|Fate||Acquired by Constellation|
|Founded||2004 in Houston, Texas|
|Defunct||June 20, 2018|
|Parent||Constellation (An Exelon Company)|
Texas deregulated the electricity market in 2002. StarTex Power was founded in 2004 by Marcie and Bob Zlotnik. Marcie previously served as president and director of Gexa Energy, a retail electricity provider she co-founded in 2001. StartTex was purchased by Constellation Energy in 2011 and the StarTex brand was discontinued on June 20th, 2018. 
In 2009 StarTex Power was ranked #1 by JD Power and Associates for customer satisfaction. In 2010, StarTex Power was a Pinnacle Award recipient by the Better Business Bureau for their customer care and ethical practices. StarTex was also named a Houston Chronicle Top Workplace in 2010 after their launch of an employee stock ownership plan and for their continuing efforts to foster employee growth and encouragement.