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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

Customer Insights

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 …

Electric Choice Options When You Move

Residential

Did you know that if you’re moving, there’s a possibility you can take AEP Energy with you? Relocating to a new home comes with many tasks and it’s easy to overlook a few items that have the potential to make your transition a little easier. If you happen to be moving, one way to ease …

Energy Efficiency: Fact or Fiction

Small Business

Practicing energy efficient habits at your organization can have many benefits, including cost savings and positive environmental impacts. As your trusted energy partner, we’re here to help you sort through what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to energy efficiency. FACT: Practicing energy efficient habits could help you save on your energy bill. When …

Why Should Organizations Establish an Energy Efficiency Program Management Framework?

Customer Insights

Improved energy efficiency is the ‘holy grail’ of effective energy sustainability. Efficiency serves two very important goals: Reduced carbon footprint through reduced consumption Long-term cost structure reduction Organizations such as American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) estimate an untapped energy savings potential of as much as 30% of usage. Although very few organizations …

Are You Practicing Electrical Safety at Home?

Residential

Each May, in honor of National Electrical Safety Month, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) launches their annual initiative to help reduce electrically-related fatalities, injuries and property loss. This year’s theme is “Connected to Safety,” and is aimed at educating consumers on the emerging smart technology that makes a home safe and energy efficient. Understanding …