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Find The The Best Power Plans in Galveston
When Energy Deregulation was introduced in Texas in 2002 the energy market completely changed course. This meant that millions of Texans, including residents of Galveston, finally had the power to choose their own electric suppliers and take advantage of cheap electric power plans.
There are plenty of Electricity Companies serving Galveston. They all offer different plans and prices. Comparing them all is overwhelming. Who has the time to do that?
SlashPlan has figured out a way to do just that!
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.
If you’re ready to start saving big on your next energy bill, simply enter your zip code in the form above.
Moving to Galveston 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 so many options to choose from, it is extremely time-consuming to find the best plan.
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.
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 keep a list of all the available electricity plans in Galveston. We update it daily and present it to you on our comparison page in a format that is identical to the other plans that we monitor. This makes the comparison easy and intuitive.
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 Use SlashPlan To Compare Electricity Rates in Galveston?
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.
Like any other service provider, electricity companies always try to charge you as much as they can, and they use different tactics to make it happen, all while telling you that you’re getting a “deal”.
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.
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.
If we go back and repeat the same question. Who offers a better rate?
The answer to that is — it depends!
Your bill price will be determined by various parameters such as monthly usage, base charges, usage credits, discounts, time of usage, and more…
Calculating how much you’re ACTUALLY going to pay is impossible without taking all these parameters into account.
That’s where SlashPlan is here for you!
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.
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.
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 Electricity Plans and Rates in Galveston
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 Galveston, 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 energy prices constantly changing it’s even more difficult to tell 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 Electricity Company in Galveston?
You may not be aware but in a deregulated energy state like Texas, the energy company that is selling you the electricity is NOT in charge of maintaining the power infrastructure or handling outages. Instead, a different utility company, known as a “TDSP” is in charge of doing that.
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.
So the Retail Providers sell you the electricity, but the TDSP’s are the ones delivering that electricity to your home or business, and maintaining the infrastructure, such as power lines and poles.
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?
This means that the electricity 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.
Some providers only offer green plans, others include no-deposit plans, etc…
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 termination policy.
When you choose a power plan through SlashPlan you can rest assured that you will be working with a quality energy provider. We vet the providers that we work with and only feature companies that have a postivie proven track record and outstanding customer support.
Find The Best Power Plans in Galveston
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 – Do you prefer a fixed-rate or a variable rate plan?
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 Provider 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 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 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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