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Find your city in the lists below

CenterPoint Energy Service Area
CenterPoint Energy serves Angleton,  Alvin, Cypress , Galveston, Houston, Pasadena and Richmond.

For a map of CenterPoint Energy's service area, click here.

Oncor Service Area
Oncor serves Addison, Corsicana, Chandler, Dallas, Denison, Denton, Diboll, Fort Worth, Midland, Odessa, Palestine, Paris, Plano, Tyler and Wichita Falls.

For a map of Oncor's service area and more information, click here.

AEP North Service Area
AEP North serves Abilene, Alpine, San Angelo and Vernon.

For a map of AEP North's service area and more information, click here.

AEP Central Service Area
AEP Central serves Corpus Christi, Laredo, McAllen, San Benito and Victoria.

For a map of AEP Central's service area and more information, click here.

TNMP (Texas-New Mexico Power) Service Area
TNMP serves
  • The Gulf Coast cities of Angleton, Brazoria, West Columbia, Sweeny, Alvin, Friendswood, Dickinson, League City, La Marque and Texas City.
  • The northern and central cities of Detroit, Bogata, Emory, Whitewright, Leonard, Farmersville, Pilot Point, Princeton, Lewisville, Nocona, Petrolia, Olney, Bryson, Strawn, Glen Rose, Hico, Hamilton, Meridian, Clifton, Whitney, Valley Mills and Gatesville.
  • The western cities of Kermit, Pecos, Fort Stockton and Sanderson. 

Follow the links to see full city listings and maps for TNMP's Gulf Coast, North-Central, and West Texas service areas.

Sharyland Utilities Service Area
Sharyland Utilities serves parts of Brady, Celeste, Colorado City, Mission/McAllen and Stanton.

Follow the link for contact information pertaining to 
Sharyland Utility's service area.

Not all parts of Texas have the power to choose their electric provider.  TrueCost indexes electric rates where there is choice, but does not include prices for Austin (Austin Energy), San Antonio (CPS Energy), El Paso (El Paso Electric), northeast Texas (SWEPCO) or other areas served by a single provider. 
--Bobby Dornbos

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