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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

Commercial

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 …

June 21st is National Energy Shopping Day

Resources

Did you know that June 21st is National Energy Shopping Day? That’s right! The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading trade association representing competitive retail energy suppliers, found in their Survey of Americans that 74% of consumers prefer to select their own energy supplier. Although not every state is deregulated, thirteen states give their residents …

Capacity Optimization in PJM

Commercial

PJM’s Reliability Pricing Model (RPM) is designed to enable PJM to obtain sufficient resources to reliably meet the needs of electric consumers within their footprint. Savvy energy professionals can optimize outcomes in the RPM capacity market to earn incremental revenue or realize savings. This article provides insights on extracting optimal value from PJM’s RPM for …

Save Energy and Money This Summer

Residential

Did you know you can be energy efficient and save money when the temperature goes up this summer? It’s true! In this blog, we’ll go over a few simple steps which will help your home be more energy-efficient and save you money. Even when it is hot outside. Decrease your hot water tank thermostat The Consumer …

How to Read Your Energy Bill

Small Business

We understand that there’s a lot of information on your energy bill. As your trusted energy partner, we want to make sure you understand key terms found on your business’ energy bill, as well as the charges you’re paying each month. Terms to Know Below are a few key terms that might appear on your …

Power Outage Myths and Truths

Residential

Spring storms are an inevitable part of the weather for many parts of the U.S. and sometimes they cause power outages, which can cause headaches for many homeowners. But who is responsible for the repairs when an outage occurs? And is there anything you can do to be prepared? Suppliers and utilities have different responsibilities …