The Houston electricity provider that makes going green a breeze
Did you know? You can help protect our environment by choosing clean energy in Houston, Texas. Select the 100% renewable energy plan featuring wind or solar power that best fits your lifestyle. Enter your zip code below to compare our electricity rates in Texas.
Choose clean energy in Houston. Choose a cleaner planet.
By choosing clean energy from Green Mountain Energy, you can save the planet from 35,011 pounds of CO2 every year. That’s like taking your vehicle off the road for 43,229 miles!*
*Based on a Texas household with monthly usage of 2,000 kWh and an annual car mileage of 15,000.
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More about renewable energy
Renewable energy is made from sources like the sun and wind, which are naturally replenished and nearly inexhaustible.
Why choose clean energy in your Houston home? You’re not only helping the planet by making a difference in your own home; you’re also taking a stand by increasing the demand for a more sustainable way of life. Green Mountain Energy customers’ demand has already helped bring about more than 50 new wind and solar facilities across the country!
Want to learn more? Take a peek at how clean energy works.
Energy deregulation in Houston, Texas
Thanks to the Texas Legislature’s reform of the retail electricity market in 2002, you now have the power to choose which Retail Electric Provider (REP) will power your home. This means Texas electricity customers can shop around for electricity and choose their preferred provider based on customer service, offers and incentives, and, in the case of Green Mountain Energy, clean energy in Houston.
Fun facts about clean energy in Houston
- The City of Houston ranks #1 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership Top 30 Local Government list (and #10 on its National 100 list). The city uses solar and wind power for 92% of its energy usage—approximately 1,072,149,000 kWh of renewable energy per year.2 Go, Houston!
- Google announced that Houston has the most solar energy potential of any U.S. city, with an estimated 18,940 gigawatt-hours of rooftop solar generation potential per year.3 The future looks bright.
- Rooftop solar power continues to spread in Houston, increasing by 19 percent in 2017 over the previous 4 Here’s to a city that is doing its part for the planet.
Houston, Texas energy providers
In a given area, just one Transmission and Distribution Service Provider (TDSP) exists — maintaining the region’s poles and wires, responding to power outages, and reading your meter. No matter which energy company in Houston you choose, you’ll always have the same TDSP.
CenterPoint is the TDSP in Houston and the surrounding areas including Angleton, Alvin, Cypress, Galveston, Pasadena and Richmond.
1 The free nights electricity charges (8:00 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.) will be reflected on your monthly bill and are included in the average price calculation. Green Mountain Energy reserves the right to discontinue this plan without notice.
910 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002