Spark Energy Gas and Electricity
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Spark Energy Gas and Electricity

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Spark Energy Gas and Electricity

About Spark Energy Gas and Electricity

Spark Energy is a natural gas and electricity provider that offers discounted residential and business services in select states. By signing up with Spark Energy, you get access to fixed and variable rate plans, as well as green energy options. You can enroll online if you’re in the company’s service area.

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Pros

  • Potential discounts
  • Fixed and variable rates
  • Green energy options

Cons

  • Limited availability
  • Rates can change with energy costs

Bottom Line

Spark Energy is a natural gas and electricity provider that may offer lower rates than utility companies. Its service is available only in select states; you can enroll online if it’s in your area. It also has renewable energy options.

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I was looking for better pricing than the current light company I had. I Googled energy companies and found Spark Energy… Everybody was nice and friendly when I needed to pay at a...

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I've been with Spark Energy for years… my bill seems to be pretty fair, and most times, lower than usual. My rate's up for renewing right now, so I need to work on that. I talked ...

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What is Spark Energy?

Spark Energy is an electricity and natural gas provider that offers an alternative to local energy companies. With this company, your utility provider maintains your service, but Spark supplies the energy and sets the rate. You can choose from fixed or variable rates as well as a variety of flat-rate billing options (for some customers). Often, independent energy providers like this one offer lower rates than utility companies.

Spark Energy service

Spark Energy handles the transfer of service from your local energy provider. Once you complete enrollment, its representatives contact the utility company and begin the transfer process. This takes between 15 and 45 days to complete. You’ll still receive one bill from your local utility company, but Spark will be listed as your supplier.

Spark Energy rates

Spark Energy’s pricing is online, including options for fixed and variable rates. Costs for a given area might range from 8 cents to 13 cents per 2,000 kWh. Visit Spark’s website for quotes in your area. If you get service through Centerpoint Energy or ONCOR, you can choose flat billing for 12 months — Spark also offers a fixed-rate plan for households that use more than 2,750 kWh per month and a fixed plan for homes that use fewer than 2,000 kWh monthly.

Spark Energy FAQ

Who owns Spark Energy?
Spark Energy was purchased by OVO Energy in 2018, but both companies operate independently.
Where is Spark Energy available?
Spark is available in New York, California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey and Texas.
Where is Spark Energy located?
Spark Energy is based out of Houston, Texas.

Is Spark Energy legit?

Spark Energy provides competitive natural gas and electricity rates to residents and businesses in select states. It also offers renewable energy options and fixed or variable rates. It has the potential to charge less than local utility companies, but Spark customers do risk higher rates as energy costs change.

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Rated with 5 stars
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Original review: Sept. 24, 2022

The rate has been going a little bit up. However, I've been comparing it with other providers, and it's still good. I haven't had any issue all these years, not even billing or customer service. Everything has been good.

Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

We appreciate you taking the time to share feedback regarding your experience with our service. Spark Energy is very grateful for loyal customers like you.

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    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Sept. 3, 2022

    Spark was within the price that I was looking for. They asked me three questions then told me the fixed rate was the one for me. So far, they're way better than TX Energy and Ambit. I love Spark. I do everything on the website. It's very easy to navigate.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We're so grateful for customers like you. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to supply your home with energy and for taking the time to share your feedback.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 24, 2022

    My bill went from 130 altogether to 70. I'm really pleased with that. Their reps also were very nice.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We are thrilled to hear about the change you saw on your bill. Thank you for sharing your feedback and for giving us the opportunity to be your supplier.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 21, 2022

    They called me and I talked to them briefly. It seemed like they're doing an okay job. It would save me money for a year.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your business and honesty about your experience.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Nov. 19, 2021

    This is my first 5 months with Spark Energy. So far it's been a good relationship after getting through an issue with the initial signup. I plan to renew with Spark Energy and continue our relationship without any other issues along the way.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We’re glad to hear that everything worked out despite the enrollment issue and that you have given us the chance to remain your supplier. Thank you for your business and loyalty.

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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 13, 2021

    Customer service is terrible. I needed my service transferred to my new address because I was moving. They never shut down the account for my old address. When I received two invoices and called them about it they told me not to worry about it because it was a mistake. Just like the previous mistake that they had emailed out to everyone confirming plan renewals. As they make mistakes they expect you to pay for it. And will put all the blame on you. Save yourself some time.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We can absolutely understand your frustration and we would like to investigate your concerns to get to the bottom of what happened. Please email us at officeofthepresident@sparkenergy.com with your account details and concerns so we can thoroughly review. Thank you.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 25, 2021

    Spark Energy had the lowest rate and it was a year-by-year thing. It was simple to switch but once I signed up and did everything, I didn't hear from anyone until I got something in the mail maybe a month later.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We're glad to hear that your enrollment process was simple. If you enrolled online and provided an email address, you would've received an email confirmation. Please note that mail times can be long as there have been issues with USPS.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 13, 2021

    Spark Energy charged their fees per kilowatt-hour, so I went with them. Based on my usage, the fixed-rate made the most sense. My experience with them has been favorable.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    We're grateful that you chose our company to be your energy supplier. Thank you for your business and for leaving us a review.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 11, 2021

    I've had Spark for a long time and I like their rates. I’m also satisfied with their service and when I dealt with their reps, it was a good interaction.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding our customer service and rates. We appreciate your business and hope that we remain your supplier for many years to come.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 3, 2021

    I was with Reliant before and one of my friends referred me to Spark Energy. Since then, I'm doing well. I'm paying the lowest cost since I've been in America. Whatever the charge was fair. So far, I'm happy with their services. I also brought one guy onboard this year.

    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity response

    It's great to hear that you are happy with our service. Thank you for your business and sharing your experience.

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    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity Company Information

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    Company Name:
    Spark Energy Gas and Electricity
    Company Type:
    Public
    Ticker Symbol:
    SPKE
    Year Founded:
    1999
    Address:
    12140 Wickchester Lane, Suite #100
    City:
    Houston
    State/Province:
    TX
    Postal Code:
    77079
    Country:
    United States
    Fax:
    877-375-8007
    Website:
    www.sparkenergy.com