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Sugar Land energy rates

Sitting just south of Houston, this Texas suburb is about as sweet as it sounds. The town has just over 118,000 residents and is also home to Oyster Creek Park, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and Sugar Land Memorial Park. The city, like much of Texas, has a deregulated electricity market. What does this mean for you? If you become a Sugar Land resident, you can choose between competing energy companies to find the best Sugar Land electricity rates for your usage needs. 

Getting started is easy. Enter your ZIP code above, and Choose Energy will let you know which energy providers have plans near you. Searching “best electric company near me” has never yielded more detailed info. 

Sugar Land energy deregulation

Sugar Land became deregulated in 2002. Since then, many cities and towns across the Lone Star State have ditched their single city provider in favor of a private marketplace. You can find cheap electricity in Sugar Land by comparing the available plans and locking in your rate for up to 36 months. Since Sugar Land became deregulated, residents have enjoyed more than just choice, and they pay less for their energy costs than residents of other states. 


Some of the best electricity rates for Sugar Land integrate both traditional and renewable energy. And the competitive market has also yielded some impressive electricity rates. Here is a taste of what Texas residents can expect from the deregulated market:

  • 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.

The Choose Energy marketplace has you covered in most aspects of selecting a new energy plan. Based on your zip code, we will let you know which providers have plans in your neighborhood, whether they are prepaid, and what you can expect to pay per kWh. Term lengths are also illustrated in your results for easier comparison. You can expect the following help and more from Choose Energy:

Sugar Land utility companies & energy providers

Your utility provider is not the same as your electricity provider. While you purchase energy from an electricity provider, your utility company actually delivers it to your home. It is responsible for the infrastructure, including power lines, and it handles emergencies such as outages. This is the company you call if your power goes out. For Sugar Land and the Greater Houston area, the utility provider is CenterPoint Energy

Now, let’s talk about Sugar Land electricity providers. You have quite a few to choose from, so settle in with a hot beverage before you set out to compare electric rates in Sugar Land. As you’ll soon learn from the Choose Energy marketplace, some of the most affordable Sugar Land electricity rates in the area come from: Just Energy, Pulse Power, TXU Energy, Gexa Energy, 4Change Energy, and Constellation Energy

Sugar Land renewable energy

Texas is a leader in renewable energy. In fact, Texas generates the most wind electricity of any state, and since 2014 the state’s wind turbines have produced more electricity than both of the state’s nuclear power plants. The Lone Star State also generates the fifth-highest amount of solar energy in the country. 

While not all renewable energy is green, Sugar Land providers do offer renewable energy plans (often combined with some traditional energy sources). If you want to work with an electricity provider in Sugar Land who includes renewable and/or green energy in their plans, consider choosing a plan from Chariot Energy, Green Mountain Energy, or Gexa Energy among others. Enter your zip code above to discover which plans are offered at your address. 

Sugar Land energy for business

Do you have a business in Sugar Land? The Choose Energy marketplace can also connect you with energy for businesses, Call to speak to an energy expert or fill out this form to connect with us about building a custom energy plan for your small business or corporation.