Brian A.

Brian A.

Energy Advisor


How Much Does a kWh cost in Texas?

A kilowatt hour or kWh, is a measurement of electricity and is how electricity rates in Texas are set. In fact, if you are signing up for a fixed-rate plan with a Texas electricity provider then you will pay a certain price per kilowatt hour or $/kWh.

Electric rates in Texas change almost every day and can vary in their total cost $/kWh by the utility and even by customer type. Businesses typically pay less per kWh in Texas than residential customers due to their volume of electricity usage.

The average commercial rate in Texas is around $0.0977/kWh, and the average residential rate in Texas is about $0.134/kWh. Both commercial and residential electricity rates in Texas are, on average, 20% less than the national average.

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