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Whether new to Texas, a long-time resident, or a business owner, this guide provides useful information on Brilliant Energy and allows you to compare rates from other Texas energy companies so that you can find your best solution to power your home or business.

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  1. Brilliant Energy electric choice in Texas
  2. Compare Brilliant Energy rates with competing Texas energy plans
  3. How to choose the best energy plan in Texas (know your usage!)
  4. Brilliant Energy residential energy plans
  5. Brilliant Energy business energy plans
  6. Brilliant Energy customer service & bill payment
  7. Brilliant Energy reviews
  8. Texas energy companies
  9. Electricity rates by popular cities in Texas
  10. Shop electricity rates by Texas zip codes
  11. Electricity rates by utility service areas in Texas

 

Brilliant Energy electric choice in Texas

Deregulation of energy in Texas was a groundbreaking event in the electricity industry. Since the 2002 law passed, consumers have the power to choose and are no longer stuck with one company that serves their area.

Many consumers don’t know which electricity plan to choose in this competitive marketplace. ComparePower is a free consumer service that is dedicated to helping customers decide what plans they should choose. It is designed to help people get the best rates and do the work that allows people to get back to their day.

While you may spend hours doing your own research, ComparePower does it for you disclosing hidden fees. That way you can compare plans “apples to apples” and not have to worry about extra charges. There has never been a better time to switch and save.

 

Compare Brilliant Energy rates with competing Texas energy plans

Brilliant Energy is a retail electricity provider that was first founded in 2007. This Houston-based company serves residential and commercial customers in Texas.

Brilliant Energy has some great rates in Texas, but before you sign up you should shop rates from other providers to ensure you are getting the best rate possible.  The rates presented here are updated live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Plan NamePlan LengthRate
Frontier Utilities - Easy Bill 1212 months$0.085 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Frontier No Hidden Fee 1212 months$0.099 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Beat the Heat 12+12 months$0.104 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Fantastic 24 Green+24 months$0.103 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Preferred 12+12 months$0.107 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Platinum 24+24 months$0.108 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Secure Saver 1212 months$0.126 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Flex Saver1 months$0.126 / kWh
TXU Energy - Flex Forward1 months$0.122 / kWh
Reliant - Clear Flex1 months$0.131 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus Preferred1 months$0.141 / kWh
Reliant - Truly Free Nights 2424 months$0.127 / kWh
Reliant - Truly Free Weekends 2424 months$0.127 / kWh
Reliant - Pay As You Go1 months$0.129 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Freedom 1212 months$0.109 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Freedom 3636 months$0.105 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Premium 1212 months$0.130 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Premium 2424 months$0.125 / kWh
First Choice Power - Monthly Freedom Plan1 months$0.129 / kWh
Direct Energy - Bright Choice1 months$0.129 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 3636 months$0.068 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Value 1212 months$0.107 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Select 1212 months$0.080 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Select 2424 months$0.080 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver 1212 months$0.076 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver 3636 months$0.075 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Fixed12 months$0.095 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Lock 24 Online24 months$0.120 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Value 12 Online12 months$0.085 / kWh
Cirro Energy - Smart Lock 1515 months$0.119 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 1212 months$0.069 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Supreme 2424 months$0.065 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 1212 months$0.121 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 2424 months$0.117 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred24 months$0.128 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred36 months$0.125 / kWh
Constellation - 30 Month Fixed with Constellation Connect30 months$0.087 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Fixed - Bill Credit!12 months$0.079 / kWh
TXU Energy - Clear Deal 2424 months$0.109 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Nights & Solar Days 12 (8pm)12 months$0.145 / kWh
TXU Energy - Free Pass 1212 months$0.139 / kWh
TXU Energy - Saver's Discount 1212 months$0.140 / kWh
TXU Energy - Saver's Discount 2424 months$0.152 / kWh
TXU Energy - Simple Rate 1212 months$0.126 / kWh
4Change Energy - Easy Saver 1212 months$0.069 / kWh
4Change Energy - Eco Saver Plus 1212 months$0.123 / kWh
4Change Energy - Generous Saver Plus 1212 months$0.119 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 1212 months$0.065 / kWh
4Change Energy - Value Saver 1212 months$0.075 / kWh
TXU Energy - Clear Deal 1212 months$0.099 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 2424 months$0.107 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This Free Weekends 2424 months$0.119 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 1212 months$0.109 / kWh
Direct Energy - Power on Command 2424 months$0.110 / kWh
Direct Energy - Free Power Weekends 1212 months$0.122 / kWh
Direct Energy - Weekends on Command 2424 months$0.117 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Straight Power 2424 months$0.165 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Light Saver 1212 months$0.106 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Preferred 24+24 months$0.107 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Straight Power 1212 months$0.145 / kWh
First Choice Power - Select Choice 66 months$0.122 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 1212 months$0.108 / kWh

These live rates for Oncor Electric Delivery service area were updated on . Pricing shown is based on an exact usage of 1000 kWh.

