ACCES News Releases

ACCES Launches New Video

How is our Cereal like Electricity and Natural Gas? New Videos Help You Understand Your Choices. WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2013) – What if you went to your local grocery store, and you didn’t have a choice? What if you had to buy the same cereal every day? It’s silly to think about only having one…

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New Quiz helps users determine Best Energy Choices based on lifestyle preferences

What can the size of your house, the gas mileage of your car, the quality of the produce you buy, and even the way you do laundry tell you about the energy choices that might be right for you? More than you might think. The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers has launched a new…

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Supplier-led consumer education initiative announces membership expansion

A new two-tiered membership structure has been approved by the founding members of ACCES for implementation during this second year of the initiative, which will allow more organizations to become part of this nation-wide consumer education effort.

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ACCES Urges Consumers to Take Control of Their Energy Use This Month

On October 1, 2012, President Barack Obama officially proclaimed October “National Energy Action Month.” Previously dubbed “Energy Awareness Month,” this year’s efforts were renamed to evoke action in line with the President’s Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future. Through its Federal Energy Management Program, the U.S. Department of Energy is encouraging citizens nationwide to go…

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Second Video Launched to Help Consumers Understand Energy Choice

Meet Peggy. Does she look familiar? She probably looks a lot like your neighbor, a friend or a family member. It’s easy to have a conversation with her. And it turns out, it’s actually quite informative, too. Peggy, the American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers spokesperson, is the trusted peer resource to help home and…

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Identity Theft Scam Targets Utility Customers Nationwide

Will President Obama really pay your utility bill? That’s what a new scam directed at unsuspecting utility customers claims. It is the latest in identity theft schemes, designed to convince victims that the federal government will, for one time only, pay their utility bills. And it has gained surprising momentum. Incidents have been reported nationwide,…

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