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Written by Lara Vukelich /

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 09/14/2022

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Pharr electricity rates

Pharr is located near the southernmost point in Texas and is home to nearly 80,000 residents. Given the hot climate, it’s no surprise that residents are searching for the cheapest way to cool their homes. Thankfully, Pharr residents have the power to choose their energy supplier in a deregulated market. This means you can lock into a low rate and count on a reliable bill to keep costs low. 

Compare electricity supply rates with® to ensure that you beat the heat and outrageous cooling costs. Our site allows you to compare current energy rates and take advantage of the best energy deal in Pharr.

How to find the best electricity rates in Pharr

Electricity rates can fluctuate in Pharr, and SaveOnEnergy helps you find the best plan given current rates. To find a plan that fits your unique needs:

  • Enter your ZIP code at the top of the page to view SaveOnEnergy’s marketplace.
  • Compare current rates and plan terms.
  • Sign up and let SaveOnEnergy handle the rest.

Cheap energy prices in Pharr

Check out this chart with information from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to learn more about how electricity rates change throughout the year. We’ll help you get the cheapest rate, no matter the current season.

Energy providers and utility companies in Pharr

The energy providers available in your neighborhood purchase electricity. The utility company, on the other hand, manages the delivery of that power. The utility is also in charge of restoring power outages and repairing equipment. 

  • Utility company in Pharr: The utility in Pharr is AEP Central. You cannot choose your utility company — your address determines your utility provider.
  • Electric companies in Pharr: You have the power to choose your energy provider in Pharr. Trusted providers include TXU Energy, TriEagle Energy, Gexa Energy, and more.

Power outages in Pharr

The utility company Pharr is responsible for delivering electricity to your home. It also maintains power lines and handle outages. If you lose power in your home or business, you don’t want to call your retail energy provider. Instead, get in touch with the local utility (AEP Central) to alert them.  

  • In Pharr, the utility company is AEP.
  • Click here to visit the online AEP outage reporting tool or call 1-866-223-8508 to report a power outage.

Electricity rates in my area

The SaveOnEnergy marketplace helps you find current rates fast. After you enter your ZIP code, you’ll see real prices in your neighborhood. Due to varying utility transmission charges, you may notice the same company offers different rates across the state. Searching by ZIP code is the quickest way to see what’s actually available in your area. 

How weather affects Pharr electricity rates

Electricity rates in Pharr change throughout the year based on various factors, including the weather. Average temperatures in Pharr reach 97 and 98 degrees Fahrenheit in July and August, respectively. The summer heat can lead to an increase in energy demand and prices as people cool their homes. If you want to switch providers after a rate hike, we are here to help. The provider will take care of the details, and there won’t be an interruption to your service. Enter your ZIP code today if you’re moving soon.

Types of plans in Pharr

Finding competitively priced electricity in Pharr is easy when you search on SaveOnEnergy’s marketplace. Aside from the lowest price, you may want to consider which terms are ideal for your situation. For instance, is it more important for you to have a reliable bill or a short-term obligation? Here are some types of plans to choose from in Pharr. Call the number on the screen if you have additional questions about plans.

No-deposit electric supply plans in Pharr

These plans don’t ask for a deposit or a credit check. They are usually pre-paid and can be a useful temporary solution for people who don’t want to lock into a long-term plan or can’t get approved for one. 

Fixed-rate supply plans in Pharr

This type of electricity plan offers a consistent supply rate for the duration of your contract with the retail electricity provider. Your rate won’t fluctuate with the wholesale cost of energy. 

Variable-rate supply plans in Pharr

If you have a variable-rate plan, you’ll pay electricity based on the wholesale price of energy. This agreement can lead to fluctuations in energy rates on your bill from month to month or season to season.

Green electricity in Pharr

Some energy plans that serve Pharr get part or all of their generated energy from green sources. Green energy reduces your carbon footprint and can keep prices low. 

Business energy plans in Pharr

Businesses have unique electricity needs. You’ll want a business electricity plan if you own a commercial property. 

Calculate your energy usage in Pharr

Use SaveOnEnergy’s Energy Usage Calculator to estimate your home’s power consumption. Knowing this amount can help you determine your energy needs when choosing a plan.

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 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.

Pharr energy FAQs

  • As of September 2022, Frontier Utilities has the cheapest residential energy plans in Pharr, TX. 

  • The best energy plans in Pharr are typically fixed rate, 24-month term contracts from companies like Frontier Utilities and Express Energy

  • Use your ZIP code to search on SaveOnEnergy to see all plans available in Pharr, TX. You can view plan terms to see what percentage is coming from green sources. Companies that offer green energy in Pharr include Gexa Energy.

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