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Find The Cheapest Power Plans in Rio Hondo
When Energy Deregulation was introduced in Texas in 2002 the energy market completely changed course. This meant that millions of Texans, including residents of Rio Hondo, finally had the power to choose their own electric suppliers and take advantage of cheap electric power plans.
With dozens of Energy Companies serving Rio Hondo, it is time-consuming and overwhelming to find the optimal plan for your home or business.
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 live in Rio Hondo, read on to find out how to get the best electricity plan…
Moving to Rio Hondo or Just Switching to a Cheaper Electricity Rate?
Whether you are moving to, or already live in Rio Hondo, 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 Rio Hondo, 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.
Stop wasting time comparing different plans using a 200 row Excel spreadsheet!
Using our service will not cost you a dime! Yes, it is completely FREE of charge.
How do we do that?
We monitor a large number of electricity plans, by different energy companies in Rio Hondo 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?
Many consumers don’t know that the power to choose energy is in their own hands. We can’t blame them though, many new residents are moving to The Lonestar State from regulated energy markets.
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.
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:
2 energy companies (Company A & Company B) both charge 10¢ per Kilowatt Hour (kWh). Your first thought may be: “they offer the same price”. But no, they don’t!
A standard practice in the energy industry is to offer Tiered Pricing.
So you will only pay the advertised rate if your monthly usage falls under that specific tier.
Going back to our scenario, it would look something like this:
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 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…
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!
Our comparison page will show you plans from different electric companies 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 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.
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.
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 Rates in Rio Hondo
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 Rio Hondo, Texas
The average price of electricity for Texas residential consumers between 2001-2020 was 11.1¢ kWh (Kilowatt/Hour).
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 Energy Company in Rio Hondo?
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.
Sounds odd, right?
To make sure that the enrgy market is competitive, law-makers decided that these TDSP’s will not be allowed to sell energy directly to the consumer.
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.
Any issues related to power outages, blackouts, or the electric meter will need to be addressed by the utlity company, and not your provider.
Now that I understand that, how does it affect me?
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 providers?
They all have different structured plans and prices.
Some companies 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 cancellation policy.
When you choose a power plan through SlashPlan you can rest assured that you will be signing up with a quality energy supplier. We vet the providers that we work with and only feature companies that have a postivie proven track record and a high customer satisfaction score.
Find The Best Energy Plans in Rio Hondo
Not Sure Which Energy Plan Will Work For You?
Other than price, these are key points to consider when enrolling in a new plan:
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 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 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 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 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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New To Energy Deregulation? Need Help Finding a Plan?
As a SlashPlan customer, you can expect savings of 30% on average!
Finding the Cheapest Electricity Rate shouldn’t cause headaches. With our free platform, you can finally shop, compare, and sign up to the best electricity rates in Rio Hondo