7 Easy Pool Tips to Save Big Money

Pools are a lot of fun, but they can be pricey. Above ground pools can cost thousands of dollars, and the average in-ground pool costs $35,000 according to Homeguide.com.  If you're reading this, then cha

Jul 27, 2020

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Who Do I Call for a Power Outage in Texas?

Who do I call for a power outage? When the electricity goes out, you want help, and you want it immediately. Texas is famous for its extreme temperatures. When there is a power outage in the summer, dangerous heat can cause serious issues. If the electricity goes out in the winter, the frosty chill outside is just as threatening. Refrigerators are needed for medications. Medical equipment needs power outlets. The lack of proper lighting can be problematic for the disabled and elderly. We need power.

Sep 3, 2020

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Deregulated Cities in Texas

On January 1, 2002, the Texas State Legislature decided to deregulate the electricity industry. It opened up the supply of electricity to competition for the first time in state history. Now, more than half of Texans can choose who to buy their electricity from as the list of retail electricity providers grows. 

Aug 6, 2020

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7 Potential Red Flags Regarding Electricity Plans

If you've lived in Texas long enough, chances are you've run into an unpleasant experience dealing with a Retail Electricity Provider (REP). It's not surprising with all of the tricky ads, teaser rates, and confusing terms. Energy Ogre understands how ogre-vating it can be to determine which plan gives you the biggest bang for your buck. There are several red flags regarding electricity plans that we can monitor.

Sep 28, 2020

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Power to Choose: Here's What to Know Before You Use It

Power to Choose, managed by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). Have you used their website? The offers shown are not necessarily endorsed by the PUCT. Any licensed retail electricity provider (REP) operating in Texas can post offers.

Aug 28, 2020