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The Definitive Guide to Shopping for Electricity in Texas

You want to understand how to shop for electricity in Texas. You’ve probably bounced around to a lot of sites, looking for  something comprehensive that answers all your questions on how to shop for electricity and how to save money on your electricity bill.

Well, you found it. Here’s the definitive guide to shopping for electricity in Texas, to answer all your questions in one place.

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13 Fun Earth Day Activities for Kids

Earth Day is a day to focus on the environment. Celebrated on April 22, it focuses on energy conservation, solving climate change, ending plastic pollution, protecting endangered species, and conserving our resources. However you spend the day, Earth Day is a great way to spend time as a family, enjoying the outside and learning about conservation activities.

Here are some easy Earth Day activities for kids, including our carbon footprint worksheet, an easy explanation of carbon footprint for kids.

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7 Best Spring Cleaning Tips for A/C Maintenance

Ah, Springtime! It officially begins on March 20 this year. If you are tidying up and performing your traditional spring cleaning, don’t forget your A/C check-up. A little time and money spent now on an air conditioning tune-up can save you during the cooling season.

Our 7 best spring cleaning tips for your HVAC system will help you keep everything humming along. Plus, you may be eligible for a free A/C tune-up!

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CT Electricity Choice – Can You Save on Electricity?

The Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel recently called for the end of electricity choice in Connecticut. The OCC says electricity choice doesn’t save money. Retailers say you can save. But what’s the reality?

We’ll give you both sides of the argument. We’ll tell you why Connecticut electricity rates are so high. And we’ll show how you really can save on your United Illuminating or Eversource bill when you switch suppliers.

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March 2019 Texas TDU Delivery Rate Changes

Transmission and Distribution Utility (TDU) delivery rate changes in Texas impact your monthly electric bill. Delivery rates change every March (usually down) and every September (usually up).

You may open up your electricity bill and notice new line items, or a different charge compared to the prior month. Most of the time, it’s small changes in the delivery rates, but these can add up. There’s no way to avoid these changes, but it helps if you understand what’s going on.

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The Ultimate Guide to Save on Utility & Household Bills

Yes, this is an electricity shopping site. But saving on electricity is only part of it. Most of our customers are looking for other ideas on how to reduce expenses and save money. When you focus on household bills, especially utility bills, you can drastically cut household expenses. That’s why we created this guide.

Unlike most tips lists, The Ultimate Guide to Save on Utility & Household Bills gets into the nitty-griddy of exactly how to do it, including how much money you can save.

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Texas Electricity Rates Surprise This Year! (August 2019 Update)

Last year saw increased wholesale and retail prices in Texas due to low reserve margins and hot weather. This year will bring more of the same. Learn how reserve margin, weather, and operating reserves were expected to all play a role in driving up 2019 Texas electricity rates.

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Energy Trends to Watch in 2019 (2019 Update)

Where are energy rates going for 2019? And what are the trends to watch? In this article we examine some of the important factors in energy rates, including the price of natural gas, continued closure of coal-fired plants, the increase in renewable energy generation, and the falling costs of battery storage.

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Get Your Business Ready for Small Business Saturday

For major retailers, there’s Black Friday. But for small business owners, Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) is where the action is. You’ll want to develop a marketing plan to take advantage of this great sales weekend. In this article, you’ll get tips on developing your Small Business Saturday Marketing Plan.

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