ERCOT says it's in readiness for this year's Texas weather. Find out their power estimates for this winter and summer!

ERCOT States Its Winter and Summer Readiness

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How Ready Is ERCOT For Winter? After Winter Storm Uri caused the deaths of 246 people, everyone in Texas wants to know if Texas power generators have sufficiently weatherized their facilities. According to the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the answer is a confident yes, their winter readiness is up to the challenge. “Texans Read More

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Find High Use Electric Deals in Lucas

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What’s the BEST 12-month for High Use Electricity? As electricity prices continue rising across the nation, you need to lock in cheaper rates quickly. And if your home in Lucas, TX, uses more than 2000 kWh a month, you need a cheap rate to power your high use electric! Let us help you find your Read More

ERCOT says it's in readiness for this year's Texas weather. Find out their power estimates for this winter and summer!

ERCOT Winter Report Warns of 5 Extreme Events

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What Extreme Weather Events Might Impact Texas? As winter gradually sweeps in, Texans remember the bitter cold and power outages caused by Winter Storm Uri. As a result, Texans are paying close attention to the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) winter predictions.  Last month, ERCOT released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy, or SARA, for Read More

My Experience with Griddy

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As someone who works in the retail electricity industry, I definitely had my reservations about Griddy. Not the concept or the technology, but the way they’ve been marketing it. But I definitely was curious to see what all the hype was about, and more importantly, whether Griddy lived up to the hype.  How Griddy Works 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

The Summer Guide to Texas Electricity: 2018

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Summertime is always a very busy season in the world of Texas electricity, and 2018 is no exception. In fact, 2018 as already been an extremely active shopping season, and it will only get busier as the days and weeks continue to tick by into the crucible of the summer heat. We’ve been doing this Read More

A Closer Look at TXU’s Free Nights & Solar Days Plan

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Is TXU’s Free Nights & Solar Days Plan a Good Deal On Electricity? Forgive the statement of the obvious, but the state of Texas is hot. Summertime temperatures routinely hit triple digits in Texas, and as a result, people’s air conditioners work overtime during the summer months. As a result, people’s electricity bills often soar, Read More

Texas Electricity Ratings Unveils New Tool for Electricity Shopping

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The Texas electricity market has been de-regulated since 2002, and Texas Electricity Ratings has been helping customers find the right electricity plans to meet their needs since 2008. While it’s hard to believe we’ve been doing this for 10 years, what sadly isn’t difficult to believe is that the Texas Electricity Market is still confusing, Read More

How to Find the Lowest Houston Electricity Rates

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Deregulation of electrical companies has given people across the Lone Star State the power to choose their own Texas electrical rates. However, many consumers don’t realize they have the freedom to pick from the best local rates available. In Houston alone, there are almost 100 different electrical plans in existence from a wide variety of Read More