San Angelo Texas is in the county seat of Tom Green County in West Central Texas. The city is the principal city and center of the San Angelo metropolis area which has a population of 111,823. San Angelo is home to Angelo State University, historic Fort Concho, and Good fellow Air Force Base. Some common nicknames of San Angelo include Angelo, the River City, the Concho City and the Oasis of West Texas. Since the deregulation of the electricity market many residents and business owners can take advantage of having the electricity companies compete for your business. There are two types of electricity for residents to choose from are postpaid and prepaid. Basically postpaid electricity allows residents to tie down there electricity rates to six, twelve or twenty four month contracts thus giving them savings for the term of their agreements. Prepaid electricity provides a way for residents who have credit issues to avoid having to pay deposits and also by not having to sign long term contracts. By having the power to compare and choose your retail electricity provider this makes the energy companies give competitive rates which in return lower San Angelo resident’s energy bills. Also many businesses can take advantage of this option to shop for electricity rates. By comparing all your energy rates and options this allows business owners the leverage to cut their energy bills.