Paris electricity rates and energy plans
If you’re a long-time resident, new to Paris, a business owner, or need no-deposit power, this complete guide will help you find your ideal electricity plan in Paris, Texas.
Time to read: about 7 min
Sections in this guide:
Pick a section below to jump directly to it:
- Paris Electricity Rates Table (live 24/7 updates)
- Electricity Price Trends in Paris (average kWh price chart)
- How to find the best energy plan in Paris (know your usage!)
- Moving to Paris: Setting up Electricity (how to choose the right plan)
- Switching electricity companies in Paris (how to choose the best plan)
- Paris Energy Companies
- No-Deposit Electricity Plans in Paris
- Paris Business Electricity Plans
- Paris Utilities (and how to report a power outage)
Paris Electricity Rates Table
You have the power to choose your home’s electric provider in Paris, Texas.
ComparePower is a free consumer service established in 2009 to help residents of Paris shopping for their lowest rate electricity plan.
Plan information is presented in a user-friendly format that enables quick and simple comparison of available plans and options.
Offers from many different electricity providers are shown in a powerful format that makes comparing your options simple and fast.
This assists Texas consumers avoid hidden markups and advertising gimmicks by comparing plans “apples-to-apples” without throwing away hours and hours making phone calls or navigating dozens of different online sites.
84 Paris Electric Rates
These live rates for Oncor Electric Delivery service area were updated on . Pricing shown is based on an exact usage of 1000 kWh.
Electricity Price Trends in Paris
Energy in Paris, Texas, has been deregulated. As an energy customer, you have a choice when it comes to selecting a retail electricity provider (your electricity provider), which gives you insight and command over your energy bill.
Deregulation of electricity in Texas de-monopolized the energy market for the majority of the state, the city of Paris included, which introduced lots of competition.
As a result, many excellent power providers compete for your business in Paris by offering low-prices, making it a great time to shop, switch, and save costs on your electricity bill.
As many as 65+ providers compete for your account in Paris and there are hundreds of plans to choose from.
Average Electricity Rates in Paris, Texas
This chart is compiled using data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA.GOV).
The average price for electricity in Texas in 2017 was 11.4 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh).
There are fixed-rate plans for Paris residents on ComparePower with rates as low as $0.06
How to find the best energy plan in Paris
#1 rule: Determine what your usage is!
Discovering how much electricity you will consume each month is the ideal way to find a deal on energy in Paris. Why is this important?
The “price per kWh” you see electricity companies advertising is for an exact monthly usage (usually 1000 kWh).
Every plan has a different calculation for how your monthly bill is calculated, and your monthly bill will change according to how much energy you consume in the month.
Unless you match the exact advertised usage each month, you will end up paying an effective “price per kWh” different than the one you saw advertised when you signed up.
Thankfully, there’s a better way to shop for electricity plan.
Calculating your total monthly bill based on expected monthly usage, then comparing rates by total monthly cost, is the best way to shop for the lowest rate for your home.
Better still, if you have an entire year of usage history for your household, you can compare plans by total annual cost. This annualized method takes into account the changes in usage between summer and winter months and is the ideal way to discover the perfect electricity plan for your home.
ComparePower does all this math for you instantly. What takes hours on a spreadsheet is now done in a few seconds.
We put the power in your hands, taking what would amount to hours of research, spreadsheets, and calculations across hundreds of offers and navigate you step-by-step to the energy plan that’s best for your household’s usage.
We clarify the details, disclosing the various charges and fees, so you’ll know exactly where your money is going and what to anticipate on your bill.
We then assist you in signing-up with your selected energy company without leaving our service.
The take away here is you should determine your expected or historical usage before selecting the right electricity plan for your home.
If you don’t know your usage, estimate
If you are unable to acquire 12-months of historical usage, or you’re the owner of a brand new home, the next best thing is to estimate how much energy you will use in an average month.
Although knowing the previous 12-months of usage is optimum, it is far better to estimate the average energy consumption than to select the first electricity provider that you see advertised. After all, you have no idea how much energy you will use at that point.
Use ComparePower to shop for the best energy plan for your specific usage.
Ready to find the best plan for your household? Enter your zip code to get started:
Moving to Paris: Setting up Electricity
If this is your first time setting up electricity service in Paris, to get the best rate you need to get the previous 12-months of energy usage for your new home.
Ask the previous home-owner to provide you with their past 12-months of usage.
This information is readily found in recent billing statements.
It may take some effort to acquire usage for the past 12-months, but the time (and savings) will be well worth it.
Once you have historical usage, ComparePower will do the math instantly to help you find the best plan for your home’s usage pattern.
Note: If you can’t obtain usage history, you can estimate your monthly usage instead. Utilize our “Help Me Choose” tool when you enter your zip code below and we’ll help you evaluate your home’s usage.
Sign-up for a plan instantly through ComparePower. We will remind you when its time to return to switch and save at the end of the plan length you decide on.
Ready to get started? Enter your zip code below, and we'll guide you to the best energy plan for your new home.
Switching electricity companies in Paris
Switching is good. Market conditions are always in flux, so it is essential to shop for a lower rate every year when your contract is about to expire.
Your existing electricity company will normally raise your energy rate once your contract expires. If you do not take action, you’ll be left on a month-to-month rate that is significantly higher than the plan you signed up.
Before renewing your contract make sure to check the rates of competing energy companies.
Switching can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars each year on your energy bill.
Switching is easy:
- You don’t have to call your current company to cancel (no “break-up call”)
- No one comes to your home
- There is no disruption in your electricity supply
- It takes just minutes
When you decide to switch, your new energy company will handle everything for you including canceling service with your previous provider.
