Compare TXU Energy in La Porte
Trying to decide between TXU Energy and Bounce Energy as your Texas electricity provider in La PorteTexas? We've tried to make that decision easier and provided a set of comparison points below, including plans, rates, rewards, refer-a-friend, and more. Find out why Bounce Energy is the right choice for customers in La Porte, Texas.Sign Up for BOUNCE ENERGYin La Porte details TXU Energy vs Bounce EnergyMORE DETAILSfor La Porte details
La Porte Electricity Rates Comparison: TXU Energy vs Bounce Energy
Comparing electricity rates for TXU Energy and Bounce Energy in La Porte is easy. You can always compare plans on PowerToChoose.org, deep dive into both companies electronic facts labels, or you can always visit our "Versus" page that gives you a breakdown of TXU's rates, plans and programs vs. Bounce Energy's. Generally, you can expect a savings of 15%-25% annually off your La Porte electricity bill (based on 2011 rate data).
Electricity Plan Selection for La Porte Residents
TXU Energy does not offer fixed rate plans with terms shorter than 8 months. So, If you wanted to lock in a rate for a shorter timeframe (for instance, signing up for a trial period through summer or winter), you won't find a 3 month to fit your needs. Why? TXU Energy wants to lock you into longer term plans at higher rates.
TXU also likes to advertise that variable plans are dangerous so, they don't offer them. But, they do offer indexed plans. Indexed plans can be month-to-month contracts with prices that may vary based on the price of natural gas or other factors. For TXU customers in La Porte, if the price of natural gas goes up, so will your indexed rate and your electricity bill. For more information, read Don't Get Fooled by TXU's 'Vari-a-bull'.
With Bounce Energy, we offer a wide variety of plans because we know everyone is different. Not everyone is La Porte wants to be on a fixed rate plan. Some customers like month-to-month plans, some like 3 and 6 month fixed rate plans. All of those plan types and more are available for residents of La Porte.
TXU Energy likes to advertise to La Porte customers that you should pick them because of their record of customer service. When in reality, that's the only selling point they can hang their hat on. It's not low rates - they're one of the most expensive providers in the market. It's not rewards, Bounce Energy's program is superior to TXU's, but more on that in second.
But when you really look deeper into the numbers, it's easy to see that it's all just advertising tactics. Bounce Energy, on the other hand, has been named multiple times the #1 electricity provider in Texas by TexasElectricityRatings.com, a 3rd party consumer reviews and ratings web site that gathers data on all providers in the market. Bounce Energy consistently outranks TXU Energy at other web sites that gather customer reviews online. Just ask yourself one simple question: If customers were happy with TXU Energy, why are almost 10,000 customers a month switching away from TXU Energy for better options?* Meanwhile, Bounce Energy is one of the fastest growing electricity companies in La Porte.
Comparing TXU Energy and Bounce Energy Rewards for La Porte
Both Bounce Energy and TXU Energy provide La Porte customers with rewards. TXU offers a cash back program and Southwest Airlines rewards. However, those rewards are only attached to certain plans making their program less flexible than Bounce Energy's. At Bounce, no matter what plan you sign up for, we allow you to choose one of three programs:
- Bounce Energy Rewards where you earn bill credits, movie tickets, gift cards and free electricity
- Cash Back Rewards where you earn 3% cash back on your electricity each time you pay your bill on-time for 12 bills.
- American AAdvantage Miles Rewards where you earn airline miles for each dollar you spend toward your electricity bill.
Comparing Refer-a-Friend Programs
If you're the type of customer who loves to refer friends and earn money for it, Bounce Energy's program is the best in the market. TXU does have a similar program for La Porte residents. Both companies pay $50 to both you and the person you refer, however TXU caps the amount you can earn. Bounce Energy allows you to refer an unlimited number of your La Porte neighbors. Also, Bounce Energy provides a number of tools in your MyAccount portal that allows you to easier take advantage of the program, including a tool that posts messages to your Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as, email capabilities and printable business cards with your unique refer-a-friend code and link.
*TXU Energy churn numbers reported by EnergyChoiceMatters.com in their article, "Residential Churn at TXU Energy Steady", an unbiased deregulated energy web site.
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