energy choice

Can small retailers make shopping for green energy more like buying milk?

The American Coalition of Competitive Energy Suppliers (ACCES) was quoted in the Guardian’s latest article on the topic of renewable energy retail choice. The Guardian Written by Sarah Shemkus Unlike other products, electricity options don’t sit side-by-side on store shelves. American Efficient is partnering with local shops to show consumers their choices. At Bayside Milk…

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New York directs retail energy market improvements for residential consumers

The Public Service Commission of New York acts to further advance innovation in the competitive retail market space.   State of the New York Public Service Commission Contact: James Denn Albany, NY – 02/20/14 – The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today took action to improve the economic value that the State’s retail…

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to hold energy choice workshop

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will hold a workshop this week. Zanesville Times Recorder ZANESVILLE — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will hold a workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the John McIntire Library. Erin MacLellan, from the PUCO’s Office of Retail Competition, will conduct a workshop to explain your rights in…

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Free energy education program coming to Blue Ash Library in Cincinnati

Retail energy supplier hosting an educational workshop January 28.   From: Cincinnati.com Blue Ash residents are being bombarded with offers to switch energy providers via mail, phone and door-to-door solicitations these days, but many residents say they are confused and uncertain on how to make the right choice. People often say they are weary of…

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Our view: Open up the energy field in Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder’s “no regrets” energy vision for Michigan includes the type of thinking that just might carry the state forward to a more secure energy future. It didn’t include, however, any pledge to make the energy marketplace in Michigan more competitive by opening up the field to other producers. Snyder’s vision does include reducing…

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Switching Providers to Obtain Lower Houston Electricity Rates

Homeowners and business owners are taking advantage of energy choice as they are selecting energy plans from competitive energy suppliers that best suits their energy consumption. energyblogs.com Written by David Adam As electricity prices become more competitive in Texas, and as business owners and homeowners have the choice to shop for their energy by selecting…

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Deregulation has led to lower utility rates in Ohio

Reporter, Howard Ain, informs Ohio residents about their rights as an energy consumer. Local 12 WKRC Cincinnatti Contact: Howard Ain CINCINNATI (Howard Ain) — Deregulation has led to lower utility rates in Ohio. While that’s good for consumers, it has also brought dozens of companies into the area looking for business.  Local 12 Troubleshooter, Howard…

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Debate on Michigan retail electric shopping cap continues

Advocates and opponents of energy choice continue the discussion of whether to deregulate the state of Michigan’s electricity market. The Baltimore Sun Written by Jamie Smith Hopkins The back-and-forth between advocates and opponents of lifting a cap on the number of customers allowed to pick a competitive electric supplier in Michigan continues, as comments to…

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Why Commercial Real Estate Property Managers Need to Be Educated as to Energy Deregulation

“Energy deregulation will be the largest transfer of wealth in history.” — Warren Buffet For many years, consumers were limited to one company that controlled both the generation and distribution of electricity and natural gas. Historically, energy utility companies sold electricity and natural gas and delivered it through their power lines or natural gas piping…

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Energy Consumer Benefits and Protections are Focus of NEM Policy Roundtable

The National Energy Marketers Association (NEM) gathered a diverse group of energy industry leaders at its Connecticut Policy Leadership Roundtable on September 11, 2013, at The Hartford Club in Hartford, Connecticut. The stakeholders engaged in a groundbreaking conversation of how to transition the standard electric utility service model using competitive market mechanisms that rely on…

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