Shop Short Term Fixed-Rate and Prepaid Houston Electricity

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How do I pick a college apartment electricity plan? So you have your off-campus apartment lease signed, and you’re ready to move in. What about electricity service? Picking a Texas electricity plan can be confusing in the best of times but because rates will likely fall when summer’s gone you’re not going to want to […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 Big Ways to Cut Your Houston Electricity Bill

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How can I lower my Houston electricity bill this summer? No one likes to pay more than necessary for anything, especially for Houston electricity. When the Texas summer temperatures rise, so do the electricity costs for homes and businesses. Air conditioners run longer to cool indoor spaces; more electricity is lost because of the heat’s […]

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 […]

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 a energy emergency when demand for Texas electricity gets precariously close or even surpasses the energy supply available. When this happens, the […]

Best Short Term Fixed Rate Electricity Plans in Houston

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Can I lock in Houston electricity prices for less than a year? It’s not surprising that this year’s hot Texas summer has increased Houston electricity prices. Because many people change residences in the summer, movers often lock in fixed rate electricity prices when rates are typically the highest. When you renew contracts every one, two, […]

What Is a Texas Electricity Bill Scam?

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How Can You Avoid Utility Bill Scams This Summer? Scammers are on the hunt. Being prepared can help you avoid becoming a victim. One way scammers can steal your account information is through electricity bill scams. Understanding how scammers work is best way to protect yourself. What Are Common Texas Electricity Bill Scams? There are […]

What Are the Rules for Texas Smart Meters?

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Why Do We Have Smart Meters in Texas? Smart meters are already at work in nearly all Texas homes. But why are they important and do you have to have one in your home? Smart meters can help customers maximize their energy savings and improve ERCOT’s grid reliability. And with Texas energy rates are on […]

Why do Cheap Texas Electricity Rates Depend on Where I Live?

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Why are my electricity costs different than other towns? When companies compete for customers, prices are bound to vary. This happens all the time in the deregulated Texas electricity market. Across vast swaths of Texas, electricity companies compete for the privilege to power homes and businesses. In the deregulated areas of Texas, retail electricity providers […]