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About Stream Energy

Stream was founded in 2005 to provide residential and business electricity and natural gas to customers across the country. The company serves customers in Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Delaware, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. Stream strives to offer the most competitive rates and a variety of plans to choose from. Stream is now a subsidiary of NRG Energy after a $300 million acquisition in 2019.

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SaveOnEnergy.com has not reviewed Stream Energy as of yet. However, the company is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A- rating from the organization. You can check online for customer reviews.

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Stream Energy for residential customers

Stream Energy offers several different plans for customers to choose from. It offers both electricity and natural gas services. Customers can choose between fixed-rate and variable-rate plans.

Stream Energy for business customers

Stream Energy also provides business electricity. It can help small and medium businesses. Businesses can lock in their rates for up to five years, depending on the plan they choose. Small businesses enjoy transparent rates and an online account, while medium businesses enjoy white clove support and custom quotes.

Green energy options with Stream Energy

Stream Energy helps protect the environment through its Stream Green program. First, customers can choose an energy plan backed by 100% renewable energy. The company also has an eco+ program, where it purchases 1,000 kWh of renewable energy on each customer’s behalf to offset their carbon footprint. The plan comes with a small fee.

Other Stream Energy initiatives

In addition to its energy services, Stream also has a blog where the company shares a variety of tips to help you conserve energy, lower your electricity bill, and more. Customers also enjoy a mobile app where they can view and pay their bills.

Community investment

Like many companies, Stream Energy has taken steps to help its customers through the COVID-19 pandemic. The company created a COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program to help low-income and unemployed customers through the crisis. The company also allows for payment extensions and deferrals during this time.

Stream Energy service areas

Stream Energy serves customers all over the country, so it does business in many different service areas. Some of its Texas utility service areas include:

  • Oncor: This service area spans across Texas, including cities such as Dallas, Plano, and many other areas.
  • CenterPoint: This service area covers approximately two million residents and businesses in the Houston metropolitan area.
  • Texas-New Mexico Power: This service area covers cities such as Houston, Midland, and DallasFort-Worth.
  • AEP Texas North: This service area covers much of northern Texas, including Abilene and San Angelo.
  • AEP Texas Central: This service area includes Corpus Christi, Laredo, and McAllen.

Texas energy plan FAQs

What is a fixed-rate plan?

A fixed-rate energy plan allows you to lock in your electricity-supply rate when you sign up. This part of your rate won’t change for the entirety of your contract, no matter what happens with the market. This type of plan is best for those who want the stability of paying the same rate each month.

What is a variable-rate plan?

A variable-rate energy plan fluctuates with the market. Unlike with the fixed-rate plan, you won’t pay the same rate each month. When the electricity market goes up your rate goes up. When the market goes down, so does your rate.

Who do I call if there’s an outage?

Even if you choose your own energy supplier, it’s still your local utility that delivers your electricity and maintains the infrastructure. If you experience a power outage or notice a downed power line, you should contact your local utility.

What happens if I move?

If you move, you can easily transition your existing energy plan from one address to the next. You can also switch to a new provider if you’re changing service areas or simply want to switch. Either way, you don’t have to worry about an early termination fee.

Why does SaveOnEnergy run a credit check?

As with many other services, you’ll go through a credit check when you sign up for a new electricity plan. If you have good credit, the credit check may allow you to get a no-deposit plan. You can usually avoid a credit check by signing up for a prepaid electricity plan.

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.

Stream Energy electric rates in my area

The Save On Energy marketplace makes it easy for customers to shop for their next energy plan. The price you might pay will be very different depending on your location, primarily because of different utility transmission charges.

You may wonder: How do I find cheap electricity near me or the best electricity rate in my area? You don’t have to leave this page. To see electricity rates for your area, enter the zip code on the screen and see plans and prices available near you.

Stream Energy for business

Stream Energy also offers commercial energy plans to businesses of all sizes. So does SaveOnEnergy.com. To learn more about commercial energy plans, call the number on your screen to speak to an energy wizard or fill out this form to connect about building a custom energy plan for your business.

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Updated: 4/1/2021

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