Electricity Plans Trending In Houston

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How much do your Houston neighbors pay for electricity? You’ve probably walked over to your neighbor’s house to check out his new grill, lawn mower, or power tool the very day he brought it home. You inspect this new piece of equipment like you’re on a car dealership showroom floor. He describes the bells and 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

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 Read More

Texas Electricity and Social Media

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Capital One and the American City Business Journals are working together to sponsor a contest to see which businesses are the best at social media, called the Social Madness contest. The contest is designed to measure how successful local businesses are with using social media to interact with their customers. Now obviously

Texas Electricity Ratings Updates Rankings: May 8th 2012

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Everyone, I’ve been talking about updating the rankings for the past week or so, but we’ve been very busy getting the new Texas Electricity Ratings website launched and live. However, now that we’ve completed that, it is time to focus on the site’s core responsibility: Ranking Texas Electricity Providers and helping customers shop for electricity plans. We’ve Read More

Texas Electricity Provider Map

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Last week’s purchase of First Choice Power by Direct Energy was yet another major acquisition of a Retail Electricity Provider by a major energy conglomerate. There’s been around a half a dozen of these deals in the past year, and in my opinion things have gotten a bit muddled and confusing. So I wanted to Read More

Texas Electricity Ratings Update: New Rankings Released

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Good afternoon, everyone. I just wanted to post a quick update that I’ve revised the Texas Electricity Ratings ranking of providers this week. The new rankings and numbers are posted, although there wasn’t much change in the actual order of providers. Bounce Energy remained in the top spot, boosted by their great freshman performance in Read More

2011 JD Power & Associates Poll Released: Champion Energy #1 Again

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The JD Power & Associates group has released their most recent survey of the deregulated electricity providers operating in Texas. In their own words: The study, now in its fourth year, measures customer satisfaction with retail electric utility providers in Texas by examining four key factors (listed in order of importance): price; billing and payment; Read More

Texas Electricity: Minimum Usage Charges

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Earlier this week, I got an email from a Texas Electricity Ratings reader, suggesting I write an article about Minimum Usage charges. We’ve discussed Minimum Usage charges in the past here, but to clear things up, in short, they’re additional charges that are tacked onto a person’s bill if they use less than a certain Read More

Around The Texas Electricity Blogosphere

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Here are some interesting blog entries from Texas Electricity Ratings partners that I wanted to pass along. Why Doesn’t Houston Bury Power Lines? – This article from Spark Energy discusses some of the reasons why we don’t see more communities burying power lines in Houston. Burying power lines is a common practice in other parts Read More