Cut Houston High Air Conditioner Usage

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How cool should my house be if it’s 100 outside? During much of the year, your air conditioning system is the biggest power user in your Texas home. When the temperatures rise to more than 100 degrees outside, it is tempting to keep your house the same temperature as your refrigerator. But resist that temptation! Read More

Best Dallas Irish Pubs for St. Patrick’s Day  

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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas? Finding a great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year can almost be as hard as finding cheap Dallas electricity rates. You want to choose a reputable pub that offers for great memories that last a lifetime. If you’re looking for a good crowd, great music, and incredible food Read More

Energy Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes —Part 2

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Recently, I was reading through some provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Texas electricity plans that wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how other customers can avoid problems Read More

Can Smart Home Gadgets Help Lonely Texas Seniors? Pt.2

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Which smart home devices keep seniors connected? As we learned last month, social isolation among seniors can have dire effects on their physical and mental health. A significant portion of seniors live alone, but that doesn’t mean they have to go through life without connecting to other people. Caring family and friends can help the Read More

Best Variable Rate Electricity In Houston

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Is a variable rate plan a good idea? Most Texas electricity customers prefer to sign up for fixed rate electricity plans. The primary reason for this is price stability. For the length of the contract, the price stays the same. With variable rate plans, however, price instability can work to a customer’s advantage. Variable rate plans Read More

7 Mistakes That Ruin Valentine’s Day

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Pitfalls to Avoid for an Unforgettable Night While you have the power to choose the best electricity provider in Texas, you also have the power this Valentine’s Day to create the most memorable night for your partner. Here are some common blunders that will ruin your perfect evening. Avoid these and you’ll be on the Read More

Make Your Reservation at These Houston Valentine’s Day Restaurants

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Where are the hottest Houston Valentine’s Day spots? Valentine’s Day in Houston is a big night for the restaurant industry. Eateries roll out one-night-only prix fixe menus, wine deals, desserts for two, and other specials. But not all restaurants are created equal. For Valentine’s Day, you’ll want the power to choose a restaurant that serves Read More

ERCOT Reserve Margin Shrinks to 7.4%

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Can ERCOT juggle its energy reserves all summer long? The predicted amount of electricity the Texas grid will have to spare is less than what was available in the summer of 2018. According to forecasts by the Energy Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the reserve margin of electricity will be 7.4%. That’s down from the Read More

Energy Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes, Part 1

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Recently, I was reading through some provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Texas electricity plansthat wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how other customers can avoid problems Read More

Crowd Pleasing Super Bowl Party Snacks

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Texas Fans Will Love These Super Bowl Snacks! The game time temperature at Arrowhead Stadium for the AFC championship game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots was downright cold. The 20ish-degree weather tested the stamina of even the most ardent Chiefs fans. The weather will be much warmer under the retractable roof Read More