2019 Hurricane Season, El Niño, and Your Texas Electricity Bills

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Are Your Texas Electricity Rates Hurricane Ready? This year’s hurricane season is already underway and it’s not to be taken lightly. Extreme summer weather causes more and more disruptions to our lives. Powerful storms can force companies in the Gulf of Mexico to evacuate drilling rigs, which often spikes the price of natural gas. Storm […]

Best 12-Month Electricity Rates in McAllen, TX

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How Do I Find the Best Electricity Rates? If you’re looking to lock in low rates for the long term, then you’ll want a fixed-rate electricity plan in Texas. Luckily, you have plenty of options for 12-month plans as a resident in the AEP Central service area. These are your top three 12-month, fixed-rate options […]

Hurricane Season Houston Prep Resources

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Are you prepared for extreme weather in Houston, Texas? Hurricane season is here, so now is the time to make sure you and your family are prepared for extreme weather. June through November is the prime season for Atlantic storms to come into the Gulf of Mexico, ramp up their intensity, and make landfall on […]

Cut Houston High Air Conditioner Usage

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How cool should my house be if it’s 100 outside? During much of the year, your air conditioning system is the biggest power user in your Texas home. When the temperatures rise to more than 100 degrees outside, it is tempting to keep your house the same temperature as your refrigerator. But resist that temptation! […]

Best Dallas Irish Pubs for St. Patrick’s Day  

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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas? Finding a great place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year can almost be as hard as finding cheap Dallas electricity rates. You want to choose a reputable pub that offers for great memories that last a lifetime. If you’re looking for a good crowd, great music, and incredible food […]

Energy Plan Lessons From Customer Mistakes —Part 2

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Recently, I was reading through some provider reviews and found several classic examples where customers made mistakes with their with their Texas electricity plans that wound up costing them more. In the interest of helping our other energy customers I’m sharing a few edited examples as common mistakes to show how other customers can avoid problems […]

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 […]

Best Variable Rate Electricity In Houston

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Is a variable rate plan a good idea? Most Texas electricity customers prefer to sign up for fixed rate electricity plans. The primary reason for this is price stability. For the length of the contract, the price stays the same. With variable rate plans, however, price instability can work to a customer’s advantage. Variable rate plans […]

7 Mistakes That Ruin Valentine’s Day

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Pitfalls to Avoid for an Unforgettable Night While you have the power to choose the best electricity provider in Texas, you also have the power this Valentine’s Day to create the most memorable night for your partner. Here are some common blunders that will ruin your perfect evening. Avoid these and you’ll be on the […]

Make Your Reservation at These Houston Valentine’s Day Restaurants

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Where are the hottest Houston Valentine’s Day spots? Valentine’s Day in Houston is a big night for the restaurant industry. Eateries roll out one-night-only prix fixe menus, wine deals, desserts for two, and other specials. But not all restaurants are created equal. For Valentine’s Day, you’ll want the power to choose a restaurant that serves […]