a minute.
How to Find the Best Garland Electricity Plan
When comparing Garland electricity plans, there are a few factors you should consider:
Your Electricity Usage
Texas electricity plans vary based on your monthly usage, so it’s important to understand it. Look over your electricity bills from the last 12 months to find trends and calculate your average monthly electricity usage. Also, note months that are higher/lower than usual. Then, pick a plan based on that usage.
The Electricity Rate
Your electricity rate is what you pay per kilowatt-hour for electricity. You can find the rate at three different usage levels for any plan on ElectricityRates.com in the “plan details” section.
ElectricityRates.com only offers fixed-rate plans (variable-rate plans almost always cost you more). Among ElectricityRates.com’s fixed-rate plans, there are options with 100% renewable energy, plans with incentives bundled in with them, and plans with usage credits.
Electricity plans can be as short as 3 months and as long as 5 years. Every plan on ElectricityRates.com provides you with the length so you know up front how long your rate is locked in.
If you cancel before the end of your contract, there may be a cancellation fee. However, long-term plans can keep you locked in at a low rate for years and save you money.
Moving to Garland and Setting up Electricity
If you have just moved to the Garland area, you should check out ElectricityRates.com’s comprehensive Texas electricity guide. It will teach you everything you need to know to find the best electricity rate for your location.
A problem that new Texas residents have when choosing an electricity plan is not knowing their average electricity usage in advance. As stated above, this is an important aspect to consider when picking an electricity plan. To find it, ElectricityRates.com suggests one of the following two methods.
First, you can try to ask the original owners of the home, your landlord and/or your neighbors. All three of these resources may be able to give you an idea of how much electricity you will use.
However, if this is not an option, you can pick a short-term electricity plan. After it is over, you can find a longer-term plan that works for your usage.
Garland Power To Choose
When someone talks about the “power to choose” in Texas, they are likely referring to one of two things.
First, it may refer to the deregulated electricity market in Texas, since it gives residents the “power to choose” their own electricity provider.
However, it can also refer to powertochoose.org. This is the state’s electricity comparison platform and there are thousands of options available. The only issue is, the wide variety of options can get confusing.
In fact, that’s the main reason why many choose ElectricityRates.com over powertochoose.org. With ElectricityRates.com’s simple and straightforward platform, finding a great electricity rate from a reputable provider near you is effortless.
Garland Electricity Providers
ElectricityRates.com only works with leading, highly rated providers so you don’t have to worry about choosing the wrong one. It does this by vetting each provider to ensure they are upfront and honest with their plans.
In other words, all of the guesswork is taken out of it. All you have to do is type in your zip code, find the best plan and enroll.
Garland Business Electricity Rates
Businesses can save a lot through electricity deregulation. If you have a business in Garland, your usage will largely determine the electricity rates available to you.
After filling out the business electricity quote request form, an energy advisor will negotiate with providers to get a plan designed specifically for your commercial business. The best part is that there’s no obligation to you.
Other Texas Utilities That Offer Energy Choice
Texas residents with Oncor are not the only Texans with the power to choose. Three other Texas utilities also offer energy choice.
- AEP Texas – Serving over 1 million customers throughout Texas, AEP Texas’s service area is split into two sections. AEP Central serves the southernmost parts of Texas, including towns along the Mexico border. AEP North’s service area runs through northern and western Texas.
- CenterPoint Energy – CenterPoint Energy serves Houston and the surrounding areas.
- Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP) – TNMP serves over 255,000 Texas homes and businesses. Much of its service area is spread throughout parts of north and west Texas, but it also serves areas along the Gulf Coast.
Electricity Rates In Popular Texas Cities
Learn more about electricity rates in other cities across the Lone Star State:
- Corpus Christi
- Fort Worth
- League City
- San Angelo
- Wichita Falls
Still have questions? Check out the Texas electricity guide.