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Find The Cheapest Power Plans in Port Arthur
When Energy Deregulation was introduced in Texas in 2002 the energy market completely changed course. This meant that millions of Texans, including residents of Port Arthur, 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 Port Arthur 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.
We will find the BEST energy plan for you, based on your preferences and historical energy usage patterns.
Read on to learn how you can get the cheapest electric rates in Port Arthur…
Moving to Port Arthur or Just Switching to a Cheaper Electricity Rate?
Whether you are moving to, or already live in Port Arthur, we want to make sure you are making an informed decision and getting the cheapest energy plan that is offered in your area.
With dozens of electric companies competing for your business and offering electricity services in Port Arthur, 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?
Using our service will not cost you a dime! Yes, it is completely FREE of charge.
How do we do that?
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 Port Arthur?
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”.
It’s extremely difficult and time-consuming to find the absolute best price without using a sophisticated comparison service like SlashPlan has to offer.
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!
A standard practice in the energy industry is to offer Tiered Pricing.
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.
So if we go back now and ask the same question. Which company offers a better rate?
The truth is, you can’t determine that without looking at a few other parameters…
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 show you the actual, all-inclusive prices that you can expect to pay on your bill. No hidden charges or surprises!
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.
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 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 Electricity Plans and Prices in Port Arthur
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 Port Arthur, 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.
How To Find A Reliable Electricity Company in Port Arthur?
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).
That’s confusing, 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?
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 are the differences between all the other energy companies?
The main difference is that they offer different plans, structures, and prices.
Some companies only offer green plans, others include no-deposit plans, etc…
If prices are the same, then the main differences that you should pay attention to are the provider’s customer service, early cancellation policy, and ease of communication.
When you sign up for a new plan using SlashPlan, you can be confident that you’re getting a great deal, and will sign up with a reputable energy supplier that has a proven track record of competitive prices and superb customer support.
Find The Best Power Plans in Port Arthur
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 – 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 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 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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Find Out How Much You Can Save
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 Port Arthur