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Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP)

Updated: 09/07/2021

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Comparing Texas-New Mexico Power (TMNP) Rates

Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP) is a utility provider that serves over 255,000 homes and businesses throughout the state of Texas. TNMP is one of the four utility providers in the state that participates in Energy Choice, giving its customers the power to choose their own electricity provider. This electricity provider profile is here to help you learn more about TNMP and show you how you can find the right electricity company near you.

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Here’s a snapshot of 2020 electricity plans available for TNMP.

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4Change Energy
PUCT #10041
Maxx Saver Bundled 12
12 Mo.9.8¢Select
Frontier Utilities
PUCT #10169
Best Value 12
12 Mo.9.9¢Select
New Power Texas
PUCT#10259
Power of Credit
24 Mo.10.2¢Select
Rhythm
PUCT# 10279
TX Breeze 36
36 Mo.13.7¢Select
TriEagle
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Green Eagle 36
36 Mo.13.8¢Select
PlanRate Per kWh
At 1000kWh avg. usage
4Change Energy
Maxx Saver Bundled 12

12 Months
9.8¢
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Frontier Utilities
Best Value 12

12 Months
9.9¢
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New Power Texas
Power of Credit

24 Months
10.2¢
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Rhythm
TX Breeze 36

36 Months
13.7¢
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TriEagle
Green Eagle 36

36 Months
13.8¢
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How to Compare TNMP Electricity Plans

There are many factors to consider when comparing electricity plans. That’s why it’s important to do your research. Understanding how electricity plans work will give you the knowledge you need to make an informed decision. A great place to start is our comprehensive guide to comparing Texas electricity rates here. You’ll find a solid overview of the Texas electricity market, and learn you how to find the best provider and best pricing near you.

Comparing TNMP electricity plans and providers on ElectricityRates.com is easy with the Rate Comparison Tool. All you need to do is follow a simple three-step process:

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  1. Enter your ZIP Code – Enter your ZIP Code to see suppliers available in your area.
  2. Compare electricity providers and plans  – Pay attention to each plan’s terms of service, rate, and length.
  3. Switch electricity providers – After you find the right energy plan for you, select it, fill out the necessary information, and switch.

After you switch, your new electricity provider takes care of the rest! You now pay your bill through your new electricity provider at the rate you signed up for. Besides that, nothing changes. You still get the same reliable delivery from TNMP.

TNMP Fixed-Rate Plans

If you want to save as much as possible on your electricity bill, your safest bet is a fixed-rate electricity plan. These plans lock in your electricity supply rate for the duration of the contract. On top of that, they also help keep your electricity bill predictable.

Variable-rate plans, on the other hand, can vary significantly from month to month, as they are susceptible to the wholesale electricity market (what electricity companies pay for electricity).

This is why you saw so many people with extremely high electricity bills after the February 2021 winter storm. When all the electricity generators went offline, wholesale electricity rates skyrocketed, and those that were on variable-rate electricity plans were susceptible to large rate hikes.

To ensure you get a great electricity plan from a reputable provider, ElectricityRates.com only offers fixed-rate plans.

Texas-New Mexico Power Service Area

TNMP serves three different regions of Texas.

West Texas TNMP Service

TNMP provides electricity to parts of western Texas.

Towns under TNMP’s service include Kermit, Pecos, Fort Stockton and Sanderson, Texas.

Gulf Coast Texas TNMP Service

TNMP provides electricity to towns along the Texas Gulf Coast, south of Houston, TX.

Here are towns that fall under TNMP’s service in this area:

  • Alvin, TX
  • Angelton, TX
  • Brazoria, TX
  • Dickinson, TX
  • Friendswood, TX
  • La Marque, TX
  • League City, TX
  • Sweeny, TX
  • Texas City, TX
  • West Columbia, TX

North-Central Texas TNMP

TNMP provides electricity throughout North-Central Texas, in the far surrounding areas of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.

Here are towns that fall under TNMP’s service in this area:

  • Bogata, TX
  • Bryson, TX
  • Clifton, TX
  • Detroit, TX
  • Emory, TX
  • Farmersville, TX
  • Gatesbill, TX
  • Glen Rose, TX
  • Hamilton, TX
  • Hico, TX
  • Leonard, TX
  • Lewisville, TX
  • Meridian, TX
  • Nocona, TX
  • Olney, TX
  • Petrolia, TX
  • Pilot Point, TX
  • Princeton, TX
  • Strawn, TX
  • Valley Mills, TX
  • Whitewright, TX
  • Whitney, TX

To find the best plans and electricity providers available in your area, enter your ZIP Code in the free Rate Comparison Tool below.

Texas-New Mexico Power’s History

TNMP started under the name Community Public Service Co. in late 1934, serving areas throughout Texas and New Mexico. It operated in a variety of industries, from electricity to natural gas to even creameries.

However, by the early 1970s, TNMP started to focus solely on the electricity industry. Then, in 1981, Community Public Service Co. changed its name to what it’s called today, Texas-New Mexico Power. A few years later, TNMP created TNP Enterprises. This allowed them to move to create subsidiaries in different industries while TNMP focused on electricity.

When Texas deregulated its energy market in 2002, TNMP was one of the utility providers that participated. This meant its customers had to choose where they got their energy supply, giving them more options to choose from.

About three years later in 2005, PNM Resources purchased TNP. After this, PNM split off the New Mexico service areas from TNMP, giving the areas to a sister company. This is why, despite the name, Texas-New Mexico Power is only a Texas utility provider today.

Texas-New Mexico Power Delivery (TDU) Charges

Each deregulated electric utility in Texas has delivery charges (often called TDU charges) set by the state’s Public Utilities Commission. They include a base charge and a charge based on your electricity use. It does not change no matter your electricity provider.

Generally, these rates change twice a year, on March 1st and September 1st. You can find the delivery charges by looking at an electricity plan’s “Electricity Facts Label.” ElectricityRates.com puts the Electricity Facts Label in the “Plan Details” section of any Texas electricity plan.

TNMP Contact Information

If you want to get a better understanding of the Texas energy market, check out ElectricityRates.com’s guide to comparing Texas electricity. There, you can find anything you need to know about Texas electricity and choosing a Texas electricity provider.

TNMP FAQs

What is TNMP?

TNMP stands for Texas-New Mexico Power. It is an electric utility provider that delivers electricity throughout the state of Texas. Despite what its name suggests, TNMP solely serves the state of Texas, as the New Mexico division of the company was split off in 2005.

What Are Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP) Delivery Charges?

TNMP delivery charges are there to support the delivery of your electricity. They go to your utility provider, TNMP, which uses it to maintain its electrical infrastructure. These charges are the same no matter who your electricity provider is.

How Much Does TNMP Charge For Electricity?

As of September 1st, 2021, TNMP charges a base charge of $7.85 a month. On top of that, there is a rate charge of 5.1742¢ per kWh of electricity consumption. This is set to change on March 1st, 2022. 

What Is TNMPs Phone Number?

TNMP’s phone number is 888-866-7456. You can use it to call customer service or to report power outages.