This type of setup permits competition in the free market to allow lower electricity rates in Texas. At the production level power producers have an incentive to maintain their prices and costs competitive given that the retail electric companies were given a need to provide electric cheaper to customers. This is passed down to the wholesaler.
Arlington is a deregulated
marketplace. That means that most end-users in the state have the freedom to pick the electricity company which offers the lowest electricity rates.
Credit considerations could affect the electricity price end-users may pay. Businesses with a good credit score can commonly get no deposit electricity plans while customers with weak credit generally have to pay a sizable deposit. Adverse credit electricity plans that need no deposit will probably include a higher electric rate.