Ignite Summer with an Energy-Saving Family Competition

Kids bored already?  Break out of the monotony this summer by organizing a competition between family members that will build excitement for vacations, family outings, or valued prizes.  The contest is simple and involves doing worthwhile things such as researching…

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PowerToConfuse: Why Texas’ PowertoChoose.org might cost you big bucks

Searching for the best electric rate in Texas? Here’s Why Powertochoose.org could end up costing you more than just time. THEY’LL LET ANYONE IN Powertochoose.org: The State of Texas’ Public Utility Commission has created this website that lists nearly every electric…

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Finding your cheapest electric rate, explained!

ComparePower works to save you money on your electric bills. Looking to find your lowest possible electricity rate? This video shows you how to do it in record time with the help of ComparePower, a free service for consumers of…

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Looking for your Best Sharyland Electricity Rate? Instantly compare providers and pricing.

Deregulation is a Game Changer.  Do you really want to gamble with the price you’ll pay for your electricity? Are you rolling the dice when it comes to getting a Cheap Electric Rate in the newly deregulated Sharyland Service area?…

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Why did electricity rates zig when they should’ve zagged???

If there’s one thing that deregulation has taught us, it’s that while the market does result in price competition, the end result may not exactly come out in the wash. When prices are legally controlled, the cost of the product…

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Texas Power – What’s to Understand?

In some ways, a centralized power industry is simple to deal with – they tell you how much you will pay and when your bill will arrive and you either say “okay” or you get yourself a couple of generators…

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Customer Service: What’s really going on at the other end of the line?

I’ll admit it:  during a particularly rough spell in my life, I was forced into a lifestyle my parents would be mortified to discover.  It’s not something a girl likes to admit but … I did it.  It was tough,…

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Tired of footing your roommate’s share of the electricity bill?

Just think: right this minute, somebody in a yurt somewhere is yelling at their roommate for burning the last yak butter candle and not replacing it.  Okay, maybe yak butter candles are not a problem in Texas but utility bills?…

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How to calculate the REAL cost of an electricity plan

You wouldn’t blindly sign up for a cell phone plan or a car loan without knowing all the details, would you?  Yet, each and every day, people sign up with a cheap electricity company without fully understanding what it is…

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Finding the Best Electric Rates by Understanding Texas Power Plans

Prior to 2002, electricity plans in Texas fell into one of three categories: the electric company’s way, the way the electric company wanted it, and whatever the electric company said. After deregulation, Public Utility Commission of Texas decided that was…

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