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Last Updated: August 3, 2021

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Residents of Paris, Texas — and most of the state of Texas — enjoy a deregulated energy market, meaning individuals and businesses alike can choose their electricity providers. As a result, they have the potential to save money and choose a supplier that best fits their needs. The Choose Energy marketplace makes it easy to shop for energy providers and compare rates in your area.

To use the Choose Energy marketplace at no cost to you, enter your ZIP code, and you’ll see a complete list of providers available in Paris.

Paris electricity rates

Plan NamePlan LengthRate*
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 1212 months$0.116/ kWh
Express Energy - Flash 1212 months$0.116/ kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Eco Saver Plus 1212 months$0.116/ kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Saver Plus 1212 months$0.116/ kWh
Cirro - Simple Bill Credit 2424 months$0.119/ kWh
Discount Power - Bill Credit Bundle 2424 months$0.119/ kWh
Veteran Energy - Valor 2424 months$0.145/ kWh
Reliant - Power Savings 24 plan24 months$0.155/ kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 3636 months$0.159/ kWh
Rhythm Energy - Clear Choice 1212 months$0.160/ kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 1212 months$0.165/ kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter Lite 2424 months$0.165/ kWh
BKV Energy - Lantana 3636 months$0.171/ kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred24 months$0.178/ kWh
Payless Power - 12 Month - prepaid12 months$0.188/ kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 7/17/2024, 3:45:31 PM CDT for ZIP Code 75460. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

*All pricing shown in cents per kWh

Paris utility companies & energy providers

Deregulated electricity markets have two major players: utility companies and energy providers. Your utility company is determined by where you live, and certain utilities serve certain parts of the state. Your utility company will deliver your electricity and maintain the energy infrastructure. Oncor Electric Delivery is the utility for Paris residents.

While you can’t choose your utility company, you can choose your energy provider. Your provider supplies the electricity your utility company delivers. Paris residents have many providers to choose from, including TXU Energy, 4Change Energy, and Direct Energy. The cheapest plans currently available are from Express Energy.

Types of electricity plans in Paris

There are several types of electricity plans to choose from in Paris, making it easy for everyone to find one that fits their needs. Here are some of the most popular types of energy plans:

  • Fixed-rate plan: When you sign up for a fixed-rate energy plan, you lock in a single rate that you pay for your entire contract. Your rate won’t fluctuate with the energy market. Your price won’t go up when demand increases, but you also won’t enjoy savings when energy rates are low. This type of plan is well-suited to those who prefer stability in their budget from one month to the next.
  • Variable-rate plan: A variable-rate plan doesn’t have a rate locked into your contract. Instead, your rate each month is based on the wholesale cost of electricity. Your rate may spike during high-demand months, but you’ll see savings in times of low demand. Unlike fixed-rate plans, variable-rate plans don’t require a long-term contract.
  • No-deposit plan: Many electricity plans require that you pay an upfront deposit based on your credit score. Luckily, some providers offer no-deposit plans. Often these plans are prepaid, meaning you pay for your electricity upfront with no deposit.

To see the electricity plans currently available for Paris residents, enter your ZIP code on the screen.

Paris green energy

Texas is a national leader in renewable energy. The state ranks first in the nation for wind energy generation and second for solar energy generation. Thanks to Texas’s investment in renewable energy sources, it’s easy for Paris residents to find green energy electricity plans.

Every electricity plan in Texas includes a percentage of renewable energy. Some companies now offer the option of 100% renewable energy plans. Finally, a handful of companies specialize in only offering green energy electricity plans. Those companies include Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, and Chariot Energy.

Paris residents can currently access green energy electricity plans for as little as 5.8 cents per kilowatt-hour. To shop for green energy plans near you, enter your ZIP code.

Paris energy for business

It’s not just individuals who can enjoy the deregulated energy market in Paris. Business owners can also save money by choosing their electricity provider. Visit our business electricity page to learn more about commercial energy rates and shop for a plan.

Paris electric rates in my area

Electricity rates vary depending on where you live, largely because of different utility transmission charges. Even the same provider may have different rates in different service areas. The best way to get an accurate rate is to enter your ZIP code above. You’ll see all of the electricity plans and rates available in Paris today.

Moving to Paris?

Are you moving to Paris, Texas? Paris may not be the largest city in Texas, but it’s known for popular attractions such as the Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, its town square, and the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial.

Moving to Paris means you’ll live in a deregulated area and can choose your electricity provider. If you’re moving from a deregulated part of Texas, you may be able to keep your same provider. However, if you’re new to Texas or your current provider doesn’t serve Paris, you can shop for a new plan. To find electricity plans available near you, enter your ZIP code, and you’ll see a list of up-to-date rates. As of June 2021, rates are available in Paris for as low as 5.6 cents per kilowatt-hour.

Frequently asked questions about Paris energy

Who has the cheapest electricity rates in Paris?

The cheapest electricity plans can vary depending on where you live, the type of electricity you want, and the time of year you’re shopping. As of June 2021, the companies with the cheapest electricity plans are Express Energy and Frontier Utilities.

What is the average electric bill in Texas?

As of March 2021, the average electricity rate in Texas is 11.49 cents per kilowatt-hour. The average monthly bill for Texas residents is $135.31. Because Texas has some of the highest average electricity bills in the nation, it’s even more important to shop around for a good deal.

How can I compare Paris electricity rates?

The Choose Energy marketplace makes it easy to compare Paris electricity rates at no cost to you. Simply enter your ZIP code on the screen, and you’ll see all the plans and prices available near you right now.

When is the best time to shop for a Paris energy plan?

Electricity rates tend to be the lowest during times of low demand, such as the fall and spring, when people are less reliant on their heat and electricity. If you shop for and find a low rate during those seasons, you can lock in that rate with a fixed-rate plan.

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