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2014-03-18 23:01:27

New online electricity broker Zonesty uses simple services that concentrate on consumer trust and convenience to set themselves apart from the competition in a crowded, complicated electricity market full of tall claims, shady pricing and hefty commissions. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The creators of Zonesty, a new online electricity brokerage service, are among the first to recognize the dilemma and growing need for a new kind of product that addressed consumers’ concerns...

2014-03-13 08:24:45

Energy supplier adds price protection to its current residential electric variable rates in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the recent, unprecedented Polar Vortex have highlighted the potential for improvements so that customers are better protected from extraordinarily high energy bills during short term market events. Direct Energy, North America's largest energy and energy-related services provider, is announcing today that effective April 1, the...

2013-12-16 16:21:48

Natural gas a natural fit for PowerOne and its customers CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerOne is proud to announce its addition of competitive natural gas pricing to its portfolio of energy products and services. By appending this channel to our current electricity campaigns, the company is able to service current and future natural gas customers, in turn adding immediate value to our growth strategy and company objectives of rapid brand and client growth. According to PowerOne...

2012-08-22 06:21:14

DETROIT, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today concludes that raising the current 10% cap on competitive electricity in Michigan will lower electric costs for businesses and consumers, stimulating economic growth and creating thousands of new jobs for Michigan residents. The report, "Retail Electric Competition in Michigan: Growing Michigan's Economic Garden," prepared by Dr. Jonathan Lesser, President of Continental Economics, Inc. and sponsored by Energy Choice Now finds...

2012-08-02 06:21:41

PRESTON, England, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy firms are reaping the rewards whilst customers are paying even higher energy bills, according to a new study. Centrica, the owners of British Gas, have announced that there has been a 23% rise in profits at British Gas, which amount to GBP345million. This increase has left customers angered as they feel that their high energy bills have contributed to the company's healthy profit. Not only have...

2012-07-31 23:00:19

Consumers in states with deregulated energy compare local electricity and gas companies. Allen, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Shop My Power makes it easy for consumers in Texas and Pennsylvania to shop for and compare electricity and gas companies based on their specific needs. Shop My Power is a non-biased comparison tool that allows consumers to search and compare dozens of electricity and gas companies and hundreds of product offerings by zip code. Consumers in states with deregulated energy...

2012-07-04 23:02:57

A new, simple yet proven energy savings device opens the doors for doing business in all states, not just those already deregulated for energy. Working from home in the energy sector presents a unique opportunity in deregulated states as there is nothing to sell, since almost everyone is an existing energy customer. This device provides a point of entry to those working from home in every state while waiting for energy deregulation to expand to all states. Freedomfflow LLC is announcing...

2012-06-07 10:21:29

CINCINNATI, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Ohio (NYSE: DUK) today filed a notice with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) of its intention to request an increase in the distribution rates customers pay for electric service by $86 million, and for natural gas service by $44 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) If approved, revised rates are expected to be implemented in early 2013. Duke Energy Ohio is required to distribute...

2011-08-19 08:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Background: Following is a statement by David Blackmon, Texas state lead for America's Natural Gas Alliance, on the decision by the state's Public Utility Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to turn to Texas natural gas for added power generation. "America's Natural Gas Alliance commends the Public Utility Commission and ERCOT for looking to Texas natural gas to address the timely need for additional power...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

Higher Electric Rates in Northeast and California Offset by Less Use COLORADO SPRINGS, Co., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most below-average income households pay around $2.50 daily for all their home's electricity, despite the widespread perception that electric bills are high and always heading higher. Addressing the electricity industry's annual convention today, Steve Mitnick of Build Energy America released the research group's latest report, "Electric Values." The...