The Summer Guide to Texas Electricity: 2018

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Summertime is always a very busy season in the world of Texas electricity, and 2018 is no exception. In fact, 2018 as already been an extremely active shopping season, and it will only get busier as the days and weeks continue to tick by into the crucible of the summer heat. We’ve been doing this […]

Record-Setting Electricity Demand Expected For Texas Summer

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Is summer going to be hot in Texas? Saying the Texas summer will be hot is like saying the 4th of July fireworks will be colorful. Each year air conditioners and freezers work overtime whenever the weather gets unbearable. When the gurus of Texas energy consumption evaluate the future demand, they factor in the weather […]

Tax Cuts to Reduce Texas TDU Electricity Charges?

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Hey,Houston electricity customers! Get out your wallets and stand ready to get trickled on! Whoa! Not so fast, there! Cheaper rates might be coming —but not right away. Reasonable Texas Profits CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric has been doing well. Really, really well. Since the Texas Public Utilities Commission (PUC) sets a limit on much profit […]

Texas Electric Rates Might Spike This Summer

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ERCOT, the entity charged with running the Texas grid and ensuring it’s reliability, announced Monday that it was lowering its estimated reserve margin for the summer of 2018. While that’s not good news for Texas electric rates , it’s not the end of the world, either. ERCOT’s preferred reserve margin is 13.75% extra generating capacity […]

Texas Electricity Ratings People’s Choice Award

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At Texas Electricity Ratings, we take pride in our consumer advocacy for customers in the deregulated electricity market. Recently, we revamped our ratings to include new criteria, and to take advantage of our decades of experience in the Texas Electricity market to help give useful rankings of the electricity providers in Texas. And we were […]

Compare Electricity Rates: 6 Month Plans in Houston

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Frontier Utilities has made a specialty out of six month plans. In an earlier article, we looked at plans that didn’t have Frontier’s high cancellation rates. If you’re looking for Houston electricity rates, and you’re not sure if you’ll be around for a full year, a 6 month plan might be the way to go. […]

Texas Electricity Ratings Updates Summer Rankings: 7/31/2018

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Texas Electricity Ratings, the top website for consumer advocacy and shopping in the Texas electricity marketplace, has released their updated rankings for the electricity companies in Texas. Ahead of August 1st, typically the hottest month of the year in Texas, the team at Texas Electricity Ratings wanted to make sure that shoppers were armed with […]

Will Rising PV Panel Prices Overshadow Eclipse Pricing?

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It sounds like a great cosmic conjunction. The kind of thing that has practically never happened in living memory. Oh yeah —there’s that eclipse-thing, too. Seriously, who could have imagined a potential solar panel trade war happening during an presidency firmly committed to protecting and promoting fossil fuels. But the fact is that American solar […]

TCAP’s 2017 Texas Electricity Prices Report

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The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power (TCAP) released it 2017 snapshot of Texas Electricity prices last week. For folks comparing Texas rates and looking for the cheapest electricity plans, the report has some interesting and somewhat nuanced insights. TCAP’s ELECTRICITY PRICES IN TEXAS main take-aways are: Average residential electricity prices in the competitive retail areas of […]

Texas Electricity Generation Infographic

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Texas Electricity Ratings gives consumers the power to choose the cheapest Texas electricity rates. And if you’re committed to using renewable or alternative electricity sources, knowing what’s currently available and what’s going to be available will make all the difference when you shop for a plan. Because we want consumers to be smart shoppers, we’ve assembled our […]