Saving money on electricity: 5 ways that you’ll wish you’d seen sooner

Texas is a huge state with diverse weather conditions across its many regions. But there’s something every resident of the state deals with… The insane heat during the summer. Cooling your home is a huge portion of your monthly electricity…

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Why Your Power Costs May Be More Than You Bargained For

Some ads are too good to be true. Utility providers often advertise rates that the average consumer won’t qualify for. Be sure to read the fine print, and make sure your power costs are those you expected. If you don’t…

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Avoid the Electric Bill Blues: 5 Simple Steps for Electricity Cost Savings

You’d be surprised by how easy it is to cut down on your electric bill. But we’ve all been there: the sacrifices, the hassle, the endless penny-pinching. You’re always so careful about it. You turn the lights off every time…

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Make the Switch to Savings: Quickly Compare Electricity Rates in Houston

Switching Providers is Fast, Easy, and Painless Page Contents Switching Providers is Fast, Easy, and PainlessCompare Electricity Rates in Houston and Switch Providers in Minutes.Here’s what you need to know to compare electricity rates in Houston and switch providers todayNo “Break-up” Call…

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How To Find Cheap Electricity In Houston

There was a time when electricity was electricity.  Like so many other places around America, in Houston, electricity didn’t mean “cheap electricity”.  But you moved into your home and you called the utility and they turned on the power and…

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TXU Energy Plans: My Experience as a First-time Home Owner

Up to now, I’ve only ever rented an apartment so paying utilities has never been something I’ve ever needed to do. I remember when I lived with my parents: Dad would get the electric bill and then be in a…

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10 Secrets To Lowering Average KWH

There is no question Texas is an inspiration to the rest of the nation these days, considering so many of the fastest-growing cities in the nation are within Texas state borders. But this rapid growth, beneficial as it is to…

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Finding Houston Power Companies for your New Home

Buying your first new home build is no easy task.  It’s months of inconvenience, annoyance, and slogging through a messy jobsite.  It’s the phone ringing at all hours with nuisance questions.  It’s running back and forth to the site for…

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With Texas Power to Choose, Who Really Wins in the Long Run?

Before deregulation, one government-controlled provider took care of all the power generation and delivery needs for the state of Texas. Customers had no say in the matter – what they got was what they got and what they paid was…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Finding your cheapest electric rate, explained!

ComparePower works to save you money on your electric bills. Page Contents 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…

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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. Page Contents Searching for the best electric rate in Texas? Here’s Why Powertochoose.org could end up costing you more than…

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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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Public Utility Commission of Texas

Texas Public Utility Commission: Submitting Protests or Complaints Page Contents Texas Public Utility Commission: Submitting Protests or ComplaintsTexas Public Utility Commission: Defending Consumer Energy RightsWhat’s the Job of the Public Utility Commission of Texas?The Authority of the Texas PUC When something goes wrong,…

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