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Electricity prices in Alvin, Texas

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Located in the Houston metropolitan area, Alvin once belonged to the Houston Tap and Brazoria Railroad. The expansion of the cattle industry led to the development of the area. Alvin Morgan, an overseer who worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, began the settlement, which was first named Morgan—and later changed to Alvin.

While cattle and farming were among the first industries, Alvin businesses also included an ice factory, a pickle works, and a cotton gin. Later, the discovery of oil in the eastern Brazoria county generated even greater economic growth.

Today Alvin is an affordable, friendly town of more than 25,000 residents. In addition to the many historical homes and attractions, Alvin has antique shopping, plentiful parks and green spaces—and The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This trail winds through 43 Texas counties, including Brazoria county and Alvin is an excellent place to begin exploring the birding trail.

Whether you’re new to town or a long-time member of Alvin, Reliant is here to help you find the right energy plan and electricity prices for your needs.

As one of the top Texas electricity companies, we take pride in providing you with the highest level of energy service, easy-to-use tools to help you manage your account, and a wide range of electric plans.

Alvin Energy Offer

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Google Nest Learning ThermostatTM with the Reliant Learn & ConserveSM plan

Get a Google Nest Learning Thermostat, a $249 value, with the Reliant Learn & Conserve 24 plan.1 Get a fixed price on your electric plan for 24 months,2 and save up to 15% on cooling costs.3

This Learning Thermostat, available at no extra cost, automatically learns what temperatures you prefer and adjusts itself, saving you energy.

Google Nest Learning ThermostatTM with the Reliant Learn & ConserveSM plan

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Get a Google Nest Learning Thermostat, a $249 value, with the Reliant Learn & Conserve 24 plan.1 Get a fixed price on your electric plan for 24 months,2 and save up to 15% on cooling costs.3

This Learning Thermostat, available at no extra cost, automatically learns what temperatures you prefer and adjusts itself, saving you energy.

Looking for an Alvin retail electricity provider? You’ve come to the right place.

In Alvin, and throughout the Houston metropolitan area, you have a wide range of affordable electricity plans to choose from. Search our month-to-month energy plans, long-term contracts, short-term contracts, fixed and variable energy plans, or choose from our plans that allow you to pre-pay for electricity.

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Join over 1 million Texans who’ve chosen Reliant

"Low price electrical plan per KW. My monthly bill was cut in half making it really affordable."

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"Low price electrical plan per KW. My monthly bill was cut in half making it really affordable."

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Manage your electricity usage

Looking for ways to manage your electricity usage in Alvin and make your home smarter? We’ve got you covered.

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Explore renewable solar solutions

See how we convert the sun's rays into power for your Alvin home to use. We offer a wide range of solar products and renewable electricity plans—including the Reliant Simple Solar Sell Back plan, the Reliant 100% Solar 12 plan, and the Reliant Local Solar plan.

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Raise your home’s IQ

Reliant customers can enjoy exclusive discounts on Google Nest products and smart thermostats. Plus, Google Nest devices work seamlessly with your Reliant account.

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Compare Alvin electricity providers

You want to find the best plan for your lifestyle and interests. Reliant is here to help you get the energy plan you need and provide energy-efficient tips so you may be able to lower your electricity consumption (and electricity bill).

See how Reliant stacks up. Compare Alvin electricity prices, energy services and plan features.

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We’re proud to be part of the Alvin community

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Alvin sits in Brazoria county, the first capital of the Republic of Texas. The family-friendly town is a short distance away from the Gulf Coast and Galveston area—and just under 30 miles away from Houston.

Reliant is proud to bring positive energy, working to cultivate the communities where our customers live and work. We partner with more than 150 charities and organizations across Texas, which include the greater Houston area and the Texas Gulf Coast area.

We partner with Earth Share of Texas, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation that represents and supports America’s most respected environmental and conservation groups, including 38 local and statewide organizations.

In addition, the Community Assistance from Reliant Energy (CARE) program works with nonprofit social service agencies in the area to provide extra funds to Reliant customers who qualify for assistance with their electricity bills.

Check out how we can help you save electricity and money

Looking for ways to lower your electric bill? Here’s how you can keep more cash in your wallet, and increase your energy savings.

Degrees of Difference Program
Degrees of Difference Program

Get a bill credit when you respond to electricity usage reduction requests during periods of peak electric service demands. Learn more ›

Manage your energy usage
Manage your energy usage

Get text messages when your daily energy usage spikes by 25%, when your projected energy bill exceeds your budget—and more. Learn more ›

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Get tips to lower your bill

Looking for ways to lower your electricity bills? Check out our energy-efficiency tips and tools. Learn more ›

We’re more than an Alvin retail energy provider

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Enjoy a smarter, more secure home. All Reliant home security packages come standard with round-the-clock professional monitoring and are customizable to meet your needs. You can add indoor and outdoor cameras, home automation and more. And with the Reliant Connect app, you’ll have unrivaled control of your system—all from your phone.4

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Trust us for AC and Heater repairs, tune-ups and complete system installation. We also offer flexible financing and payment options. Rest easy knowing our certified service technicians have passed through our extensive background checks.

Terms, conditions and other restrictions

Google Nest Learning Thermostat and Google Nest products are trademarks of Google LLC.

1Enrollment in this plan provides one Google Nest Learning Thermostat per household and requires a residential service address with areas served by Reliant. Your Google Nest Learning Thermostat will ship to your service address within one week after your next full payment has been credited to your account, provided you remain enrolled on this plan. Reliant reserves the right to discontinue this program without notice. Thermostat compatible with most HVAC systems. Check the compatibility of your system at nest.com/works/reliant before purchasing.

2Changes in law or regulatory charges allowed by the Public Utility Commission of Texas will impact your price.

3Based on independent studies by Energy Trust of Oregon and Vectren (https://nest.com/downloads/press/documents/energy-savings-white-paper.pdf)

4Security and Home Automation Services provided by Reliant Energy Retail Services, LLC d/b/a Reliant, TXB19469, 910 Louisiana, Houston, Texas 77002. Terms and conditions apply. For complete terms and conditions, visit reliant.com/connectterms. Reliant is a service mark of Reliant Energy Retail Holdings, LLC. ©2020 NRG Energy, Inc. All rights reserved.

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