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What is Texas-New Mexico Power?

Texas-New Mexico Power

The majority of the Texas energy grid has been deregulated for over 10 years now, and this means you have the choice of which retail electric provider will provide the electricity for your home or business. However, deregulation does not mean that you choose what company actually transmits and delivers that electricity to you. This company is called a Transmission and Delivery Service Provider (TDSP) - also known as your utility company. Texas-New Mexico Power is 1 of the 5 that service the deregulated areas of Texas.

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The areas shown in red signify the TNMP Electricity service area footprint.

Founded in 1935, Texas-New Mexico Power delivers electricity, maintains and reads meters, and constructs and maintains power lines for over 230,000 homes and businesses throughout Texas. This company's service area is centered in 3 distinct areas of Texas:

  1. Rural areas northeast, northwest, and southwest of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex - Lewisville, Gatesville, Bryson, and Farmersville, for example.
  2. Gulf Coast areas southeast and southwest of Houston - Friendswood, Texas City, and Angleton, for example.
  3. West Texas areas - Fort Stockton and Pecos, for example.

Texas-New Mexico Power is the company that residents of these areas should contact to report a power outage created by severe weather, downed power lines, broken poles, etc. The number to call is 1-888-866-7456. The company can be found online here, and it frequently interacts with customers in its service area on their Twitter and their Facebook.

Bounce Energy proudly offers electricity to all customers living in the Texas-New Mexico Power service area. Call Customer Care at 1-888-452-6862 or sign up for one of our plans for you or your business online here.

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