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Brownsville energy rates

Residents of the southern Texas city of Brownsville use a lot of energy to cool and light their homes. Brownsville energy prices come in on par with the rest of Texas. Residents enjoy an average electric rate of about 9.5 percent less per kilowatt hour (kWh) than the national average.

Texas energy deregulation began in 2002. It gave consumers the power to choose their energy provider. That means citizens enjoy more freedom in choosing among Brownsville electric companies.

Enter your ZIP code above to see available prices and options, making it easy to find the best electric company in Brownsville, TX. Finding cheap Brownsville electricity rates near me has never been easier.

Brownsville energy deregulation

U.S. Energy Information Administration numbers show Texas consumers pay lower rates than the national average:

  • Texas residential electricity rates run 9.5 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas commercial electricity rates fall nearly 28 percent below the national average.
  • Texas industrial electricity rates beat the national average by more than 21 percent.

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Brownsville utility companies & energy providers

In regulated states, utilities generate (or buy) electricity and then sell it directly to consumers. In most deregulated states, customers have the option of buying electricity from a utility or a retail electric provider.

In Texas, residents must buy electricity from a retail electric provider. Among the providers offering Brownsville electric rates are TXU Energy, 4Change Energy, and Reliant Energy.

Brownsville utilities maintain and repair equipment so your service is always intact. Regardless of where customers purchase energy, a Texas utility company delivers it to the home or business. That’s who you call for an outage. In Brownsville, that utility is AEP Texas Central. Report outages by calling 1-866-223-8508.

Brownsville renewable energy

Brownsville was the first city in Texas to ban the use of plastic shopping bags. It continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainable living. Residents take advantage of the mass transit bus system. City officials have undertaken a rigorous agenda around energy education in terms of usage.

Nearly two decades of deregulation in Brownsville has also spurred renewable energy innovation. Texas ranks as the nation’s highest producer of wind-based electricity. The state regularly is among the country’s fifth-largest generators of electricity from solar energy.

Customers can often find plans that completely use renewable energy. More commonly, green energy sources are combined with traditional energy in the same plan. Check out both types of plans to find the one that is right for you based on your typical usage. Gexa Energy, Chariot Energy, and Green Mountain Energy only sell plans backed by green energy.

Brownsville electricity rates in my area

Finding Brownsville electricity rates near me is easy with the Choose Energy marketplace. Entering your ZIP code above shows you the available Brownsville electric companies in your neighborhood. Keep in mind that the same company may have different rates in different areas. This is largely due to different utility transmission charges, but it can include other factors.

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Brownsville energy for business

Choose Energy provides energy for commercial ventures as well. Call to speak to an energy expert or fill out this form to connect about building a custom energy plan for your business.

For consumers shopping for Brownsville business electricity, Choose Energy can help once we know your usage and other factors..

Need more information? Explore electricity plans that require no deposit, moving your electric service and switching to a different provider.