About Griddy

Griddy was a retail electricity provider that operated in Texas and offered wholesale energy prices to its customers for a monthly membership fee.

The company, which was based in California, had around 29,000 members and provided an alternative way for Texas residents to buy energy.

In February 2021, a power crisis in Texas resulted in some Griddy customers who had enrolled in wholesale variable rate plans, as allowed by the Texas deregulated electricity market, being faced with excessive bills. These bills amounted to over $5,000 for just five days of service during the storm. Due to this, Griddy received media attention for urging its customers to switch to other electricity providers.

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PUCT #10243

Address: 12121 Bluff Creek Dr #220 Playa Vista, CA 90094-2996


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What happened with Griddy Energy?

Griddy Energy operated in a unique model where customers did not have contracts and could switch providers at any time without incurring any termination fees.

Because the wholesale prices of electricity can be highly volatile, and Griddy’s customers’ electric rates were entirely based on the market price of electricity at any given moment.

This model led to some challenges. In August 2019, high energy demand caused wholesale prices to briefly surge to the $9,000 per megawatt hour cap, leading to significantly higher bills for customers. Prices eventually settled down, but a similar scenario occurred in February 2021, when electricity demand exceeded generation capacity due to freezing weather. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) implemented rolling outages to control demand, but wholesale prices soared again to the $9,000 cap and remained there for several days.

Griddy advised customers to switch to other providers, but many were not accepting new enrollments at that time.

What happened to Griddy customers?

Many Griddy customers in Texas have been transitioned to what the state calls “Providers of Last Resort” or POLR, which are providers that customers may not have signed up for and may not be familiar with.

The good news is that these customers are not obligated to remain with these POLR companies and there is no penalty for early termination.

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Griddy Reviews

Our reviews and statistics from various sources help you make an informed decision. If the stats are not available on the provider's page, we provide links to these data sources so you can find it easily.

Reviews are normally gathered from PUCT Customer Complaint Statistics, the Better Business Bureau (BBB), Google Reviews, Trustpilot, and more.

Griddy Service Areas

You're in luck if you live in a deregulated area of Texas because Griddy can service your home and/or business.

Griddy provides service to the following utilities and service areas:

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