Find the best electricity rates in Pasadena

Let Atlas guide you to the best energy plan for you with our custom algorithm.

Written By: Virginia Brown
Updated: September 29, 2020

Get to know energy choice in Pasadena

With a population of just over 150,000, Pasadena is the second-largest city in Harris County, Texas, a little to the southeast of Houston. New families and career professionals love the proximity to downtown Houston, which can be reached in about 20 minutes.The area’s largest employers are school districts, construction companies, and the Boeing Company. In short, Pasadena requires reliable energy.

Like most communities in Texas, Pasadena has a deregulated electricity market, meaning residents have the power to choose their energy provider. Atlas was created to make this choice easier, by creating a personalized roadmap between you and your electricity plan.

Your map to Pasadena utilities and providers

Pasadena’s electric utility company is CenterPoint Energy. This means CenterPoint is the company that delivers electricity to your home, maintains power lines, and handles outages.

  • Customers: 2.5+ million
  • Areas served: Houston metropolitan area
  • Outages: Call 800-332-7143 or report outages online.

While Texas residents cannot choose their utility company, they can choose between many retail electric providers (REPs), who sell many types of electric plans. Atlas will help you determine which is right for you. Energy companies in Pasadena include:

4Change EnergyDirect EnergyGexa EnergyReliant Energy
Bulb EnergyDiscount PowerIberdrolaTriEagle Energy
Chariot EnergyExpress EnergyJust EnergyTXU Energy
Cirro EnergyFirst Choice PowerPayless Power
Constellation EnergyFrontier UtilitiesPulse Power

How Atlas compares Pasadena electric plans

Texas energy plans can be complicated. Providers display electricity rates based on the number of kilowatt-hours (kWh) you use, but no one uses energy at exact levels. Going over or under could easily cost you. Before selecting any Texas energy provider plan, consider the following:

  • Prices change. The market is always in flux. While some plans are protected from this, some are not. That’s risky when you consider that the average Texan used 1,664 kWh of energy in August 2019.
  • The average Texas electricity bill in April of 2019 was $95. In the heat of summer, though, it was $196. That’s a big difference.
  • Note that some Texas energy providers offer bill credits for reaching a certain usage. You could end up paying more for using 999 kWh than if you use 1,000 kWh.

Pitfalls and tricky features make it difficult to understand energy plans in Texas. Atlas was built to help users take all these things into account. We keep looking out for your interests even after you sign up for a plan, and we’ll let you know if we find something better.

Why Atlas is different

Atlas puts the consumer first. It’s that simple. We look at more than just the cheapest rate for today to ensure that you get a great - and lasting - plan. We provide direction using a custom algorithm, which uses information you provide about your energy usage to make sure you won’t hit any expensive roadblocks down the line.

We’ll test your usage against many plans and situations to make sure whatever plan you choose will work throughout the year. Give us as much or as little information as you want, and we’ll get to work.

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So, how does it work? Atlas is free to the consumer - that’s you. We do get paid by the providers shown on our site, but they know that your best interests are our top priority. They see the value in getting their names out there and putting themselves under our - and your - microscope.

Enter your address above to see what savings Atlas can find for you. We’ll ask you some information about your needs and do the math. Within a few minutes, you’ll have a personalized path to a better energy plan.