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Find The Cheapest Electricity Rates in Athens
Energy Deregulation in Athens has allowed many of us Texans to choose the Energy Supplier that best fits our needs and energy use patterns.
With dozens of Energy Companies serving Athens, it is time-consuming and overwhelming to find the optimal plan for your home or business.
We at SlashPlan built a comparison tool that pulls all the plans from different power suppliers in Athens and compares them to each other. We take into account all fees, credits, and discounts and present you with an all-inclusive monthly bill price that you would pay for each plan.
Using our free service you can rest assured that you’re getting a cheap electricity rate. You can also filter plans based on specific preferences, or estimate your monthly bill based on your historical energy usage patterns.
Read on to learn how you can get the cheapest electric rates in Athens…
Moving to Athens or Just Switching to a Cheaper Electricity Rate?
Whether you are moving to, or already live in Athens, we want to make sure you are making an informed decision and getting the cheapest energy plan that is offered in your area.
With so many options to choose from, it is extremely time-consuming to find the best plan.
Electric suppliers advertise cheap prices on their websites to lure new clients in, only to find many additional fees and charges written in very small text.
Why spend the time manually comparing plans when SlashPlan can do it 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 hundreds of electricity plans every day and present you with an unbiased comparison that takes into account all the different fees, credits, and discounts that you will receive based on your estimated electricity usage.
Why Use SlashPlan To Compare Electricity Rates in Athens?
Most people, especially ones who move to Texas from out of state or from regulated energy markets are not aware that they have the power to choose their electric provider.
Electricity companies 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.
Without using an energy comparison service like SlashPlan you may not be aware of all discounts you can take advantage of, or the hidden fees that will mysteriously show up on your bill.
Let me present you with a common scenario that we see all the time:
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). You might think that since both companies offer the same price, your bill would be the same. But it wouldn’t!
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.
If we go back and repeat the same question. Who offers a better rate?
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…
Estimating your final bill is impossible without taking all of these charges and credits into consideration.
That’s exactly what we’re here to solve!
We display all-inclusive pricing from different providers in a standard, easy-to-read platform.
The final price is really what matters. To make sure you’re really getting a good deal, you need to be able to see the final monthly estimated price, including all fees and credits.
Using our free service, you can now easily find this information in a matter of seconds!
With our comparison service, you can finally sort and filter plans to match your specific criteria. The best options will show on top of the list by default.
To make sure you are not misled by the energy providers, we display all-inclusive prices on our platform. We include all the credits and discounts you will be getting based on your exact usage. Oftentimes, the rates that are advertised online are associated with the highest usage levels, which are usually the lowest. Don’t let these rates fool you. Most households do not reach the usage levels that are needed in order to qualify for these low rates.
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’ll provide you with all the necessary details, showing you the best deals from the most respected, reputable providers in your area offering the best rates, terms, and customer satisfaction.
Are you not moving and still want to switch? Did you know that that by switching to a new provider at the end of your contract you can save hundreds of dollars every year? Lock-in a low rate today!
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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.
How To Find A Reliable Electricity Company in Athens?
Most consumers are not aware that in Deregulated Energy markets, the energy companies that sell you power are not in charge of servicing and maintaining your electricity infrastructure. That job is done by a utility company (also known as TDSP).
Sound counterintuitive, 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 maintaning the power lines and the energy infrastructure.
If you have a power outage, or have an issue with your meter, you will need to contact the utility company that services your area.
What does this mean for us, the retail consumers?
The reason we care about this is because now you understand that the Energy Provider you sign up with will not change the “reliability” of your electricity service. You get the same electricity, from the same source, regardless of which provider you sign up with.
So what’s the difference between all the other energy providers?
They all have different structured plans and prices.
Some providers 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 a power plan through SlashPlan you can be confident that you will be working with a quality energy provider. We verify the providers that we work with and only display companies that have a strong proven track record and outstanding customer support.
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Not Sure Which Energy Plan Will Work For You?
Deciding on a new plan? Here are the top things to consider:
Monthly Usage – This will directly affect your effective price. To find the best possible price, it’s best if you have your previous 12-month usage history. You can then input that data into our calculator to find out exactly how much you will pay for the new plan.
Rate Type – Some people prefer a long-term peace of mind that comes with a Fixed Rate plan. Others prefer a more dynamic, sometimes lower rate that changes monthly according to the Electricity Price Index.
Term Length – Would you rather have peace of mind for the long term (12+ months), or would like to stick to a short-term 3-6 month plan?
Green Energy – Helping the environment by having your Electricity 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 tool will instantly tell 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 schedule a free 15-minute consultation with a SlashPlan expert.
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 typically is the information an electric company 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 – Each service address in Texas has a unique meter number, also known as an ESID. When you enroll online we will find your ESID number based on your address. If you enroll over the phone, you can also find this number in your previous electric bill.
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Find Out How Much You Can Save
The average SlashPlan customer saves around 30% on their electric bills.
Comparing and finding the cheapest electricity plan should be free, fast, and simple… and now, it finally is.