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How to choose the best electricity plan in Texas

Selecting a Brilliant Energy plan without knowing your home’s energy usage can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars.

The #1 most important thing: Know your usage!

The key to avoid overpaying is knowing your expected usage and comparing monthly costs for each plan based on that usage amount.

With things like gasoline, the “price per gallon” you see on the sign is the price you pay no matter how many gallons you pump.

$3 per gallon. Pump 10 gallons, pay $30. Simple.

Electricity in Texas is not as simple as buying gasoline. The advertised “price per kWh” is based on a specific, exact monthly usage (usually 2000 kWh).

And, each plan has a different calculation for how your monthly bill is determined.

Your effective “price per kWh” can only be determined by calculating your monthly bill, then dividing that monthly bill by your usage.

Advertised “price per kWh” can be misleading because it’s based on a specific usage like 2000 kWh. It’s best to shop based on the total bill for your home’s expected usage.

How do you do that when the math is complicated, and every plan is a little different?

ComparePower has already done all this complicated math for you.

First, we help you determine your expected monthly kWh usage. Then we show you the plans and their total monthly cost for your usage.

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Brilliant Energy residential plans

Brilliant Energy presents several plans to residential customers in Texas. The company’s standard plan is a 12-month fixed-rate plan. Brilliant Energy also features a renewable energy plan that draws on wind and solar energy for electricity.

Switching providers? Energy rates on ComparePower can be customized to your specific historical power usage.

Moving? ComparePower helps you estimate your new home’s energy usage, ensuring you choose the best plan for your household.

Lock in the best rate by comparing competing energy plans on ComparePower. Enter your zip code to start comparing energy company plans for your specific usage in your service area.

 

Brilliant Energy business plans

Brilliant Energy does not list sample rates or standard plans for business clients. The company asks prospective commercial customers to visit its website and request customized quotes.

To find the best commercial electricity rates, you need to compare prices from competing energy companies. ComparePower bridges the gap between your business and energy companies by inviting various energy providers to compete for your business in a sealed bid process.

You submit your information once and the providers will present their bids.  You to choose the cheapest price.  Simple, quick, and easy.

Click here to get competing quotes for your business electricity.

 

Brilliant Energy customer service & bill payment

Customers of Brilliant Energy can reach service agents Monday through Friday by calling 1-713-789-8800. Brilliant Energy also accepts questions and comments at customerservice@brilliantenergy.com.

The following bill payment options are available to Brilliant Energy customers:

  • Pay Online: Customers can pay their bills via card or bank withdrawal or card through their online accounts.
  • Pay in Person: Customers can use any ACE Cash Express in order to pay with their preferred payment method.
  • Pay by Mail: Send checks to the following address: Brilliant Energy, PO Box 840974, Dallas, TX 75284

 

Brilliant Energy reviews

Looking for ratings and reviews for Brilliant Energy?

Several companies rate electricity providers. ComparePower does not include customer reviews as they are generally biased or easy to manipulate and skew one way or the other (positive or negative).

Often, a review is requested a mere few days after enrolling in a new energy plan, which may not be an adequate amount of time for a customer to experience the product or service.

Many customers who take the time to leave feedback typically do so as an effort to resolve a problem and are using negative feedback as a forum to draw attention to their issue.

Customers who leave positive reviews are generally incentivized to do so and therefore tend to be biased.

So what are we left with?  There are a few long-standing customer review portals that attempt to remove bias. One of these is the Better Business Bureau and the other is the Public Utility Commision of Texas.

 

Texas energy companies

Are you trying to find an excellent electricity company in Texas?

Instantly enroll for service with great electricity providers such as TXU Energy, Reliant, Direct Energy, Green Mountain and more.

Click on the provider of your choice to view rates, learn more, or sign up.

Energy CompaniesPhone Number
4Change Energy855-550-6663
Direct Energy855-307-6915
First Choice Power888-458-6877
Green Mountain844-854-2257
Reliant855-887-2194
Frontier Utilities866-763-5084
Cirro Energy844-417-7179
Constellation855-798-2889
Gexa Energy855-639-8210
TXU Energy866-603-1533
Payless Power855-854-8490
Pulse Power888-853-4439

 

Electricity rates by popular cities in Texas

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Shop electricity rates by Texas zip codes

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Electricity rates by utility service areas in Texas

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