Utilities | Electricity
As of January 1, 2002, most customers in Texas have been able to
choose their electric supplier. The law that made this choice possible
generally separates the utility business into three parts –
generation, delivery, and customer service – and deregulates some of
it. This change gives Texas customers more options for their electric
Texas-New Mexico Power Company will continue to be the company that
delivers the power you choose over its poles and wires. This function
will remain regulated to help ensure reliability of service.
Existing utilities – including Texas-New Mexico Power Company –
have formed affiliated companies that will provide the competitive
part of your energy service. TNMP's affiliate is
First Choice Power
Company. Customers can choose to stay with the affiliated
supplier, or they can contract with a new supplier.
Electric Competition in Texas
The links below provide additional information about issues
associated with competition.
Other Energy Providers
UPDATE: In the
ever-changing landscape of private enterprise, it is near impossible
to monitor the in-business/out-of-business changes affecting this
utility. Therefore, we have removed our list of Electricity Providers and replaced it with a Bing® Search
suggestion. Any search engine will provide roughly the same
For More Information
To report a power outage,
contact Texas-New Mexico Power Company at 888-866-7456.