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Denton is a city near Lewisville Lake to the northwest of Dallas. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and has a population of just under 140,000. It is also a college town, home to the University of North Texas, Texas Women’s University, and North Central Texas College.

Denton also has a deregulated energy market, which means residents can shop for electricity plans offered by many different companies as opposed to being limited to their area’s utility company. To see the options in your area, enter your ZIP code above.

Denton electricity rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.052 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.053 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.053 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.061 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.061 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.068 / kWh
Constellation - 9 Month Usage Bill Credit 9 months $0.077 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.083 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.099 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.101 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 18 18 months $0.107 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.108 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred 36 months $0.109 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.110 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.112 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.114 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.121 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 1 month $0.141 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 10/26/2020, 4:31:28 PM CDT for ZIP Code 76201. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Denton energy deregulation

How has deregulation affected Denton?

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

  • Texas residential electricity rates are nearly 9.5 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas commercial electricity rates are nearly 26 percent lower than the national average.
  • Texas industrial electricity rates are nearly 23 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.

The Texas energy market was deregulated for a majority of the state in 2002. This put a stop to utility monopolies and opened the market up to competition among many energy retailers. The idea behind deregulation is that customers now have more options for their electricity supply. Instead of being limited to one plan and one rate, they can compare before they buy.

Choose Energy’s 24/7 marketplace is set up to help Denton residents do just that, with current rates based on your ZIP code. Providers offer many different types of plans, including fixed and variable rates, green energy options, free nights and weekends, and more. Enter your ZIP code above to see the latest offers from suppliers in your area.


Denton utility companies & energy providers

Even with energy deregulation, Denton still has a utility company that maintains power lines and other infrastructure and makes sure electricity gets delivered properly. Denton’s utility is Oncor Electric Delivery, which is one of the largest electric utilities in the state. If you experience a power outage or other issue, contact Oncor, not your energy provider.

The energy provider is the company whose plan you choose. They are responsible for billing customers and coordinating with the utility company to make sure everything runs smoothly. There are many companies to choose from, but Choose Energy has cooperative partnerships with a few of Denton’s most trusted suppliers, including TXU Energy, Reliant Energy, and 4Change Energy. These are the suppliers shown in the Choose Energy marketplace, so customers can be sure they’re getting reliable service.


Denton renewable energy

The Lone Star State is a force to be reckoned with in the ongoing pursuit of renewable energy. It’s already top in the nation for wind power production, with thousands of turbines across the state. It’s also making great strides in solar energy, currently fifth in the country for solar power production.

Denton is at the forefront of this effort, voting to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2020 and partly powering its Apogee Stadium with on-site wind turbines. With all this in mind, it is more important than ever for residents to have green energy options for their homes. Choose Energy has partnered with renewable energy suppliers Green Mountain Energy and Amigo Energy to give Denton residents that choice. Enter your ZIP code above to see what they’re offering in your area of the city.

Updated: 8/13/2019