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We’re bringing electricity choices to McAllen

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Located in the Texas Rio Grande Valley, 70 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, McAllen is one of the most populous cities in Texas, with over 140,000 residents. But in winter, the population grows exponentially as thousands of visitors are drawn to McAllen’s subtropical climate and exceptionally mild winters.

Over 18 million people visit McAllen each year. Many of these visitors are eco-tourists, birders and nature photographers. In fact, people from all over the world visit the “City of Palms” for the opportunity to spot over 540 bird species and over 330 butterfly species.

McAllen is rated as one of the best cities in America to buy a house, one of the cities with the lowest cost of living in the country and one of the safest cities. The affordability plus the nearly year-round great weather have made McAllen one of the most desirable locations in South Texas to live and grow—especially for retirees. Since 1990, the city of McAllen has grown at an average rate of 22% each year.

McAllen is only eight miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, resulting in a vibrant multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-national community. Residents and visitors alike enjoy a wealth of festivals, live music venues, shows, art galleries, museums, parks, historic areas, restaurants, and shopping.

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 McAllen households as one of the leading retail electric service providers in South Texas.

McAllen 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.

If you’re looking for a McAllen retail electricity provider, you’ve come to the right place.

McAllen, your electricity choices are endless! Find the best electricity plan for your needs and lifestyle. 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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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.

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Join over 1 million Texans who’ve chosen Reliant

"By far the best energy provider I've ever had!!! Excellent offers and my bill is very consistent."

Anthony Ramos – Raymondville, TX

"By far the best energy provider I've ever had!!! Excellent offers and my bill is very consistent."

Anthony Ramos – Raymondville, TX

Manage your electricity usage

Looking for ways to manage your electricity usage in McAllen 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 McAllen home to use. We offer a wide range of solar products and renewable energy 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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Shop for McAllen energy plans near you

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Compare McAllen 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 McAllen electricity prices, energy services and plan features.

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We’re proud to be part of the McAllen community

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Located at the southernmost tip of the state in Hidalgo County, the city of McAllen is known for its world-class nature tourism, green spaces, arts and entertainment attractions—and some of the best shopping around.

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, including the South Texas region. We support the City of McAllen, the American Red Cross and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.

We also 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 ›

Get tips to lower your electric bill
Get tips to lower your energy bill

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

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)

Remote control and mobile notifications require working internet and Wi-Fi.

A limited warranty is only provided by Google, and except for that limited warranty, Reliant and Google make no warranties.

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

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