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Find The The Best Power Plans in Elgin
When Energy Deregulation was introduced in Texas in 2002 the energy market completely changed course. This meant that millions of Texans, including residents of Elgin, finally had the power to choose their own electric suppliers and take advantage of cheap electric power plans.
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 at SlashPlan built a comparison tool that pulls all the plans from different power suppliers in Elgin 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 Elgin…
Moving to Elgin or Just Switching to a Cheaper Electricity Rate?
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 Elgin, it is extremely difficult to find that one plan that offers you the most savings.
Most of the supplier websites show you advertised rates in large text, only to charge you more later!
Why spend the time manually comparing plans when SlashPlan can do it for you?
Our service is completely FREE.
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 suppliers in Elgin 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.
For a limited time, SlashPlan is offering a concierge service where we will get those numbers on your behalf.
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.
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.
Here’s 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.
This means that you will only pay the advertised rate if your monthly usage is within the specified 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 your final monthly bill would not be possible without taking all of the above parameters into account.
That’s where SlashPlan comes in to help!
We display all-inclusive pricing from different providers in a standard, easy-to-read platform.
For you to know you’re making the best decision, you need to have all the details in front of your eyes. Including all fees, discounts, and plan terms.
We’ve put all this information at your figure tips.
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.
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 back! We level the playing field and make shopping for cheap energy rates accessible and easy for everybody!
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 Rates in Elgin
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 Homeowner Electricity Rates in Elgin, Texas
Homeowners in Texas have been paying an average price of 11.1¢ kWh (Kilowatt/Hour) for their electricity between 2001-2020.
With prices changing all the time, it’s hard to know if you’re paying a fair price.
The rates that you manually worked hard to compile may not be relevant by the time you sign-up. The energy company that gave you the best deal last year may no longer offer the best prices.
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 Electricity Company in Elgin?
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?
In order for energy prices to stay low and competitive, law-makers in Texas decided to eliminate monopolies by not allowing the TDSP’s to sell energy directly to the end-users.
The utility companies are, however, in charge of delivering the electricity to your home, and maintaning the power lines and the energy infrastructure.
Any issues related to power outages, blackouts, or the electric meter will need to be addressed by the utlity company, and not your provider.
Why should I care about this anyway?
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 companies?
They all have different structured plans and prices.
Certain providers may only offer Green Energy Plans, while others may offer No-Deposit, or Short Term Month-To-Month plans.
Therefore, if you are comparing plans from different providers, as long as their prices are the same, you should focus more on the supplier’s customer service and early cancellation policy.
When you sign up for a new plan using SlashPlan, you can be confident that you’re getting a great bargain, and will sign up with a reputable energy company that has a proven track record of competitive prices and superb customer support.
Find The Best Power Plans in Elgin
Top 4 Things To Consider When Signing Up
Other than price, these are the top 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 – 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 – 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 – How important is it to you? Would you like to help the environment by signing up for a Green Energy Plan?
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 Do I Need In Order To Sign Up?
It’s important to remember that SlashPlan is not your electricity provider. We created a platform that allows you to easily 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 information about you to initiate the enrollment.
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 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 – The number printed on your Electric Meter. It can also be found on your recent electricity bill.
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New To Energy Deregulation? Need Help Finding a Plan?
The average SlashPlan customer saves around 30% on their electric bills.
Finding the Cheapest Electricity Rate shouldn’t cause headaches. With our free platform, you can finally shop, compare, and sign up to the best energy rates in Elgin