Learn About Energy Choice!

If your home or business is located within a deregulated state, you have the power to select a retail energy supplier for your energy needs. However, it can be difficult to understand what exactly energy choice means and what your options are. The resources below outline these topics, and more, to help you make the most of your power to choose an energy supplier.

What to Look for When Selecting a Supplier

The ability to choose an energy supplier provides a great opportunity for everyone with a home or business in a deregulated state. However, knowing what to look for when selecting a supplier can be challenging. There are several retail energy suppliers out there, and you’ll want to find one who is eager to help you and to do the right thing Read more.

How Energy Choice Works

If you live in a deregulated state, as a consumer, you have “energy choice”. Energy choice is the option to purchase energy from a licensed retail energy supplier, like AEP Energy, or from the utility. Deregulation began with the National Energy Policy Act in 1992, which created the outline for a competitive wholesale electricity generation market. Private market competition was then possible within wholesale electricity generation. Read more.

Energy Supplier vs. Utility: What’s the Difference?

Like most of us, you’re probably interested in controlling your budget. While some of the services such as water, internet, or phone might be pretty straightforward, understanding retail energy can be more complicated. In this blog, we’ll explain the difference between an energy supplier and a utility to help you better understand who provides your services, how they do it, and what your options are within the retail energy market. Read more.