Reliant Energy

reliant energyIf you are in the market for an energy company Reliant Energy is a great place to start. Since Deregulation started back in 2001 Reliant has been one of the most trusted and reliable energy company on the market.

Reliant Energy is a Retail Electric Provider (REP) which serves Texas business and residents. NRG owns Reliant Energy and Green Mountain Energy.

When you shop and compare rates from Texas Electricity Comparison you should compare them to Reliant Energy’s rates. Texas Electricity Comparison does not sell electricity through Reliant at this time. To see its rates you will have to visit Reliant Energy’s website.

You will see that Reliant can handle your business just like the thousands of customers that use its electricity services.

Call 1-800-971-4020 to compare Texas Electricity Comparison’s commercial electricity rates.

Deregulation

Electricity Deregulation opened up the energy markets for people like you and me to choose our energy provider. Regulation is deregulation’s predecessor. Regulation is when the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) set the rates for consumers. The reason why deregulation never happened earlier is infrastructure was not in place. We now have a strong enough infrastructure to support deregulation.

Terms in the Energy Deregulation Markets

Transmission and Distribution Utilities (TDU) are the poles and wire companies. The TDUs are required to be non-disciminatory towards REPs because of the standard terms and conditions adopted by the PUCT. If you see a TDSP charge on your electric bill it is the TDUs that are charging you.

Texas Electricity Comparison averages in all fees and charges in to the rates on our compare chart.

Providers of Last Resort (POLR) area in every area of Texas that is open to competition. Only under rare circumstances will a POLR be used do to the cost associated with it. If you are living in an upopulated area and need electricity is a good reason to check in to POLR.

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