Grand Prairie, Texas electricity options
|Supplier||Plan||Energy Term Length||Rate|
|Free Power Weekends 12||12 month fixed||9.10¢|
|Live Brighter 12||12 month fixed||9.30¢|
|Eagle 12||12 month fixed||9.20¢|
|Eagle 6||6 month fixed||8.60¢|
|Eagle 36||36 month fixed||9.00¢|
Grand Prairie energy rates
Sporting a population of over 180,000, the citizens of Grand Prairie, Texas, enjoy an urban lifestyle. The city also boasts a humid subtropical climate and a robust tourism industry. Whether heading to Grand Prairie Premium Outlets or catching a concert at Verizon Theatre, it’s clear that there’s a demand for efficient and reliable energy in this city.
As a general rule, the energy rates in Grand Prairie decline early in the year and then peak around late March. Check out Grand Prairie energy rates to see what prices and options are currently available.
Grand Prairie energy deregulation
The Lone Star State started deregulating its energy market in 2002, which allowed most Texas residents, including the people of Grand Prairie, to choose their energy supplier. Previously, one company in Grand Prairie controlled the entire market and consumers were forced to pay whatever price the utility company set. Now you can choose energy from plans available in your area.
While local companies have been making the most of their opportunities, consumers have probably benefited from energy deregulation in Grand Prairie the most. Now that energy choice in Grand Prairie possible and consumers can shop for an electricity plan just as they would shop for a phone plan. Obtaining the best-priced plan is feasible through price comparison and a little research. Each energy provider wants to get as many customers as they can and so they lower prices to attract residents.
Grand Prairie utility companies & energy providers
Deregulation dramatically changed the way business is done in the energy field. Before the Senate bill passed, cities depended on a single utility company (wires company) to transmit, distribute, and sell energy. After deregulation, the same wires company still manages transmitting and distributing, but independent energy providers handle pricing and sales.
The Grand Prairie wires company is Oncor Electric Delivery Company. No matter which plan an individual chooses, this is the company that will be transmitting and distributing the electricity. As far as Grand Prairie energy suppliers are concerned, however, residents have a number of companies to choose from. Choose Energy has partnered with the best that Grand Prairie has to offer in TriEagle Energy and Reliant Energy to make the process of signing up with a preferred provider much easier for consumers.
Grand Prairie renewable energy
They say that competition breeds innovation and in many respects the push for renewable energy in Texas reflects that. Ranked fourth in the nation for renewable energy capacity and first for wind energy generation, it’s clear that the state has invested in green energy.
The city of Grand Prairie has been recognized for going green. In 2010, Keep America Beautiful honored Grand Prairie as the top city in litter prevention and waste management for places with a population ranging from 50,000 to 200,000. The Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Recycling Alliance also recognized the city's outstanding compost program in 2013. For consumers who want to do their part for the environment, green energy in Grand Prairie is definitely an option. Two high-quality green energy providers Choose Energy has partnered with are Amigo Energy and Green Mountain Energy.
Grand Prairie energy facts
2,337 square feet
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