electricity rates

  1. PPL Rate Increase

    PPL Rate Increase

    On November 1, 2022, PPL Electric Utilities announced that the PPL standard offer would be increasing for both residential and commercial customers. This PPL rate increase represents one of the largest electric rate increases in several years.  In December, residential customers will pay 14.612¢/kWh, which is 18% higher than the former PTC of 12.366¢/kWh.  Commercial customers will […]

  2. Tips For Having A More Energy-Efficient Thanksgiving Holiday

    Tips For Having A More Energy-Efficient Thanksgiving Holiday

    Consumers across the U.S. are facing higher-than-expected energy rates. In fact, electricity and natural gas prices in some parts of the country have more than doubled since this time last year. If you live in Pennsylvania in the PPL Electric service territory, then your PPL rates are set to increase by almost another 20% in […]

  3. Are You Working From Home In Houston? Here Are Some Tips For Making Sure Your Energy Bill Doesn't Increase Too Much!

    Are You Working From Home In Houston? Here Are Some Tips For Making Sure Your Energy Bill Doesn't Increase Too Much!

    The new work-from-home trend is causing many Texas homeowners to use much more electricity than normal. In fact, prior to the pandemic, most Houston-area residents used most of their electricity from 4PM to 10PM on weekdays and from 8AM - 10PM on weekends. Now, with many people working from home, that energy usage trend has […]

  4. Is A Variable Electricity Rate Bad?

    Is A Variable Electricity Rate Bad?

    Variable electric rates, unlike fixed electric rates, float up and down with the price of the energy market. Electricity, just like the stock market, is a financial product that changes in price regularly. Most homeowners and businesses elect to purchase a fixed rate so that they can control their budgets, but there are many advantages […]

  5. Who Benefits From Energy Deregulation?

    Who Benefits From Energy Deregulation?

    There are many benefits to energy deregulation in the United States. Prior to deregulated utilities, consumers and businesses were required to purchase electricity from their local utility companies at regulated rates. These utilities had a monopoly in the marketplace and there was not much flexibility in terms of price options and contract structure.  When states […]

  6. Who Is The Cheapest Electric Supplier In Pennsylvania?

    Who Is The Cheapest Electric Supplier In Pennsylvania?

    The cheapest electric supplier in Pennsylvania depends on where you live. There are many electric utilities in Pennsylvania: PECO, PPL, Met-Ed, Penelec, West Penn Power, Penn Power, UGI, and Duquesne Light. Pennsylvania electric suppliers offer different electric rates in each utility, and for different types of customers (residential or commercial). In fact, the same supplier […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. CT Electric Rates

    CT Electric Rates

    In order to properly compare electricity rates and find the best CT electric rates, you need to understand a few things about the Connecticut electricity market, how energy suppliers offer price quotes, and how to properly compare an energy rate plan in CT.   CT Electric Rates: What You Need To Know   The state […]

  10. Electricity Providers Rochester NY: How To Shop For Electric in New York

    Electricity Providers Rochester NY: How To Shop For Electric in New York

    In order to properly compare electricity rates in Rochester and the surrounding areas, you need to understand a few things about the New York electricity market, how energy suppliers offer price quotes, and how to properly compare an energy rate plan in NY. We offer some of the best options that electricity providers Rochester NY […]

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