ACCES News Releases

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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We’re in Batavia, NY, talking about shopping for energy and consumer protection

We’re in Batavia, New York, talking about shopping for energy, and among other topics, how to have effective conversations with sales agents knocking at your door and telemarketers calling your homes. These sales agents, representing competitive energy suppliers, seek to offer consumers different energy products and services that the consumer can select from, allowing the…

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Take Control of Your Energy Bill this Winter

We all spend time each year reviewing healthcare plans, cell phone carrier service, and auto insurance coverage. But what about energy providers? With several different options for service that suits individual needs, it’s equally important to consider the options available when it comes to controlling energy bills. As winter is (finally) upon us, many homeowners…

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Interview with Chicago WIND 560 AM

On December 27, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath discussed energy choice with host Shalom Klein of Chicago WIND 560 AM’s Get Down to Business. With energy choice available in Illinois, consumers have the freedom to shop for their own energy to power, cool, and heat their homes and businesses. “Energy choice places the consumer in the…

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