NRG Buying Discount Power, Power Express, & Volterra Energy

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NRG Buys VEH Brands and Customers NRG energy, the biggest electricity seller in Texas and parent company of Houston-based Reliant Energy, is reported to have agreed to purchase the customers and brand assets of the three retailers owned by Houston-based Volterra Energy Holdings LLC (VEH). Will NRG’s Deal Affect My Electricity? According to EnergyChoiceMatters.Com, NRG […]

Texas Coal Plant to Shut Down By 2020

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Why Are Coal Plants Closing All Over Texas? A coal plant based in Vernon, Texas announced that it will shut down operations in 2020. It’s the fifth plant that has closed or announced its closure this year. The 700-megawatt plant stated that the reason behind its decision to close was due to its inability to […]

This Month’s Cheapest 12 Month Fixed Rates In Houston

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Which retail electricity providers offer the best price? Price is a big consideration for Texans switching retail electricity providers. A company’s reputation for reliability and customer service are important as well; however, price often trumps all other factors. Now is an excellent time to shop for electricity. The summer surge in retail electricity prices is […]

Shop While Texas Electricity Rates Are Low!

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Should I Shop Now For A New Texas Electricity Plan? When you click on the graph showing Texas historical electricity rates, you’ll see those high Texas retail electricity prices from the summer are settling back down to normal. That’s all because since the summer cooling crisis gone, Texas electricity providers are now bringing down their […]

Sunny Times for Solar in Texas

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Are investors buying green energy? As green energy occupies a larger and larger share of the mix of energy sources powering Texas homes, investors are taking note. This industry, worth $15 billion nationally, is on the rise because the technology harvesting solar energy is getting better and better. Solar panels are coming down in price, […]

Texas Electricity Ratings Launches Texas Electricity Rate Analyzer

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Over the past summer, the Public Utilities Commission of Texas has been baffled by Retail Energy Providers using pricing gimmicks that dupe Texas consumers into high monthly bills at its Power to Choose website. The PUC of Texas’ best solution was to tweak some sort settings, limit the number of REP plans, and offer a “series […]

Plan Picker 3000 Simplifies Your Power to Choose Houston Electricity

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Who can help choose my electricity plan? Selecting a Houston electricity provider is a daunting task. One retail electricity provider says they’ll give you free nights. Another says free weekends. Still another says you’ll get a free smart thermostat. But what are the details? You have contract terms, per kWh pricing, bill credits, freebies, and […]

What To Expect If Your Electricity Provider Leaves Houston

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How do I find a new Houston electricity company? As new players enter the deregulated Texas electricity market, more competition often leads to lower prices for consumers. But sometimes, when companies leave the Texas market their customers must find new electricity providers. What is POLR Service? So Texans aren’t left in the lurch when their […]

Texas Electricity Ratings Updates Rankings: Summer 2018

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As we wade into the peak of what looks to be a blisteringly hot Texas summer, Texas Electricity Ratings has once again updated their rankings of best electricity companies in Texas. As always, it is important for customers to be armed with the latest information possible to help them make smart, informed decisions about their […]

What Is a Texas Electricity Bill Scam?

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How Can You Avoid Utility Bill Scams This Summer? Scammers are on the hunt. Being prepared can help you avoid becoming a victim. One way scammers can steal your account information is through electricity bill scams. Understanding how scammers work is best way to protect yourself. What Are Common Texas Electricity Bill Scams? There are […]