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Find The Cheapest Power Plans in Athens
Energy Deregulation in Athens has allowed many of us Texans to choose the Energy Provider that best suits our needs and energy consumption patterns.
Finding the best power plan is now harder than ever. With so many options to choose from it gets time-consuming and overwhelming. Who has the time to do that?
We developed a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use comparison tool that finds all the available options and presents them to you in an easy-to-understand dashboard, already pre-sorted with the cheapest electricity plans showing on top.
We will find the BEST energy plan for you, based on your preferences and historical energy usage patterns.
If you’re ready to start saving big on your next energy bill, simply enter your zip code in the form above.
Moving to Athens or Switching An Energy Plan?
You can establish a new plan when moving, or even switch electricity providers if you’re staying at the same address. Our goal is to make sure that you, as a consumer, are getting the cheapest and best possible bang for your buck!
With dozens of electric companies competing for your business and offering electricity services in Athens, it is extremely difficult to find that one plan that offers you the most savings.
Many of the provider websites you visit are difficult to navigate. They show advertised rates in a large bold text but hide the additional fees that come along with it.
Would you rather compare plans using a manual Excel spreadsheet with hundreds of rows, or would you rather let SlashPlan find the best and cheapest plan for you?
Using our service will not cost you a dime! Yes, it is completely FREE of charge.
You may ask, how do we make sure we’re finding the best price?
We monitor a large number of electricity plans, by different energy companies in Athens which updates daily, and we present them to you in one easy-to-understand list, with the cheapest rates showing first.
PRO TIP: The get the most accurate bill estimates, know your monthly usage. Ideally, pull the previous 12-month history from your current provider and enter them on our comparison page.
If you need help with finding your historical usage, we have a great article explaining how it can be obtained, or as always, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.
Why Compare Electricity Rates?
We tend to get used to the “status quo”. We are busy and have other important things to do during our day. Most people simply think of their energy plan as a “set and forget” plan, which is a dangerous thing to do!
Electricity suppliers are there to make a profit, and they will use different methods to charge you more. They use difficult-to-understand pricing tiers and terminology that is now known to the average consumer.
It’s extremely difficult and time-consuming to find the absolute best price without using a sophisticated comparison service like SlashPlan has to offer.
Still not sure why? Let me show you a common scenario:
Assuming you narrowed down your search to 2 energy companies (Company A & Company B) that both advertise a price of 10¢ per Kilowatt Hour (kWh). Most people would look at it and think that the prices are identical, therefore their monthly bill would be identical too. Wrong!
Most of the prices that are advertised by the energy companies are Tiered Prices. So you will only pay the advertised rate if your monthly usage falls under that specific tier. If we look back at our case, here’s what we mean:
Company A offers the advertised rate when your monthly usage is ABOVE 2000 kWh.
Company B offers this price when your monthly usage is UNDER 1000 kWh.
Now, let’s repeat the question. Who offers the cheaper price? The answer to that is — it depends! It depends on your monthly usage, and multiple other factors, such as monthly base charges, usage credits, discounts, time of usage, etc… Calculating how much you’re ACTUALLY going to pay is impossible without taking all these parameters into account.
That’s where SlashPlan comes in to help!
Our comparison page will show you plans from different electric providers in a standardized way that is easy to compare and understand. We include all the fees and discounts, so you can compare apples-to-apples.
The best way to shop for electricity is to see all your options in one place, where all the fees and discounts are already included in the final price.
We’ve put all this information at your figure tips.
On our comparison page, you can sort, filter, and shop by price at YOUR specific usage level.
The rates we display on SlashPlan are the rates you’ll actually experience on your bill, inclusive of all hidden fees. We make sure that you’re not misled by the cheaper rates often advertised by electric providers… those advertised rates are associated with higher usage levels that many households never enjoy because their usage level never reaches that pricing tier.
SlashPlan has your best interest in our heart, and when shopping for energy, we are loyal to you. We act on your behalf to level the playing field and let the electric providers fight and compete to earn your business.
We supply you with all the info that you need in order to make the best purchasing decision. We only show rates from well-respected and reputable energy companies that you can rely on.
Even if you aren’t moving, you can save hundreds of dollars a year by switching providers. If you’re not locked into a contract with your energy provider you are likely overpaying.
Check how much you could be saving on your Electric Bill
Best Power Plans and Prices in Athens
Please note: The rates above are updated periodically. Current energy rates may have changed since our last update. To get the latest energy rates in your area please go to our comparison page and enter your zip code. Energy rates shown above are for a residential monthly consumption of 1000 kWh in zip code 77043.
Average Residential Electricity Rates in Athens, Texas
The price of energy in Texas is changing all the time. Between 2001-2020, Texans have been paying 11.1¢ kWh (Kilowatt/Hour) on average for their electricity. With prices changing all the time, it’s hard to know if you’re paying a fair price. The rates that you were last offered may no longer relevant by now, and all the time you spent comparing plans is gone down the drain.
