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Texas Electricity Trends for 2020

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.

So what will happen in 2020? It all depends. But early 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.

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Load Factor and Commercial Demand Charges – How to Lower Your Business Electricity Bill

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.

Read on to find out what is a demand charge, typical load factor by type of business, how your load factor impacts your demand, and most importantly, how to reduce your demand charges.

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How Your Business Can Survive a Power Outage

Can your business survive a power outage?

No matter what kind of business you have, no modern business can survive without electricity. Whether it’s a short-term issue like a line or a transformer down, or a bigger issue like a hurricane, tornado or winter storm, successful businesses have a back-up plan for a business power outage.

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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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Energize Your Education College Scholarship 2020

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Education is an important part of life. It gives us knowledge of the world around us. It helps us develop our life’s perspective. And, it helps build future success.

That’s why ElectricityPlans.com is offering the Energize Your Education Scholarship.

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