Smart Electricity Shopping

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-gritty of exactly how to do it, including how much money you can save.

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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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How to Shop for an Electric Supplier in Connecticut

If you’re wondering how to shop for a CT electric supplier, and looking for CT electricity info, you’ve come to the right place!  You can find the best CT electric rates, you just have to know how to shop. We’ll teach you how to compare electricity rates so you can get the benefits of CT electricity deregulation.

When you switch your electric supplier in CT, you’ll benefit from savings versus the standard service rate. You’ll also have the stability of a fixed rate plan over the life of your contract. You can even choose from plans that have green energy, free stuff, or that support a charity.

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How to Shop for an Electric Supplier in Ohio

If you’re wondering how to shop for an OH electricity supplier, you’ve come to the right place!  We’ll help you learn how to make an apples to apples comparison of OH electricity rates and plans, the switching process, and the benefits of switching.

When you switch your electric supplier, you’ll benefit from savings versus the price to compare and the security of a fixed rate plan with a secure rate. You can even choose from plans that have green energy, free stuff, or that support a charity!

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Shopping For Your Best Electricity Deal? Know Your Usage

Being the electricity geeks that we are, we talk way too much with our customers, friends, and family about the price they’re paying for electricity. For whatever reason, people happen to like to swap stories about their electricity provider and rate. The conversation usually starts with “Hey, guess what? I just got a <insert ridiculously low rate>,” and usually (unfortunately) ends with a gotcha and a comment about teaser rates, fine print, and usage.

The biggest piece of advice we give to electricity shoppers is to know your historical electricity usage. This is especially true in markets like Texas where the advertised price of electricity is a combination of an energy rate and a delivery rate, and the final price you pay is completely dependent on your monthly kWh usage.

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Energy Trends To Watch In 2018

Where are electricity rates headed in 2018? You’ve likely heard rumors about tax cuts reducing your utility bill, but what are the other variables that will make your rates go up or down? Let’s examine the most important energy factors that will contribute to retail electricity price movements over the next 12 months.

UPDATE: Looking for 2019 Energy Trends? See Energy Trends to Watch in 2019.

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Smart Electricity Shopping During the Holiday Season

December means holiday shopping season for many people, but the one item most people leave off their list is to shop for a new electricity plan.

If your contract is due to expire in the next couple of months, you might be surprised at the affordable rate plans you can find during the holiday season. Winter is traditionally a slow season for electricity shopping, yet there are several good reasons to compare electric rates and lock in a plan for the upcoming year.

You might think that cold weather means higher rates, but that’s not always true.

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