electricity choice

A Newcomers Guide to Picking Your Texas Electricity Provider: The Real Power of Choice

Relocating to Texas – how does one go about choosing a Texas electricity provider? Critera can include optimal service, rewards and bill credits, community-minded companies, and green products. PaperCity Mag: The Best of Houston Choice is a powerful thing. Having a good one can change your way of looking at the world. Newcomers to Texas might…

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Will California consider full retail electricity choice?

California’s top regulator says it’s time to consider full retail electricity choice. Green Tech Media Contact: Stephen Lacey As if California’s electric grid isn’t already changing fast enough, the state’s leading regulator says it’s probably time to change even faster. In an interview on this week’s Interchange podcast, Michael Picker, president of the California Public Utilities…

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Michigan State Representative Introduces Energy Choice Package

Michigan Representative Gary Glenn unveiled a package of energy bills which would expand the state’s energy choice market beyond a 10% cap by allowing hospitals, schools, government entities and those buying renewable power to participate without counting against the limit. Energy Manager Today Contact: Cheryl Kaften Representative Gary Glenn (R-Midland), the vice chair of Michigan’s…

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More than half of Ohioans shopping for power

This marks the first time in the state of Ohio’s history that energy consumers are selecting to purchase their electricity from a competitive energy supplier rather than from their utility.   Lancaster Eagle Gazette  Russ Zimmer, CentralOhio.com For the first time, more power customers in Ohio are buying their electricity from a supplier other than…

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Deregulation has led to lower utility rates in Ohio

Reporter, Howard Ain, informs Ohio residents about their rights as an energy consumer. Local 12 WKRC Cincinnatti Contact: Howard Ain CINCINNATI (Howard Ain) — Deregulation has led to lower utility rates in Ohio. While that’s good for consumers, it has also brought dozens of companies into the area looking for business.  Local 12 Troubleshooter, Howard…

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Debate on Michigan retail electric shopping cap continues

Advocates and opponents of energy choice continue the discussion of whether to deregulate the state of Michigan’s electricity market. The Baltimore Sun Written by Jamie Smith Hopkins The back-and-forth between advocates and opponents of lifting a cap on the number of customers allowed to pick a competitive electric supplier in Michigan continues, as comments to…

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PUCO offers energy choice information session

For the past year the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has been letting people across the state know they can choose their electric distributor. They’ll come to Middletown next week to the MidPointe Library, 125 S. Broad St., to address any questions and concerns from electric customers as they may have received a phone call,…

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