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 […]

ACE in the Hole- Atlantic City Electric Raises Rates

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With $70 Million in storm costs, it’s no real shocker that Atlantic City Electric is raising distribution rates. The Pepco owned utility will be tacking on a $.004 charge, or about $4.44 to the average (1,000KWh) bill. This will increase the typical user’s rate by 2.8%. This rate increase is part of the delivery charges  […]

The Death of LIPA

It’s no secret that LIPA has been struggling. In November, USA Today’s Headline was: Long Islanders Fume Over Utility’s Sandy Response.  That’s already pretty bad, but news for the New York Utility continues to get worse…  The Chicago Tribune just reported: “NY Governor to request federal probe of Long Island utility” This is just the […]

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 […]

Electric New York Cabs

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From it’s birthplace at the Pearle Street Station, electricity options seem to be flowing back to New York City. This past April, NYC introduced 6 new electric taxis to their fleet. The city of New York chose the Nissan Leaf as the pilot vehicle. In addition, Mayor Bloomberg mentioned the goal of 13,000 electric taxis […]

Rangers and Bruins and Capitals – Oh My!

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Congratulations to the New York Rangers for dispatching the Washington Capitals in decisive fashion in game 7.  It was a team effort from the get-go, and the Rangers really deserved to win big with their play all night.  (And, it bugged me to no end that Ovi complained about the officiating the way he did […]

Going Green To Save Some Green

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Enjoy our weekend infographic on adopting a more sustainable energy usage lifestyle and see the benefits to your pocket/purse!

UPS gets turned on! By Solar Power In New Jersey.

UPS just announced on February 19th that it is “building on its commitment to increase the use of renewable energy resources” by investing in “two solar power projects at its distribution facilities in Parsippany and Secaucus, New Jersey”.  (I’m not making this up folks!  Here’s the link to the article – http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/35224-UPS-Expands-Renewable-Energy-Output-at-New-Jersey-Facilities)  This is good […]