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Compare The Woodlands Electric Prices

Written by Sean Jackson /

Edited by Hannah Hillson

Last updated 06/09/2022

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The Woodlands electricity rates

Do you want to find the right energy plan but don’t have time to research all The Woodlands electricity providers? Thankfully, SaveOnEnergy does all the work for you. We provide plans and details from several providers, allowing you to compare your options and prices fast. 

How to find the best electricity rates in The Woodlands with SaveOnEnergy.com

The SaveOnEnergy marketplace makes it easy to find the best electricity rates in The Woodlands, even with rates fluctuating throughout the year. Using our free marketplace, you can browse affordable The Woodlands electricity rates and sign up for the best plan in your area.

  1. Enter your ZIP code. You’ll find a list of energy rates and plans in your area and can choose the plan that best fits your needs.
  2. Sign up for your plan. You can sign up in minutes online or call the number on the screen to speak with one of our energy experts.
  3. Enter your savings. Your new provider will coordinate with your utility and handle the setup, so you can just relax and enjoy your new energy plan.

Cheap energy prices in The Woodlands

Competition in the Texas energy industry, seasonality, and energy demand lead to fluctuating wholesale electricity prices. As a result, these rate increases can impact the price you pay for energy. The following chart can give you a better idea of how energy prices rise and fall over time, based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Understanding these fluctuations will help you determine when to sign up for a new plan, so you can lock in cheap electricity in The Woodlands.

Energy providers and utility companies in The Woodlands

Thanks to Texas’s deregulated energy market, residents of The Woodlands can choose their energy provider. Your energy provider is the company that manages the electricity that powers your home. While you can choose your own provider, you can’t choose your utility company — it’s based on where you live. Your utility company delivers your electricity and maintains the local electric infrastructure.

Power outages in The Woodlands

Not only do utilities deliver energy to your property, but they also maintain power lines and fix outages. Be sure to contact your utility (and not your provider) if you’ experience an outage:

Electricity rates in my area

Texas energy prices vary based on your home or business. It is due to the utility delivery fee assessed for energy. With this in mind, you can share the same plan as another Texan, but your prices differ. The wisest way to ensure you receive accurate electricity rates in my area is to enter your ZIP code on our marketplace. Doing so helps you find the best electric company near me. 

How weather affects The Woodlands electricity rates

The local weather can have a huge impact on electricity rates. In Texas, temperatures tend to average around 95 degrees in the summer, causing energy demand to surge. As a result, energy rates also tend to spike during this time. However, energy rates tend to fall during other parts of the year when temperatures are milder and demand is lower. 

You can save money on electricity by shopping during those low-demand seasons. Usually, the most affordable seasons to shop for electricity are the fall and spring.

Types of plans in The Woodlands

Shopping for the best electricity plans in The Woodlands means exploring your energy options. Our guide to picking an energy plan educates you on all the options available. Reach out to our energy specialists if you have any questions by calling the number on your screen. 

Fixed-rate plans in The Woodlands

A fixed-rate energy plan means you pay the same electric price during your service contract, typically one to three years. While your rate is locked in, your total bill will fluctuate based on energy consumption. You may also incur an early termination fee if you end your contract early. 

Variable-rate plans in The Woodlands

Variable-rate plans are more volatile in costs, as the weather, energy demand, and other factors play roles. You also don’t have a contract, giving you the freedom to switch plans. SaveOnEnergy does not offer plans with variable rates that change daily. 

No-deposit plans

Some suppliers do a credit check as part of the screening process. Bypass this with a no-deposit plan. With it, you don’t have to worry about a credit check and you can pay for electricity upfront. 

Green electricity in The Woodlands

As a leader in wind and solar energy production, Texas offers renewable energy in every plan. Read your plan’s Electricity Facts Label (EFL) to see the percentage of renewable energy it includes. Some providers, including Gexa Energy and Green Mountain Energy, offer 100% green energy options. 

Business energy plans in The Woodlands

Businesses receive the cheapest electricity in The Woodlands through our marketplace. Gain customized solutions by requesting a quote, or call our energy experts with the number on the screen. 

Calculate your energy usage in The Woodlands

You can use our energy calculator to estimate your monthly electricity usage. To get started, add your daily use of the most common household appliances. We’ll use your energy needs and home type to show you electricity plans tailored just for you.

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.

The Woodlands energy FAQs

  • The best electric company near you depends on your energy needs. Each provider has their own unique offerings, such as solar incentives and referral programs. If you are in need of a no-deposit plan, a provider that offers those plans would be the best. Or, if green energy is important, a provider that has 100% green energy plans could be the best.

  • Frontier Utilities currently has the cheapest electricity in The Woodlands, with rates starting at 14.2 cents per kWh. Rates frequently change based on the energy market. Lock in your rate today for 90 days. 

  • You can easily find affordable green energy plans using the SaveOnEnergy marketplace. Enter your ZIP code above, and you can compare electric rates in The Woodlands. From there, you can use the filter tool to see only green energy plans in your area.

  • You can use our energy calculator to estimate your monthly electricity usage. To get started, add your daily use of the most common household appliances. We’ll use your energy needs and home type to show you electricity plans tailored just for you. 

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