Octopus Energy: Ratings & Reviews

Octopus Energy  Products and Services

Octopus Energy is the Texas arm of a much bigger utility company of the same name. The parent company operates in 6 different countries. The company has a stated goal of ending the global reliance on fossil fuels. They aim to sell green energy products and create technology to make green energy more widespread and more affordable.

The Texas division of this larger conglomerate is a Houston based electric company that sells green energy plans in all deregulated parts of Texas. The company joins a growing list of retail electricity providers that focus exclusively on green energy plans and services related to renewable energy such as solar buy-back programs.

Octopus’ service is compatible with smart thermostats. They claim to have no hidden fees or exit fees.

Other names they may do business under include: Evolve Energy

Octopus Energy Plans

These are some of the plans they offer Texas customers:

  • OctoPlus 36 – Fixed rate 36 month plan
  • OctoPlus 24 – Fixed rate 24 month plan
  • OctoGo 24 – Fixed rate 12 month plan
  • OctoPlus 12 – Fixed rate 12 month plan
  • OctoExtra 365 – Fixed rate 12 month plan that includes Amazon Prime

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

Oncor  area Electricity Rates

Compare these rates from other electric companies in Fort Worth to Octopus’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 Sugar Land to Octopus’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

Octopus Energy Contact Information

Phone number:833-628-6888
Website Address:https://octopusenergy.com
Mailing Address:

114 Main Street, Suite 500
Houston, TX 77002

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Octopus Energy Reviews and Ratings

Octopus Energy is not BBB accredited and has no customer reviews through the BBB.

Texas Power To Choose Rating – 1/5 stars

Complaints Against Octopus Energy

In the second half of 2022 there were 10 complaints against Octopus Energy filed with the Texas PUC. The types of complaints breaks down as follows:

Octopus Energy Texas PUC Complaints

Total complaints filed with the Texas PUC for the second half of 2022

Quality of Service0
Disconnection of Service1
Provision of Service2
All Other0
Total Complaints10

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

They have a Texas PUC Scorecard of 1 out of 5. This is the lowest ranking.

Octopus Energy in the news:

Octopus Energy acquires Texas retail electricity provider.

Octopus Energy rolls out Superpower Savings Program in Texas

What Electric Companies are similar to Octopus Energy

The market for electricity providers focusing on renewable energy is getting crowded in Texas. The growing list of participants include: Cleansky Energy, Gexa Energy, Infuse Energy, and many more. The Texas market is perfectly placed for growth in renewable energy. Texas has a large base of wind energy production and a large untapped potential for solar energy. Because the Texas market is open to competition, it creates the perfect environment for new and innovative approaches to electricity products.

Octopus Energy Texas PUC Certificate # 10262