Stop wasting time and overpaying for electricity
With SlashPlan you can compare and instantly get up-to-date unbiased energy rates, pre-sorted with the lowest prices showing first.
Data for this chart was compiled from the U.S Energy Information Administration – https://www.eia.gov/electricity/sales_revenue_price/
How To Find A Reliable Power Company in Athens?
It’s important to understand that when you sign up for service, your are enrolling with a Retail Electric Provider. Your provider is not in charge of servicing and maintaining your energy infrastructure, and they are not the ones that will fix blackouts or outages. Maintenance is done by a separate utility company, also called a “TDSP”.
Sounds odd, right?
To keep the energy prices low and eliminate monopolies deregulated markets don’t allow utility companies (aka TDU / TDSP) to sell electricity directly to the end user.
The utility companies are, however, in charge of delivering the electricity to your home, and maintaining the power lines and the energy infrastructure.
For any issues with blackouts, power outages, or the electric meter, you will need to contact the utility company directly.
Now that I understand that, how does it affect me?
This means that the power that you receive to your home or business is literally all the same. Regardless of which company sells it to you. There is only 1 utility company that services your address, and they are the only company that delivers electricity to you.
So what’s the difference between all the other energy providers?
The main difference is that they offer different plans, structures, and prices.
Some companies focus on Green Energy, while other focus on offering No-Deposit, or Short Term Variable plans.
If prices are the same, then the main differences that you should pay attention to are the provider’s customer service, early termination policy, and ease of communication.
When you choose an electric plan through SlashPlan you can rest assured that you will be working with a quality energy supplier. We vet the providers that we work with and only display companies that have a strong proven track record and outstanding customer support.
Find The Best Power Plans in Athens
Not Sure Which Energy Plan Will Work For You?
Other than price, these are key points to consider when enrolling in a new plan:
Your monthly usage – Having your 12-month usage history will allow you to find the best plan for your usage habits.
Rate Type – Do you prefer a fixed-rate or a variable rate plan?
Term Length – 12 months is a standard enrollment term. If prices are low right now, take advantage of the low rates and lock-in a fixed price for 24 months or more!
Green Energy – Helping the environment by having your Power Supplier purchase Renewable Energy Credits on your behalf to offset the impact of energy generation on the environment.
To read more we have a blog with plenty of resources that explain everything you need to know about the energy market and useful cost-saving tactics and tips.
Our comparison page will instantly tell you which plan currently offers the cheapest price, based on your usage and the filters you select.
If you’re still not sure and feel like you need some expert help, contact us today or check our guide on how to find the cheapest energy rate in Texas.
What Information Do I Need To Provide When Signing-Up?
It’s important to remember that SlashPlan is not your electricity provider. We created a marketplace that allows you to instantly compare and sign-up (or switch) your electricity plan.
When you sign up for a new plan, your new provider requires us to send them some of the enrollment data.
We do not store sensitive information on our servers and make sure to protect your private data. We will never sell or share it with anyone!
Although most people prefer a streamlined online enrollment, if you feel uncomfortable submitting your information online you can also enroll over the phone.
This normally is the information an electric provider will require you to provide:
- Full Name
- Service Address
- Billing Address
- Social Security Number or Driver’s License Number (to determine if a deposit is required)
- Requested service start date
- Meter Number – The number printed on your Electric Meter. It can also be found on your recent electricity bill.
Business Electricity Rates in Athens
Business electricity rates in Athens can vary widely, depending on the size of the business, the type of usage, and the length of the contract. This can make it difficult for business owners to shop for the best rates.
There are a few reasons why it’s hard to shop for business electricity rates. First, there are many different providers to choose from, each with its own set of rates and plans. Second, the rates can change frequently, so it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest offers. Third, the terms of the contracts can be complex, making it difficult to compare apples to apples.
Despite the challenges, it’s important for business owners to find the best possible rate on their electricity. This can save them a significant amount of money each month.
There are a few things that business owners can do to find the best rate.
First, they should compare rates from multiple providers. Second, they should consider signing a long-term contract, which can lock in a lower rate for a period of time. Third, they should make sure that they are using the most efficient equipment possible.
By taking the time to shop for the best business electricity rate, business owners can save money and improve their bottom line.
If you are shopping for a business energy plan, go over to our Compare Business Energy page and fill out the short form. We will gather and present you with all the up-to-date leading plans in the market from 30+ suppliers, all at no cost and with no obligations to you.
This process will cut so much time for you as a business owner and will let you easily select the right electricity plan. And even better, if you decide to sign up, the contract can be signed and executed with just an e-signature, so you can be done in just a few minutes.
Fill out the form on our business energy page, or call us at (281) 747-8999 for more information.
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