Electricity Program

TASB Energy Cooperative members in deregulated electricity areas in Texas can take advantage of competitive, fixed rates on electricity by participating in our electricity program. We currently serve 200 plus governmental entities across Texas with 1.6 Terawatt hours (TWh) per year.

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Harness purchasing power

We offer options depending on your preferences, needs, and value. The Energy Cooperative’s electricity program can monitor the market to contract based on the specific requirements of your district, university, county or municipality. 

Gain stability and budget certainty

The rate members pay for electricity through an electricity service agreement with our awarded retail electricity provider is fixed. This gives members peace of mind when it comes to budgeting.

What makes TASB Energy Cooperative contracts different?

TASB Energy Cooperative built our contracts with members in mind. We have exclusive contract terms and benefits in place specifically for governmental entities. This includes:

  • Compliance: We manage the bid process on your behalf and is designed to satisfy compliance with procurement laws and our billing and payment terms were built to comply with laws affecting governmental entities.
  • No monthly meter charges: Monthly cost savings per meter in comparison with typical service contracts.
  • Unlimited usage swing: We don’t penalize you with fees for exceeding or falling short of your projected usage on contracted meters.
  • Unlimited add/deletes: Members can add or delete meters without penalty. Additionally, when adding meters, members receive the lower of the current energy price or their contract price.
  • Dedicated customer service: Members received dedicated support from TASB staff, a Direct Energy Business account executive, and a Direct Energy Business Customer Care team.

Direct Energy Business

Direct Energy Business is the retail electric provider (REP) currently awarded by the TASB Energy Cooperative for use by members. Direct Energy is one of the largest energy suppliers in North America, serving more than 3 million customers across the continent.

Direct Energy, through an electricity service agreement with individual participating members, administers the billing, payment, account switching, and general customer service and competitively solicits the wholesale marketplace for the electric commodity on behalf of participating members.

The Energy Cooperative works with Direct Energy to act quickly to lock in energy costs in order to provide a fixed electricity rate over the length of your contract before you actually receive and pay for the electricity. TASB Energy Cooperative members can also take advantage of Direct Energy specific tools such as PowerBuy

Get the latest electricity news and market updates from Direct Energy.

Direct Energy Business contact for members

Erin Scheetz, Direct Energy Business representative
erin.scheetz@nrg.com, 214-577-9658

Have questions about the electricity program? Get in touch with us!


The TASB Energy Cooperative electricity purchasing program is administered by the Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. (TASB), an electricity broker and aggregator registered with the Public Utility Commission of Texas.