PUC Rules Electric Companies Can’t Alter Fixed Price Rates

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Ambit Energy, Deregulated Electricity, Fixed Rates, PUC/ERCOT, Texas Electricity, Texas Electricity News

After the PUC voted to raise the market cape earlier this summer (with more cap raises coming in upcoming years), there were a lot of concerns about whether or not Texas electricity companies would alter the rates of their fixed rate electricity plans because of increased costs on their end. This was a controversial concept, […]

Texas Electricity Provider Map

Posted on 6 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, APNA, Bounce Energy, Champion Energy, Cirro, Direct Energy, Dynowatt, First Choice Power, Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Just Energy, Kinetic Energy, MX Energy, Reliant Energy, Simple Power, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Tara Energy, Texas Electricity News, Texas Power, Texpo, Trends, TXU Energy, YEP-Energy

Last week’s purchase of First Choice Power by Direct Energy was yet another major acquisition of a Retail Electricity Provider by a major energy conglomerate. There’s been around a half a dozen of these deals in the past year, and in my opinion things have gotten a bit muddled and confusing. So I wanted to […]

Texas Electricity Crisis: Explaining the Market Dangers

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Cirro, First Choice Power, Reliant Energy, Stream Energy, TER News, Texas Electricity News, TXU Energy

Everyone has seen the ERCOT notices to conserve electricity recently. They seem like there have been daily alerts and calls to action for people to regulate their electricity intake for the sake of conservation. I’m sure a lot of people dismiss this stuff out of hand, but the concern is valid. And I’m going to […]

Texas Electricity: Minimum Usage Charges

Posted on 33 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, Bounce Energy, Centerpoint, Champion Energy, Cirro, Direct Energy, Dynowatt, First Choice Power, Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Kinetic Energy, Mega Energy, MX Energy, Reliant Energy, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Tara Energy, Texas Power, TXU Energy

Earlier this week, I got an email from a Texas Electricity Ratings reader, suggesting I write an article about Minimum Usage charges. We’ve discussed Minimum Usage charges in the past here, but to clear things up, in short, they’re additional charges that are tacked onto a person’s bill if they use less than a certain […]

Market Rates: South Texas Electricity 4/27

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Good afternoon, everyone. The entry of the day for the Texas Electricity shopping guide is South Texas (AEP Central) which covers the prices for Corpus Christi electricity and Brownsville electricity. This area of Texas is expensive compared to Houston and Dallas, starting off almost 2 cents per kWh higher than Oncor and Centerpoint. So it’s […]

Market Rates: Fixed Rate Plans 6/29

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Here’s a look at the Fixed Rate plans for this week in Texas electricity.After some strange slap fighting this morning between my server hosts and my ISP, the site is back up and running. This helps me post the electric rates and customers to compare and shop for new plans. As always, we’ll take a […]

Market Prices: Fixed Rate Plans 6/15

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On today’s agenda is to list the different fixed rate plans that are available this week in the deregulated Texas electricity market. So far the month to month rates have held steady despite the summer heat, so it will be good to examine the fixed rate plans and see if they are staying stable as […]

Market Prices: Fixed Rate Plans 6/8

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, APNA, Bounce Energy, Brilliant Energy, Centerpoint, Cirro, Fixed Rates, Gexa Energy, ONCOR, Simple Power, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, StarTex Power, Texas Power, YEP-Energy

Greetings, everyone. Since it is Tuesday, today we’ll be evaluating the prices for the Fixed Rate plans in the Texas electricity market. As always, the purpose of these posts are to help shoppers save money on the different electric rates available in the marketplace. Fixed rates particularly are a great way to try and keep […]

Market Prices: Fixed Rates 6/1

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, APNA, Bounce Energy, Brilliant Energy, Centerpoint, Champion Energy, Fixed Rates, Frontier Utilities, Gexa Energy, Kinetic Energy, ONCOR, Simple Power, Southwest Power & Light, StarTex Power, YEP-Energy

Here’s today’s second post looking at the Texas Electricity market rates for the first week of June. This post is going to take a look at Fixed Rate plans, and is organized by TDSP so that customers in any area of Texas should be able to find a few of the providers who are providing […]