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Questions to Ask When Considering Changing Energy Suppliers

Small Business

Shopping for your business’ energy supply can be overwhelming. There are many energy suppliers that offer prices that can seem too good to be true, and oftentimes they are. Read our blog for a few questions to consider if you are thinking of switching to another supplier. Is it a variable rate? One of the …

Prepare Now to Protect Against Natural Gas Price Spikes in Winter

Small Business

In the midst of warm temperatures and sunshine, now might not seem like the right time to think about keeping your business warm during the winter. However, preparing now could help you avoid seasonal price increases on your energy bill that can come with colder temperatures. If your business is located in Ohio, you can …

Why is Managing Your Business’ Demand Important?

Small Business

Your business requires energy to operate. The amount of energy your business requires at any point in time is known in the energy world as “demand”. In this blog, we’ll explain why demand is important and how you could save on your energy bill by managing it. Why is demand important? Demand charges have the …

Tips to Get Your Business Summer-Ready

Small Business

Summer is here! Rising temperatures can sometimes mean rising energy bills. Don’t sweat – you can offset the summer heat by practicing energy efficient habits in your business. Here are a few tips to help you beat the heat: Adjust your air conditioning temperature. Air conditioning is a welcome reprieve from the summer heat, but …

Three Simple Ways to Optimize Your Business’ Energy Plan

Small Business

Oftentimes when businesses are deciding what to do for their energy supply it comes down to two factors – cost and control. Partnering with an energy supplier, like AEP Energy, allows you to check those boxes by offering budget stability and the option to pick an energy plan that works for your business. Once you’re …

Is There a Better Energy Plan For You?

Small Business

Fixed rate plans, like our Firm Price Plan, are a great option for businesses looking for a no-fuss energy plan. However, there are other options that might be a better fit for your business’ needs. AEP Energy’s pass-through plan can help you effectively manage your capacity and transmission demand-based costs. Our True Cost Plan allows …

How to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Go Green

Small Business

There’s a lot of buzz around renewable energy and a lot of options for small businesses to choose from. AEP Energy’s Renewable Product Plan makes it easy for businesses to choose renewable energy. With this plan, you can match a percentage of your energy usage with national Green-e Energy® certified Renewable Energy Credits (RECs). Is …

When Is the Best Time for You to Buy Natural Gas?

Small Business

Without a fixed price, you could be stuck paying fluctuating natural gas prices that are impacted by supply and demand, weather and more. If you haven’t already, you can lock in a natural gas rate for your business by selecting a fixed price plan with your energy supplier, which is a sure-fire way to avoid …

Set and Meet Your Energy Goals in 2020

Small Business

The beginning of the year offers a blank slate to plan goals for the year ahead. Particularly for small business owners, it presents a new opportunity to identify ways to improve or grow your business. Energy suppliers, like AEP Energy, can offer guidance and support to help you meet some of your energy-related goals. Looking …