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    Looking to support a cleaner, greener Texas? Reliant makes it simple to get behind clean energy, with or without solar panels, with solar plans that are easy on your wallet. Use our guide below to compare our solar offerings, so you can choose one that works best for your home and your budget.

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    Reliant Solar Offers 100% Solar Solar Payback Plus Plan
    Are panels required? No Yes
    100% renewable electricity Yes No1
    Best for Customers who want to support solar energy in Texas and beyond without installing rooftop solar panels. Customers who have solar panels installed on their home and want to receive credit for excess energy production2.
    Plan Details 100% of your electricity usage will be matched with solar renewable energy certificates (RECs). These certificates signify that renewable energy equal to your usage has been generated and sent to the grid. Receive bill credits for surplus energy generated and returned to the grid. Credit value differs from the per kWh energy rate we charge for the electricity plan3.
    Plan Benefits A stable fixed rate for the length of your term, with the ability to track solar impact through your online account.
    Get the most out of your solar panels by receiving credit for excess energy they generate.
    Local Solar
    Are panels required?
    No
    100% renewable electricity
    Yes
    Best for
    Customers who want to support local Texas solar farms and benefit from solar energy without installing panels.
    Plan details
    Supports locally sourced electricity from solar farms in Texas, reducing your household's carbon footprint with completely renewable green energy — no maintenance or panel installation required.
    Benefits
    A low fixed price for up to five years for 100% renewable electricity, with no cancellation fee and no rooftop panels required.
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    Solar Payback Plus
    Are panels required?
    Yes
    100% renewable electricity
    Yes
    Best for
    Customers who have solar panels installed on their home and want to receive credit for excess energy production2.
    Plan details
    Receive bill credits for surplus energy generated and returned to the grid. Credits are calculated, at the same price as your energy charge.3
    Benefits
    Get the most out of your solar panels by receiving credit for excess energy they generate.
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    How our Solar Plans work

    Reliant offers easy-to-understand solar plan options with no rooftop panels or special equipment required. If solar panels are your thing, we’ve got that covered, too.

    Reliant Local Solar plan

    If you don’t have solar panels

    It’s easy to support 100% renewable energy resources in Texas with the Reliant 100% Solar plan, since no panels or equipment are required.

    Reliant Solar Payback Plus plan

    If you already have solar panels

    Receive credits on your Reliant bill, for the excess energy your system returns to the grid with Reliant’s Solar Payback Plus plan.2

    Switching to Reliant is Easy

    Ready to show your support for the environment by taking advantage of all solar power has to offer? Starting service with Reliant or upgrading your existing plan couldn’t be simpler.

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    We make the experience of signing up easy with same-day electricity service and a variety of plans and term lengths.4

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    Log in to your online account or contact our customer service representatives at 1-866-222-7100 to find out how to take advantage of our solar power offerings.

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    Terms, conditions and other restrictions

    1 Please review the plan’s Electricity Facts Label for details regarding renewable content.

    2 Reliant purchases solar renewable energy credits sufficient to match the electricity consumption of our customers who purchase solar plans.

    3 See Electricity Facts Label or contact Reliant for details on solar production credit amount. Credit value differs from the per kWh energy rate we charge for the electricity plan. It may take up to 3 billing cycles after receiving Permission to Operate (PTO) from your utility to begin receiving credits. To receive bill credits, customer must have solar panels at the utility service address and an active interconnection agreement with the utility (or TDSP). Customer must have a meter installed and configured by their TDSP that measures the inflow and outflow of electricity to and from their home.

    4 Requests processed after 5:00 p.m. Central Time will be connected the next business day. Same-day service is offered Monday through Saturday, weather permitting, where an existing meter is in place. No connections on holidays. Enrollment and permit requirements must be met before a request can be processed. Additional charges apply.