The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) of Connecticut has issued a disconnection moratorium for all electricity service, as March 13, 2020. Here’s what that means for your electricity bill payment.
Texas consumers have a new financial backstop to avoid electricity disconnection during the COVID-19 coronavirus quarantine.
If you need help paying bills, the Texas COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program can help. This program is designed to help those who can’t pay bills due to unemployment or economic hardship caused by COVID-19.
Here are FAQs on the Texas COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program (CERP) and how to apply.
Update October 7, 2020: The COVID-19 Electricity Relief program ended on October 1, 2020. If your account was protected through CERP, your account is now subject to disconnection if you do not make a payment arrangement with your retail electricity provider. Review your other options below!
Working from home due to the coronavirus?
At ElectricityPlans.com, we work from our homes all the time. So we know what working from home can do to your electricity bill. Here are 9 home office ideas to reduce electricity costs.
Do you now work from home now due to the Coronavirus quarantine? Get ready to receive a higher electricity bill. According to industry experts, you can expect an 8% increase in your electricity bill this month due to working from home, school being cancelled and more dining at home.
And if you continue to work from home in the coming months? You’ll be facing a high summer electricity bill.
So here’s how to find the best electricity plan when you work from home.
In times of uncertainty, it’s natural for people to be concerned about those things that they can’t control. At ElectricityPlans.com we are working to get answers to some of the most common questions you may have about electricity reliability.
Where are energy rates going for 2020? And what are the trends to watch? In this article we examine some of the important factors in energy rates, including: natural gas prices, the continued growth of renewable energy, and potential changes in capacity markets.
With the Electricity Bill Calculator you can easily see how much you’ll pay for your Texas electricity based on your usage. You can enter your personal monthly kWh usage and we’ll calculate an estimated bill and price per kilowatt hour. That’s how to find the best electricity plan for your home.
Texas electricity rates in 2019 were relatively flat compared to the prior year. And if you were in a fixed rate contract throughout 2019, you had a secure price. But those who were on a variable rate or a wholesale index rate (i.e. Griddy Energy) had their rate explode in mid August when ERCOT hit a historic usage level.
So what will happen in 2020? It all depends. But indications are that market forces are driving up retail energy prices in the short term, and that long-term contracts might be the way to go this year.
You shopped for the lowest rate per kWh for your business. So what’s this other charge on your bill?
Commercial customers often pay a commercial electricity demand charge in addition to the cost per kWh. And depending on the type of business you run, it may be a substantial.
Want to save money at home this year? Maybe you have your eye on a new refrigerator or a get-away? The 52-week money saving challenge is an easy way to set aside that cash, to get quick and easy savings. Plus we’ll tell you how to add bonus dollars to your savings!