All Blog Posts Tagged 'Texas' (4)

Texas Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

Energy efficiency programs provide a means of addressing electric demand growth while minimizing the need for new generation resources.  Investor-owned utilities, municipal electric utilities, and electric cooperatives have offered these programs to commercial and residential customers for decades.  In the Texas deregulated electric market, however, there was a question…

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Added by Charlie Hewitt on March 17, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What Affects Energy Prices in Texas?

Every homeowner and business owner needs to pay their electric bills but that doesn’t mean that they necessarily enjoy doing so. This is especially true when it seems as if the rates keep rising at certain times of the year. Some people look for ways to reduce their bills, whether by limiting their use of electricity or by switching companies but before doing either of these things, it is important to understand what affects the energy prices in the first place. Prices will vary slightly…

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Added by David Adam on November 21, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Important Tips to Reduce Electricity Cost

Electricity comes at a cost. There’s simply no getting around that problem (short of installing your own solar panels, of course). However, that doesn’t mean that you have to be stuck with high power bills. There are several ways that you can reduce the amount of your electricity cost – and they don’t necessarily involve turning off your air conditioner in the middle of summer, either.  Here are some excellent ways to knock those costs down.

 

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Added by David Adam on November 18, 2013 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Uncertain Future for Wind Energy in the U.S.

Congress has closed the books on a another dramatic year in American politics with no real accomplishments. Among many lingering questions is the future of wind power subsidies. Introduced in the early 1990’s, government subsidies for wind power have played a major role in the expansion of the young…

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Added by Holbert Janson on February 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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