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AVG PRICE / KWH
500 kWh
1,000 kWh
2,000 kWh

Early cancellation fee

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Electricity plans in Houston, Texas
Electricity plans in Houston, Texas
Electricity plans in Houston, Texas

Electricity plans in Houston, Texas

Reliant is proud to help power “Bayou City” households as one of the leading retail electricity service providers in the Houston area.

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Electricity plans in Houston, Texas
Electricity plans in Houston, Texas

Electricity plans in Houston, Texas

Reliant is proud to help power “Bayou City” households as one of the leading retail electricity service providers in the Houston area.

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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. With all the people moving to Texas, Houston is one of the top places for people to call home.

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.


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


In Houston, your electricity choices are endless! We’re here to help you find an affordable plan that fits your specific energy needs. Search for power your way — choose from a wide range of month-to-month energy plans, long-term contracts, short-term contracts, fixed-rate and variable-rate energy plans.

 

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Astros fans, get an electricity plan with rewards for you,
including a $100 gift card and an invitation to a VIP event


Get an electricity plan that rewards your passion for the Texans with a $100 gift card and an invitation to a VIP event


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 efficiency 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.

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Join millions of Texans who've trusted us to power their homes and businesses

"Reliant has always followed through with what they promised. Thank you for your faithful service."
 

- Edithlyn D., Abilene, TX

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

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

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AccountAlerts

Get text messages when your daily energy usage spikes by 25%, when your projected energy bill exceeds your budget — and more.1

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Tips to lower your bill

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

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Reliant energy volunteering for the community
Reliant energy volunteering for the community

We’re proud to be part of the Houston community

Over 637 square 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's 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.

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Renewable choices and smart innovations

Looking for renewable energy in Houston and ways to make your home smarter? We’ve got you covered.

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Explore solar solutions

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

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Raise your home's IQ

Reliant customers can enjoy exclusive discounts on Google Nest products and smart thermostats. 

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Houston energy offer

House thermostat
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.2 Get a fixed price on your electricity plan for 24 months,3 and save up to 15% on cooling costs.4

Available at no extra cost, this Nest thermostat automatically learns what temperatures you prefer and adjusts itself, saving you energy.

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Resources and tips

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Reliant app on a smartphone
Reliant app on a smartphone
Always in control, from anywhere

With the Reliant app, you can track usage, control your Nest thermostat, manage your account and pay your bill — anytime, anywhere.


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Moving boxes stacked ready to move
Moving boxes stacked ready to move
Plan your move

Reliant has tools and services that can help make settling into your new place and managing your energy usage a little easier.

What is electricity choice?

Houston is part of the Texas deregulated electricity market. That means homeowners, renters and businesses have the freedom to choose a retail electric provider that’s right for them. As your electricity expert, Reliant can help you make the right choice for your lifestyle — and since 2001, millions of Texans have chosen Reliant.

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

1 Customers must have already opted in to receive alerts via text from the Contact Preferences page on the Account Management dashboard. Available only to customers with a smart meter. Message and data rates may apply. For Terms and Conditions, go to reliant.com/etrm.

2 Enrollment 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.

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

4 Based on independent studies by Energy Trust of Oregon and Vectren https://nest.com/downloads/press/documents/energy-savings-white-paper.pdf. Reliant is not affiliated with Google or the products and services it markets. A limited warranty is only provided by Google, and except for that limited warranty, Reliant and Google make no warranties. Remote control and mobile notifications require working internet and Wi-Fi.

Reliant is not affiliated with Google or the products and services it markets. A limited warranty is only provided by Google, and except for that limited warranty, Reliant and Google make no warranties. Mobile notifications require working internet and Wi-Fi.