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Life in Abilene, Texas

Located near the center of Texas (about 180 miles west of Dallas-Fort Worth), the city of Abilene has a population of 125,000 residents. The mid-size city is the center of a 22-county area commonly referred to as the Big Country. Established in 1881 as a railroad town by ranchers and land speculators, Abilene was named after a Kansas cattle town.

Today, the city offers a diverse mix of western heritage, contemporary culture, and the renowned Abilene Christian University. Manufacturing and food processing are thriving industries in the area. Abilene is also home to Dyess Air Force Base with over 13,000 military personnel and civilians employed or residing there. True to the traditional values upon which it was built, residents and business owners want an Abilene electricity plan that is reliable and affordable. With Payless Power, you get this and more..


Average Abilene Electric Rates

Abilene, Texas, offers an affordable cost of living that’s 16% less than the nationwide average, attracting more families to its growing populace. Abilene residents, on average, pay 12.03 cents per kWh for electricity, which is 13% less than the US average. Due to the hot climate, however, Abilene’s household monthly electricity usage (1,528 kWh) is higher than the US average of 893 kWh. Abilene residents can find some relief by taking advantage of lower-cost energy plans due to Texas’s deregulated market. You can view our usage estimates to see how much you can expect to pay for electricity in Abilene here.

Payless Power provides the best prepaid electricity plans with no cancellation fees and no deposit in the Abilene, TX, area. Since 2005, we have been helping people get a better energy rate and save money on their average electric bill, regardless of income or credit history. As a family-owned electric provider founded in Texas, Payless Power takes great pride in serving our customers with care and respect.

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Estimating Your Abilene, Texas Electricity Bill

If you’re new to Abilene, estimating your bill and choosing a power company among all the options can be confusing. Knowing what to expect as far as usage goes helps you make an informed selection, saving you energy and money by choosing a plan to fit your needs. Reading your Texas Electricity Facts Label with your first bill also helps provide clarity on actual usage and costs.

With Payless Power’s instant approval (no credit checks) and same day connection, Abilene customers can choose our 6 or 12-month prepaid plan. Daily usage and account balance alerts put the power back in customers’ hands to lower their electricity usage or simply add to their balance on the spot. As a result, customers can find cheap electricity plans with up to 20% savings and no unpleasant surprises at the end of the month. Enter your Abilene zip code to find a Payless Power Plan to suit your household.



*Based on Payless Power’s Autopay and Save 12 plan for zip code 79605 on 12/08/21. Rates subject to change due to energy costs.

Abilene Electricity Rate & Usage: What To Expect To Pay*

750 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
17.9¢ / kWh
Expected Charge
Small Home
1200 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
14.9¢ / kWh
Expected Charge
Large Home
2000 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
13.5¢ / kWh
Expected Charge

What our customers are saying

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Chrystal S. in Abilene

Best deal and lowest prices I’ve seen in a long time. Very convenient and not at all complicated. I am beyond happy with their service.

Tiffany S. in Abilene

I love Payless power your a awesome company and I like how easy it is to pay online and I get day to day texted message’s so I now how much power I use and I love the low rate’s on electricity. Thank you

Pamela V. in Abilene

So far so good I just hope it doesn’t fluctuate. Up higher as long as I’m been charged only for what I’m using.. I will continue to be a happy customer and keep. The same company with Payless power. I’m very satisfied right now for the last five day I’ve had my service switched over to Payless power from Txu. Thanks Payless power…

Latosha B. in Lewisville

I have used pay as you go electricity before but this is by far the best so far, I have had no issues the payments can be made easily and the people if you ever have to deal with them are friendly and quick.

