1. How Does Energy Deregulation Work?

    How Does Energy Deregulation Work?

    The history of energy deregulation is an interesting one to follow. Since electricity and natural gas are so essential to our daily way of life, there is much debate over how they should be regulated by the government, if at all. To understand energy-deregulated markets, it’s best to first look at their history. Originally, utility […]
  2. Who Has The Cheapest Electricity Rates In Texas

    Who Has The Cheapest Electricity Rates In Texas

    While electricity rates in Texas change daily and go up and down with the energy market, there are certain retail electric providers that seem to have the most competitive rates. Electric rates in Texas vary by utility, zip code, and customer type, so the best way to find the supplier with the cheapest power rates […]
  3. How Much Does A kWh Cost In Texas?

    How Much Does A kWh Cost In Texas?

    A kilowatt hour or kWh, is a measurement of electricity and is how electricity rates in Texas are set. In fact, if you are signing up for a fixed-rate plan with a Texas electricity provider then you will pay a certain price per kilowatt hour or $/kWh. Electric rates in Texas change almost every day […]
  4. Where Does Texas Electricity Come From?

    Where Does Texas Electricity Come From?

    If you live in Texas, you might be wondering where all the electricity comes from. Or, you might not think about it at all (ha!). Either way, it is important to understand where electricity in Texas comes from and what factors affect your utility bill each month. Check out the chart below and see a […]
  5. Are Texas Electricity Rates Going Up?

    Are Texas Electricity Rates Going Up?

    Texas has historically been one of the lowest-priced states when it comes to electricity and natural gas rates. In fact, electricity rates in Texas have been rated some of the lowest in the United States. Texas was voted the 46th cheapest state for electricity out of all 50 U.S. states, with Wyoming coming in at […]
  6. The Utilities Moving Checklist: How To Setup And Disconnect Your Utilities When Moving

    The Utilities Moving Checklist: How To Setup And Disconnect Your Utilities When Moving

    So, you’re moving? Congratulations. Whether you just purchased a new home, signed a new apartment lease, or are relocating for work, moving can always be an exciting and nerve-racking experience. With moving trucks, packing tape, and boxes, the last thing on your mind might be disconnecting and setting up new utilities. We made this checklist […]
  7. Why Do Some Texas Energy Suppliers Charge A Cancellation Fee?

    Why Do Some Texas Energy Suppliers Charge A Cancellation Fee?

    Texas electricity suppliers offering fixed rates to consumers often have cancellation fees or early contract termination fees associated with their plans. To better understand why energy suppliers in Texas charge cancellation fees, you must understand how electricity trades and what’s behind a fixed electricity rate. Fixed TX Electric Rates When you see a fixed rate […]
  8. What's Up With Texas Electricity Rate Plan Deposits?

    What's Up With Texas Electricity Rate Plan Deposits?

    Electricity is fully deregulated in the state of Texas, with the exception of a few municipalities and cities, such as Austin. In Texas, customers can no longer purchase electricity supply from local utilities, such as Oncor, TMNP,  CenterPoint, AEP Texas Central, or AEP Texas North. In fact, Texas customers must purchase their electricity from a […]
  9. Rising Energy Costs In Texas And What You Need To Know To Save Money

    Rising Energy Costs In Texas And What You Need To Know To Save Money

    The cost of energy is high in Texas and the rest of the country. Understanding how to battle rising energy prices is critical to controlling costs during these uncertain times. In the past, choosing a low fixed electricity rate was a simple way to save money on your utility bills. Now, you must develop a […]
  10. Best Electricity Rates

    Best Electricity Rates

    In order to properly compare electricity rates in Pittsburgh and find the best rates, you need to understand a few things about the Pennsylvania electricity market, how energy suppliers offer price quotes, and how to properly compare an energy rate plan in Pittsburgh. Compare Electricity Rates Pittsburgh: What You Need To Know   Pennsylvania is […]

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