Energy rates for residential customers used to be something you had very little control over, but things have changed.
If you live in a state where the energy market has been deregulated, then you have the option to choose a different service provider and possibly get lower energy rates. Click here to jump down for an explanation of regulated and deregulated energy markets.
You may think that you are stuck with whatever price your electric company has decided to charge for the electricity you consume, but that may not be true. You may have the ability to switch companies and save on electricity and gas bills.
Better yet, you can sign up with a energy management service that will find you energy suppliers with the best energy rates, and the service is usually free of charge!
With so many goals to balance as the head of your household, the last thing you need is scratch your head on how to reduce your monthly gas and electricity expenses and pay your bills on time to avoid cutoff.
We can't live without energy service. Gas and electricity supply is critical to keep our home warm, our food refrigerated and ensure we have lights, television, internet and other comforts of daily life.
One of your biggest monthly expenses is probably your electricity and/or gas bill. Naturally, we want to reduce energy costs, obtain better rates and pay less for energy service.
Here is a brief explanation of how to choose a different provider to get better gas and home electricity rates.
When you decide to switch to a different energy service providers, your local utility company will continue to deliver electricity to your home through the wires currently connected to your home, but the company you have selected as your provider will generate the electricity that is delivered.
Generation of electricity is a major factor that determines how much you pay for electricity. Companies that are able to maintain more efficient power plants can offer consumers like you lower rates, sparking a dynamic competitive market for energy.
You can benefit from that competitive market, but you have to take action on your right to choose your gas and electricity provider. If you aren’t sure how to do that, a consultancy and energy management service can serve as your guide and companion throughout the process, helping you decide whether a switch is in your best interest or not.
The concept of switching to a different energy generation services is sometimes confusing. This is especially true if your state has recently deregulated the industry, or you simply haven’t looked into the matter since your state took that action.
If this is a completely new concept to you, consider this quick breakdown of how you can save on your monthly electricity bill:
In order for this to work on your behalf, you have to go through certain steps to identify all available services and determine their best rates for your home. If you are uncertain how to go through this process, contact us for assistance.
Topics to discuss...
Do you have a great story to share or just an opinion to voice on this topic? Please share it with us!
Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...
When looking for a low energy rate offer I want it to remain low and non-variable Not rated yet
When I switch to a different utility supplier for my home, will there be a difference between a regulated or deregulated state in regard to variable rates? …