Brookelynn L. in Fort Worth

We have generally had a difficult time paying our electric bill in one big chunk. I mean, it’s a lot easier to come up with $50 three or four times a month than $200 all at once. We live paycheck to paycheck and my husband does home improvement jobs on the side. Payless Power has alleviated our worries and made it very convenient to pay online, def…

Joyce D. in Corpus Christi

Extremely affordable, I average $4.60 a day which is really a good deal, not mention the Hassel of doing a guessing game when the bill comes, you get to prepay for your electricity. No surprises. This highly recommended electric company, know I’ve tried all those other theiving electric companies. Try it and SEE for Yourself!!…

Robert K F. in Laredo

So far so good. Hopefully i can get power on in a few minutes instead of waiting until tomorrow. Payment process was easy

Raymond S. in Temple

Just started and really like the play by play on what you use and how much you pay at a time. I hate electric companies but so far I am very impressed with your company

Jana P. in Taft

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does electricity cost in Abilene?

Q: How much does electricity cost in Abilene?

The average Abilene electricity rate for residential consumers is 10.98 cents per kWh. The average local rate will be used in calculating the monthly costs for residences of different sizes. For example, an Abilene household consumes a monthly electricity usage of 790 kWh, the average electric bill will cost around $87.

While the average Abilene commercial electricity rate is 8.16 cents per kWh which is 19.13% less compared to the national average, making it a lot cheaper to live in Abilene.

Q: How do I choose an Abilene energy plan?

Q: How do I choose an Abilene energy plan?

Under Abilene’s deregulated energy market, residents and businesses can shop for the best plan that suits their energy needs.  You have many options for cheap electric utility plans, depending on where you live. To find out what plans and discounts are available near you, just enter your ZIP code here. You can choose from the different plans available below:

  • In a fixed-rate plan, you will pay the same rate per kilowatt-hour (kWh) throughout the contract. Most contracts last between one and three years. You are only charged a fixed rate for electricity. Other fees, like taxes, can fluctuate over time.
  • In a variable plan, market conditions can affect the rate you pay. You might see a sudden increase in your rates during periods of heavy energy demand. It can be difficult for consumers to budget for their energy expenses because of this uncertainty.

Consumers can avoid the upfront payment of a deposit by using prepaid plans or no-deposit plans. Economic conditions have made it increasingly difficult for consumers to pay the deposits required by energy providers.

Q: Who provides electricity in Abilene?

Q: Who provides electricity in Abilene?

Abilene residents have the freedom or power to choose their energy provider.  Among the top providers are Payless Power,  TXU Energy, Constellation, and 4Change Energy.  Each of these companies offers electric supply plans that vary in price and terms. It’s important to compare all your options to make sure you pick one that meets your needs.

The utility provider for Abilene is AEP (American Electric Power) Texas North. The company is responsible for maintaining and repairing Abilene’s electric infrastructure. While you can choose your provider, you can’t choose your utility, which is determined by where you live. In case of a power outage, you must contact your local utility company.

Q: Who has the cheapest electricity rates in Abilene?

Q: Who has the cheapest electricity rates in Abilene?

The cost of energy varies depending on where you live. The cheapest company in one part of the state may not necessarily be the cheapest in Abilene. Enter your ZIP code here to find out what the best rates are in your area. You can then sort by price to find the cheapest rate.

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About Payless Power

Payless Power wants to be your Texas electric company.

Whether you live in a large city or small town, we can save you money with pay as you go electricity! Where do we provide Texas electricity? We service customers with no deposit electricity in more than 400 deregulated communities in Texas. We work with principal utilities throughout the state of Texas to provide prepaid electricity. The utilities are: Oncor in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex and various parts of West Texas; CenterPoint Energy in Houston and the surrounding areas; AEP Central in Corpus Christi and surrounding areas; AEP North in Abilene and other North Texas communities.

What our customers are saying

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I was worried about getting electricity for my home through a prepaid company. I was calling around to see different rates then going through all the hassle of credit checks while dropping points each…

Christine M. in Killeen

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I have been with this company for several years and have been very happy since. Even when I moved, they made my usually stressful situation very easy and carefree. I recommend them to everyone that I…

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I have enjoyed the service for 2 years now. In the beginning this service was planned to be temporary but with the service being so effective for me i decided to keep it for the long haul. I’m a happy customer.

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