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Compare Dallas electricity rates

Dallas residents have the power to choose their energy provider. SaveOnEnergy.com® can help you shop for lower electric rates and switch plans. Moving to a new home in Dallas? Discover popular and cheap electricity plans below, and compare electricity rates in Dallas to find the best electricity plan for you.

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Frontier Utilities - Frontier Super Value 24 24 months $0.123 / kWh
Express Energy - Flash 24 24 months $0.124 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 24 24 months $0.124 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver Select 24 24 months $0.125 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 12 12 months $0.133 / kWh
Chariot Energy - GridEdge 36 36 months $0.144 / kWh
Constellation - 36 Month Usage Bill Credit 36 months $0.149 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Green 36 36 months $0.161 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Real Deal 36 36 months $0.179 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.199 / kWh
Payless Power - Premier 12 - No Deposit & No Credit Check 12 months $0.214 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Value 12 Online 12 months $0.236 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 24 Preferred 24 months $0.241 / kWh
Discount Power - Value Plus 12 12 months $0.251 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 1K+ 24 24 months $0.261 / kWh
Reliant - Basic Power 12 12 months $0.261 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 8/09/2022, 6:07:54 PM CDT for ZIP Code 75001. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

Find the best electricity rates in Dallas with SaveOnEnergy.com

Electricity rates in Dallas rise and fall depending on demand, the time of year, and location. At SaveOnEnergy, we compile the best plans and prices in one place so you can compare electricity prices across multiple providers. Best of all, the SaveOnEnergy marketplace is free to use and offers a quick and easy sign-up process for your new electricity plan. 

  • Find cheap energy plans in your area. Enter your ZIP code to get started. Filter your choices by energy provider, rate type, contract length, or green energy options to narrow down your choices. 
  • Choose a plan and sign up. Sign up online once you’ve found the right Dallas electricity provider for you. Have questions? Call the number on this page to speak with one of our energy experts.
  • Enjoy your new electricity plan. Your new provider will handle the switch. There’s no need to notify your utility or previous electric company. You can start enjoying your new plan within days.

Cheap energy prices in Dallas

Wholesale electricity rates frequently go up and down, which can impact the energy rate you pay in Texas. In the chart below, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) illustrates how retail electric rates around Texas rise and fall over the course of a year.

When you use SaveOnEnergy to compare electric rates in Dallas, you can feel confident that you’re comparing the most competitive rates in your area. Our marketplace helps you easily find up-to-date Dallas electricity rates and compare them to get the best deal.

SaveOnEnergy makes it easy to find the cheapest rates on the market. The most recent data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show Texas’s average residential electricity rate is 12.8 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh).

Energy providers and utility companies in Dallas

In a deregulated city like Dallas, it’s important to know the difference between electricity providers and utilities. Your electricity provider purchases electricity from the utility and sells it to you through an energy plan. In contrast, utility companies deliver electricity to your property and respond to power outages.

  • Providers: Dallas residents and business owners can choose from a variety of electricity providers to find the best electric company. Some of the most well-known providers include Reliant Energy, TXU Energy, Frontier Utilities, and Pulse Power.
  • Utilities: Oncor Electric Delivery is the utility company in Dallas. Utilities are determined by geography, so you aren’t able to choose yours.

Power outages in Dallas

If you experience a power outage in Dallas, you should contact your utility company — not your energy provider. Oncor Electric is in charge of restoring power during an outage and can provide updates about when your service will be restored. 

To report an outage, visit Oncor’s online outage center or call the company at 1-888-313-4747.

Electricity rates in my area

When shopping for electricity plans in Dallas, make sure you are checking electricity rates in your area. Electricity prices across Texas vary due to utility transmission charges — even if you’re looking at the same plan and provider. Don’t waste time looking at plans that aren’t available in your area or inaccurate rates. Find the best electric company near you with the SaveOnEnergy marketplace.

If you are ready to compare electricity rates in Dallas, enter your ZIP code above. We’ll show you energy plans and prices from the best Dallas electric companies.

How weather affects Dallas electricity rates

The weather and seasonal changes can have a major impact on electricity rates in Dallas. The average high temperature in Dallas is 96 degrees in July and August and 56 degrees in January. Electricity demand also varies in accordance with the changing temps. Demand for cooling during hot summers increases power consumption in Dallas.

Electricity rates tend to be cheaper when energy demand is low. Milder weather in the spring and fall can be some of the best times to get a cheap rate. One of the best ways to save on electricity costs and get cheap electricity in Dallas is to lock in a fixed-rate plan when rates are low.

