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Abilene currently has a metro population of more than 120,000 and a hot, subtropical climate. This creates a need for reliable, affordable energy. Fortunately for consumers, Abilene is in a deregulated area, allowing them to choose their energy provider.

Seasonal changes cause fluctuations in energy prices in Abilene. Because of this, agreements with energy providers beginning in the early spring or fall may cost customers slightly more. Abilene energy rates usually decline slightly at the end of the year and in mid-summer. Check out Abilene energy rates and natural gas plans to see what prices and options are currently available.

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Abilene electricity rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.067 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.068 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Beat the Heat 12 12 months $0.069 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.071 / kWh
Just Energy - Base Saver III 12 months $0.071 / kWh
Constellation - Power to Connect Usage Bill Credit 30 months $0.090 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.099 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.100 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.101 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.109 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.115 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.123 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 1 month $0.144 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 8/09/2020, 11:18:14 PM CDT for ZIP Code 79605. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Abilene energy deregulation

How has deregulation affected Abilene?

Here’s what the latest statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show:

  • Texas residential electricity rates are nearly 10 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas commercial electricity rates are nearly 23 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas industrial electricity rates are nearly 16 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas generates the most electricity of any state from wind.
  • Texas generates the fifth-highest amount of electricity from solar energy.

Legislation at the start of 2002 officially deregulated energy for most of Texas, including Abilene. This effectively created competition in the energy market and gave the consumer more choices in power companies, causing the energy market to operate much like the retail market.

Why is energy deregulation in Abilene beneficial to the customer? With deregulation, consumers have more than one provider selling energy plans. Due to this increased competition, rates are decreasing.

Customers can shop around and select a plan that saves them money on energy with the free Choose Energy marketplace. To see available options, enter your ZIP code above.

Abilene utility companies & energy providers

There are three components to the energy market: transmission, distribution and sales. Before deregulation was approved, one company, the utility service, performed all three services. Now, the Abilene wires company (utility company) manages transmission and distribution while the energy providers in Abilene manage sales and billing.

AEP Texas North handles the utility service areas in Abilene and delivers power to homes. The company, American Electric Power, stands as one of the nation’s largest energy deliverers, with over five million customers. Although AEP is the only utility company in Abilene, consumers can choose from a number of energy providers, including Reliant EnergyCirro Energy, and First Choice Power. Enter your ZIP code above to see the plans in your area.

Abilene renewable energy

Texas has a commanding lead among all states in the wind energy field and is a front runner in renewable energy production and use. All signs indicate this will only continue to increase.

Abilene looks to follow the state’s lead and is striving to become a greener city. Choose Energy can help you find a plan from trusted green energy providers, such as Green Mountain Energy and Amigo Energy.

Updated: 4/30/2020