Head to Head Electricity Plans: TXU vs Stream

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Who Offers the Better Electricity Plan in Dallas? We’ve compared the plans of TXU and Stream Energy head to head. One popular plan type in particular is Texas Renewable Energy. If you’re looking to save money, you’ll want to know how we break down the plans and see which one comes out on top. A […]

Examining a Few Texas Electricity Ratings Customer Reviews

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Centerpoint, Deregulated Electricity, First Choice Power, ONCOR, PUC/ERCOT, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Tara Energy, Texas Deregulated Electricity, Texas Electricity

I get tons of customer reviews through Texas Electricity Ratings, and one of the most consistent issues I see are negative reviews based on misconceptions, or in some cases, a lack of understanding of how the deregulated electricity market works. Since a big part of what I do is to try and help educate people […]

Texas Electricity Provider Map

Posted on 6 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, APNA, Bounce Energy, Champion Energy, Cirro, Direct Energy, Dynowatt, First Choice Power, Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Just Energy, Kinetic Energy, MX Energy, Reliant Energy, Simple Power, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Tara Energy, Texas Electricity News, Texas Power, Texpo, Trends, TXU Energy, YEP-Energy

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 […]

Texas Electricity Crisis: Explaining the Market Dangers

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Cirro, First Choice Power, Reliant Energy, Stream Energy, TER News, Texas Electricity News, TXU Energy

Everyone has seen the ERCOT notices to conserve electricity recently. They seem like there have been daily alerts and calls to action for people to regulate their electricity intake for the sake of conservation. I’m sure a lot of people dismiss this stuff out of hand, but the concern is valid. And I’m going to […]

Texas Electricity: Minimum Usage Charges

Posted on 33 CommentsPosted in Ambit Energy, Amigo Energy, Bounce Energy, Centerpoint, Champion Energy, Cirro, Direct Energy, Dynowatt, First Choice Power, Gexa Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Kinetic Energy, Mega Energy, MX Energy, Reliant Energy, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Tara Energy, Texas Power, TXU Energy

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 […]

Market Rates: Green Energy Plans 8/27

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Amigo Energy, Bounce Energy, Centerpoint, Dynowatt, Fixed Rates, Green/Renewable Energy, Indexed Rate, Kinetic Energy, ONCOR, Southwest Power & Light, Spark Energy, Stream Energy, Variable Rates

Today’s entry into the Texas electricity shopping guide is for environmentally friendly green energy plans. As always, these plans are made from 100% environmentally friendly sources, such as solar or wind power. Typically the rates are slightly higher than normal natural gas based electricity, but the plans are ideal for shoppers who are looking to […]

Market Prices: Green Plans 6/17

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Sorry everyone, I missed posting this yesterday because I spent most of the day on the phone with technical support for various computer applications that seem to be going well out of their way not to work properly. I mean, way out of their way. Anyway, hopefully posting the list of green energy plans a […]

Market Prices: 100% Green Energy Plans 6/9

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It’s Wednesday, so today’s post is about the best 100% green electricity plans that are on the marketplace. In trying to keep with the new format, I’m just going to give a snapshot of the best plans with the lowest electric rates available in each transmission region of Texas, regardless of the contract terms and […]

Market Prices: All Plans 5/27

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in APNA, Bounce Energy, Brilliant Energy, Centerpoint, Champion Energy, Cirro, Dynowatt, Fixed Rates, Frontier Utilities, Indexed Rate, Kinetic Energy, ONCOR, Simple Power, Southwest Power & Light, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Variable Rates

Alright everyone, this shopping guide for the week in Texas Electricity is a little late, coming to you on a Thursday. Sorry for that. I’ve had a number of computer issues this week, and am just now getting close to straightening things out. So this week’s Shopping Guide is going to come in 1 part, […]

Market Prices: Month to Month Plans 4/12

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Amigo Energy, Dynowatt, Indexed Rate, Reliant Energy, StarTex Power, Stream Energy, Texpo, Trends, Variable Rates

It’s Monday, and I hope this week’s look at month to month electricity rates finds everyone in good health and coming off a good weekend. Rates are still rock bottom, so now’s the time to take advantage of the market prices that the Texas electricity market is presenting. As always, make sure that you read […]