Compare electricity rates in Brownsville Energy your ZIP code to see prices

Choose EnergyTexasBrownsville

Supplier Plan Energy Term Length Rate
TriEagle Energy 6 month fixed 9.60¢
TriEagle Energy 12 month fixed 10.30¢
TriEagle Energy 36 month fixed 10.10¢
TriEagle Energy 24 month fixed 10.20¢
TriEagle Energy 12 month fixed 10.60¢

Brownsville energy rates

With a population of over 180,000, the southern Texas city of Brownsville uses a lot of energy to cool and light residents' homes. Brownsville energy prices are on par with the rest of Texas and are less expensive than the average energy cost in the United States, at anywhere from average of 10 cents to 15 cents per kilowatt hour for residential accounts. Check out Brownsville energy rates to see what prices and options are currently available.

Brownsville energy deregulation

Deregulation of energy providers in Texas began in 2002, providing consumers the ability to take a stand in their choice of an energy provider. Brownsville energy deregulation gave citizens more freedom to choose who provided them with energy and find the most competitive rates. Get some insight into local electricity supply rates here.

Brownsville utility companies & energy providers

Brownsville energy rates are determined by the specific electricity provider that a consumer chooses. Although all electric energy comes from the same utility company, the Texas electric system incorporates more than just one player. First, power plants generate power, which is transmitted to a utility company. Utility companies in Brownsville then transmit the power to companies who are considered providers (sometimes called retail electric providers) who then allow power to be distributed to individual customers and provide service.

Providers include a variety of companies that can provide the consumer with residential, industrial or commercial services.  The Brownsville Public Utilities Board governs the utilities of most of the electricity (and gas), and there is a host of available energy providers in Brownsville. Some of the popular providers include Direct Energy, TriEagle Energy and Reliant Energy.

Brownsville renewable energy

Brownsville energy rates are not only based on traditional power plant production, but also on green energy. Renewable energy in Brownsville is provided by Green Mountain Energy and Amigo Energy. The first city in Texas to ban the use of plastic shopping bags, this Texas city is certainly dedicated to green, sustainable living.

Brownsville is in large part responsible for Texas' rating of #5 in the US Renewable Electricity Profiles, published by the US Energy Information Administration. Brownsville undertakes a rigorous agenda to educate its citizens about and improve energy usage. From its mass transit bus system to its presentations on eco-friendly building materials to actively encouraging citizens to take advantage of environmentally-friendly initiatives, Brownsville is a city that green and environmentally-minded residents can be proud of.

Brownsville energy facts

1,925 square feet

Average home size


Average monthly usage (kWh)


Average monthly electricity bill


Potential annual savings

AEP Texas Central


Concentrated solar
Are Large Scale Solar Energy Plants Economically Viable?

According to the latest research, concentrated solar power has the ability to supply electricity to meet increasing demand. The question is whether large-scale plants can meet that…

Read More
Piggy Bank
7 Power Hacks To Save Energy and Money

In case you missed it, we recently had an awesome Q&A session with Lifehacker. Our CEO, Kerry Cooper, shared a few of our favorite energy hacks to help curb…

Read More