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Why wait? Lock in a Favorable Rate Today
Hey there, energy-savvy Texan! Are you wondering if you can lock in a favorable electricity rate for a future start date?
Planning ahead can be a smart move when it comes to your electricity service.
By starting or switching your electric service in advance, you have the opportunity to lock in a favorable rate before prices potentially change.
How far in advance can I schedule electric service in Texas?
Most providers offer the option to sign up at a preferred rate and schedule service to begin in 30, 60, or 90 days, but this may vary by provider.
Enrollment Timeframe by Electric Company
Check out the enrollment timeframes of popular providers in Texas.
|Electric Company||Days Out|
|4Change Energy*||45 days|
|TXU Energy*||90 days|
|Amigo Energy*||60 days|
|Tara Energy*||60 days|
|Just Energy*||60 days|
|Cirro Energy*||60 days|
|Discount Power*||60 days|
|Green Mountain Energy*||60 days|
|Direct Energy*||60 days|
|Frontier Utilities*||90 days|
|Gexa Energy*||90 days|
|Payless Power*||60 days|
|Pulse Power||60 days|
|New Power Texas||60 days|
|Flagship Power||60 days|
*Providers with an asterisk offer service on Saturdays.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why schedule electricity service in advance?
This proactive approach allows you to secure a competitive rate and enjoy long-term savings.
Whether you’re moving to a new home or considering a switch from your current provider, taking action ahead of time can help you take control of your energy costs and ensure you’re getting the best deal possible.
So, don’t wait until the last minute – start or switch your electric service in advance to lock in a favorable rate and enjoy peace of mind.
Can I sign up for electric service before my current contract expires?
Yes, you can sign up for electric service before your current contract expires.
However, it’s important to note that if you switch providers prior to the 14-day window before your contract expiration date, you may be subject to an early termination fee.
Review the terms of your current contract to understand any potential fees or penalties involved.
When is the best time to switch electricity providers in Texas?
The best time to switch electricity providers in Texas depends on various factors, including contract expiration, promotions, usage patterns, and life changes.
Timing your switch to anticipate price increases, particularly before the summer or winter season, can help you secure a better rate.
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