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.
download our free factsheets
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.
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.