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 […]

What is a Plan EFL and how does it affect my Texas electricity?

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What Is an EFL in Texas? No one wants to read the fine print. But when you’re comparing Dallas electric rates, you need to know the full picture. This helps you save big when using the power to choose to find the cheapest electricity plan for your Dallas, Texas home. The Energy Facts Label (EFL) […]

NOAA Forecasts 2018 Hurricane Season

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How bad will hurricane season be this summer? Extreme weather is exerting a greater impact on our lives now than ever before. Hurricane season makes this all too clear. Storms can disrupt gas and oil wells and knock down transmission lines, both of which can affect the price of energy throughout the country. Homeowners dwelling […]

Exclusive Champ Saver-12 Electricity Rate Offer for Dallas!

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What’s the exclusive electricity rate offer from Champion? Do you want a Texas electricity plan with incredibly low rates, straightforward pricing, and outstanding customer care? It can be yours if you make the simple switch to Champion’ s Champ Saver-12. Which Energy Company Has the Best Customer Service in Texas? Champion Energy Services is the […]

Who Has the Best 12-Month Rate in Houston?

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Shopping for Texas Electricity Was Never Easier! Shopping for the right 12-month rate from a Texas electricity company from can be tricky. But if you’re wondering: Who has the best 12-month rate in Houston? Then look no further than Tara Energy’s Tara Web – 12 plan. Changing to this affordable, no-hassle plan offers cheap electricity […]

Texas Winter Forecast 2017-18

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What will happen to my Texas electric bill? Homes in Dallas and north Texas might ring in the coming New Year with their furnaces. Night time low temperatures in the low 20s and a daytime high of only 33°F will bring a very wintery start to 2018. How long the cold will last is not […]

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 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 […]