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.
Ohio utility rates increased dramatically in June 2023. Residents and business owners can shop for competitive suppliers and potentially save big on their electricity bills. Below you can find current utility rates in Ohio and how to shop.
Texas electricity trends for 2023 show lower prices than 2022 and more options for short and long term electricity contracts. Other trends in Texas electricity include green energy plans going mainstream, more consumers choosing to add solar panels to their homes, and opportunities to get rewarded for cutting your usage.
This is also the year that market restructuring will occur, as Texas looks to ensure grid reliability. Those changes will drive up future electricity prices beyond 2023.
We’ll review all that and more below. If you’re in a hurry and just want to find your best electricity plan? Jump right to our recommendations to find the best electricity rates.
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.
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.
Times are tough right now with inflation. And with rising electricity costs, it may get hard to pay your electricity bill. You can get help paying your electric bill in Texas. Here’s how.
Thinking about installing a whole house generator in your home on the Texas Gulf Coast? Good call. The Gulf Coast, including Houston, is prone to hurricanes, flooding and power outages. And after Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and Winter Storm Uri in February 2021, interest in natural gas standby generators is growing.
Here’s what you need to know about installing a whole house generator in Houston or elsewhere in Texas.
Columbus Ohio has the goal of 100% renewable energy by 2022 and carbon neutral by 2050. That’s a goal not only for the city facilities, but also for all residents and small business owners. Here’s our review of the Columbus Community Choice Aggregation Program for electricity, which is one step toward that goal. Plus we review your options to go green when you opt-out of aggregation. And, how you can go carbon neutral with your natural gas.
If Liberty Power supplies your residential or commercial power, you may need to shop for a new electricity contract soon.
Liberty Power declared bankruptcy on April 21, 2021. While some Liberty Power customers were acquired by NRG, many others are being returned to their utility or to the Provider of Last Resort as of the most recent court decisions in November 2021.
What you need to do depends on what type of customer you are (residential or commercial) and what state you are in. Here’s what you need to know if you’re a Liberty Power customer, and what to do next.