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Tired of getting surprised by your Texas electric bill at the end of each month? Want to take greater control of your electric usage? If so, a pay as you go electricity plan may be right for you.

Instead of an end-of-the-month bill that can shock your wallet, a pay as you go plan, sometimes called prepaid electricity, gives customers the freedom of seeing their actual utilization throughout the month. Customers simply deposit a balance to their account (much like a debit card) and your usage is deducted. Payless Power, through easy text or email alerts, sends electricity consumption notices and account balance updates. That means you can assess and decrease your power usage, saving you money. You can choose to have an auto-pay feature enabled to top your account up when your balance gets low, or you can conveniently add to your balance on the spot from your phone or computer through our online portal. 

At Payless Power, the goal is to deliver Texas residents energy at an affordable rate. Whether you are in Dallas, Houston, or Corpus Christi, Payless Power can give you reliable energy at reasonable prices with a pay as you go electricity plan.



With contract plans, also known as postpaid plans, consumers sign a contract for electric service in order to receive service. Often, this kind of plan requires a credit check and a hefty initial deposit. Customers typically receive a monthly bill, then have a window of time to pay, which may cause hardship if the payment deadline falls during a time when customers have many other bills that are due. Failure to pay usually results in a late fee and a notice of impending disconnection from services which will be enforced if the bill is not paid.

Pay as you go plans are advantageous in comparison, with the required “deposit” serving as the prepayment balance to begin service. Electricity is issued at a prespecified amount based on the customer’s own estimated usage (cost per kilowatt hours). At Payless Power, there is no deposit, credit check, or long-term contract involved. Everyone is approved, and customers can manage usage, in addition to when and how they pay. The easy payment options are highlighted below.



Among the long list of benefits from a pay as you go plan, some of the top advantages Payless Power customers can enjoy include:



In addition to offering flexible pay as you go options and allowing you to sign up with no deposit and no credit check, there are a lot of other hidden or surprise fees that other retail electric providers charge that Payless Power does not.

Late Payment Fees NO 5% late fee
Payment Assistance Fees NO $4.95 per instance
Customer Service Fees NO $4.95 per instance
Summary Bill Fees NO $4.95 per instance
Disconnect Notice/Letter Fees NO $19.95 per instance
Disconnect Recover Fees NO $29.95 per instance
Reconnect Recovery Fees NO $29.95 per instance
Priority Connection Fees NO $9.95 per instance
Fees To Make-A-Payment NO* $4.95 per instance
Fees For Unenrolling From Auto-Pay NO $19.95 per month
Fees For A Copy Of Your Statement/Bill NO $2.00 per copy request
Additional Fee To Connect Or Switch Service NO $15.00

*See Terms of Service


Signing up for a Texas electricity plan is easy with the Payless Power customer portal. Just enter your zip code to explore the plans. Simply choose the amount of electricity you need and load a minimum balance to start your service. Whether you select auto pay or another pay as you go option, you can optimize your savings by conserving energy and staying on top of your costs without the worry of a big end-of-the-month bill.

At Payless Power, the initial cost of an electricity account is $40, which goes directly toward your balance. According to data from the US Energy Information Administration, customers who use Payless Power’s services have been found to have an electric bill that is 27% lower than the average Texas customer’s. Pay as you go electricity plans make bill pay easy and can help you reduce your usage and save you money.

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Roy Joyce

Payless power has the best customer service we’ve ever experienced! We’ve never had any problems. It’s easy to put money on the account and I like being able to see how much we’re using each day. We p…

Roy J. in Dallas

Erik Loya

I really like the payment method that Payless Power uses. It is the sole reason I use Payless Power over any other electricity. I really and truely feel as if I do not have an electric bill. This pay…

Erik L. in Abilene

Amanda Fernicola

I have to say before having a pay as you go service I was accustomed to having a monthly bill and the thought of having a prepaid service was kind of scary. I thought I would give it a try considering…

Amanda F. in Fort Worth