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Electric Customer Choice Market Evolution

Imagine if the telecom industry had deregulated in such a way that people in one state were streaming movies on their smart phones while their counterparts in another state were limited to using rotary dial phones anchored to wall jacks. This essentially describes the current state of electric customer choice markets. Unlike other deregulated industries, […]

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Lower Electric Bills with Ecobee Thermostat

For decades, mercury switch thermostats controlled residential space heating and cooling.  Over the past 20 years, programmable thermostats became the standard.  These manual interface thermostats allowed consumers the opportunity to optimize their heating and cooling systems by programming different temperature settings based on their work and sleep schedules.  The problem with this technology is that […]

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