Electricity plans in Richardson, Texas

Richardson, Texas, is more than just the home of the University of Texas at Dallas. While it’s a great college town, it’s also known as the Texas telecom corridor, which means that it is a “strategic center for world-class communications companies.” The business community is vibrant and on the cutting edge of new innovation. The Richardson, Texas Economic Development Partnership describes the city as being “where excellence is the expectation.”

But, guess what? Richardson is not all work and no play – as a matter of fact, it’s been ranked 2nd in Texas by Business Week for being one of the best places to raise kids. And, Movoto.com ranked Richardson the 5th “happiest mid-sized city in America” in 2015. 

What's the cost of living in Richardson, Texas?

The cost of living in Richardson, Texas, is 108 on the cost of living index. That’s about eight points higher than the national average. The median household income is $68,806, which is 33 percent higher than the median in Texas. Compared with the median housing value of $183,500, 43 percent higher than elsewhere in Texas, it makes for an affluent community. Because people in this community move here for a great quality of life and creature comforts, it makes sense that residents want to get the best deals on their utilities. 

Average temperature and electricity use in Richardson, TX

Natural changes in temperature throughout the year are the primary reason your electricity use and your monthly bill can be different from month to month. It’s important to consider your area’s extremes, both hot and cold, when comparing electricity plans. In Richardson, Texas, the average temperature is 84°F in the summer. There are an average of 32 days per year that are considered “poor air quality,” which means that although it’s mainly a temperate climate with mild winters and warm summers, there are several very hot and humid days. 

What are my options for retail electric companies serving Richardson, TX?

There are several retail electric companies serving Richardson, Texas, and they all say that they will offer you the best deals when you compare electricity rates. We can’t argue with that – Richardson retail electricity suppliers are pretty competitive these days. But, we think that StarTex Power is a cut above the rest. Aside from excellent rates, StarTex Power prides itself on offering unrivaled customer service. It’s our goal to keep a customer —you! — for life, so we want to be continually building relationships based on trust and friendly, convenient, knowledgeable service. 

How do I choose a retail electric company?

It’s important to understand a few things about Texas energy. Several years ago, the Texas legislature passed a law that said that in most areas in the state, residents have the right to compare electricity rates and choose their own providers. That means that in Richardson, retail electric companies are abundant, and you select based on your household’s needs.

In Richardson, you need electricity to power a lot of things. There’s your home’s heating and cooling, of course, but also the power needed to charge your personal electronics like mobile phones, laptops, desktop computers, tablets, gaming systems, TVs and other items. 

Manage your electricity costs with a fixed-rate plan    

StarTex Power offers several plans based on either fixed or variable rates. A fixed-rate plan is one in which you lock in a single rate per kilowatt-hour that you pay each month for your energy service for the length of your contract so there are no surprises when you receive your bill. A variable-rate plan means that your rate may vary from month to month, but you will not be locked into a contract term. 

In Richardson, you need electricity to power a lot of things. There’s your home’s heating and cooling, of course, but also the power needed to charge your personal electronics like mobile phones, laptops, desktop computers, tablets, gaming systems, TVs and other items. 

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At StarTex Power, it’s not just the prices that make our customers stay for life – it’s the excellent customer service that people love. Compare rates and get started today.