energy choice

ACCES Radio Appearance on WNNJ and WFIN

ACCES spokesperson Michael Meath was a guest on WNNJ’s Issues and Ideas Show on September 29, 2017. WNNJ is an AM/FM radio station broadcasting throughout northeastern New Jersey. On October 4, 2017, Meath was a guest on WFIN’s Good Mornings in Findlay, Ohio. Meath discussed the findings from ACCES’ Power of Choice: Consumer Preferences on Energy Choice in…

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Utility Questions or Concerns? Contact the PUCO

PUCO issues press release urging consumers to contact the PUCO call center for any issues surrounding their utility, help choosing a supplier, and for tips on how to save money on energy bills. Public Utility Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) urges consumers to contact the PUCO Call…

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How California Grid Operators Managed the Eclipse

Another consideration leading up to last week’s Great American Eclipse, how would the partial or total sun blockage affect rooftop solar customers? IEEE Spectrum Contact: Peter Fairly Western grid operators such as California’s have become adept at hitting the electricity supply curve balls that weather-dependent wind and solar power toss their way. Today’s eclipse was…

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Sustainable Solar Education Project Releases Consumer Videos

The Clean Energy States Alliance has released three short videos for consumers who are considering adopting solar. Clean Energy States Alliance Contact: Nate Hausman Rooftop Solar Financing 101 introduces three common solar financing methods: loans, leases, and power purchase agreements and briefly explains some of the advantages and disadvantages of each. Choosing a Solar Installer offers advice…

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Utah Leaders Should Restructure Electricity Market

An op-ed that considers the benefits for Utahns to consider energy choice . Deseret News Contact: Ethan Dursteler and Michael Giberson Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed rate increases have raised the ire of solar companies in this state. Estimates suggest these rate increases will boost the bills for homeowners with rooftop solar equipment by about $19 per month. To Rocky…

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California Retail Choice En Banc

Last month, the California Public Utilities Commission together with the California Energy Commission held an en banc hearing on the changing state of retail electric choice in California. In addition to presentations on community solar programs and California’s renewable energy portfolio standards, CPUC Staff presented its white paper, Consumer and Retail Choice, the Role of the…

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Survey Shows Consumers Strongly Support Maintaining Existing Energy Choice, ACCES Says

Energy Choice Matters, the leading retail energy trade publication, published a recap of ACCES’ consumer survey and white paper, The Power of Choice: Consumer Preferences on Energy Choice in Florida and Ohio. ACCES spokesman, Michael Meath explained that the survey found, “no matter whether consumers have had choice for a number of years, such as in…

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ACCES Power of Choice Webinar

Earlier this month, ACCES released the results of a consumer survey, and accompanying white paper, which measured awareness and understanding of energy choice in Ohio and Florida. On June 7, ACCES hosted a webinar entitled, “The Power of Choice: Consumer Preferences on Energy Choice in Ohio and Florida,” to discuss the research. The webinar highlighted the survey findings including…

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Survey: Floridians prefer ability to choose energy provider

The Pensacola News-Journal published a follow-up to its investigative feature story on May 19 on Florida’s non-competitive electricity model with a recap of ACCES’ consumer survey and white paper, The Power of Choice: Consumer Preferences on Energy Choice in Florida and Ohio. ACCES spokesman, Michael Meath explained respondents’ views on the role of the Florida PUC while…

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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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