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.
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.