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Getting an affordable electricity plan for your Texas apartment can be difficult and time-consuming.
Enroll in a new electricity plan on ComparePower, and we’ll instantly provide you with your new account number.
Send the leasing office your account number, and you’ll be ready to move in.
Find an electricity plan for your apartment and sign up in five minutes, confident you’ve made the right choice.
Moving into my first apartment this weekend after graduating college. ComparePower made it SO easy to compare rates, plans and usage with the plans I will be using. Will be recommending to friends! Thanks!Caroline P (TX, United States)
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Answer five questions about your apartment home and energy habits and find the right energy plan in minutes.
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In 10 minutes, you’ll find the lowest cost plan for your apartment and have proof of electric service for your landlord.
Did you know over 60 electric retail providers are competing for your business?
Your new apartment complex might recommend a single preferred electricity provider. Apartment complexes have agreements with Texas energy providers to help them find customers.
Agreements between electric retailers and apartment complexes shouldn’t stop you from getting the best plan for your apartment.
ComparePower lets you shop the rates of multiple providers to find the right plan for your space.
With so many electricity companies and plans, how do you know which is right for your apartment?
Know your usage for the best rate.
The prices and energy costs of electricity plans in Texas can vary based on your monthly usage, so knowing and shopping by how much energy you use each month will help you determine the best price point for your home.
Compare energy rates in your area and get a low electric rate instantly.
My husband and I recently secured power for our new apartment. The process was so easy and being able to compare rates with easy access to the “deal details” was why we selected our provider from Compare Power.Trish B. (TX, United States)
Apartment electricity rates
These live rates for Oncor Electric Delivery service area were updated on . Pricing shown is based on an exact usage of 500 kWh.
Apartment electricity costs
What does electricity cost for an apartment in Texas?
The energy usage of apartments is less than that of a typical house, so choosing an ideal plan for lower energy usage is best.
The average Texas electricity price is 14.82 cents/kWh. Most plans in Texas will range from 10 cents/kWh at the low end to 25 cents/kWh at the high end.
We’ve estimated how much electricity could cost for a typical studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, or three-bedroom apartment.
Studio or small one-bedroom apartment: $30 to $100
A studio or a small 1-bedroom apartment uses anywhere from 300 to 500 kWh per month. This puts most small apartments in the monthly electricity bill range of $30 to $100.
Large one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment: $100 to $250
Typical usage for a larger 1-bedroom or a 2-bedroom apartment is around 1,000 kWh per month. Apartments in the size range usually see a monthly electricity bill between $100 and $250.
Three-bedroom or larger apartment: $150 to $500+
An apartment with three bedrooms typically uses 1500 to 2,000 kWh per month or more. Larger apartments generally see monthly electricity bills at $150 on the low end and can exceed $500 depending on the electricity rate and usage.
How many kWh does an apartment use?
Apartments usually use 500-1000 kWh of electricity per month. Larger apartments in Texas may consume 2000 kWh or more, especially during the winter or summer months. Find the best energy plans and rates for your apartment size on ComparePower.
You have a choice of electric providers. Don’t let your new apartment complex dictate which one you should use.
Choosing an electric provider recommended by your leasing office may make you pay more for your energy. In Texas, you are free to choose your apartment’s electricity provider. We’ll help you find the right plan for you.
It doesn’t matter if you’re moving into a new apartment and need to start electricity service or switching electricity providers to save money; we’ll help you find the best electricity plan with a low rate tailored to your unique energy needs.
- Compare apartment energy plans, electric rates, and features.
- Choose the best plan, price, and features for your apartment.
- Enroll or switch electricity providers in minutes.
- Get proof of service on the same day.
- Save money on your electric bill month after month.
- No-deposit options are always available.
I didn’t THINK shopping and comparing prices for electricity could be this quick and easy. As a new, young adult paving her way through a scary world of intimidating contracts and hidden/heavy fees, this site made finding a company that was right for me was clear and concise. Best feature is its budget-friendliness by completing searches down to my exact monthly wattage use. Thanks Compare Power! 😭Tris (TX, United States)
Moving into an apartment
Moving into a new apartment in Texas and don’t know your usage?