Types of plans in Dallas

As you look for new electricity providers, you’ll notice multiple types of plans. If you want to learn more about your options, check out our guide to picking an energy plan or call the phone number on your screen.

Fixed-rate plans in Dallas

A fixed-rate plan locks in your electricity rate for the duration of your contract (generally 12–36 months). These plans give you a predictable energy bill. If you cancel before your contract is up, you may need to pay an early termination fee (ETF). However, if you are moving to a new address, you will not have to pay an ETF if you submit proof of an address change.

Variable-rate plans in Dallas

Variable-rate plans are the opposite of fixed-rate plans. You won’t be locked into a contract or have to pay an ETF, but your rate may fluctuate between billing periods. Your energy rate will change based on the wholesale cost of electricity, which shifts due to supply and demand. Variable-rate plans can be a good short-term option but could be more expensive if energy rates spike.

No-deposit plans

Many providers require a deposit before they will begin service. The deposit amount is based on credit scores. If you don’t want to pay a deposit or wish to bypass the credit check, there are no-deposit options available on our marketplace. Prepaid energy plans are a popular type of no-deposit plan. With a prepaid plan, you will keep your energy account loaded with the amount you want to spend and refill as needed.

Green electricity in Dallas

Across the country, Texas is leading the way in green energy. Specifically, the Lone Star State creates the most electricity from wind power of all 50 states. It’s also within the top five states for solar energy generation.

Your Texas electric plan will contain a percentage of renewable energy. Some plans are powered by 100% green energy. Check the Electricity Facts Label (EFL) for more details. Dallas electricity providers like Green Mountain Energy and Gexa Energy exclusively offer renewable plans.

Business energy plans in Dallas

Like residential energy, commercial electricity is also deregulated in Texas. If you own a company in Dallas, you can use SaveOnEnergy to get the best energy rate for your business. To learn more about building a customized business energy plan in Dallas, visit our commercial energy page.

Calculate your energy usage in Dallas

Choosing the right energy plan will depend on how much electricity you consume in your home each month. Energy providers charge different rates based on your energy usage. Not sure how much energy you use? The SaveOnEnergy usage calculator can estimate your monthly household electricity usage. Use your estimated monthly kilowatt-hour (kWh) usage to find a plan that suits your needs.

SaveOnEnergy’s tips for easy electricity service setup

  • Don’t forget to read your plan’s Electricity Facts Label before signing up. It contains important information including:
    • Price per kilowatt-hour based on your energy usage
    • The plan’s percentage of renewable energy sourcing
    • Early termination fees
  • Enjoy hassle-free supplier setup. Once your order has been confirmed, your new supplier will set up service with your utility, or transmission and distribution service provider (TDSP) – but don’t worry, there shouldn’t be any interruption to your power during the switch.
  • Understanding your electricity bill. Your local TDSP will still deliver your electricity and maintain electric infrastructure including meters and power lines. Your utility fees can be found as TDU or TDSP charges on your monthly bill. They are independent of your supplier rate.

Dallas energy FAQs

How do I find a green energy plan in Dallas? Expand / Collapse Toggle

It is easy to find affordable, green energy plans in Dallas. Enter your ZIP code above, then filter your results to only green energy plans near you. Dallas electricity providers Green Mountain Energy and Gexa Energy offer 100% green energy plans.

How do I choose an electricity provider in Dallas? Expand / Collapse Toggle

When you enter your ZIP code, you can explore the best energy rates available in your area. TXU Energy is Dallas’s most popular electric provider. However, finding the best electricity provider in Dallas will depend on your energy needs. Are you searching for the cheapest rate? If so, Frontier Utilities currently offers the lowest Dallas energy rate. Looking for a green energy plan? Check out options from Green Mountain Energy. Use our filter options to narrow down your results and find the best energy provider for your home or business.

How can I lower my utility bill in Dallas? Expand / Collapse Toggle

Potentially save on energy costs by switching to an electricity plan with a lower rate.
Another way to reduce your energy bill is to lower your home’s energy consumption each month. Using less electricity and purchasing energy-efficient appliances are two ways to reduce your energy usage

Who has the best electricity rates in Dallas? Expand / Collapse Toggle

Frontier Utilities and Gexa Energy currently have the cheapest electricity in Dallas. Remember that energy rates can change from day to day. Enter your ZIP code above to explore current rates in your area.

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