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Energy Conservation Essay Winner

ElectricityMatch has been the proud sponsor of a national essay scholarship contest for three years. During that time, we have received hundreds of outstanding essays on how to show people that conserving energy does not always mean sacrificing comfort. We are especially interested in new and innovative approaches from the next generation of engineers, business people, artists, and […]

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Why Texas Electricity Rates are Increasing

Most Texas homes have enjoyed the power to choose their electricity provider since 2002. Over the years, there has been a learning curve for both electricity providers and consumers. The most popular product in the market has been the 12-month fixed price electricity plan.  Consumers seem to prefer shopping for electricity on an annual basis […]

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Spring Energy Savings Opportunities

While consumers in New England are suffering from one nor’easter after another, spring is making its presence felt in Texas. Along with the natural beauty of bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush, Texans will see their energy bills drop as they enjoy that brief break between heating and air conditioning. Our focus is helping consumers find the […]

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Top Reasons to Switch Electricity Companies

It should come as no surprise that a website dedicated to consumer energy matters recommends that you shop for electricity rates. We have posted on topics ranging from renewable energy to home energy conservation tips. There have also been a number of posts regarding the various types of residential electricity plans. From our experience, most […]

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Save Energy in Your Holiday Kitchen

The holiday season has arrived and, for many of us, it means spending more time with family and friends. Naturally, no gathering would be complete without enjoying our favorite holiday foods! It should come as no surprise that the U.S. Census Bureau reports that December is the biggest month for grocery sales. Unfortunately, holiday food […]

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Credit Tips for Small Business Electricity Plans

There is nothing “small” about the amount of work it takes to run your small business. If you are like most businesses, the cost of electricity makes up a significant part of your operating expenses. Shopping for commercial electricity rates is more streamlined than ever before.  However, credit policies between electricity providers vary widely. Electric […]

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Student Ideas on Lowering Your Power Bill

ElectricityMatch completed its second annual National Scholarship Essay Contest earlier this summer.  Having been around energy industry for more years than we care to mention, we found it refreshing to look to the next generation for ideas and insights on lowering your power bill. We asked current and incoming college students to identify how consumers […]

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Texas Prepaid Electric Service Gets Jolted

Innovation is one of the promised benefits of electricity deregulation. In addition to shopping for cheap electricity rates, consumers should have the power to choose new products and services.  Most of the innovations we see involve bundled home energy services and rooftop solar energy.  However, one company recently launched a Texas prepaid electricity plan with […]

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