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3 Ways to Lower Your Summer Electric Bill

The astronomical first day of summer this year is either June 20th or June 21st depending on your time zone.  For meteorologists, however, summer begins on June 1st and runs through August 31st. Despite these differing views on when summer begins, the simple truth is that days are getting longer and nights are getting shorter. Higher electric […]

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Lower Electricity Costs with Ceiling Fans

Summer is drawing near and the importance of managing our electricity bill becomes more important as we head into the cooling season. Shopping for cheap electricity rates is one of the best ways to lower your monthly energy bill.  There are also a number of practical and affordable ways to reduce your electricity costs.  Ceiling […]

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Improving Electricity Shopping for Businesses

Finding a low electricity rate for your business can be a challenge. For most small businesses, working with an electricity broker is the most common approach.  While many brokers do an excellent job at providing value, not all business owners benefit from using a broker.  Frontier Utilities, an electricity provider, recently announced that is giving […]

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Direct Energy Switches from Nest to Hive

The consumer energy market has three major components. The first is the energy itself.  Consumers need reliable and affordable access to electricity and natural gas.  The second component involves energy consumption and conservation.  This includes everything from heating and cooling systems to low emissivity windows.  The third component of the consumer energy market is home […]

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Residential Electricity Provider Brand Strategies

With most consumer goods and services, quality varies significantly between suppliers. Electricity, however, is a unique product.  The quality and reliability of the electricity flowing through the meter does not depend on the provider.  Providers only differ on their rates, pricing plan structures, customer service, and value added services.  Some of the larger electricity providers […]

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Choosing a Texas Home Electricity Plan

Texas consumers have many options when it comes to shopping for an electricity plan. In addition to selecting an electricity provider, consumers can choose from a variety of plans. Renewable energy, free nights and weekends, and prepaid electricity offers are among the choices available for Texans. The most basic choice, however, is whether to select […]

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Best Electricity Plans for Smaller Homes

Shopping for low electricity rates can be confusing. This is especially true in Texas where the Electricity Facts Label is required to disclose average electricity prices at three monthly consumption levels: 500, 1000, and 2000 kWh. Consumers in smaller homes or those who live alone often find this perplexing.  Their usage may vary significantly between […]

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