Texans’ Favorite Halloween Candy May Shock You

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Which candies do Texas trick-or-treaters want this year? There’s a new sheriff in town when it comes to Texans’ favorite trick-or-treat candy, according to Candystore.com. The bulk candy retailer studied sales trends in the months leading up to Halloween between the years 2007 and 2017. The rankings were determined by pounds of candy sold. Reese’s […]

How Bad Are GE’s Gas Turbine Blade Troubles?

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What Is the Problem with GE’s Turbine Blades? GE’s financial difficulties continue as a recent discovery has shown that the blades in its flagship turbine have an oxidization issue. Oxidization exposes the blades to the possibility of rust and rapid deterioration. Currently, four natural gas generator units in Texas have been forced to pause operations […]

Texas Coal Plant to Shut Down By 2020

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Why Are Coal Plants Closing All Over Texas? A coal plant based in Vernon, Texas announced that it will shut down operations in 2020. It’s the fifth plant that has closed or announced its closure this year. The 700-megawatt plant stated that the reason behind its decision to close was due to its inability to […]

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 […]

Shop While Texas Electricity Rates Are Low!

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Should I Shop Now For A New Texas Electricity Plan? When you click on the graph showing Texas historical electricity rates, you’ll see those high Texas retail electricity prices from the summer are settling back down to normal. That’s all because since the summer cooling crisis gone, Texas electricity providers are now bringing down their […]

Is Wireless Power Coming To Texas?

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Will Texas electricity come without power lines? Researchers in Texas and beyond are exploring innovation in electricity delivery. They have been successful transmitting small amounts of power over short distances. Though you won’t see power lines being dismantled any time soon, companies are investing in new technologies that could drastically change how Texas retail power […]

Sunny Times for Solar in Texas

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Are investors buying green energy? As green energy occupies a larger and larger share of the mix of energy sources powering Texas homes, investors are taking note. This industry, worth $15 billion nationally, is on the rise because the technology harvesting solar energy is getting better and better. Solar panels are coming down in price, […]

DOE: Wind Power Installations Reducing Project Costs

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Why Does the Cost for Renewables Continue to Decline? All around the nation, states are pushing for more and more renewable generation. Thanks in part to federal subsidies and tax breaks, the costs of building wind farms has dropped significantly over the years. And now, the Department of Energy (DOE) has recently released three reports […]

TER’s Plan Picker 3000 Simplifies Your Power to Choose Dallas Electricity

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How Can I Find Help Choosing the Best Dallas Energy Plan? Shopping for an electricity plan can be a pain. Each plan has different benefits that work well for some but not for others. And if you choose the wrong plan, you could lose a lot of money. So how do you know you’re getting […]

Most New Texas Generator Interconnections Are Green

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What is the Future of Texas Energy? Purchasing green energy is important to many Texas electricity customers but not all. Yet, if current trends continue, green energy may be the only option. As a proportion of total Texas electricity usage, wind power is expected to overtake coal sometime this year or next. According to the […]