As of 2016, reputable electric companies include Magic Valley Electric Cooperative and Reliant Energy in Texas, as well as AEP Energy, Century Energy Solutions and ComEd - An Exelon Company in Illinois. These companies have accreditation and an A+ or A rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative is a nonprofit cooperative owned by member customers. The company offers residential, commercial and community electric services, and it also provides a website where customers can view and pay their electric bills. Rates are also available online. The company also provides wind and solar power connections for residential customers.
Reliant Energy is based in Houston and provides 24/7 online and phone support, in addition to residential and commercial electricity services. Customers can log in to view and pay bills or use the company's mobile app to manage accounts from their mobile devices.
AEP Energy in Chicago offers residential and commercial services. It offers a Green-e Energy certified wind energy electricity plan. The company's energy management program aids customers in energy savings with lighting design, lighting controls, HVAC controls, energy monitoring and demand response. The website offers a live chat service for customers to take questions to a company customer representative.