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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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Energy Policies Impact Electricity Rates

January 20th marks the beginning of a new administration in Washington, D.C.  Each administration has its own unique agenda. While it will take some time for campaign rhetoric to transform into actionable policies and programs, we can take an educated guess at what is likely in store for energy.  Energy is core almost every aspect […]

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Choose an Energy Saving Clothes Dryer

When it comes to saving energy around the home, we tend to focus on heating, cooling, and lighting. Household appliances also account for a significant portion of energy usage.  The big-ticket items include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, and electronics.  However, from an energy usage perspective, clothes dryers reign supreme among appliances.  There are a number […]

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