As a Plano resident, you enjoy the benefits of electricity deregulation. This means that you have the power to choose your own electricity provider and take control of your energy. However, with so many different electric rates in Plano to choose from, electricity shopping can get confusing.
ElectricityRates.com is here to make it easier. With the Rate Comparison Tool, you can compare multiple leading Texas providers and plans in seconds! To start comparing, type in your zip code above.
Shop Plano Electricity Rates
Oncor is the local utility company for the Plano area. A snapshot of some of the best rates for Oncor is below. For a full list of energy plans near you offered by ElectricityRates.com, enter your zip code above.
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Learn more about Oncor electricity rates.
How to Compare Plano Electricity Rates
ElectricityRates.com makes it easier than ever to find the best electricity providers and rates in Plano, Texas. With the Rate Comparison Tool, you can compare multiple electricity providers and plans side by side, then enroll in minutes. Just follow this simple three-step process.
- Enter your zip code – To see providers and plans available in your area, enter your zip code into the Rate Comparison Tool.
- Compare electricity providers – Compare the providers and plans. Pay careful attention to each plan’s rate-structure and length.
- Switch Electricity Providers – After you find the right plan, select the plan, and enroll.
That’s all you have to do! Your new provider takes care of the rest and you still get the same reliable electricity delivered with Oncor. The only thing that changes for you is your energy plan.
How to Find the Best Plano Electricity Plan
There are a few factors you should consider when picking your Plano electricity plan:
1. Your Electricity Usage
Plano electricity rates vary based on your monthly electricity usage. Look at your average electricity usage trends and find which months are higher/lower than usual. Then pick a plan that works best for that usage.
2. The Electricity Rate
Your electricity rate is what you pay per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for electricity. ElectricityRates.com lists your rate at three different usage levels in the “plan details” section (usually 500 kWh, 1,000 kWh, and 2,000 kWh).
3. Plan Type
ElectricityRates.com only offers fixed-rate plans (variable-rate plans almost always cost you more). Among those fixed-rate options, you can get plans with incentives bundled in, plans with 100% renewable energy, and plans with usage credits that go towards your total bill at the end of the month.
4. Plan Length
For fixed-rate plans, the plan length shows how long your rate is locked in. Plano electricity plans can vary anywhere from 3 months to 5 years. Fixed-rate electricity plans sometimes have cancellation fees. However, it’s important to note that locking in a low rate for years can save you a lot on your electricity bills over time.
Moving to Plano and Setting up Electricity
If you have just moved to Plano, you may be wondering how much electricity you will use in your new home so you can get the best electricity plan for you. ElectricityRates.com suggests two methods to find it.
First, ask the original owners/landlord of your home, or your new neighbors. These people may be able to give you an idea of how much electricity you should expect to use. If this is not possible, ElectricityRates.com suggests you pick a short-term plan to get an idea of your usage. After that, you can reevaluate and pick the perfect plan for your usage.
Generally, apartments and small homes use around 500 kWh a month, medium-sized homes use around 1,000 kWh and larger homes can use 2,000 kWh a month. If you are new to Texas’s deregulated electricity market, be sure to check out the Texas electricity guide to learn everything you need to know about Texas electricity.
Plano Power To Choose
In Texas, the “power to choose” can refer to two things. First, it could refer to the deregulated electricity market. This is because it gives Texan’s the “power to choose” their own electricity provider.
However, it may also refer to the state’s electricity shopping platform, powertochoose.org. The site features thousands of plans to choose from. But for some, this can get confusing.
Many Texans choose ElectricityRates.com over powertochoose.org because of its simple and straightforward platform. When you shop through ElectricityRates.com, you can be sure that you are only getting the best rates from leading local providers.
Plano Electricity Providers
ElectricityRates.com only works with the best of the best, so there’s no chance of you picking the “wrong” provider. This is done by vetting each highly rated provider and plan to guarantee its integrity. No gimmicks, just great rates.
Plano Business Electricity Rates
If you own a business in Plano, ElectricityRates.com can help you save big on your electricity.
When you choose your business electricity provider through ElectricityRates.com you can be sure that you’ll get a business plan designed for you. This means plans that include customized rates, energy bill optimization, and more.
After you complete the business electricity quote request form, an ElectricityRates.com energy advisor gets to work, negotiating with providers to get the best electricity plan for your business. The best part? There’s no obligation to you!
Other Texas Utilities That Offer Energy Choice
While it is certainly the biggest, Oncor is not the only utility that offers energy choice in Texas. You also have the power to choose your electricity provider if one of the following utilities serves your area.
- AEP Texas – AEP Texas serves over 1 million Texans. Its service area is split into two sections, AEP Central and AEP North. AEP Central serves the southernmost parts of Texas, including towns along the Mexico border. AEP North runs through the western and northern parts of the state.
- CenterPoint Energy – Headquartered in Houston, CenterPoint Energy serves Houston and the surrounding areas.
- Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP) – TNMP serves over 255,000 homes and businesses in Texas. Its service area is spread sporadically throughout the state, including parts of north and west Texas, and areas along the Gulf Coast.
Electricity Rates In Popular Texas Cities
Learn more about electricity rates in other popular Texas cities:
- Corpus Christi
- Fort Worth
- League City
- San Angelo
- Wichita Falls
Still have questions? Check out the Texas electricity guide.