Riverway Power’s Bankruptcy Will not Be Going Through

Riverway Power attempted to declare bankruptcy as a way to keep their existing Texas electric service customers to reorganize and start over again. The Public Utility Commission of Texas asked them if they would be going ahead with the bankruptcy filing and the owner of Riverway Power said, “no we will not be able to declare bankruptcy.” For whatever reason, Riverway Power lawyers advised them to not go ahead with bankruptcy. Because Riverway will remain in business without filing bankruptcy they will have all of their customers transferred to the provider of last resort by the Texas state government.

If you are a Riverway Power customer you need to know a few things about this issue. If things occur as they have with National Power company who also had their customers transferred to the POLR rate you may lose your deposit with Riverway Power. Not only will you potentially lose your deposit but you will be put on the POLR rate which could be anywhere from 22 – 30 cents kWh depending on the area you live in. The POLR rate is something you want to get off ASAP as the rate is double and triple what you can get elsewhere.

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If your in the Houston area Affordable Energy has the best 12 month fixed residential rate as of June 2008

If you are in the Dallas Fort Worth area and other areas you can sign up with Startex Power at one of the lowest rates out there right now. We no longer recommend Startex Power at this time.

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Saving Money On Electricity In Houston

Champion Energy has a very low cost electric rate in the Houston area but current rates now available may be even better so be sure to compare their prices with the many providers and rates listed in our chart. You can find our compare tool at the top right of this page. Back in Jan 8 of 2008 Champion’s price was lower than any of the other electric companies I had seen so far except for Startex Power. Currently there are new providers out there that may beat them both.

As of Jan 8 2008 they only offer one term at 12 months but this is the most popular term for most people so it usually works for most peoples needs. The rate for January is at 11.1 cents a kWh with a $4.95 monthly service fee but Champion’s electric rate has gone up since then. If you add in the service fee into the rate goes up about .004 cents kWh which is still a lower rate then the most competitive providers offering residential electric service in Houston. For a more competitive electric rate then Champion Energy with no monthly service fee we recommend Startex Power. Depending on your area in Texas their rate will be higher or lower.

If you live in Dallas Texas, Tyler Texas, Alpine, Fort Worth or other cities on the other side of the state there are cheaper providers then Champion. You can find out more here. Learn more about Texas Residential Electricity.

North Texas like Dallas and the cities around Dallas have some of the lowest electric rates in the state in comparison to Houston. We have a comparison chart for commercial customers and a more straightforward comparison for residential customers. If you go to the page for your county or city you will see an advertisement with the lowest cost energy providers for that city on the top left.

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