Sold Out Strategies managed to secure a lease to Taft Stadium on June 17, 2013. Prodigal was awarded the USL Pro franchise on July 2, 2013, with an intended launch date of 2014. Sold Out Strategies was awarded the NASL franchise on July 25, 2013, leaving two professional soccer teams in Oklahoma City.
The Energy won their first game in a pre-season contest against University of Nebraska-Omaha 1-0 on March 8, 2014. They went 5-0-1 in preseason games against local colleges. They won their USL Pro debut 2-0 against Orange County Blues FC on April 5 in Irvine, California. Orlando City SC defeated the Energy 2-1 in their first home match on April 26. After winning two of their first three league matches, the Energy went on a six-game losing streak. Then they went undefeated in their next 8 games (4-0-4), including four consecutive shutouts. A second six-game losing streak ended their playoff hopes and the Energy finished in 10th place, five points behind Harrisburg for the last playoff spot. Defender Gareth Evans was named to the All-League Second Team.
In 2015 the Energy will move to Taft Stadium On November 14, 2013, the team announced their name would be "Oklahoma City Energy FC", that they would play their initial home games at Pribil Stadium on the campus of Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School and introduced their team kits and logo.