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Amigo Energy: Ratings & Reviews

Amigo Energy  Products and Services

Amigo Energy is a Texas electric company.  It is wholly owned by Just Energy who also owns Tara Energy.  The parent company was heavily impacted by the winter storm that hit Texas in the winter of 2021.  As a result, they filed for chapter 15 bankruptcy in March of 2021.  However, Amigo Energy continues to operate as a Texas electricity provider.   Their operational base in in Houston.  Amigo offers electrical service to both residential and business customers.

Amigo Energy Plans

These are some of the plans they offer Texas customers:

How do Amigo Energy’s electricity rates compare to other Texas electric companies?

Oncor  area Electricity Rates

Compare these rates from other electricity providers in Arlington to Amigo’s rates

Electric CompanyPlan NameElectricity Rate
Frontier UtilitiesSuper Value 1214.0¢/kWh
Frontier UtilitiesFrontier Super Value 2412.5¢/kWh
GexaSaver Deluxe 1214.2¢/kWh
4Change EnergyMaxx Saver Select 2412.5¢/kWh
Cirro EnergySmart Simple 1219.3¢/kWh
TrieagleSure Value 3617.9¢/kWh
Direct EnergyLive Brighter 1219.3¢/kWh
First Choice PowerYou Got This 2420.2¢/kWh
TXUClear Deal 2420.9¢/kWh
4Change EnergyMaxx Saver Select 1213.1¢/kWh
GexaSaver Value 1218.6¢/kWh
Express EnergyFlash 2412.4¢/kWh
Green Mountain EnergyCrystal Clear 12 Preferred22.1¢/kWh
ReliantReliant Power On 1220.4¢/kWh
Payless PowerPremier 1221.1¢/kWh
Rates Updated July 25th 14, 2022

Centerpoint Area Electricity Rates

Compare these rates from other electricity providers in Sugarland to Amigo’s rates

Electric CompanyPlan NameElectricity Rate
Frontier UtilitiesSuper Value 1213.7¢/kWh
Frontier UtilitiesSuper Value 2413.5¢/kWh
GexaSaver Value 1220.5¢/kWh
4Change EnergyMaxx Saver Select 2413.5¢/kWh
Cirro EnergySmart Value 12 Online22.4¢/kWh
TrieagleSure Value 3618.5¢/kWh
Direct EnergyAutopay Texas 1822.5¢/kWh
First Choice PowerYou Got This 2422.1¢/kWh
TXUClear Deal 2421.5¢/kWh
4Change EnergyMaxx Saver Select 1215.3¢/kWh
GexaSaver Deluxe 1215.4¢/kWh
Express EnergyFlash 2413.4¢/kWh
Green Mountain EnergyCrystal Clear 12 Preferred23.6¢/kWh
ReliantSecure Advantage 1222.2¢/kWh
Ambit EnergyLone Star Classic 1223.5¢/kWh
Payless PowerSimple 622.1¢/kWh
Rates Updated July 25, 2022

Amigo Energy Contact Information

Phone number:1-888-331-8871
Website Address:https://amigoenergy.com
Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 3607
Houston, TX 77253

  

Amigo Energy Reviews and Ratings

Amigo Energy is not BBB Accredited.  The BBB does, however, note a pattern of complains related to dales tactics and other business practices from the parent company Just Energy.

They have an average customer review score of 1.1/5 stars

285 complains closed in the last 3 years
41 complains closed in the last 12 months

Texas Power To Choose Rating – 3/5 stars

Complaints Against Amigo Energy

In the second half of 2021 there were 42 complaints against Amigo Energy filed with the Texas PUC. Note that these complaints are listed on the Texas PUC website under the name Fulcrum Retail Energy LLC.  This is the operating name registered with the PUC for Amigo.   The types of complaints breaks down as follows:

Amigo Energy Texas PUC Complaints

Total complaints filed with the Texas PUC for the second half of 2021

Slamming2
Cramming0
Billing27
Quality of Service0
Disconnection of Service4
Provision of Service9
All Other2
Total Complaints42

Click here to see up to date complaint statistics for Amigo Energy

Amigo Energy in the news:

Just Energy Announces ERCOT’s Calculations of Recovery Amounts Under Texas House Bill 4492 of Certain Costs of the Texas Winter Weather Event
Just Energy says Texas customers protected from storm-related price surge

Why do Texas electric companies all charge different rates for electricity?

Sometimes it seems like there are electric companies in every corner of the state, but why is it that they all charge different rates? The average Texas household spends about 24 percent more on electricity than the national average. The difference in rates can be due to many factors, including higher usage rates for homes with air conditioning, hot water heaters, and electric stoves. Using less power can help you save money on your electric bill.  Electric companies charge different rates for different products to target different consumer segments.   They also change electricity rates often in an attempt to compete with each other.

Amigo Energy Texas PUC Certificate # 10081