Published in “July 2015”

Use Less Energy Today to Earn a Great Texas-Sized Bill Credit

Calling All Bounce Back Energy Savings Customers! The high temperatures we’ve experienced in the Lone Star State over the past few days will continue throughout the weekend. In light of this chance for increased demand on the ERCOT and the Texas energy grid, Bounce Ener [...]

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Green Urban Efforts Series Part 2 – Dallas, TX

Welcome to our Green Urban Efforts Series! With each installment, we'll showcase how major cities in our service area can help you go green. If you live in or near these locales, we encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities provided. And if you live outside these [...]

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Help Out ERCOT and Texas by Lowering Your Energy Usage Today

Calling All Texans! With major heat in the form of 100-plus degree temperatures today and for the next several days, ERCOT (the Electric Reliability Council of Texas) is asking residents of the Lone Star State to limit their energy usage today and tomorrow (July 30th-31st [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Ground Turkey Tomato Curry with Basmati Rice

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will he [...]

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Three Easy Summer Meals that Make Great Leftovers

Working, raising a family, and balancing a full social calendar means life is busy! Have you considered cooking nutritious meals that are tasty served as leftovers? If you’re not typically a fan of leftovers, these meals taste just as fresh and delicious the day after t [...]

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Green Urban Efforts Series Part 1 – Houston, TX

Welcome to our Green Urban Efforts Series! With each installment, we'll showcase how major cities in our service area can help you go green. If you live in or near these locales, we encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities provided. And if you live outside these [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spicy Citrus One-Pot Seafood Boil

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will he [...]

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LED Lighting Series Part III: Lighting Up Your Kitchen

In Part I of our LED Lighting Series, we established LED lighting as the light of the future. With Part II, we discussed the best ways to light up the outdoors with LED lights. And here in Part III, we'll focus on the room in your house where all your meal preparation and [...]

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Better Know Your Electricity History Series, Part Six: FERC and the Path to Deregulation

The first incandescent light bulb lit up streets in 1879, but took 50 years for electrical service to enter only a fraction of American homes. Innovation and entrepreneurial genius expanded service across the country — only to be short-circuited in the 1920's and 1930's by [...]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Slow Cooker Stuffed Skirt Steaks

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help [...]

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