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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 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 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 Texas
January 24th, 2019

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1-2 Star Reviews: 67 (44%)



Do Not Switch to Spark Electric or their subsidiary Verde Energy.

Verde Energy, a subsidiary of Spark Electric, has questionable business practices. The marketing company used by Verde (Spark) allows their associates to tell people they are representing PECO. When confronted with the truth the marketers become rude and abusive. I have asked multiple times for them to put me on the Do Not Call list but they continue to call. If I block the phone number, they call from different numbers. I only learned that the company that was calling saying it was PECO was actually Verde Energy when I received a letter from PECO stating that Verde Energy was now our new energy supplier. Do not allow this company to become your energy supplier, just hang-up. Too bad you can't give zero stars.

LB from West Chester, Pennsylvania
March 11th, 2019

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Spark Energy FAQs  


What is the cheapest plan that Spark Energy has?


The cheapest plan Spark Energy has is Spark Secure 24, with rates starting at 0.00. This is a 24 month plan.

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 2.6 / 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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VS. PECO
Best 24 Month Plan
24 month
Fixed Rate
7.39¢ / kwh
24 Month Fixed Rate
24 month
Fixed Rate
7.59¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
7.49¢ / kwh
12 Month Fixed Rate
12 month
Fixed Rate
7.69¢ / kwh