Need the basics on how to shop for electric rates in PA? You’re in the right place. In this article, you’ll learn the 101 on deregulation, how to compare PA electric rates and how to select an electricity supplier.
Delivery rates for Texas electricity change twice a year, in March and September. And as of September 2023, the price you pay per kilowatt hour to get power to your home is at its highest level in five years.
March 2024: Utility delivery rates have dropped, but are still higher than previous years. Find current and historical delivery rates using the links below.
In general, you’ll need a minimum credit score of 580-600 with one of the major credit score companies (Experian, Equifax or Transunion) to get an electricity plan without a deposit requirement in Texas.
But there are ways around paying a deposit, including no deposit electricity, which is prepaid lights. But you can also get a deposit waived.
In this article we review no deposit electricity plans, how to get a deposit waived, prepaid electricity and minimum credit score for electricity.
Looking for the cheapest electricity rates in Ohio? It’s no wonder. Standard rates from the largest utilities increased this year. You may be able to lock in significant savings versus your current price to compare. Here is our recommendation on the 3 cheapest electric suppliers in Ohio, and the cheapest rates as of March 2024.
Market securitization charges are a new line item on Texas electricity bills. They’re a direct outcome of Winter Storm Uri, paying for some of the extraordinary costs of that storm. You can’t avoid paying these fees, which are from a regulatory change. But you might as well understand them, since you’ll be paying them for the next 30 years.
Electricity rates in Connecticut went up an unprecedented 88% to 100% on January 1, 2023. Rates are declining July 1, 2023, but you can still lock in a low fixed rate for your home or business in Connecticut.
It’s the Texas double whammy for electricity bills. We often think that only our summer electricity bills are high. But your winter electricity bill can also be expensive depending on our winter weather.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 focuses on incentives for clean energy investments, including tax credits for consumers. The legislation includes emissions standards, tax incentives and grants with the goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40% by 2030.
But what’s in it for you? Tax credits for solar panels, battery storage, electric vehicles and electric appliances.
The electricity bill payment scam is on the rise in in Texas. Scammers will call you pretending to be from your light company and demand payment. They’ll threaten to turn your electricity off if you don’t pay right away.
Here’s how to tell an electricity bill payment scam from a real disconnection notice from your electricity company. And how to avoid getting ripped off.
Finding the cheapest electricity rates in Texas doesn’t have to be hard. Every month we update our recommendation for the top 3 cheapest electricity companies in Texas, and our cheapest electricity rates for fixed rates plans. Here’s the March 2024 update.