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Life in Richardson, Texas

As part of the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, Richardson is located just north of Dallas. The thriving suburb was ranked in the top 10 places to buy a house by Niche. It’s also ranked in the top 12 for places to raise a family and best cities to live. Founded in 1873, the former agricultural area grew to a bustling city of retail and business in the mid-1900s.

Richardson is home to the University of Texas at Dallas. It is known as the “Telecom Corridor,” the world’s leading hub of the telecommunications industry. Other notable industries include insurance and business services, defense and aerospace, education, health care, and manufacturing. Residents can explore many cultural activities, including live shows at the Charles W. Eisemann Center. For recreation, they can enjoy the outdoors at the Galatyn Woodland Preserve and Spring Creek Nature Area. For the families and businesses of Richardson, receiving cheap, yet dependable electricity is important for supporting the pace of everyday life.


Average Electric Rates in Richardson

Richardson, Texas, residents pay about 12.56 cents per kilowatt-hour for their electricity plans, or 13% less than the US average. While their cost is less, Richardson households use about 20% more electricity (1068 kWh) than the US average. Texas’s warm weather plays a factor in the higher usage numbers, but residents can find some relief by taking advantage of cheap energy plans due to Texas’s deregulated market. You can view our usage estimates below to see how much you can expect to pay for electricity in Richardson here.

Electricity provider Payless Power offers the best prepaid plans with no deposits and no credit checks in the Richardson, TX, area. Since 2005, Payless Power has 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, we take great pride in serving our customers with care and respect.

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Estimating Your Electricity Bill in Richardson, Texas

If you’re new to Richardson, estimating your bill and choosing a power company among all the options can be confusing. When it comes to usage consumption and rates, knowing what to expect 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 or deposits) and same day connection, Richardson customers can choose one of our 12-month or month-to-month prepaid plans. 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 enjoy up to 20% savings with no unpleasant surprises at the end of the month. Enter your Richardson zip code to find a cheap Payless Power electricity plan to suit your household.



*Based on Payless Power’s Premier 12 plan for Richardson zip code 75080 in January 2022. Rates subject to change due to energy costs.

Richardson Electricity Bill & Usage: What to Expect to Pay*

750 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
18.4¢ / kWh
Expected Charge
Small Home
1200 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
16.5¢ / kWh
Expected Charge
Large Home
2000 Sq Ft
Approx kWh per/Month
Example Rate
15.8¢ / kWh
Expected Charge

What our customers are saying

I am happy with the service thus far. I will say that my price per kilowatts is cheaper than what I have had in the past. Honestly, I switched to have more control over my monthly bill after receiving a $600 bill from a company that I had a pretty long history with. Competitive pricing is ideal and having more money for my family and less to the el…

Belynda M. in Richardson

Super easy to use, and I love the control over my bill that the app and daily billing gives me.

Jennifer H. in Richardson

Very easy to sign up and the prices are great! Love that I get a balance alert and click to make payment

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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, Payless Power can save you money on your electric plan! From traditional plans, where you pay at the end of the month, to prepaid, no credit check, no-deposit plans, we have options designed to meet your budget and lifestyle. Payless Power services customers in more than 400 deregulated communities in Texas and works with principal utilities throughout the state. 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.

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Affordable and easy to make payments

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…

Julia L. in Webster

Long term customer

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.

Kalandra H. in McKinney