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PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program FAQs for Texas

  • How can I register for the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program?

    To register for the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program, please call...

  • Could you describe the installation process for this free smart thermostat?

    First Choice Power will send a certified technician at a mutually agreed upon date and time to install and test the smart thermostat at no cost for each qualifying customer. Installations will begin January 1, 2015 and will continue until March 31, 2015 or when the program is fully...

  • Why is First Choice Power participating in the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program?

    The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) has approved the expenditures necessary to make the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat program cost effective, so First Choice Power (FCP) can help our most vulnerable customers get access to today's technology at no cost to them. FCP will provide and install a Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) at no cost to qualifying residential customers. There is no requirement to enter into a new contract or rate plan as a condition of receiving the thermostat.

    To learn more about this program and/or to register for it, please call...

  • What are the qualifications for the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program?

    Qualified customers must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the PUC Lite-Up Texas Free Smart Thermostat Program:

    • Must be a current First Choice Power customer as of 12/01/2014
    • Must be the homeowner or a tenant who is authorized to change thermostat
    • Must be enrolled in the Public Utility Commission of Texas' "Low Income Telephone and Electric Discount Program" (also known as the "LITE-Up Texas" Program) at the time the customer is authorized to receive an in-home device. To see if you qualify or to enroll, go to
    • What kind of smart thermostat will be installed?

      We are offering the Honeywell Meridian VisionPro as the free smart thermostat to be installed in your home. It comes with a five-year manufacturer's warranty on the...

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