Welcome to the First Choice Power Light Lab!

Want to save on your energy usage – and on your electricity bill? Want to better understand how energy plans work? Or maybe you just need guidance on managing your home’s budget, green living, or Texas living tips.

We’re about to drop some energy knowledge on you to help make your home energy choice easy. We’ll enlighten you on how to save money on your electricity bill by making your home more efficient, and, if you’re in to it, how stuff like deregulation and the energy industry works.

Simply put, there’s more to being a smart energy consumer than just turning off the lights, and it’s easier than you think – especially when you have access to great resources. But don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it – You Got This!

Energy Savings

Find exciting ways to use energy more effectively around the home.

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.

  Let Us Help You Love Texas Looking for ways to be a little more … READ MORE 10 Tips for Going Green


Moving can be a taxing experience—both on you and the environment. To reduce your stress … READ MORE Green Moving Tips


  Being Earth Friendly is Easier than You Think “Going green” is much more than … READ MORE We Make It Easy to Be Green

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.

Tomorrow is the official start of hurricane season in Texas. The season runs through November. … READ MORE Hurricane Season 101


  Steps for Dealing with a Power Outage What’s the first thing you should do … READ MORE When the Lights Go Out

Updating the 2015 Hurricane Predictions for Texas

  Seeing Clearly Through the Storm When severe weather is on its way, it can … READ MORE Storm Safety Tips

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.
Five Tips for Buying Back-to-School Books on a Budget

While the beginning of a new school year is great for kids and parents alike, the … READ MORE Five Tips for Buying Back-to-School Books on a Budget


Being green and saving energy might be in style, but college students also love to save … READ MORE Four Tips for Saving Energy and Money in Your College Apartment

Shop and Save with Our Six Tips for Texas Tax-Free Weekend

Can you believe it’s almost back-to-school time already? Kids around the state have just under … READ MORE Shop and Save with Our Six Tips for Texas Tax-Free Weekend


During Tax-Free Weekend each August, Texas shoppers can skip paying sales tax on most clothing, … READ MORE Five Tips to Make the Most Out of the Texas Tax-Free Weekend


Whether it be paying off a student loan, putting away more money towards retirement, or … READ MORE 4 Ways to Become More Money-Savvy

Everything Texas

Explore the greatness that is Texas.
The Texas Baseball Update for September 2015: The Race to the Postseason

While football might dominate our current sports landscape (especially here in Texas), there are plenty … READ MORE 5 Tips for Enjoying Baseball in Texas


Pack some snacks, fill up the gas tank, and grab the kids: it’s time for … READ MORE 6 Inexpensive Summer Day Trips across Texas


Warm sunny days just beg to be spent outdoors. While proper hydration is important for … READ MORE A Sunscreen Guide for Texas

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.

It’s almost summer in Texas, and for those who have experienced it before, you know … READ MORE 5 Tips to Get Your Family Ready for the Texas Summer

Reduce Your Utility Bills by Teaching Your Children to Save Energy

While we all value electricity and use it on a day-to-day basis, it can be … READ MORE Electricity Safety Tips for Kids