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Guest Blogger: Matt Oberle from TexasElectricityRatings.com (Part 3) – Understanding Your Electricity Facts Label (EFL)

The biggest and most common problems that happen in the deregulated Texas electricity market come from a lack of understanding as to exactly how things work. People have always heard the phrase “be sure to read the fine print,” and that applies to electricity in Texas ju [...]

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Guest Blogger: Matt Oberle from TexasElectricityRatings.com (Part 2) – Billing, Account Management, and Disconnect Notices

This probably seems like a vague, rambling kind of category for a shopping tip, but bear with me and it will hopefully make sense. An extremely common grievance customers write to me about concerns disconnections for non-payment of bills, and many of those cite the lack of a [...]

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Wait! What!?!? Did you just say Rewards Programs are a Gimmick?

A few weekends back I was on my way to Home Depot when I tuned into a local “Consumer Advocacy” talk show. I was surprised to hear the hosts and a guest discussing electricity choice in Texas. As I'm driving, one of the hosts asked their guest, an expert who runs a pop [...]

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Guest Blogger: Matt Oberle from TexasElectricityRatings.com (Part 1) – Understanding Month-to-Month Electricity Plans

Without question, the most common gripe I see come through to me are customers who are outraged over the changes made to their electricity rate over the course of their time with their electricity provider. And a vast majority of the time, this occurs with people who signed [...]

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Looking for Transparent Commercial Electricity Rates?

If you are starting a small business in Texas, you know how exciting it can be be. Likewise, it can be a frustrating headache when you are trying to choose your commercial energy provider because so few companies publically advertise their plans, rates, and prices. The m [...]

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Save Money with Bounce Energy’s Savings Tool

Find out how much money you can save with Bounce Energy right now. Just grab your current electric bill and click over to the Bounce Energy Savings Tool. On this page you just enter your zip code, the amount you currently pay per kWh, and then enter how many kWh you us [...]

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Texas Electricity Provider Comparison: How Does Bounce Energy Stack Up Against TXU Energy?

Comparing Texas electric companies side-by-side can be a daunting process, especially considering information in a constantly shifting and organic deregulated energy market makes finding straightforward information often difficult. Now, I know what you're thinking. "H [...]

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Bounce Energy Deals – Get Connected With High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, and TV

If you're looking to avoid interminable muzak on the phone while waiting for service reps to double-check if a special digital cable-phone-internet bundle offer includes your area, then listen up. You can avoid the whole tangled, confusing, time-consuming, and costly [...]

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Texas Electricity Resources – Bounce Energy Education Center

Ever wondered why Texas electricity is deregulated? Ever wonder exactly what deregulation means to you and your electricity service? Let's face it, when it comes to your electricity service, it can be a complicated subject matter. Why spend hours conducting a frustrating [...]

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Renewable Energy Incentives for Home Owners from the State of Texas?

Are There Renewable Energy Incentives for Home Owners from the State of Texas? The short answer unfortunately is no. According to the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO): "...the state does not have a program at this time that provides funding of renewable energy equ [...]

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