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What’s ahead for Energy Rates in 2015?

10/08/2014

Energy rates in the US are going up fast. Rates have been consistently going up every single year, but next year is expected to see an especially sharp rise. Energy rates in 2015 for Chicago, for example, are expected to increase the average energy bill by $130; energy suppliers in Connecticut and Nevada are seeking…

What types of plans can I switch to?

07/16/2014

There are several plan types to choose from when switching to a new supplier. You will want to consider these options before choosing a plan. FIXED RATE PLANS These plans offer a fixed rate for a set term with or without a cancellation fee. Fixed rate plans are the most popular choice amongst customers in…

Take Advantage of Renewable Energy

07/03/2014

When you think about programs like the PA Power Switch, NJ Energy Choice or CT Electric Choice, you initially think about the money you can save on your energy bills. Indeed, the top reason why so many homeowners and business owners seek out alternative CT, PA and NJ electric suppliers is to reduce their electric…

Connecticut Utility Rates Increase 20%

03/13/2014

January 14th 2014 – The first of the year brought about many great changes, however, when it comes to Connecticut’s electricity supply rates, they have increased approximately 20% from 2013 for both Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating customers. Therefore, any customers that are still using CL&P or UI as their default supplier and…

About Energy Deregulation

03/07/2014

Electric and gas deregulation began in the late 1990’s creating new competitive markets in several deregulated states offering customers the power to choose the electricity or gas supplier they wanted to use separate from the utility. As deregulation policies passed in each state, the electric and gas utilities were required to “unbundled” the services they…

Energy Deregulation Continues To Grow

03/07/2014

Each year, more and more states continue to implement a deregulated energy policy allowing their electricity and gas customers to shop for lower rates amongst competitive suppliers entering the marketplace. With over half of the states deregulated now for electricity and/or natural gas, this change is sweeping the nation and providing new and exciting opportunities…