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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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Power to Choose Alternatives Grow as PUCT Tries New Fixes

Electricity customers in Texas are searching for a Power to Choose alternative. And it’s no wonder. The Texas Power to Choose site has long been called the Power to Confuse. There are hundreds of plans to choose from, multiple rate structures to decipher, and fine print gotchas in most plans. The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) is not happy with the games that retail energy providers are playing. They have publicly blasted electricity providers for taking advantage of consumers. Now they are taking action to address these issues.

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What Appliances Use The Most Electricity?

When it comes to energy usage, not all appliances are created equal.

It makes sense to think of smaller appliances like coffee makers using less power than refrigerators and air conditioners, but there are even differences between models of the same machine. The individual differences might be small, but using the more economical versions can create savings of hundreds of dollars each year.

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9 Tips To Beat High Summer Electric Bills (2019 Update)

As the summer heat begins to rise, your electric bill usually follows right along with it. Warmer temperatures mean air conditioners run all day and all night, and that can add up to some hefty utility bills.

There are ways to stay cool without going broke, and here are some of our most practical tips:

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5 Reasons to Switch Electricity Plans

Electricity. It’s as important to modern life as running water. It keeps the lights on, the computers running, and vital medical equipment powered up.

For many people in the United States, the cost of electricity is one that they are responsible for regardless of the price tag or the origin point since they’re tied to their local utility for both the supply and delivery of electricity. Electricity deregulation, however, has allowed others to have some say over how much they’ll pay and even what percentage of that electricity originates from a renewable power source. Here we outline the five most common reasons to shop for a new electricity plan. 

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12 Ways to Reduce Electricity Costs (2019 Update)

Electricity customers should always be on the lookout for cheap electricity plans, but there are more ways to save money than to simply buy your electricity for less.

For most, a combination of lower electricity prices and smarter electricity usage leads to the lowest electricity bills overall. We’ve come up with a list of updated tips (2019 update) to help you save money and conserve electricity so you can make the most of your electricity plan.

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