There is no loss of power when you switch. Electricity in Paris is all delivered by the Oncor Transmission and Distribution Utility.
The wires and poles that deliver electricity to your home do not change when you switch energy companies. Therefore the reliability of your service is not affected.
You can choose any date up to 14 days early of your current contract’s end date without an “early termination” penalty. That’s Texas Law.
If you’re still under contract, check how many months remain on your contract. You can set a future start date with most companies up to 6o days in advance.
And even if you’re well inside your contract, savings achieved on your monthly bill by switching providers may outweigh the fee to break your existing contract.
For help with this, you can send us your latest energy bill via email, and one of our professional team members will contact you shortly to discuss your best options.
If you’re ready to switch and would like to know how to find the best plan remember that knowing your usage is the best way to find the truly cheapest rate.
Keep in mind that when you get ready to switch, and you want to know the most efficient way to find the right plan at the best rate, it is essential that you first understand your usage. To accomplish that, you will need to collect the usage history for the past 12 months.
Ready to find the best plan for your household's usage? Enter your zip code to get started:
Paris Energy Companies
Are you trying to find an excellent electricity company in Paris?
You can sign up for service with great companies such as TXU Energy, Reliant, Direct Energy and more.
To sign up, learn more, or view current rates, click on the company of your choosing.
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No-Deposit Electricity Plans in Paris
If you need to find an energy plan in Paris that requires no deposit, we can help.
If charged a deposit on your first plan selection, ComparePower will automatically show you other plans available without a deposit.
That saves you a lot of time and hassle. No more clicking around and calling electricity companies to determine if a deposit is going to be required.
We will review the different plans for any deposit obligations instantly so you can get your power on and get back to your day.
Get your lights turned on the same day with No Deposit. Enter your zip code to get started:
You may be eligible to have the deposit waived if you meet one of the following criteria.
A residential customer or applicant may be deemed as having established satisfactory credit if:
- The customer has been a customer of any REP or an electric utility within the two years prior to the request for electric service; is not delinquent in payment of any such electric service account, and during the last 12 consecutive months of service was not late in paying a bill more than once.
- The customer or applicant possesses a satisfactory credit rating obtained through a consumer reporting agency, as defined by the Federal Trade Commission.
- The customer or applicant is 65 years of age or older and the customer is not currently delinquent in payment of any electric service account.
- The customer or applicant has been determined to be a victim of family violence.
- The customer is medically indigent.
The requirements above are directly from the Texas Public Utility Commission §25.478 – Credit Requirements and Deposits.
Note: For any of the situations above, you must first complete your order an energy plan on ComparePower before you can obtain a waiver for your deposit.
After you’ve placed your order, you will receive an email with instructions as well as contact information for your new energy company.
Important: You must send your waiver information by email, phone, fax or mail to your new energy company (not to ComparePower).
As soon as your energy company receives your documentation, they will let you know that they’ve sent a request for your energy service to begin.
Remember, your energy company will not start your electric service until you satisfy any deposit requirement (you pay or receive a waiver).
If you have any questions on deposit waivers, you can contact us. One of our team members will get back to you as soon as possible.
Paris Business Electricity Rates
If you run a company in Paris, you’re not alone.
Paris is home to a significant number of small and large businesses and is a thriving town to run a company.
To manage your electricity bill, you need to compare rates from competing energy companies.
ComparePower bridges the gap between your business and energy companies by inviting various energy companies to compete for your business in a sealed bid process.
You submit your information once and the companies will present their bids. You to pick the best price. Simple, quick, and easy.
Click here to get competing quotes for your business electricity.
To learn more about Smart Meters, or to download your Electricity Usage, visit Smart Meter Texas.
To report an issue with your electricity service or power outages in Paris, visit the Oncor website or call them at 1-800-242-9113.
For gas service in Paris, call or visit Paris official city website to determine who your provider is.
In Paris, water, garbage, sewer, and recycling services are usually handled by the City of Paris.
Other Utility service areas in Texas
Not in the Oncor Service area? Search low electricity rates by service area and local utility company.
Click on your Texas Distribution Utility (TDU) below to compare electricity rates in your service area.
Don’t know your TDU? Use our zip code finder to search for your new low rate:
View electricity prices for Zip Codes in Paris, Texas
Find cheap electricity rates by zip code. Click on your zip code below to find competitive rates in your area.
View electricity prices for cities near Paris, Texas
Are you searching for a lower electricity rate in a different city? If so, you can find the location below, and then click to sign up for a more affordable electricity plan.
If your city is not on the list, use the zip code finder for a rate lower than what you currently pay in your city.
- Houston, TX
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- Dallas, TX
- Midland, TX
- Mcallen, TX
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- Corpus Christi, TX
- Big Spring, TX
- Alvin, TX
- Katy, TX
- Abilene, TX
- Sugar Land, TX
- Arlington, TX
- Missouri City, TX
- Laredo, TX
- Loraine, TX
- Richmond, TX
- Harlingen, TX
- Edinburg, TX
- Plano, TX
- Cypress, TX
- Killeen, TX
- Humble, TX
- Friendswood, TX
- Dickinson, TX
- Grand Prairie, TX
- Mesquite, TX
- Angleton, TX
- Tyler, TX
- Eagle Pass, TX
- Spring, TX
- Allen, TX
- Austin, TX
- Eden, TX
- Belton, TX
- Carrollton, TX
- Baytown, TX
- San Benito, TX
- La Porte, TX
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