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Houston electricity rates

Since Texas deregulated its electricity market in 2002, residents and businesses have had the power to choose an electricity provider in Houston that fits their budget and energy needs. If you live in Houston, you have the freedom to compare energy rates and plans in your area to find the best option for your home or business.

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the current average residential Texas electric rate is 14.01 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), which is about 0.8% lower than rates in 2022. The lowest available Houston electric rate on the Choose Energy marketplace is 12.4 cents per kWh, which is about 12% lower than the average Texas electric rate.

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