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Located right across the Mexican border, McAllen is a city of about 144,000 people. McAllen is rich with history, culture, and nature and is home to the Quinta Mazatlan (a Spanish-revival mansion and gardens) and the International Museum of Art and Science.

In McAllen, residents and business owners have the power to choose their electricity provider as part of the deregulated Texas energy market. This means that electricity customers can shop around and compare rates to find cheap McAllen electricity prices.

But you shouldn’t have to navigate the Texas energy market by yourself. With SaveOnEnergy, you can use our marketplace to browse various plans and providers and lock in the lowest McAllen electricity rates.

Get started with SaveOnEnergy by entering your ZIP code at the top of the page.

McAllen Electricity Rates

Plan Name Plan Length Rate
Express Energy - Flash 12 - with Auto Pay 12 months $0.072 / kWh
Pulse Power - Texas Saver 12 12 months $0.076 / kWh
Frontier Utilities - Best Value 12 12 months $0.077 / kWh
Gexa Energy - Gexa Saver Deluxe 12 12 months $0.077 / kWh
4Change Energy - Maxx Saver 12 12 months $0.078 / kWh
Just Energy - Power Plus 12 12 months $0.079 / kWh
Constellation - 12 Month Usage Bill Credit 12 months $0.089 / kWh
TXU Energy - Smart Edge 12 12 months $0.099 / kWh
Discount Power - Secure Plus 12 Preferred 12 months $0.100 / kWh
TriEagle Energy - Golden Eagle 36 months $0.108 / kWh
Green Mountain - Pollution Free e-Plus 36 Preferred 36 months $0.112 / kWh
First Choice Power - You Got This 24 24 months $0.113 / kWh
Direct Energy - Live Brighter 36 36 months $0.113 / kWh
Reliant - Secure Advantage 12 12 months $0.116 / kWh
Iberdrola Texas - Wind By TX 36 36 months $0.119 / kWh
Cirro - Smart Saver 15 15 months $0.122 / kWh
Chariot Energy - Green Saver 36 36 months $0.141 / kWh
Payless Power - SmarTricity Premier 12 - Prepaid Plan 12 months $0.148 / kWh

Please note: All rates above are accurate as of 3/04/2021, 12:11:41 PM CST for ZIP Code 78501. Rates may have changed since this date/time. For the most up to date rates in your area, please enter your zip code above.

A few things to remember

  • 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 usage
    • % 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.

Electricity prices in McAllen could go up! Lock in a cheap electricity rate today.

McAllen electricity prices go up and down constantly, so it’s a good idea to secure a low rate when you find one. In the below chart from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), you can see how Texas electricity prices fluctuate throughout the year.

Shop electricity rates in McAllen with SaveOnEnergy.com

No matter if you’re a newcomer or a veteran of the Texas electricity market, you can use SaveOnEnergy to find and compare great energy rates. Here’s how our marketplace works.

  1. Submit your ZIP code at the top of the page to browse best electricity rates McAllen.
  2. Sort through the plans available in your area and sign up for the one that fits your needs.
  3. You’re done! Your new supplier will arrange the setup of your service and notify your utility company that you’ve made the switch.

Green energy in McAllen

As the demand for green energy increases across the country, Texas electricity companies have responded. In fact, the Lone Star State is first in the U.S. in terms of wind energy production. Plus, the state is in the top five producers of solar power generation.

These days, most electricity providers will include at least some percentage of renewable energy in each of their plans. If you’re committed to going green, you can even opt for a plan that uses 100% renewable energy. Check your plan’s Electricity Facts Label to see the amount of green energy in your plan.

There are even some McAllen electricity providers that only offer green energy plans. If you’re interested in one of these eco-friendly options, check out Chariot Energy, Gexa Energy, or Iberdrola Texas.

A few things to remember

  • 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 usage
    • % 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.

Do you own a business in McAllen?

So far, we’ve largely talked about how McAllen residents can benefit from deregulated energy. However, business owners in the city can also search and compare electric rates McAllen, locking in a low rate for your office or other company locations. Get in touch with a SaveOnEnergy expert to learn more about commercial energy rates in McAllen.

Power outage? Contact AEP Texas.

When you notice that the power is out in your home or neighborhood, you should reach out to your utility company (and not your electricity supplier). In McAllen, your utility company is AEP Texas Central.

  • Report an outage via the outage center or by calling 1-866-223-8508
  • Contact AEP Texas Central customer service by calling 1-877-373-4858

Not sure what kind of energy plan will work for your home?

As you start to look at different electricity plans and providers, you might start to wonder: “what’s the best electric company near me?” While we can’t answer that for you, we can steer you in the right direction so that you can decide for yourself, taking into account your household energy usage and billing preferences.

To help you make an informed selection, we’ve put together a quick guide on picking a plan that fits your needs. If you don’t have great credit, you might want to keep an eye out for a no-deposit or prepaid electricity plan.

If you’d rather chat about your options over the phone, you can get in touch with a SaveOnEnergy expert by calling the number on your screen.

Energy providers and utility companies in McAllen

If the power has gone out at your home or if there’s a downed power line on your street, you should call your utility company. The utility company in McAllen is AEP Texas Central. Here’s how to contact them: 

  • Report an outage via the outage center 
  • Call in a power outage on 1-866-223-8508

Separately, your electricity provider purchases power from the utility and sells it to you (the consumer). There are a number of McAllen electricity providers, including: 

Updated: 12/23/2020

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