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Energy Deregulation – Is it a scam or an opportunity to save money?

Energy deregulation is here.  Energy companies may now buy and sell energy like a commodity, to be delivered to consumers by the same public utility company as in the past.  One bill, paid to the same public utility company as … Continue reading

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What is Green Power?

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Per the US Department of Energy, the term “green power” generally refers to electricity supplied in whole or in part from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, geothermal, hydropower, and various forms of biomass. Increasingly, electricity customers … Continue reading

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Why buy Green Power?

The US Department of Energy states that: By choosing to purchase a green power product, you can support increased development of renewable energy sources, which can reduce the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Greater reliance … Continue reading

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How do I buy Green Power?

The US Department of Energy states: If retail electricity competition is allowed in your state, you may be able to purchase a green power product from an alternative electricity supplier. Some states have already implemented electricity competition. Check the Status … Continue reading

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Have you been over-billed for energy?

Did you know the complex, multi-page utility bills that are so confusing to the consumer are actually as confusing to the utility companies, in some cases resulting in over-billing to customers?   An energy audit of a large commercial entity usually includes … Continue reading

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How to choose an energy supplier….

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When companies compete for business they are more responsive to the needs of the consumer. The Alliance For Retail Choice offers tips for choosing an energy supplier at: http://www.allianceforretailchoice.com/2011/08/19/surfing-the-competitive-energy-market-how-to-choose-an-energy-supplier/

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How old are US power plants???

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The current fleet of electric power generators has a wide range of ages. About 530 gigawatts, or 51% of all generating capacity,  were at least 30 years old at the end of 2010. 24 out of the Nation’s 25 oldest operating … Continue reading