• En español
  • Electricity plans in Houston, Texas

    father and teenage daughter doing dishes in the kitchen
    father and teenage daughter doing dishes in the kitchen

    With over 2 million residents, Houston is the most populated city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the nation. The metropolitan area encompassing Houston, Sugar Land and Baytown has a population of almost seven million people.

    While oil put Houston on the map, today Houston's industries include oil and natural gas, biomedical research and aeronautics.

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

    We’re proud to help power “Bayou City” households as one of the leading retail electric service providers in the Houston metroplex.

    Enter your ZIP code to get started

    Looking for a Houston retail electricity provider? You’ve come to the right place.

    We can help you find an electricity plan that fits your specific energy needs in Houston, Texas. Compare 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.

    Compare Truly Free Energy Plans for Houston

    Truly Free Flex Days 100% Solar

    Free electricity on your 2 highest-use days every week — up to 8 free days per month.

    Plus, your plan is automatically powered by 100% solar energy, no panels required.††††

    Learn more about 100% Solar ›

    View plan details

    Truly Free Weekends 100% Solar

    Free electricity from 8 p.m. Friday to 12 a.m. Monday, every weekend.††

    Plus, your plan is automatically powered by 100% solar energy, no panels required.††††

    Learn more about 100% Solar ›

    View plan details

    Truly Free Nights 100% Solar

    Free electricity from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Every. Single. Night.†††

    Plus, your plan is automatically powered by 100% solar energy, no panels required.††††

    Learn more about 100% Solar ›

    View plan details

    Get help choosing a plan

    Talk to one of our representatives and get help choosing the best electricity plan for your needs.

    Make a payment in person

    Visit one of the many convenient locations near you to make a payment in person.

    Enter your ZIP code to get started

    Join over 1 million Texans who’ve chosen Reliant

    "Reliant is the best electricity provider in Houston! They're the best in customer service and the electricity they provide is the most reliable. I would never ever go with another electricity provider. As soon as I find another place to live, I will go with Reliant!"

    Hank L. – Houston, TX

    "Reliant is the best electricity provider in Houston! They're the best in customer service and the electricity they provide is the most reliable. I would never ever go with another electricity provider. As soon as I find another place to live, I will go with Reliant!"

    Hank L. – Houston, TX

    Manage your electricity usage

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

    Sun rays beaming through grass

    Explore renewable solar solutions

    See how we convert the sun's rays into power for your Houston home to use. We offer a wide range of solar products and renewable energy plans—including the Reliant Solar Payback plan and the Reliant 100% Solar plan.

    Learn more ›

    Google Nest Mini, Google Nest Learning thermostat, Google Nest Hub, Google Home

    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.

    Learn more ›

    Shop for Houston energy plans near you

    Enter your ZIP code to get started

    Compare Houston electricity providers

    You want to find the best energy plan for your lifestyle and interests. Reliant is here to help you get the electricity 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 Houston electricity prices, energy services and plan features.

    Reliant employees volunteering in their community

    We’re proud to be part of the Houston community

    Reliant employees volunteering in their community

    Over 637 sq. miles in size, Houston is one of the most vibrant, driven and diverse cites in the world. Reliant Energy is proud to help bring positive energy to enrich the Houston area, working to cultivate the communities where our customers live and work.

    We partner with more than 150 charities and organizations across Texas, and more than 60 local organizations in the Houston community. We’ve helped Houston-area high school students through the Scholarships for Champions program.

    In the Houston area, we’ve joined forces with Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.

    Reliant and the Houston community teamed up to hammer, saw and build homes with Houston Habitat for Humanity, and make home repairs with Rebuilding Together Houston.

    We’ve partnered with numerous organizations including the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, American Red Cross, Casa de Esperanza, Urban Harvest, Girlstart, a 2nd Cup, Kids Meals, Friends for Life animal rescue, and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation.

    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 energy costs? Here's how you can save on electric bills, 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 ›

    Get tips to lower your bill
    Get tips to lower your bill

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

    Houston Energy Offer

    Nest Thermostat banner

    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

    Nest Thermostat banner

    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.

    We’re more than a Houston retail energy provider

    Security by Reliant ›

    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

    Security by Reliant
    Terms, conditions and other restrictions

    Google Nest products are trademarks of Google, LLC.

    Reliant is not affiliated with Google or the products and services it markets.

    Mobile notifications require working internet and Wi-Fi.

    ©2022 Reliant Energy Retail Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved | PUCT Certificate #10007.