Get the Most From Your Houston AC

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How Can You Make Your Houston AC Run Better? Houston summers are brutally hot. The sounds of your ceiling fans running at full speed and your air conditioner kicking on are the soundtrack to your life. July and August bring temperatures that tax your body, mind, spirit — and wallet. An average U.S. home AC system 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

Can A Dirty Air Filter Cause A High Electric Bill?

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Energy Savings From Changing An Air Filter? You’ve just received your Texas light company bill and for the third straight month, it’s running higher than normal. So, you’re probably wondering if you’ve been doing different this month. Ask yourself when was the last time you changed the air filter in your home’s heating, ventilation air-conditioning Read More

Texas Facing High Energy Hurricane Season

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Prepare Now for a Busy 2020 Hurricane Season The 2020 hurricane season will officially begin one month from now on June 1. And since this year’s winter was one of the warmest in North America without the help of an El Niño, Texas residents might see the impact of at least one tropical storm this 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

Cheap Estimated Electric Bill Plans in Houston

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Which Houston Electricity Plans Are Cheapest? When it comes to evaluating retail electricity plans, one number doesn’t say it all. You may find a plan with a super low advertised rate. However, that low number in a bold font may not be all it’s cracked up to be. That’s why Texas Electricity Ratings now shows Read More

Are PrePaid Free-Nights Plans in Houston Worth It?

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Are prepaid free-nights plans a good deal? If you’ve ever been surprised by a high utility bill, you know the anxiety it can cause. Even if you’re a diligent budgeter, an unexpectedly costly utility bill can really throw you off-kilter. This is one of the primary reasons people choose prepaid electricity plans. You can’t be 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

Houston’s Best St. Patrick’s Day Green Electricity Rates

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Who has St. Patrick’s Day Green Electricity? Even when St. Patrick’s Day falls midweek like it does this year, people still manage to celebrate. Put on your favorite green shirt and head down to your favorite Irish pub for a pint of Guinness. But before you celebrate all things Irish, take a minute to think about Read More

How Many kWh Does The Average Apartment Use Per Month?

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How much electricity does an apartment tenant use? Most people don’t consider their electricity cost when they move into an apartment. But even a small place can produce a shocking Texas electricity bill. Bad insulation, a rickety air conditioner, and flimsy windows can make a cheap apartment quite a bit more costly. So how much Read More