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Long Island Electric Choice under Review

Most New York consumers and businesses have enjoyed the opportunity to choose their electricity provider for more than 15 years. Competition from Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) has fostered innovation, and increased consumer awareness on important issues like energy conservation.  Electric choice, however, has not materialized for customers on Long Island. By most measures, the New […]

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Connecticut Energy Rate Trends

Like most New Englanders, Connecticut energy consumers tend to use more energy per household than the national average.  This is largely due to energy consumed during the heating season.  Connecticut households typically use about 60% of their annual energy consumption on space heating, 24% on appliances and lighting, and 15% on water heating.  Only 1% […]

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Energizing Massachusetts Electric Choice

Massachusetts retail electric customers have enjoyed the power to choose their generation provider since 1998.  Customers have the benefit of being able to select from a growing number of competitive electricity suppliers or remain on basic service with their distribution utility.  The majority of commercial and industrial retail electric customers have participated in the electric […]

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Understanding Green Button

Consumers often encounter various value-added services when shopping for great electric rates for their home.  From smart thermostats to home automation networks, new technologies are giving retail electric customers more control over how they use energy.  At the root of many of these energy monitoring and control technologies is data from the customer’s electric meter. […]

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Power to Choose Rooftop Solar Systems

Photovoltaic (PV) panels are showing up on more Texas residential rooftops than ever before.  According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight report issued by GSM Research/SEIA, Texas added 75 MW of PV solar generating capacity in 2013.  While the bulk of this added capacity was associated with utility-scale installations, a respectable share came from residential […]

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