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Moving in Texas?
ComparePower is here to help you decide if you should transfer electricity service.
In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process, show you how to choose the best plan for your new home, and explain how ComparePower can make your move easier.
TL;DR: In Texas, you can switch your electricity plan without penalty when you move. ComparePower helps you compare plans, choose the best one for your new home, and set up your new service.
Choose a New Electricity Plan
Moving changes your energy usage, making it the perfect time to reassess your electricity plan.
In Texas, you can switch your electricity plan without penalty any time you move. This allows you to choose the best plan for your new home.
This is a unique opportunity that can save you money and ensure your new plan works perfectly for your new home.
For example, if you’re moving from a small apartment to a larger house, your energy usage is likely to increase. But, if you’re downsizing, you might not need as much energy.
By reassessing your plan when you move, you can choose a plan that fits your new energy usage patterns, potentially saving you money on your electricity bills.
Should you transfer your electricity service?
If you are moving into a new home within the same service area and are satisfied with your existing electricity plan, contact your electricity company to explore transferring the plan and contract to your new home.
A word of caution before you blindly transfer your energy plan.
Some electricity plans have different discounts, fees, and pricing tiers that may or may not apply each month, depending on your kWh usage.
No two homes use the same amount of energy. Unless your new home uses the same electricity monthly as your previous home, your old plan may not be ideal.
Ending Your Existing Contract
You can cancel your existing service with one phone call.
Contact your existing electricity company and let them know you are moving and need to cancel service and shut down your electricity account.
You will need your electricity account number, the current address with the expected move-out date, and your future address.
Be diligent – Providers often encourage you to stay with your existing plan and transfer your service instead.
Some may even tell you you must stay if you are still in a service area covered by your plan.
You can politely remind them that Texas law allows you to disconnect with no termination fee when moving.
That should be all it takes, but they may request you provide proof of your move – a small price to pay for the option of getting out of a bad contract you aren’t happy with.
Take Advantage of Your Power to Choose
Texas operates on a deregulated electricity market, giving you the power to choose your electricity provider. This system was established in 2002 to increase competition among providers and give consumers more options.
With so many options, making a decision can be overwhelming. ComparePower simplifies this process, providing a user-friendly platform where you can compare electricity plans from different providers in your new area.
You can compare plans based on price, contract length, renewable energy content, and other factors, making it easier to find a plan that fits your needs.
Moving your business?
Click here to get competing quotes for your business electricity.
Compare prices from competing energy companies to find the best commercial electricity rates.
ComparePower bridges the gap between your business and energy companies who compete for your business in a sealed bid process.
You submit your information once, and the providers will present their bids. You get to choose the lowest price. Simple, quick, and secure.
Avoid the Shopping Headache
ComparePower is your one-stop solution for all your electricity shopping needs in Texas. We provide a user-friendly platform where you can compare electricity plans from different providers, choose the best one for your new home, and set up your new service.
One of the main concerns when transferring electricity service is the cost. With ComparePower, you can compare prices from different providers to ensure you’re getting the best deal.
Plus, our team of experts is always available to answer any questions you have and guide you through the process.
Transferring your electricity service in Texas doesn’t have to be a hassle.
We recommend you shop for plans on ComparePower to make sure you get the best deal for your new home.
We’re here to help you navigate the Texas electricity market and if you have any questions about how to transfer electricity service don’t hesitate to reach out to our local experts.
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