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Founded in 1999 and licensed to sell electricity in Texas in 2002, Spark Energy is now a national retail electricity and natural gas provider. They now provider electricity and/or natural gas services in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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Spark Energy customer for life
Exceeded my expectations. Happy Customer from Dallas TX

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Best Electric company I have ever had any Merylan Ranson from Fort Worth TX

Good company
Easy to work with Esan from Del Rio TX


4-5 Star Reviews: 39 (25%)



Spark Energy customer for life

Exceeded my expectations.

Happy Customer from Dallas, Texas
April 27th, 2021

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3-4 Star Reviews: 18 (12%)



Price was in the top 2, but the website/monitoring is lacking

I really liked my two previous companies, but switched from both once the promotion of the first year ended. This company had one of the cheaper plans for the energy that my home uses during a year period. I figured that all companies at this point are the same. Who ever needs to call into an electric company? You go online, pay your bill, and view your usage. BUT.... you can't view your usage real time it seems. So my plan that I need to use so much energy before I hit that bill credit, I can't monitor. There are some months that I am below the threshhold, but could easily (as terrible as this does seem to me) turn on some extra stuff, to bring myself up to the 1000kw I need. But I can't even tell this info. Which I have never seen with a company before this. ??? If you are going with a threshold plan, I would maybe avoid spark at this point until they fix this.

Jill Jere from Baytown, Texas
April 22nd, 2021

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2-3 Star Reviews: 17 (11%)



Problems Galore from the Beginning

We've been with Spark from the beginning and we have had numerous problems. For the first few years it was always administrative related...wrong address, wrong billing amount, etc. Now our problem is our contract expired the end of December and we did not renew on time. So they took our rate from 6.5cents to 16.9cents. When I called to renew for 24 months and complain about the bill, they refused to make a reasonable adjustment. They offered a $75 credit on a $565 bill. We cancelled our service.

Martha Walker from Plano, Texas
January 24th, 2019

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1-2 Star Reviews: 67 (44%)



worst company ever

the title says it all. customer for 13 years and paid average 30 cent per
when I called customer service they said yes you are not on a competitive plan and said they had no idea how to help me. average summer bill was 500 for a 2000 sq ft home with new ac unit on 78. total rip off and audacious. companies like this are the reason deregulation should not be choice. 13 years of overpaying by 90% for electric

be informed from Houston, Texas
June 10th, 2021

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Where can I order Spark Energy electricity?


Spark Energy has electricity plans in Pennsylvania, Texas, Illinois, and Maryland

Where can I order Spark Energy natural gas?


Spark Energy does not have any natural gas plans

What do customers think about Spark Energy?


That depends on who you ask. There will always be someone who feels wronged by a company, no matter how good they actually are. The average Spark Energy customer review is 2.7 / 5 stars. Keep in mind, consumers will go out of their way to complain far more often than they will to give praise.

All Spark Energy Plans  


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Company
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Rating
Length
Price
VS. Baltimore Gas & Electric
24 Month Fixed Rate
24 month
Fixed Rate
8.89¢ / kwh
24 Month Fixed Rate
24 month
Fixed Rate
9.09¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
8.99¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
9.19¢ / kwh