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News reports don’t tell the whole Texas deregulated electricity story

Two recent newspaper reports in Dallas and Houston give an incomplete view of the ongoing argument of whether deregulation is good or bad for…

Your Guide to Avoid Door-to-Door Energy Scams

Hear the doorbell? You peek out and see a well-dressed young man with a badge. You decide to open the door, and the man identifies himself as a representative of…

10 ways to keep your dog cool without burning your budget

Pack up your parkas and break out your bathing suits because warmer weather is finally here! Finding ways to save money on your energy bills is trickier in the spring…

Quiz: Which renewable energy source are you?

Follow these simple steps to switch electricity, natural gas suppliers

Want to take charge of your electric and natural gas bills but aren’t sure how to do it? Residents and businesses across several states can choose electric & natural gas…

The 5 best retail energy providers in Illinois

Only 9.5 percent of Illinois residents say they’re opting into the savings and stability that deregulated electricity rates can provide, according to a recent Choose Energy survey. That’s understandable –…

How do savvy buyers shop for deregulated electricity?

Deregulated electricity sounds complicated. But it really isn’t. Energy deregulation really means energy choice. In this case, it means you no longer must buy the electricity you…

Don’t pay too much for Massachusetts electricity: How to choose a trustworthy supplier

Recent allegations that a Massachusetts retail energy provider engaged in deceptive marketing and sales practices to lure customers into costly contracts – subsequently leading Attorney General Maura Healey to call…

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…

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…