Fiscal Friday- The Caliente Edition

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I’m no meteorologist, but it’s toasty out there.  A heat wave has scorched through the US this week and the following local utilities share some tips on saving money during the caliente conditions. Click the link below to see your utility’s advice: AEP Ohio, Ameren, LIPA, NYSEG, ACE, Ohio Edison/ First Energy Utilities, Orange and […]

Texas Advanced Meter Opt Out

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Should any Texan choose to opt out of a smart meter, the Transmission and Distribution Utility will collect the fee, not the supplier.  This was decided in a July 3rd open meeting for the Public Utility Commission. Here’s the full story from Energy Choice Matters. While the Public Utility Commission hasn’t defined the fee yet; […]

A Follow-Up to “The Emperor’s (ComEd’s) New Rates”

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I Told You Not to Get Distracted by Shiny Pants!                    A few months ago (well, actually back on April 4th of this year), I wrote a blog post about ComEd’s new electricity rates for the supply portion of your electricity bill.  At that time, there were still several pieces up in air regarding exactly […]

Electricity Rates To Be as Big as Texas This Summer! The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Electricity Rates To Be as Big as Texas This Summer! The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly                   If you live in Texas and you use electricity, this is going to be an interesting summer!  Texas is facing nearly a perfect storm that could create some record-breaking electricity prices throughout the summer.  And, the impact […]

Digging a Little Deeper- J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey

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Retail Electric Providers – J.D. Power and Associates Retail Supplier Satisfaction Survey J.D. Power and Associates recently released a survey showing that customers are more satisfied with Retail Electric Providers than with Local Electric Utilities when it comes to paying for electricity (Duh). The J.D. Power survey covered Maryland, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, […]

New Yorker – This is what you pay for Electricity!

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So, you live in New York and want to know what you’re paying for electricity?  Good luck! Power2Switch recently launched our services in New York.  And, as part of the service we provide for our customers, we display your utility’s Price-To-Compare so that you can compare the rates on our site against the rate for […]

Fiscal Fridays: The practical guide to saving cash this holiday weekend

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Everyone in NY knows just how expensive life can be. From rent, food, travel and tax, little expenses add up quickly. Well, we wanted to share a few in-house tips to help save a little cash to spend on better opportunities. 1. Cancel those trial subscriptions you sign up for: If you’re like me and you […]

5 of the wackiest electrical appliances for your small but awesome New York apartment!

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You work all the time, your apartment is small, you pay a bucket load of money in rent and you cannot afford to buy your own place. But it’s OK. It’s in the Upper East Side, Greenwich Village, Brooklyn heights or Harlem. You live in New York for heaven’s sake. Why don’t you stock up […]

Kudos to Hudson, New York!

More Proof that it is possible to Save Money and Go Green at the same time! WAMC Northeast Public Radio reported that the city of Hudson, New York has chosen a new electric supplier.  Feel free to follow this link to read more of the details about this story – http://www.wamc.org/post/city-electricity-goes-green-june.  My intent is not […]

The Three Main Drivers In The Energy Industry (according to Power2Switch)

Power2 switch view on energy booth talk from Seyi Fabode Energy is the buzz word du jour. Talking about energy is not a new concept. Certainly, ‘energy independence’ has been a buzz phrase for decades. And yet now, energy is always accompanied by other modifying word accoutrements: solar energy, bioenergy, hydroelectric energy, clean energy and […]