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Plan Spotlight: Thrilling 36

You’re the type of person who longs for security. You seek the long-term commitment in every aspect of life you can control, from your personal relationships to the consumer goods you purchase. You like knowing where things are coming from and where they’re going on a da [...]

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Coal Pricing Update for Spring 2014

At first glance, American coal seems to have had a bad year. Falling production from loss of investment, lack of interest in federal land leases, and low profitability — all point to coal sluggishly waning as an electric generation fuel stock. The reason: coal may be cheap [...]

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Low Temperatures & High Electricity Bills in February? Switch to Bounce Energy!

Those February temperatures reached some crazy lows. Freezing rain, snow, and ice have plagued many parts of the US, which have caused countless problems. Aside from the dangerous issues resulting from these arctic blasts, another residual effect, for some, has been high ele [...]

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Spring 2014 Natural Gas Price Update

To say that winter this year has been bitterly cold sounds like an understatement. In northern United States, the only signs of spring are the garden seeds and Easter candy on sale at the local home center. Winter's icy grip is still forcing consumers to crank up their therm [...]

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Exploring Alternative Energy Technology: Photovoltaic Cells

Welcome to our monthly series entitled “Exploring Alternative Energy Technology.” We hope to share information about emerging technology with our readers in a format that is both educational and entertaining. In this month's installment, we’re discussing the scienc [...]

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Spring 2014 Weather Forecast: Is Punxatawney Phil a Liar?

This past Groundhog's Day, Punxsutawney Phil predicted 6 more weeks of winter. Now, that prediction certainly applies to New York and Pennsylvania residents left out in the cold as they slog through the same old snowy dreck they've been fighting for two months. But meanwhile [...]

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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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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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