Deregulated Electricity Expansion: Sharyland Utilities

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In what looks to be the first major regulated area opening up since the initial deregulation in 2002(that I can remember, there may have been others), Sharyland Utilities is set to transition to a deregulated electricity market. Starting in January 2014, Sharyland Utilities and their 44,000 residential and commercial customers in 28 different counties of […]

Around the Texas Electricity Blogosphere: 6/29/2011

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Good afternoon, everyone. I just wanted to highlight some of the things happening in the Texas electricity market, from marketplace news as well as news regarding electricity providers. Bounce Energy – First off, Texas Electricity Ratings partner Bounce Energy has had an extremely busy and productive week. First, they launched their new iPhone application. It […]

Around The Texas Electricity Blogosphere

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Here are some interesting blog entries from Texas Electricity Ratings partners that I wanted to pass along. Why Doesn’t Houston Bury Power Lines? – This article from Spark Energy discusses some of the reasons why we don’t see more communities burying power lines in Houston. Burying power lines is a common practice in other parts […]

Playing The Deregulated Field

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Something I have noticed over the years in regards to the deregulated Texas electricity market is that most people seem to have a hesitancy about switching providers. Now, there are lots of reasons this might be the case. Some of it might be loyalty to incumbent providers like Reliant and TXU who they’ve known for […]

Texas Electricity Provider Spotlight: TXU Energy

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I’ve been intending to do a Provider Spotlight section for Texas electricity for awhile, but this weekend I saw something that inspired me to start writing. My intention for these provider spotlight segments is to break down individual electricity providers in more detail so people can learn about the individual companies offering them electricity service […]