consumer education

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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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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Switching to a competitive supplier could cost you, data shows

This study reinforces the importance of consumer education – ensuring that potential customers understand the offer and contract terms, as well as having the tools to seek out reputable suppliers. WPRI Contact: Susan Campbell Frank Caliva, a spokesperson for the American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers, said the ACCES does not take positions on specific…

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Quarterly Consumer Update: Consumer Focus Group – The Power of Choice

Last summer, ACCES released a whitepaper detailing the findings of its survey which measured awareness and understanding of energy choice in several U.S. markets. The results were overwhelmingly in favor of consumers being given competitive choices to meet their energy needs. Survey results and statistics are helpful tools to understand a question on a broad…

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Join ACCES for the premiere of its consumer focus group video

The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (ACCES) is releasing a new focus group video, The Power of Choice, on its website on March 28 at 1:00 PM ET. ACCES recently hosted and filmed a focus group for the video. The focus group followed last year’s white paper release that examined consumer awareness of energy…

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Quarterly Consumer Newsletter: Enroll With Your Wallet

The most recent issue of ACCES’ Quarterly Consumer Newsletter series explains a new enrollment procedure known as Enroll With Your Wallet. A full copy of the issue is available here. Sign up for future issues of the Quarterly Consumer Newsletter here. Imagine if, in search of a new mobile phone plan or cable TV package,…

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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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9 Tips for Staying Cool Without Heating up Your Energy Bill

While back-to-school sales and fall clothes are being advertised, the weather forecast for the next few weeks still indicates mid-summer highs. WBS Atlanta shares tips for keeping the energy bill low while dealing with record-breaking temperatures. WBS Atlanta Contact: Angela Woroch As record-breaking temperatures continue to bake much of the country this summer, you may be feeling…

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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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