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Category: Energy 101

Learn the 101’s of deregulated energy in Texas. Understand how you can save more money on electricity while helping the environment by choosing a better energy plan.

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Electricity 101 – How Power is Made and Delivered to Your Home

Every home and business uses electricity as part of a daily routine. It’s something most of us take for granted. It powers lights, computers, appliances, and allows us to cook. This little-understood force is what drives the modern world. But where does it come from? In this article, we’ll explore how power is made and

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Electricity Prices – Why and How They Change?

Electricity prices are constantly changing and there is no way to reliably predict the cost of your electricity at any given moment. The price could jump up and down as you use it, or it might stay the same for days on end. It all depends. To have peace of mind you can sign up

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Energy Regulated Cities in Texas

Regulated vs. De-Regulated Energy Texas deregulated its electricity sales market in 2002, opening the market to competition among Retail Electric Providers. It ended the monopoly of the electric utility companies over energy supply in the state of Texas. There are now over 120 competing power companies in Texas.  Currently, approximately 85% of Texas homeowners live

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Is Your Electricity Contract Expiring?

Thanks to energy deregulation consumers have the freedom to choose their own electricity provider and to purchase electricity plans that fit their usage habits. However, by having this freedom comes a certain amount of responsibility. When your electricity contract expires, the good rate you got initially will come to an end. Make sure you act

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SlashPlan is officially open to the public

We are thrilled to announce the official launch of SlashPlan.com! Texans have a great choice of suppliers and plans in the deregulated retail energy market. With our customers’ best interests at heart, we strive to offer the greatest choice and convenience when it comes to choosing an electricity plan for your home. Throughout 2020 and

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Deregulated Energy in Texas

Texans enjoy the most freedom to choose the energy plan that fits them and a healthy competitive energy market that allows them to save money.

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Transmission Distribution Utility (TDU) Charges in Texas

A TDU, or Transmission and Distribution Utility, is the company that is responsible for the infrastructure to deliver electricity to your home. They are responsible for the creation upkeep, and maintenance of the energy infrastructure, from the grids to your home.

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Green power plans & renewable energy

Many power providers are now offering green plans, which are plans that offer energy produced from renewable, non-polluting sources. These green plans may usually cost a little more than traditional energy plans that derive their energy from traditional fossil-fuel sources, however many energy-plan shoppers are choosing to pay a little more in order to contribute to a cleaner environment in a more sustainable world.

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What is deregulated energy?

Deregulated energy markets are where energy utility companies are not able to sell electricity directly to the end consumer. Instead, the client can choose between many REPs (Retail Electric Providers), this creates a competitive market that results in lower prices for homeowners and businesses.