Texas ERP Program Ends, Now What?

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With Texas ERP Gone, How Do You Pay For Electricity? From March to September of this year, the Electricity Relief Program (ERP) reduced the threat of electricity shut offs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the program has expired, the 620,000 Texans receiving assistance wonder how they will pay for electricity. While these customers still Read More

2020 Best Texas Electricity Provider Ratings

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Who Is The Best Electricity Supplier In Texas? Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloomy pandemic stays the need for electricity in Texas. It’s for that very reason that Texas Electricity Ratings has released their annual rankings for the best retail electricity providers in the state of Texas. Ranking Texas Retail Electricity Providers Energy providers Read More

COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program Extended

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Public Utility Commission Continues Shut Off Protections The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) announced that it was extending the Covid-19 Electricity Relief Program (ERP) until August 31, 2020. The PUCT originally set the program to end on July 17 as the anticipated number of cases eased. Unfortunately,  the recent increase in Covid-19 cases and Read More

PUC COVID-19 Program To Protect Texas Electricity Customers

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About the COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program Even though multiple Texas TDUs and retail electricity providers have suspended service disconnectionsand late fees for customers who can’t pay their electricity bills, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) COVID-19 Electricity Relief Program (CERP) designed to reduce the economic impact of Texas electricity bills on residential customers. The Read More

Can’t Pay Electric Bill Because of Coronavirus?

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Coronavirus and Your Utility Bills —UPDATED—     03-18-20 The Coronavirus (or Covid-19) outbreak news over this weekend has left many working Texas families wondering what’s going to happen in the wake of schools and many businesses closing. Folks want to know how they’ll make ends meet if they take sick leave or must stay Read More

What’s the Cheapest Houston 24 Month Electricity Rate?

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Which electricity companies in Houston have cheap two year plans? If you’ve heard the recent news about the shocking Griddy electricity bills, you may have checked on your home’s power situation. The best way to prevent the pain Griddy customers experienced last month is to lock in a fixed rate electricity plan. The most common Read More

Houston’s Best Rated 24 Month Electricity

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Who is the best electric company in Houston? Texas electricity companies primarily compete on price. But,, the amount you owe your retail electricity provider each month shouldn’t be the only factor in choosing a company. Thanks to Texas Electricity Ratings, you’re able to gain insight from actual customers on what each energy company is like. Read More

Energy Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes —Part 2

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Recently, I was reading through some provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Texas electricity plans that wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how other customers can avoid problems Read More

Energy Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes, Part 1

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Recently, I was reading through some provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Texas electricity plansthat wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how other customers can avoid problems Read More

How Bad Are GE’s Gas Turbine Blade Troubles?

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What Is the Problem with GE’s Turbine Blades? GE’s financial difficulties continue as a recent discovery has shown that the blades in its flagship turbine have an oxidization issue. Oxidization exposes the blades to the possibility of rust and rapid deterioration. Currently, four natural gas generator units in Texas have been forced to pause operations Read More