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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…

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 –…

My Texas electricity bill is going up! What can I do?

The warnings have come loud and clear from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas: The state’s power grid is losing more than 700 megawatts of power this…

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…

Keep the Polar Vortex from wreaking havoc on your wallet

The scary words surrounding the great East Coast snowstorm – bombogenesis, bomb cyclone – aren’t the worst ones you’ll hear. That’s because another Polar Vortex is right behind (around?) it.

New Year won’t be happy for some Connecticut utility customers

Happy New Year? Some Connecticut residents would beg to differ – because they will face higher electricity supply rates from utilities United Illuminating and Eversource starting Jan. 1. What are…

Another New England utility set to increase electricity supply rate

Customers of another New England utility will experience electricity supply rate increases as of Jan. 1, 2018. The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved new standard offer service rates for…

Another Massachusetts utility set for steep electricity supply hike

Eversource Energy, which transmits and delivers electricity to about 1.4 million electric customers in 140 communities in Massachusetts, has filed notice with the state Department of Public Utilities for a…

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…

Massachusetts National Grid customers to hear two familiar words: rate hike

Winter is coming; so is a substantial rate hike for some New England electricity customers. On Nov. 1, National Grid will institute a 34 percent increase in electricity supply rates…