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How to keep warm if the power goes out

With another winter storm threatening large parts of the nation this weekend, thoughts turn to losing power – it happens in the best of circumstances. How can you…

Save $689 a year on electricity by following these 10 tips

Choosing a cheaper electricity supply plan from a competitive retail provider isn’t the only way to save on how much you pay for electricity. Changing a few common habits also…

Severe weather could lead to energy price spike

You survived the Polar Vortex/bombgenesis/bomb cyclone during the first days of the New Year. Now you need to hang in there a few days to survive the Great Southern (and…

Energy assistance programs for low-income customers

Whether there’s snow falling from the sky or heat radiating off the pavement, no household should go without energy to regulate the temperature inside – even if you can’t afford…

Avoid the Door-to-Door Scam

Your Guide to Avoid Door-to-Door Energy Scams To our readers: The following is the first in a Consumer Alert Series on potential scams and how to avoid them. Today’s entry…

Louisiana energy supply rates again lowest in the U.S.

Louisiana residents again got the opportunity to take advantage of the lowest energy-supply rates in the U.S. The average price of electricity per kilowatt hours (kWh) in that state came…

How to Read Your Electricity Bill

Most of us pay our utility bill without paying much attention to the dizzying numbers strewn across the page. But even if you did take the time to study the…

Choose Energy Provides Full Picture of Electricity Rates by State

Which state has the lowest electricity supply rates? There’s now an easy way to tell each month. ChooseEnergy.com’s new Electricity Rates by State page gives a complete rundown on…

Step by step guide to switching electricity & natural gas suppliers

Take charge of your electric and natural gas bills. Residents and businesses across several states can switch electric & natural gas suppliers to gain greater control over your electricity and…

Is your electric bill sky high? Learn how to lower your monthly electric bill in just a few minutes online.

Did you know? You don’t have to use the default electricity supplier that your utility company uses to power your home? You can compare rates from…