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Katy energy rates

Katy is a city located west of Houston. It’s home to the Katy Society Railroad Museum, the Typhoon Texas Waterpark, and Katy Park. The city is also home to affordable electric rates thanks to deregulation.

Before 2002, Texas didn’t have deregulation as it relates to electricity service. This meant there was no competition, as homeowners and businesses had to buy electricity from their utility. The Texas legislature put an end to this in 2002, when electricity was deregulated for most of the Lone Star state. 

For those shopping for the best electricity rates in Katy, Choose Energy can help. To start, enter your ZIP code. 

Katy electricity rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.059 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.059 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.060 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.061 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.062 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.069 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Flat Tier Product 12 months $0.080 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.088 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.108 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.109 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.113 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred 36 months $0.114 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.118 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 18 18 months $0.118 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.120 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.122 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.133 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 1 month $0.145 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 10/20/2020, 8:19:05 AM CDT for ZIP Code 77449. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Katy energy deregulation

As noted above, energy deregulation happened in Texas roughly 20 years ago. By deregulating electric service, it allowed providers to come into the area with different plans and pricing. And thanks to the power of choice, you can now compare electric rates in Katy to find the best provider for you. 

Along with choice, Texas residents have received the following benefits at least in part to deregulation:

  • Texas residential electricity rates are 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.

If you’re looking for the best electricity rates near me, then you’re in luck as Choose Energy can help you. We’re an online marketplace that specializes in helping homeowners and businesses find cheap electricity in Katy by giving you the information you need in one place. That way you can compare electricity rates in Katy based on plan terms, renewable options, and much more. 

Start by entering your ZIP code above. Doing this will pull up the Katy electric providers we work with in your area. During this time, you can also find specialized plans that fit your needs more such as prepaid electricity service or ones that require no deposit

We also offer valuable resources to help you like:

If you’ve been in the area but are looking for cheaper rates, our guide on switching to a different provider can help you. 

Meanwhile, if you plan to move, our guide on how to move your electric service can help set you up for your new place. 

Katy utility companies and energy providers

When you’re ready to make the switch, you’ll come across Katy electricity providers and utility companies. In Katy, the main utility is CenterPoint Energy. This is your point of contact for anything related to your electricity service, as they’re responsible for all aspects of your account from billing to processing payments. They’re also responsible for repairing power lines and responding to outages. 

  • If you experience an outage, you can call CenterPoint Energy at 1-800-332-7143.  They also have an outage center on their website where you can report issues with service. 

Meanwhile, electric providers supply the electricity to the utility company, who then provides homes and businesses power across the region. In Katy, there are multiple suppliers to choose from such as TXU Energy, Reliant Energy, and 4Change Energy

Katy renewable energy

If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on energy bills, Texas is one of the best states to live in. The Lone Star state produces one third of the country’s wind energy. Every Texas electricity plan includes a percentage of renewable energy.

Moreover, there are many providers that sell only plans sourced by green methods. These include Green Mountain Energy, Chariot Energy, and Iberdrola Texas

To see what other green options are available to you, enter your ZIP code to get the process started.

Katy energy for business

Companies can also benefit from lower Katy electricity prices. Choose Energy will work with you to help find the best rates at the most suitable terms for your business. To start, you can call us at 1-877-800-4044 to speak with an energy expert. Alternatively, you can fill out this form to receive a custom energy plan for your company. 

Updated: 9/30/2020