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New York energy FAQs
New York does have a deregulated natural gas market. You can learn more in our guide on natural gas.
That will depend on what you are looking for in a plan and what plans are available near you. For instance, if you search for plans in your area and you value green energy, it might turn out that a provider like Clearview Energy is your best bet, as this provider offers 100% green energy. That’s just one example.
You’ve probably heard about tips like turning your thermostat down, using Energy Star appliances, and fixing any air leaks in your home. You can also save through the SaveOnEnergy marketplace, as you can use this tool to see what rates are doing throughout the year and snag the lowest ones. Picking a plan couldn’t be easier.
Which plan works for you can depend on factors like your energy usage, whether you prefer fixed or variable-rate plans, and even what your credit score is. As an example, you might want a no-deposit plan if your credit score does not meet thresholds to avoid a deposit before service begins. Fixed plans work for people who have strict monthly budgets. For those who have wiggle room in their monthly budget and like the chance to save when wholesale energy costs are lower, they might like variable-rate plans. You might also check into renewable plans if going green is a priority.