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Electricity choices in Richardson, Texas

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It comes as no surprise that North Texas is growing in popularity lately, thanks in part to terrific job opportunities in places like Richardson, Texas.

Richardson is known as the International Business Capital of North Texas and is home to hundreds of technology and telecommunications companies. A large part of Richardson is known as the “Telecom Corridor” with a new district called the Innovation Quarter recently added.

With the highest concentration of tech workers in the greater Dallas area, Richardson is the second largest employment center in the Dallas area. More than 5,000 businesses are located within Richardson's 28 square miles—including multi-national businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Richardson has ranked among the best places to live in Texas. Highly rated public schools, plenty of amenities, a convenient commute to Dallas and a great housing market make this a great place to call home. There are also lots of green spaces—Richardson has 800 acres of parks, and more than 40 miles of trails.

Whether you live in Richardson Heights, Palisades, White Chapel, Casa View, Canyon Creek South or one of the other Richardson neighborhoods, Reliant Energy 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.

Richardson 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 a Richardson retail electricity provider? You’ve come to the right place.

In Richardson and throughout the Dallas 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 electric 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.

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Join over 1 million Texans who’ve chosen Reliant

"I have been with Reliant for years and have not had any problems. And there has always been someone there to inform me of better rates that I can take advantage of which has made my electricity bill affordable."

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"I have been with Reliant for years and have not had any problems. And there has always been someone there to inform me of better rates that I can take advantage of which has made my electricity bill affordable."

Debra Boult

"Top retail electricity provider in the state for the second year in a row"
–Texas Electricity Ratings

Manage your electricity usage

Looking for ways to manage your electricity usage in Richardson 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 Richardson 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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Compare Richardson 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 Richardson electricity prices, energy services and plan features.

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We’re proud to be part of the Richardson community

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Richardson is only 12 miles north of downtown Dallas and just a few minutes’ drive from both the DFW International and Love Field airports. It’s been rated as one of the best cities in the country to buy a house, and one of the best cities to live in America. More than 120,000 people live in Richardson—and it’s been recognized as a great place for retirees, young professionals and families.

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 in North Texas and Dallas and Collin counties.

We help support the North Texas Food Bank, Make-A-Wish North Texas and Operation Kindness, North Texas’ leading no-kill animal shelter.

We’re sponsors of the Dallas Habitat for Humanity, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, and the Dallas Zoo. 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 electric bill

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

We’re more than a Richardson 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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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.

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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