Published in “January 2014”


Plan Spotlight: Short-Term Fixed-Rate Electricity Plans

As much as the weather seems to fluctuate, your energy rate can too. While some choose variable-rate electricity plans to potentially take advantage of fluctuating rates, it can also be tiring keeping up with the changes. So, what’s the answer? Lock in an electricity plan [...]

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Pick the Winning Team of the Big Game on Sunday for Your Chance to Win!

Everyone loves a winner – especially when you’re the one winning! The Big Game is this Sunday, and whether you’re a fan of the Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, or creative commercials, it’s going to be a really fun day for everyone. The matchup features the NFL� [...]

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Will Punxatawney Phil See His Shadow on Groundhog Day? Guess Correctly and You Can Win!

Only Punxatawney Phil knows what lurks in the shadow that falls on February 2nd... It’s that time of year again – meteorologists and weather predictors prepare their annual visit to Punxatawney, PA to learn whether or not the most celebrated groundhog in North America [...]

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5 Electricity Safety Measures in Winter (Guest Post by Steward Hudson of Current Solutions P.C.)

It's the middle of winter, and you are probably sitting indoors right now, all warm and safe from freezing temperatures outside. However, homeowners sometimes forget about various electrical hazards that they may come across in their homes. Here are 5 key electricity safety [...]

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Exploring Alternative Energy Technology: Wave Energy Generators

Welcome to our new monthly series entitled "Exploring Alternative Energy Technology." We want to share information about emerging technology with our readers in a format that is both educational and entertaining. With our first installment, we're discussing Wave Energy Gener [...]

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CREZ: How it will Impact Texas and Affect You

The Competitive Renewable Energy Zone transmission projects - also known as CREZ - were authorized by the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas in 2008 to solve the problem of getting 18,456 megawatts (MW) of power generated by wind farms in west Texas to the bigger citie [...]

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7 Appliances You Didn’t Know were Costing You Money (Guest Post by Mark Enright of Enviko)

When it comes to energy-sucking appliances in the home, we all know who the main culprits are. There are plenty of articles on the Internet warning of the dangers of incandescent bulbs and fan heaters, but what are some of the energy wasters that fly under the radar and don� [...]

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Life Hacks to Save Money: What to Buy in January

Life Hacks are popular for many reasons, but we really like them because they tend to save you money. In fact, there are websites like ConsumerReports.org and Lifehacker that provide big money-saving tips by putting together a yearly timeline of when it’s financially best [...]

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Your Natural Gas Pricing Update for Quarter 1 of 2014

2014 marks the hundred year anniversary of the First World War (1914-1918). Oddly enough, the ups and downs of natural gas prices over the last couple of weeks reminds me of an aerial combat stunt from World War I called an "Immelmann Turn." An airplane begins an "Immelmann" [...]

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5 Organizing Tips to Clean Your Home After the Holidays

After the last piece of pie was eaten and that last drop of eggnog sipped, you probably found yourself faced with the sad realization that your home is in shambles. While cleaning up after the holidays may seem about as fun as getting a root canal, cleaning your home can act [...]

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