Resources FOR RESIDENTial energy users

The electricity bill analysis toolbox

Need help choosing a new electricity plan?

Analyzing your electricity bill will help you understand if you may be paying too much for electricity. The bill analysis will also let you compare types of electricity plans and confirm that your plan is meeting your needs. Click the button below to analyze your bill.

Resource guides for residents

Do you have questions about your energy bill, solar, battery storage, energy efficiency, or energy conservation? Explore our free guides to learn more about how you can save money and use renewable energy like solar+storage in your home. Click the buttons below to find your energy answers.

Wanting to save money on your electricity bill or thinking about how to ensure the energy you use is clean? Our Go Green, Save Green Energy Guide for Texans shows you step-by-step how to understand your electricity bill and make changes that help you save money while saving the planet.

Thinking about adding solar to your home or business? The Texas Solar+Storage Guide provides a roadmap for starting a solar project, including how to size and site a project, where to look for rebates and incentives, and how to choose a solar provider.

Are you a Texas resident interested in learning how to increase the energy efficiency and sustainability of your home in the event of an emergency or natural disaster? Check out the Texas Residential Survivability Guide.

download our free factsheets

Example factsheet

We developed a set of free, easy to understand, one page factsheets to make it easier for you to learn how to save money and use renewable energy like solar+storage in your home. Click the buttons below to open each factsheet.

Additional Resources

Is rooftop solar + storage a good fit for your home or business? HARC, in partnership with the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), developed the Texas Solar + Storage Calculator to help you find out.

HARC's Clean Energy Hub, funded by the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), houses a variety of interactive tools, podcasts, webinars, guides, and case studies to help accelerate the adoption of clean energy projects in Texas.

This curated collection of online, interactive tools can help you implement best energy practices and explore opportunities to add solar and other clean energy projects to your property.

HARC's interactive data application explores 2021 Winter Storm Uri’s impact on Texas’ energy and water systems and highlights strategies to improve climate resilience at the household, community, and statewide levels. Information included in the application describes how the Texas power grid operates; Uri’s impacts on electricity generation, natural gas and water supplies, and air quality; and climate resilience lessons for the future.

HARC's story map, “Summarizing Hurricane Harvey’s Environmental Impacts” explores the flooding and related environmental impacts of 2017 Hurricane Harvey, such as storm-related spills, pollutants, Superfund site impacts, water quality, air quality, and power generation.

Hurricane Harvey wreaked considerable havoc on the electric power transmission and distribution system. During the span of the storm approximately 1.5 million power customers along the Gulf Coast lost power.