Compare electricity plans in Katy, Texas
Once known as “Cane Island” in the mid-1800s, Katy, Texas, has been named one of "9 from 2009" most notable high-growth areas in the United States by the Gadberry Group. The suburb west of Houston has grown so much, Katy now has more residents inside the Katy ISD boundaries than all of Pittsburgh. Much of Katy's economy comes from several corporations’ headquarters, including Igloo Corp. and BP America.
As of the most recent census, there were 4,972 occupied housing units with a 72.7% homeownership rate and only 298 unoccupied homes in Katy, with a median household income around $69,000. More than 35% of the population is below the age of 24, and 22.11% are between the ages of 25 and 44.
Shopping for a new retail electric provider who services Katy, TX?
As you shop around and compare Katy retail electric companies, there are a few things you should consider. Which energy supplier offers the level of customer service that you need? What sort of reviews does each company get from their customers? And who has the most competitive electricity rates in Katy?
You can also take a look at how much energy you use in your household. Are you one of the average Texas households that spends $1,801 on annual energy bills? If so, you may be able to cut some of that expense with a few changes.
They may seem small enough when viewed individually, but all of your various household electronics, appliances, and lights add up to a whopping 41% of your annual electricity costs. Since you're not likely to ditch your devices, you can try to be more mindful about using power-saving mode, choosing ENERGY STAR-rated appliances when it comes time to replace them, and swapping out your incandescent light bulbs for more efficient CFL and LED bulbs.
You pay 18% of your energy expenses to heat your home in the winter, cool it in the summer and keep your water heater running year-round. Setting your thermostat a few degrees higher in the summer and a few degrees lower in the winter may make a difference on your energy bills, as can adjusting the maximum temperature on your water heater, if you are able to do so.
Average temperature and electricity use in Katy, TX
The average temperature for Katy, Texas is around 67.9°F annually, with an average high of 94.4°F in August and an average low of 41°F in January. The mild winters mean that home heating costs from Katy, Texas, utilities are markedly lower (less than half!) than elsewhere in Texas. Unfortunately, Katy is almost four times more likely to experience hurricanes than the rest of the United States, and it is generally more rainy than sunny, with 106 days of rain and 91 days of sunshine on average. Which means that weather may impact energy rates and how much electricity you use each day.
Fixed-rate plans from retail electric providers in Katy, TX
What is included in Katy residents electric bills? StarTex Power, like other retail electric suppliers servicing Katy, TX, charges rates based on the kWh (kilowatt hours) your household consumes. Your monthly bill is calculated to include the price of energy, but can also include your utility’s transmission and distribution charges, as well as any other recurring monthly fees and taxes.
What can you tell me about Katy energy rate plans? StarTex Power, named the top ranked Most Trusted Texas retail electric provider from Cogent Reports, offers customers both variable and fixed-rate plans. The fixed-rate plan gives you a predictable amount to figure into your budget each month, because the rate you pay per unit of energy does not change for the length of your contract. The variable plan lets you pay for your energy usage at rates that can change from month to month.
Is account management available online from StarTex Power? Yep! By using the StarTex Power MyAccount online portal, you're just a few clicks away from viewing your account and usage history, paying your Katy energy bills, setting up auto pay, and more.
Contact StarTex Power today!
When you compare electricity rates between Katy retail electric providers, you'll see why StarTex Power is the clear choice. Contact us to get started today!