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ACCES Consumer Quarterly: Senate Advances Clean Energy Tax Package in Recognition of Importance of Storage and Investment Incentives

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Consumer Shopping Trends: Survey and Insights

Today’s consumer is rarely content to select the first product they see. As evidence, consider that there are Web browser plug-ins to search for a better price, coupon code aggregators to get every last discount, and abandoned “shopping carts” left across ecommerce sites while customers comparison shop. For their part, online merchants have grown more…

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Consumer Shopping Trends Survey: Highlights

Highlights of ACCES’ 2020 survey on consumer shopping trends:  


ACCES Quarterly Consumer Newsletter: Energy in a time of Covid-19

This week, ACCES published its Spring 2020 newsletter about energy choice options available for consumers. The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers and its members hope this update finds you, your family, and your co-workers safe and healthy during this uncertain time. ACCES is committed to providing educational content for energy consumers and understands that…

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Energy Choice Legislation to start off the year in the Virginia Legislature

The beginning of the legislative session in Virginia saw a bill introduced that would establish broad retail competition. The bill seeks to end Dominion’s monopoly over distribution. ACCES spoke with Utility Dive to discuss similar national trends. Utility Dive  Contact: Iulia Gheorghiu Various state efforts to decouple retail energy services are expected to continue this year, Frank…

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Pennsylvania PUC Annual Utility Wise Education Events

The Pennsylvania Public Service Commission released information and the schedule for its “Be Utility Wise” consumer-education events. These events are intended to help community organizations understand utility programs available in their communities. Pennsylvania Public Service Commission  Contact: Consumer Ed @ PA.gov The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) begins its annual “Be Utility Wise” consumer-education events…

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Ways to prepare now to keep winter utility bills manageable

The Michigan Public Service Commission details money-saving tips for the upcoming heating season. Michigan Public Service Commission  Contact: Matt Helms With summer drawing to an end, now is a good time to think about winter and heating your home.The Michigan Public Service Commission today is urging Michiganders to plan ahead to make sure your utility…

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Georgia Public Service Commission Reminds Seniors of Discounts

The Georgia Public Service Commission issued a press release ensuring that eligible senior citizens are aware that they can receive discounts on their gas, electric and telephone bills in the form of a senior citizen discount or, in the case of telephone bills “lifeline assistance.” Georgia Public Service Commission Seniors receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy…

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Despite claims, competitive energy market works in Md.

This op-ed challenges the report prepared for the Maryland’s Office of the People’s Counsel that reported the energy market has caused an increase in electricity costs. Ms. Ross instead provides information that demonstrates the restructured electricity market has created a vibrant marketplace for consumers, as well as leading to employment and economic growth. The Baltimore…

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ACCES Quarterly Consumer Newsletter: Emerging Energy Developments in Puerto Rico

This week, ACCES published its Fall 2018 newsletter on the topic of emerging energy developments in Puerto Rico. ACCES is always monitoring North American markets to identify regions considering (or reconsidering) competitive energy. The most recent territory that may be moving towards restructuring its electricity market is Puerto Rico. Following the catastrophic failure of the…

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