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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.

Tips for Energy Efficiency and Controlling Your Energy Spend

Whether the temperatures rise or fall, you can control how much you spend on your energy by being energy efficient at your home or business. In this blog you’ll find ten tips to help you do just that. Read more.

You’ve Enrolled with an Energy Supplier. Now What?

You’ve done your research, did the comparison shopping and selected an energy supplier. Congrats! Now what do you do? First, you can rest easy knowing the local utility will still reliably deliver energy to your home or business. This, along with many other items, remain the same when you choose an energy supplier. However, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. Read more.

Utility and Supplier Pricing

If you live in a deregulated state, you have the power to purchase energy from an energy supplier or from the local utility. With so many options, it can be difficult to know what to look for when selecting a plan, but it often comes down to one important thing: price. In this blog, we will explain the price components and differences between energy suppliers and utilities. Read more.

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.