Family Friendly Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating

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What Are Family-Friendly Alternatives to Trick or Treating? Ghouls, ghosts, goblins and more, if you’re excited about the upcoming holiday, you’re not alone. An estimated 175 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year. But not everyone who loves Halloween enjoys trick-or-treating. Whether it’s simply not your thing, the weather’s bad, the kids have colds, or […]

NRG Buying Discount Power, Power Express, & Volterra Energy

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NRG Buys VEH Brands and Customers NRG energy, the biggest electricity seller in Texas and parent company of Houston-based Reliant Energy, is reported to have agreed to purchase the customers and brand assets of the three retailers owned by Houston-based Volterra Energy Holdings LLC (VEH). Will NRG’s Deal Affect My Electricity? According to EnergyChoiceMatters.Com, NRG […]

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 […]

Three Most Popular 12 Month Fixed Plans For Houston Electricity

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What are the most popular Houston electricity plans right now? When it comes to power plans, knowing what is popular with other Houston electricity customers can help you narrow down the retail electricity providers and electricity plans you want to give serious consideration. Most Texas residential electricity customers use an average of about1,000 kWh of […]

ONCOR Reduces TDU Rates

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What Kind of Savings Can I Expect with Oncor’s Recent Rate Reduction? With Texas hurricane season currently underway, it pays to have good news about lower electricity rates. The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) recently approved Oncor’s requested delivery rate decrease. It comes as a result of the federal tax cuts imposed at the […]

Texas Electricity Ratings Launches Texas Electricity Rate Analyzer

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Over the past summer, the Public Utilities Commission of Texas has been baffled by Retail Energy Providers using pricing gimmicks that dupe Texas consumers into high monthly bills at its Power to Choose website. The PUC of Texas’ best solution was to tweak some sort settings, limit the number of REP plans, and offer a “series […]