How has deregulation, the power to choose your energy provider, impacted Pharr?
Here’s the latest statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration:
- 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.
In 2002, Texas deregulated its energy market and enabled consumers to choose their energy provider from a pool of companies. The strategy: This power to choose would push competition among providers leading to lower energy rates in Pharr and across Texas.
Because of deregulation, Pharr residents are no longer limited to a single energy provider. Like shopping for a reliable and affordable refrigerator, consumers in Pharr can pick the best and most affordable energy supplier and plan. See what suppliers are offering in your area.
Pharr utility companies and energy providers
Deregulation in Pharr has also changed the way things operate for utility services. The three main components – transmission, distribution, and sales – used to be facilitated by the same utility service. Currently, the utility company still facilitates energy transmission and distribution, but consumers can now choose between numerous energy suppliers in Pharr.
With so many choices, it can be difficult to know which supplier is best for you. Choose Energy has entered into cooperative agreements with some of the most reliable companies, such as Reliant Energy, TXU Energy, and TriEagle Energy, and can help to make the process easier.
Pharr renewable energy
Texas is one of the country’s biggest producers of wind power generation and has reached number five in the category of net generation of renewable energy. Several energy suppliers in Pharr are following the path of their state by offering renewable energy plans. With a green energy plan, you can offset some, or all, of your monthly electricity consumption and reduce your environmental footprint.
Next steps for an energy plan in Pharr
Enter your ZIP code to find the most accurate real-time electricity rates in Pharr. You can sort by price, plan term length, brand, and more. When you find the plan you like, sign up online or call to order. Either way, it only takes minutes.