Energy Choice Industry News

“State energy-choice models show it can work in Nevada” (Las Vegas Sun)

Check out this very informative guest column about the benefits of energy choice and how consumers in Nevada, upon a possible creation of energy choice programs in the state, can benefit from energy competition, with the opportunity for consumers to further assess their energy options to power, cool, and heat their homes, apartments and businesses. With energy choice, consumers in energy choice…

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J.D. Power study cites ACCES member companies as top performers in customer satisfaction

J.D. Power released its 2016 Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, citing ACCES member companies WGL Energy, IGS Energy, and U.S. Gas & Electric as top competitive electric suppliers in customer satisfaction across several states. Congratulations to our ACCES member companies! J.D. Power Contact: John Tews COSTA MESA, Calif.: 10 Aug. 2016 — With the price/value…

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“Stay cool, but pay less for electricity this summer” (USA Today)

Great article by USA Today on how to take greater control of your energy bill this summer by considering the different energy options available in your state, providing the opportunity to make the decision that best fits your energy needs! USA Today Contact: Athena Cao Chilling out at home might inflate your electricity bill even more…

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PUCO is now on Instagram

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has expanded its consumer outreach via social media platform Instagram, as PUCO continues its efforts in educating consumers about energy choice and related matters handled by the Commission. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 18, 2016) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is…

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Guest Column in the Ohio Department of Aging: Using Energy Choice to live well in Retirement

Chairman Asim Haque of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued a guest column in the Ohio’s Department of Aging News section, informing Ohio senior citizens about the numerous energy choices available to them in order for senior citizens to take greater control of their electric and natural gas services by shopping for the energy plan that best…

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The New Hampshire Union Leader highlights consumer rights when shopping for energy

The New Hampshire Union Leader discusses the importance of being an informed consumer when it comes to assessing the different energy options to power, cool, and heat your home and business. New Hampshire Union Leader Contact: Dave Soloman Dave Solomon’s Power Plays: Read the fine print before switching power provider. If you are an electricity customer…

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Ohio Public Utility Commission provides definitions to common utility bill terms

On May 19 the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued an explainer on the different utility bill terms to help consumers better understand the informaton disclosed in their energy bills. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OHIO (May 19, 2016) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) wants to help Ohio consumers…

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Pennsylvania PUC Advises Consumers that May is National Electric Safety Month

The Pennsylvania PUC updated their website to include consumer information on electric safety. As a reminder, any outages or equipment issues should be reported to the local utility. Public Utilities Commission of Pennsylvania Contact: Robin Tilly Electric Safety The PUC formed its Electric Safety Division (ESD) in 2014, and is currently a part of the…

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Ohio Public Utilities Commission Offers Electrical Safety Tips

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is sharing safety facts and usage during Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OHIO (May 5, 2016) – In recognition of National Electrical Safety Month this May, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) offers tips to stay safe when working around electricity, indoors and outdoors. Electricity…

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Ohio Commission reminds residents of their choices as energy consumers

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued a news release informing Ohioans of the energy choices available in order for consumers to take better control over their energy bill. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Contact: Matt Schilling COLUMBUS, OHIO (April 7, 2016) – For more than 100 years, energy in Ohio — electric and natural…

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