American Power and Light.

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American Power and Light

American Light and Power is a retail energy provider located in Houston, Texas. In addition to residential and commercial electrical services, they offer light installation and electrical design services for Private Electric Distribution Systems (PEDS).

Rate Plans

Residential Plans


Both fixed-rate and variable plans are offered for residential customers. The length of the contract can vary, offering customers better flexibility. The type of electricity being purchased is also an option for customers who have a desire to support renewable energy products.


Commercial Plans


Commercial customers have the option to enroll with American Light and Power in either fixed-rate or variable plans. However, large corporations are required to contact an advisor to jointly develop an energy plan that is tailored for their specific needs.

Renewable Options

Electricity produced from renewable sources is an option for all American Light and Power customers. In fact, every plan contains renewable energy since Texas is the #1 generator o electricity from wind and #2 in solar production. This green electricity is fed onto the grid along with the electricity produced through traditional means. Renewable energy reduces carbon footprints and instead of using fossil fuels to generate energy renewable resources such as wind, sun, and hydroelectric sources are used.

Service Areas

The following service areas are serviced by American Light and Power:


Oncor– this area is comprised of 400 communities and 98 counties including Dallas-Ft Worth, Waco, Midland, and Odessa.


CenterPoint-this area is primarily Houston


Texas-New Mexico Power-this area includes portions of Houston, Dallas-Ft Worth, and Midland.


AEP Texas– serves areas such as McAllen, Laredo, Victoria, and Abilene.

How To Compare Energy Rates:

Are you ready to compare electricity plans for your home or business? We offer the best electricity plans from the top retail electricity providers. Now, there are several electricity plan options offered, and knowing your options is a great start to finding the best plan. Here are some of the common electricity plans our energy suppliers offer:


Fixed Rate Electric Plans

Fixed-rate electricity plans allow residents and businesses to lock-in electricity unit costs at a certain $/kWh for a contract period term. This provides price certainty and a relatively simple way to budget for energy costs.


Residential & Commercial Plans

Our site also gives residents the option to choose between residential electricity rates and commercial electricity rates. Commercial businesses even have the ability to request a custom quote that is tailored to the business's individual usage.


No Deposit Electricity Plans

Some energy providers require customers to put down a deposit when they sign up for an electricity plan. Our site allows you to filter plans that do not require a deposit, so you can sign up with an electricity provider on your terms.


100% Green Plans

Are you looking for a green electricity plan? Our site displays rates from some of the leading green energy suppliers in the country. Whether you want electricity generated from wind or solar, you can easily sort by 100% renewable plans.

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