Top 5 Best Electricity Providers for Plans and Promotions in Texas

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Who are the best Texas electricity companies? Many Texas electricity customers feel daunted by the multitude of providers and plans when they shop for electricity. Recently, Texas Electricity Ratings updated its provider rankings. These rankings rate companies in terms on plan offerings, rates, ease of ordering, customer service, innovation, and others. However, because customer insight Read More

What to Expect If Your Electricity Provider Leaves Dallas

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What Are My Options If My Electricity Provider Goes Bust? Texas energy rates are on the rise this summer, and it’s not just the customers that are feeling it. This summer’s heat has already forced the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) to shut down Breeze Energy and pushed two energy providers to sell off Read More

Your Power to Choose—Why ERCOT’s Power Pond Got Just a Little Smaller

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Is my electric company leaving Texas? During Texas droughts, the pond gradually shrinks to a puddle, the ubiquitous barred tiger salamander will turn cannibal, devouring each other until there’s only one big salamander left in the muddy ooze. The barred tiger salamander’s om-nom-nom behavior ominously resonates with the latest Texas retail electricity news. Not only Read More

ERCOT Having a HOT ONE Today!

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How big will demand for Texas electricity go? High temperatures are expected throughout the north central region of Texas today. Dallas electricity customers will still see over 100°F with Austin and San Antonio likely to hit their hottest day of the summer thus far. Demand is forecast to get to 74,647 MW today and on Read More

Houston and Dallas Sweat Through Record Electricity Demand

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Why is high electric demand such a Texas problem? Summers in Texas are supposed to be hot. But when the temperatures start hanging around 100°F or above for a few days, then the situation starts getting serious. Not just for homeless folks who need to get out of the heat to survive or anyone else Read More

What is a Texas Energy Emergency?

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How do I know I’m in a Texas energy emergency? During the hot Texas summer, every air conditioning unit in Texas runs during the afternoon. That much consumption at one time can cause an energy emergency when demand for Texas electricity gets precariously close or even surpasses the energy supply available. When this happens, the Read More

Texas Electricity Ratings Updates Rankings: Summer 2018

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As we wade into the peak of what looks to be a blisteringly hot Texas summer, Texas Electricity Ratings has once again updated their rankings of best electricity companies in Texas. As always, it is important for customers to be armed with the latest information possible to help them make smart, informed decisions about their Read More

PUC Chair says PowerToChoose Electricity Plans are Misleading

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  We at Texas Electricity Ratings have been telling anyone who would listen for a year now that electricity plans customers can shop for on Power To Choose are misleading.  In a recent statement by the chair of the Texas PUC (Public Utilities Commission) it appears that finally someone in a position to do something about Read More

Best 3 No-Contract Month-To-Month Electricity Rates in Houston

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How can I get Houston electricity without a contract? Many people in deregulated parts of Texas that pay Houston CenterPoint rates will sign up with a retail electricity provider under a contracted plan. These plans typically include an early termination fee often in excess of $100 and at times more than $200. While contracts are Read More

ERCOT Prepping for Record June Demand TODAY!

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Does ERCOT Have Enough Electricity for Today? ERCOT is heading into a show down between Texas electricity demand and Texas heat. With Friday temperature highs throughout the state expected between the upper 90s and 100s, ERCOT forecasts that it will face a peak demand of 68,374 megawatts (MW) on Friday, June 22 at roughly 4 Read More