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

Best Month-To-Month Electricity in Dallas

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What’s the Cheapest Month-to-Month Energy Plan? Did you know that now’s the best time to shop the cheapest electricity rates in Dallas? Energy prices are low in Texas thanks to a surplus of natural gas. And if you’re looking to avoid a contract for the short term, you may want to consider a month-to-month electricity plan in 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

UPDATE: NOAA Crazy-Busy Hurricane Season

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NOAA Predicts Intense Hurricane Season As we already covered in early May, four forecasters are warning of a high energy hurricane season this summer that could affect Texas electricity customers. Their forecasts predict 14 to 18 tropical storms in the Atlantic. Of these, 7 to 9 will become hurricanes with 3 growing to become major 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

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

ERCOT Warns Record Summer Electricity Use

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ERCOT Reserve Margin 2020 News ERCOT released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) prediction on Thursday, March 5 for Spring 2020 (March – May) and also its preliminary Summer (June – September) assessment. ERCOT anticipates having enough electricity capacity to meet the forecast 64,233 MW spring peak load. However, this summer looks like Read More

What Costs Most On Your Dallas Electric Bill? 

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Cut Your Monthly Electricity Bill  Bill shock sucks. There’s nothing worse than getting to the end of your billing cycle only to find out that your Texas electricity bill is through the roof! Often, your appliances are the culprits. Knowing which ones use the most electricity while applying these energy-saving tips can help you avoid Read More

Why Is My Houston Electric Bill So High In The Winter?

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What can I do about my Houston electric bill this winter? When September comes, Texans rejoice because football is back, and summer electricity bills are gone. Fall and spring bring the lowest electricity prices of the year, but winter has its own price spike. Winter electricity bills aren’t as high as summer bills. However, the Read More