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October is National Energy Awareness Month

Residential

October is National Energy Awareness Month. As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s the perfect time to think about becoming energy efficient. Energy Awareness Month was first implemented in 1991 by President George Bush. He encouraged the government and organizations to raise awareness of the importance of sustainably managing the nation’s energy resources. Today, we …

What to Know About Renewable Energy Certificates

Commercial

It’s getting a lot more expensive to buy the rights to claim renewable energy – in some cases, up to ten times what it cost a year ago! Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) have long been the easiest and cheapest way for an organization to fulfill a renewable energy commitment, but RECs are no longer the …

Getting Ready for Zero Emissions Day

Residential

The worldwide movement known as Zero Emissions Day, or ZeDay, began on September 21st, 2008, and aims to encourage the use of renewable energy sources to “give the planet a day off” from emissions. As we get closer to ZeDay 2021, it’s a great time to prepare for how you can safely participate in this …

Energy Efficiency for Back to School

Residential

It’s back to school season again, which may indicate you see an increase in device use. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t control your energy spend. There are a number of ways and devices that enable you to monitor your energy spend and help make your home more energy efficient. The beginning of the school …

An Integrated Approach to Renewable Energy

Customer Insights

The interest and demand for renewable energy shows no sign of slowing. Indeed, the growth in demand for renewables only seems to be getting stronger. More and more organizations have sustainability goals that include renewable energy and/or carbon reduction. The focus on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) plans is being driven by all sides – …

Why Does Weather Impact Energy Costs?

Small Business

There are many factors that impact how much your business’ energy bill is each month, and a major component is weather. Traditionally, energy bills tend to be higher in the summer. But why is that? And is there anything you can do to prevent rising energy costs? Read this blog to find out. High Temperatures, …

Five Easy Ways to Help Cool Your Home This Summer

Residential

When you think about cooling your home during the summer, air conditioning probably comes to mind. However, there are a number of other energy-efficient ways to help cool your home. Here are five ways to help cool your home this summer while controlling your energy and money spend. Insulation – often times, we think about …

AEP Energy. More Than Just An Energy Supplier

Residential

Who is AEP Energy? The answer is, a certified retail energy supplier who, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), one of the United States’ largest electric energy companies, is backed by more than 100 years of energy experience. Who does AEP Energy serve? Operating in 27 service territories across Delaware, Illinois, New …

Energy Resiliency: An Integral Part of Your Business Operations

Customer Insights

As extreme weather events and grid outages continue to increase in frequency, it is becoming clear that industry stakeholders must take more control of their electric load to create the business continuity that we have grown to expect in a modern society. One of the most prevalent topics in the energy market today is resiliency …