Try estimating your anticipated usage with this online calculator if you’re moving into a new apartment home. Once you live in the home for a year and know your actual usage, you can come back and shop for a more custom plan.
Let’s quickly find your best energy plan.
1. Size of home:
2. Number of residents:
3. Your energy habits:
Approximate average monthly usage: 690 kWh
Disclaimer: This tool is for approximation purposes only. Accuracy is not guaranteed or implied.
The approximated monthly usage is based on an average over 12 months. Air conditioning and heating costs can vary and often account for up to 50 percent of your home’s energy use during different seasons.
Factors such as size of your home, weather, construction, heating and cooling equipment type, insulation, and family living habits will influence your actual usage.
Apartment electricity plans
Get price certainty by locking in a price for an agreed-upon term, like 12 or 24 months. This is great if prices are low and you want to budget your monthly usage.
A fixed-rate energy plan provides stability, especially on a budget. An additional benefit of a fixed rate is protection from extreme weather temperatures.
Early termination fees may apply to fixed-rate plans with long-term contracts. Be sure to read the terms of your contract carefully, so you understand everything associated with a long-term contract.
Green energy for apartments
Find an excellent green energy plan for the environment, your apartment, and your wallet.
Moving out before your contract expires? Don’t worry if you’re moving out of your apartment before your contract ends. You can cancel an electricity agreement in Texas when moving out of your residence. Therefore, choose any term that works best for your household needs.
Variable-rate plans do not carry early termination fees; therefore, you can switch to any supplier without penalty.
However, with freedom comes the uncertainty of future market and weather conditions. Extreme temperatures, hot or cold, can dramatically affect wholesale electricity prices, which will affect your electricity price.
Best electricity companies for apartments
Are you trying to find an electricity company for your Texas apartment?
You can sign up for service with great electricity providers offering low electricity rates in Texas.
Click on your chosen company to sign up, learn more, or view current rates.
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Apartment electricity by zip code
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Electricity Rates Near You
Compare rates and find the best electricity plan by searching with your city or zip code. With our easy-to-use platform, you can compare rates from multiple providers and select the plan that fits your needs and budget.
Don’t overpay for electricity, start saving money today by finding the lowest rate available in your area.
Switch electricity providers & save
Switching electric providers for your Texas apartment is quick and easy!
- Enter your zip code to view your area’s competing energy plans and electricity rates.
- Compare the rates of electric companies at 500 or 1000 kWh, depending on your apartment size.
- Enroll at your best rate, online and instantly, and have proof of service ready for your leasing office.
If you are already in a contract with an electric supplier, review the terms and pay close attention to the expiration date to ensure no penalties are associated with terminating your contract early. Contact your electricity provider if you are uncertain.
Once you enroll in a new electricity plan on ComparePower, your new electricity provider will notify your transmission and distribution utility company of the change.
The switch only takes minutes, and you could realize savings in the first month.
No matter whom you buy your power from, the reliability and quality of your service will not change.
Your utility company will still operate the power lines that run down your street and into your home. The Public Utility Commission of Texas will still regulate the rates for the delivery portion of your service.
Only companies that the Public Utility Commission of Texas licenses can sell electricity to consumers.
If you’re switching providers, look at your electricity bill or log into your online account manager to obtain monthly electricity usage for the past year.
Plug your usage into our historical usage calculator, which instantly finds the best plan for your custom usage profile.
This short 2-minute video will show you how to find your best plan on ComparePower.
ComparePower always has a no-deposit option for you.
Some providers on ComparePower may not require a deposit, so select your plan and place an order. If you’re asked for a deposit, we will instantly check with all other providers to see if any deposit is required.
One order is all it takes to see your deposit requirements for all the providers. This can save you a lot of time and frustration.