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Moving to Texas? Consider these tips!

Making a move? Whether you are moving from another state or just to a new home or apartment in your current Texas city or town, we are here to make the electricity part easy.

American Light & Power is your move concierge for electricity! We can schedule power for your new home with one of our AL&P energy plans.

We make it so when you open the door, and flip the switch, you have the power that says, “Welcome Home”.

New to AL&P? Start your move here:
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Existing Customer?

Visit My Account to schedule your move, or feel free to call our friendly care team at (855) 485-4258.

New to Texas?

Information you need to make your move to the Lone Star state easy as pie!

Moving Checklist

Quick Links for Your Move

The Public Utility Commission of Texas provides oversight of Utility providers in Texas. They are your advocate for various utility services. Visit the PUCT website to learn more

  • Electricity:
    • American Light & Power’s Move Concierge is here to help you! We can set up your electricity. Send a message to our friendly care team or call toll free, (855) 485-4258
    • Enroll with code "Howdy" and save $25 on your first electricity bill - our welcome to Texas gift!
  • Natural Gas Service
  • Water
  • Phone Service/Telecommunications
Further Information:

Visit to put all the State of Texas government information at your fingertips.

Moving with pets?

Pets are like family and light up our lives. Remember, making a move is stressful for them too. To make the move a tail-wagging experience for all, American Light & Power has a checklist and tips just for you:

Pet Moving Checklist
  • Make travel plans 6 weeks ahead: find pet-friendly hotels, if needed make air travel arrangements for your pets. For more information on safely traveling with pets, visit the American Veterinary Medical Association tips page.
  • Inspect pet carriers to make sure they latch and are not cracked or have broken handles.
  • Gather pet vaccine records 1 month before: you will need pet health records and vaccination certificates.
  • Check pet’s ID tag: make sure your pet’s ID tag has a cell number on it so if your dog or cat wanders away in the move, you can be reached.
  • Microchip your pet: having your pet microchipped and registered is the best way for a vet to locate you should your pet get lost and a kind stranger tries to find you through a local veterinarian.
  • Vet check: 2 weeks before your move, have your pets checked by your vet and obtain all pet medication refills. Discuss any concerns you may have about moving your pet with your vet as they are a valuable resource.
  • Pet medications: pack them with you, not in your moving boxes. It is important to keep your pets on their medication schedule while you are moving from your old home to your new.
  • Moving day: have a water bowl, food needed, comfort item(s), carriers and leashes, and an extra dose of love and patience!

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