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First Look at the ACCES Consumer Choice Survey and White Paper

The American Coalition of Energy Suppliers is pleased to announce the launch of its consumer survey and white paper, titled, The Power of Choice. ACCES completed a consumer survey to measure awareness and understanding of energy choice in Ohio and Florida. Join us as we present the survey results in a webinar on Wednesday, June 7th…

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Taking Charge of Your Energy Bill for Your Small Business: 3 Common Misconceptions

Many consumers are under the impression that the world of energy is a great mystery and they have no control over their energy bill; leaving them feeling frustrated and helpless. In the case of small business owners, this can be even more daunting when trying to determine an annual budget or trying to cut down…

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Pennsylvania’s electricity marketplace braces for another winter

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette interviewed ACCES about this upcoming winter energy bills for consumers. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Contact: Michael Sanserino The calendar says winter is less than one month away. The thermometer says it’s already here. It is the first winter since a variable rate crisis generated more than 11,000 calls to Pennsylvania’s Public Utility Commission and…

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ACCES interviews with SiriusXM Satellite’s Morning Briefing show

Click here to listen to ACCES spokesman Michael Meath interviewed by Morning Briefing host Tim Farley. On October 20, ACCES spokesman Michael Meath talked with host Tim Farley of SiriusXM Satellite Radio POTUS Channel’s Morning Briefing show. Meath discussed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulations on reducing greenhouse gas emission from power plants and the connection between those…

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ACCES releases new educational videos – how consumers can navigate through a door-to-door sales pitch and a telemarketing sales call

What should consumers do when an energy sales representative shows up to the door or calls the home? Unleash the hound? Throw the phone out the window? Relax, there are simple steps consumers can take when a sales representative rings the door bell or calls. The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (“ACCES”) has produced…

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Pennsylvania wants to turn up the heat for Pennsylvania’s competitive gas marketplace

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette interviewed the American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (ACCES) on the topic of natural gas consumer education in Pennsylvania as compared with electric choice consumer education and the future of the natural gas retail market in the state. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Written by: Michael Sanserino Pennsylvania’s competitive electricity marketplace has received a lot of…

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How to Understand an Industry That’s Difficult to Interpret

From “BTUs” to “distribution charges” understanding the terms on your energy bill is important to becoming a smarter energy consumer, but can be challenging. The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (ACCES – intentionally pronounced like “access”) has launched a detailed glossary on its consumer education website CompetitiveEnergy.org that defines over 100 terms to help…

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Why Have Energy Bills Increased – Explaining Price Volatility

It has been a record cold winter across much of the country, and many have been expressing deep concern as to why energy bills have been so high. Regardless of whether energy is purchased from a utility or a competitive energy supplier, customers have seen electricity and natural gas prices spike in many parts of…

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