If your home is in the Austin Texas city limits, your utility provider is the city of Austin AustinEnergy. For the areas around Austin, the suburbs, surrounding cities, you have a multitude of utility providers to choose from. These utility providers to choose from can be found, on this wonderful website created by the state of Texas called the power to choose. This is a great website, as you have a plethora of utility companies to choose from, putting the power in your hands.
Try Allconnect.com as a resource for Utility service providers.
Update: as of 02/05/2018
Allconnect now services the Austin TX area as a local Utility resource.
Allconnect.com is integrated with over 200 utility providers, eliminating the need to make multiple phone calls to find the right provider. The best part: there’s never a fee to use their service. Allconnect is not only a way to connect with Electricity service providers for our area, but Allconnect can also connect you with Internet, TV, Home Phone, Natural Gas, Home Security and Moving services for the Austin TX area. All you have to do is enter your street address into their search field and the website searches through it’s database of providers to give you a detailed list of everything available in your area, While this is a great way to connect with service providers in the Austin TX area, this is a national service that allows you to search using addresses nationally.
Here in the Austin Texas area it looks as though you have a wide variety of electricity service providers through the Allconnect website. A wide range from 4change energy, TXU Energy, Reliant, Frontier Utilities, Direct Energy, Champion Energy services and on and on. This Allconnect website provides many electricity service provider options for you.
When you enter your home address, choose electricity as a service type that you are looking for, you will be given a detail best with the lowest kilowatt hour at the top working its way down the to the highest kilowatt hour. Currently, as I write this post I see that 4change energy has a kilowatt hour pricing 7.5-cents with TXU Energy II at 7.9-cents.