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Energy Trends by State

08/11/2014

Thanks to dwindling fossil fuel resources, an ostensible environmental mandate, rising energy prices and rapid advancements in renewable energy resources, the energy industry is changing very fast. In eight states in particular, the energy industry is completely transforming. In this article we will take a look at the energy industry trends in Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland,…

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…

Why Fixed-Rate Energy Continues to Grow

06/27/2014

Many energy providers across the nation give their consumers at least two types of plans to choose from which include either a fixed-rate or variable-energy rate plan. As the name implies, a fixed-rate energy plan locks the consumer into one flat rate for the duration of the agreement with the supplier, which may be up…

5 Reasons to Shop for Electric Suppliers

06/20/2014

Have you heard about the PA Power Switch? Since Pennsylvania deregulated energy, homeowners and business owners now have the ability to choose their electric supplier. Many people who shop for electric suppliers in PA do so simply because they now have the freedom of choice. Here are five other reasons why so many people are…

How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

06/12/2014

If you’re like most homeowners I talk to, you’re always looking for ways to save money on your NJ electric rates. Most of the tips you read online are the same – shut off lights when not in use, put your electronics on a power strip and turn the power strip off, and don’t let…

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…

Energy Education 101

03/07/2014

How Deregulation Works Now that we have an option to switch electricity and gas suppliers, it helps to understand how this all works. Up until deregulation came along, the utilities had always generated the power at the power plants and handled transmission and delivery of the electricity or gas to your home or office. The…