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Prepaid Electricity: Save up to 20% On Your Electric Bill

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Prepay and variable rate plans put you in control and save you money

Prepaid electricity saves you money

Prepaid electricity plans save you money in many ways. You get up to 20% lower electricity rate than traditional electric companies, and with daily monitoring, you can take control over how much electricity you're using. Never be surprised when paying your electricity bill again! Whether you choose a fixed rate or variable rate plan, prepaid lights and energy put the power back in the hands of the consumer.

Everyone is approved. No deposit required.

Everyone deserves access to electricity. Regardless of the prepaid plan you choose, we require no deposit, no credit check, and no long-term contract. If you live in our Texas electricity zip code areas, you're automatically approved for prepaid electricity. We don’t use credit score, credit history, or utility payment data to determine your rate. All you need is a Texas address (whether you rent or own), a smart meter (already in a majority of Texas homes), a payment method, an initial balance (which isn’t a deposit) that goes toward your actual electricity costs, and an online account so we can send you your usage statements.

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Monitor your usage and manage your budget

With our personalized text or email alerts, you can monitor your daily electricity usage, electricity costs, and account balance. Some plans allow you to limit your usage in advance, or as you receive your usage alerts, you can adjust your usage accordingly by simply turning up the A/C or turning off the lights. At the end of the month, we will send a statement detailing your prior month’s prepaid electricity payments, charges, and savings history. Whether you choose a fixed rate or month-to-month plan, autopay and account updates mean no more surprise expenses thanks to your prepaid light and electricity payments.

Quick and easy same-day connection.

Our team is here to ensure you receive electricity when you need it! Smart meters allow service to be connected in just a few hours. Payless Power, your trusted Texas prepaid light company, offers quick connection, then provides valuable daily usage stats right to your device. We help estimate how many days of electricity are remaining based on your usage and account balance, then we alert you if your prepaid balance needs a deposit to maintain service without interruption.

Power to manage your energy bill in the palm of your hand

Receive daily account alerts via text or email to track your electricity usage


Kilowatt hours consumed for the day


Savings for the day


Balance Remaining


Estimated days remaining

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much can I save with prepaid electricity?

Q: How much can I save with prepaid electricity?

Since there are fluctuations in electricity rates, the amount that you can save is not consistent, or we cannot give you a firm number. But consumer feedback says that they were able to save up to 27% compared to other providers and electricity plans. Payless Power’s ability to access low kilowatt-hour (kWh) rates helps them save automatically. They also notify their customers of their daily usage, which gives them a heads up of how much power they consume and what steps to take to conserve electricity.

Q: What is prepaid electricity?

Q: What is prepaid electricity?

Prepaid Electricity is an electricity plan that allows customers to control electricity use by paying before using electricity. Prepaid electricity plans are available in states like Texas and Maryland due to their deregulation laws. Thanks to its flexibility, the plans are known as “pay as you go” plans.

Q: How does prepaid electricity work?

Q: How does prepaid electricity work?

All you need to do is pay for your electricity before you use it, which is why these plans are often referred to as pay as you go plans. They’re popular due to their flexibility and often don’t require credit checks, deposits, or long-term contracts. You just pay for how much electricity you want, and then you go about your routine.

Q: Is prepaid electricity cheaper than postpaid?

Q: Is prepaid electricity cheaper than postpaid?

It really depends. For instance, if you do not want to prepay for electricity up front and are looking to get locked in at a low rate for the entire length of your 1-year rental lease, then a postpaid electricity plan is the best option for you. On the flip side, if you do not have good credit, cannot afford to pay for a deposit up front, and want flexibility on a month-to-month basis, then you should go with a prepaid electricity plan.

Q: What are the benefits of prepaid electricity?

Q: What are the benefits of prepaid electricity?

Pay as you go electricity plans allow consumers to pay for their electricity in advance. The plan, which uses prepayment meters, helps consumers to monitor and control the way they use electricity. This saves on energy costs.

What our customers are saying

See why our power customers say we're the best electricity provider in Texas!

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

Happy Customer

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

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.

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