Texas Electricity Saving Tips for Spring

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Which spring chores will help conserve Texas electricity? Electricity is one of those expenses you probably don’t mind paying, but you never want to pay more than what is necessary. From now until the heat of summer, Texas electricity bills will steadily increase along with the outside temperature. Spring cleaning can be about more than […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Must Do Tips for the BEST Super Bowl Party

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How to Make Memorable Night Even More Memorable With the Super Bowl almost here, you may be thinking about hosting a party for all your friends. To make sure you put on a party that’s just as memorable as the game itself, you need to pull out all the stops —but without worrying about your Dallas […]

Texas Battery Project Powering Utilities

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How does Texas store excess electricity? As reported on Texas Electricity Ratings in November, Luminant’s utility scale battery in West Texas was set to begin operation by the end of 2018. The project made its deadline just barely coming online December 31. This 10 megawatt storage facility is the largest of its kind in Texas […]

New Smart Home Energy Gadgets At CES

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What Smart Home Gadgets Save the Most on Energy Bills? From laundry folding machines to smart doorbells, the list of high-tech devices for smart homes at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was enlightening. While some of these devices could simply add hands-free convenience to your home, others could greatly lower your energy rates, providing you with huge […]

Can Smart Home Gadgets Help Lonely Texas Seniors? Pt.1

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What causes isolation among seniors? When you think about the older adults in your life, you may perceive them as homebodies. They don’t like to get out as much as the used to do, but is that really the case? Is it that they don’t like to get out or that they have a hard […]

Are Renewables Finally Kicking Coal Out of Texas?

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What’s the Future of Green Energy in Texas? As coal plants continue to shut down around Texas, it looks like green energy’s reach continues to spread. According to a new study out of Rice University, Texas’s vast landscape seems to be ripe for even more reliance on renewable energy generation. What does that mean for […]

Five New Year’s Energy-Saving Resolutions for Your Houston Home

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How can I reduce my electric bill in 2019? Losing weight is the most common New Year’s resolution, but a close second is to be better with finances. This may mean fewer trips to Target or fewer Amazon binges, but it can also mean lowering your necessary expenses like utilities. Saving money doesn’t have to […]

10 Energy Saving New Year’s Resolutions

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How Can I Reduce My Monthly Energy Use? The EIA predicts that for the fourth year in a row energy prices will increase. But just because the nation’s price for energy increases, doesn’t mean you need to get stuck paying more for electricity. Follow these 10 energy saving New Year’s resolutions to make sure that […]