ACCES News Releases

When it comes to retail energy, Florida is no competitor

The Pensacola News-Journal published an investigative feature story on May 19 that compares Florida’s non-competitive electricity model with the Texas competitive retail electricity market. The article considers the economic effects of competition, and the reasoning behind why utility monopolies have persisted in Florida. ACCES’ Frank Caliva commented on the policymaking process for Florida, or other…

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ACCES on with WFIN to discuss energy choice in Ohio

Michael Meath of ACCES was a guest on the program, Good Mornings, hosted by WFIN in Findlay, Ohio. Meath discussed the role of competitive suppliers in the market, and the mission of ACCES to educate consumers on their energy choice options. Meath explained the mature Ohio market, and advised customers about some of the resources available to…

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ACCES Radio Appearance on WTBQ

ACCES spokesperson Michael Meath was a guest on WTBQ’s Frank Truatt Morning Show on December 21, 2016. WTBQ is an AM/FM radio station broadcasting throughout southeastern New York, northern New Jersey and northern Pennsylvania. Michael discussed how consumers can take control of their energy bills through education – by learning about the competitive energy markets…

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Discussing the benefits of energy choice with WGY in Albany

Michael Meath of ACCES spoke on the program, Upstate Issues, on WGY Radio in Albany New York on consumer protection and the importance of having a trustworthy energy provider. Meath discussed the importance of being mindful when switching to a new providers to ensure that customers are receiving the contracted service, and shared tips on how…

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ACCES Chats with WLW in Cincinnati

ACCES’ Michael Meath spoke with Scott Sloan from WLW in Cincinnati about energy choice in Ohio and winter heating tips. Meath helped explain the different roles between the competitive energy supplier and the local utility, and further answered questions on renewable energy. Meath directed consumers to check out Ohio’s PUC Energy Choice site to compare …

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New York issues sweeping order in the retail energy industry, what this means for consumer choice

On March 8, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath was a second time guest on the WKIP radio program, the Hudson Valley Focus Live Show, in Poughkeepsie, New York. The New York Public Service Commission issued a sweeping order on February 23, 2016 that seeks to drastically change the New York retail energy market. Mr. Meath and…

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ACCES Launches Website Redesign

Feb. 29, 2016, Washington, DC – To further expand its mission of providing clear and accurate information about energy choice to consumers, the media, and policymakers across the country, the American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (“ACCES”) announces the launch of its website redesign: www.competitiveenergy.org. The website redesign enhances consumer navigation and engagement, enabling visitors…

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ACCES chats with host L.A. Tarone of WILK 103.1 FM in PA on consumer rights, smart meters, and more

On February 18, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath was a guest on the WILK 103.1 FM program, the L.A. Tarone Show, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Meath answered questions from folks calling into the show asking about consumers’ rights as energy consumers, how smart meters work and how they can help consumers take greater control of their energy…

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Discussing the benefits of energy choice with News Radio 790 WAEB in Allentown, PA

On February 1, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath was a guest on News Radio 790 WAEB in Allentown, PA, talking energy choice with host Bobby Gunther. Meath helped explain the different roles between the competitive energy supplier and the local utility. Traditionally, electric and natural gas consumers did not have a choice in Pennsylvania as to…

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ACCES talks energy choice and consumer protection in Connecticut with WJJF – CBS News 94.9 FM

On January 25, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath was a guest on the WJJF – CBS News Now 94.9 FM program, The Lee Elici Show, talking energy choice and consumer protection in Connecticut and New York. “Thinking back to several decades ago, when buying your home, you only had one choice when it came to who…

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