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Compare Houston Electric Rates & Prices

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Average Houston energy rates in May 2024

  • The average Texas electricity rate is 14.31 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), based on the latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) data. This rate is about 11% lower than the U.S. average (16.10 cents per kWh).
  • The commercial Texas electricity rate is 8.67 cents per kWh (about 32% lower than the national average).