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Round Rock energy rates and guide

Round Rock, Texas, has a lot going for it. A 2008 edition of Money magazine compared all the small cities in the United States and declared Round Rock the 7th best. Now home to about 120,000, Round Rock makes it possible for residents to enjoy the sensation of living in a smaller town. Its location just 20 miles from Austin allows them to enjoy the benefits of living in the shadow of a large city.

Since Texans have been under stay-at-home orders, residential electricity use is soaring, according to reports. More electricity use will result in higher bills, which means it makes sense to look for a new energy provider. See Round Rock electricity rates available in your area by entering your ZIP code. Most Texas can change providers without a technician visit to their home.

Like most parts of Texas, Round Rock has a hot, dry climate. The winters are mild and enjoyable, but the summers are hot and require extensive use of air conditioning units and other cooling devices. The summer heat makes it crucial for the city to have affordable energy options. Check out Round Rock energy rates to see what plans are currently available.

Round Rock electricity rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Gexa Energy - Gexa Superb Saver 12 12 months $0.077 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Max 12 12 months $0.077 / kWh
Express Energy - Freeway 12 12 months $0.077 / kWh
4Change Energy - Budget Saver 12 12 months $0.079 / kWh
Constellation Energy - 12 Month Flat Tier Product 12 months $0.085 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Deal 12 12 months $0.099 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Silver Eagle 12 12 months $0.106 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Green Fixed 36 36 months $0.1065 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 36 36 months $0.107 / kWh
Direct Energy TX - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.107 / kWh
Just Energy TX - Simple Rate 36 months $0.113 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 12 months $0.129 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 6/7/2020, 5:14:35 AM CT for ZIP Code 78664. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Energy deregulation and Round Rock

How has deregulation affected Round Rock?

Here’s what the latest statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show:

  • 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.

When the State of Texas passed energy deregulation legislation in 2002, it became possible to compare the energy rates in Round Rock of various energy providers, allowing residents to decide for themselves which company provides the best prices.

Increased competition means companies are more willing to provide incentives like time-of-use pricing and nights and weekends specials, while customers in Round Rock can find lower prices across the board.

Round Rock utility companies & energy providers

Before deregulation took place, utility companies handled each component of delivering power to residents. From transmission to billing and rates, there was only one choice for utility company in Round Rock.With deregulation, the market was opened to energy suppliers who compete to offer the most competitive prices and services. Now, the utility company manages the creation and infrastructure, such as the wires, while the suppliers manage pricing and billing.

In addition to comparing how much a kilowatt of energy will cost, consumers should also investigate each company and select the ones that have a reputation for excellent service.

Renewable energy options in Round Rock

Texas is a great state to start exploring renewable energy options, especially considering it ranks first in the country for wind power. Round Rock has renewable energy options residents will want to look into when considering which energy service provider they should use. Local utility company Green Mountain Energy provides Round Rock with wind, hydro and solar energy. Amigo Energy is set up to provide solar energy. Wind power is fast becoming one of the more popular forms of renewable energy being used in Texas.

Round Rock Energy Facts
Avg Home Size (square feet) 2,590
Avg Monthly Usage (kWh) 1,119
Avg Monthly Bill $106
Potential Annual Savings $403
Utility Oncor

(Last updated Aug. 2, 2019)