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Whether you're an expert in the energy field or just want to find out what the experts are talking about, this category is for you. Each week the SaveOnEnergy team posts a new story about what's going on in the deregulated energy industry, straight from the source.

Catching Up With Texas: SaveOnEnergy.com Gets Bigger Marketing with 1-800-NEW-RATE

The SaveOnEnergy.com Team | Jun 11, 2015

If you've been driving through Dallas or Fort Worth lately, you've probably noticed our new billboards and phone number –      1-800-NEW-RATE!

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Rhode Island Defers Increase in National Grid Electric Supply Rates, Rates Still Rise 30 Percent

Colin Murray | Dec 30, 2014

In a move which has injected uncertainty into the state's retail electric market, the Rhode Island PUC has deferred a portion of the required increase in electric rates for default service customers at National Grid. Read More

Inspector General Warns Lack of Municipal Aggregation Oversight Leaves Customers Vulnerable to Fraud

Colin Murray | Dec 26, 2014

The Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General has warned that a lack of oversight of municipal aggregation programs leaves electric customers vulnerable to, "fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement." Read More

National Grid Rate Hikes Confirmed for Large Business Customers

Colin Murray | Dec 19, 2014

National Grid in Massachusetts has filed its electric rates for industrial and other large business customers who purchase "basic service" power supply from the utility for the period February 2015 through April 2015. Read More

Hourly Variable Rates on the Horizon for PECO Business Customers

Colin Murray | Dec 11, 2014

More customers at PECO, which serves Philadelphia and surrounding areas of Pennsylvania, will soon be subject to electric rates which vary by the hour, if they continue to buy their electricity supply from PECO. Read More

Data Confirms More Customers Exercising Their Power to Choose

Colin Murray | Dec 4, 2014

Despite a tumultuous winter, more and more customers continue to choose their energy provider in order to save on their electric or natural gas bill. Read More

PPL Commercial Electric Rate to Increase 10 Percent on December 1

Colin Murray | Nov 24, 2014

Commercial and other business customers at PPL Electric Utilities in Pennsylvania will see their electric rate increase 10% if they continue to buy their power supply from PPL instead of shopping for a competing electric supplier. Read More

Pittsburgh Businesses to See 10 Percent Electric Rate Hike If Buying Power from Duquesne Light

Colin Murray | Nov 20, 2014

Businesses in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will see 10% higher electric rates starting December 1 if they continue to buy their power supply from Duquesne Light. Read More

More Massachusetts, Connecticut Utilities See Electric Rate Hikes Up to 60 Percent

Colin Murray | Nov 13, 2014

More bad news for New England electric customers who continue to buy their power supply from the local utility, instead of purchasing their power from a competing electric supplier. Read More

Utility Official: People Who Don't Shop Are Probably Paying Too Much For Electricity

The SaveOnEnergy.com Team | Nov 7, 2014

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Consumer Watchdog Says Now Is the Time for Atlanta Customers to Choose Low Natural Gas Rate

Colin Murray | Oct 30, 2014

With winter heating about to start, the consumer watchdog organization Georgia Watch says now is the time for customers at Atlanta Gas Light to lock in a natural gas rate, according to 11alive. Read More

Official: Electric Rates for Philadelphia-Area Residents, Businesses Will Increase in December

Colin Murray | Oct 23, 2014

A forecast spike in electric rates for customers in the Philadelphia area who continue to buy their power supply from PECO has been confirmed in the official Prices to Compare posted by PECO. Read More

Electric Rates to Rise for Central, Western PA Businesses

Colin Murray | Oct 16, 2014

Electric rates for medium and small business customers at the FirstEnergy utilities in central and western Pennsylvania will increase on December 1 for customers who continue to buy their power supply from the utility, with increases as high as 32% at some utilities. Read More

Electric Rate for Business Customers at PPL Forecast to Jump Nearly 10% on Dec. 1

The SaveOnEnergy.com Team | Oct 10, 2014

Small and mid-sized business customers at PPL Electric Utilities in Pennsylvania are expected to start paying about 10% more for their electricity on December 1 if they continue to buy their power supply from PPL. Read More

More New England Electric Rates Expected to Spike, Another Utility Sets Rate at 15 Cents

Colin Murray | Oct 2, 2014

In the wake of National Grid in Massachusetts doubling its electric rate to 16¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh), or higher, for non-shopping customers, more New England electric utilities are forecasting higher rates, or have already received approval to double their electricity prices. Read More

PECO Forecasts Higher Electric Rates for Residential, Business Customers Starting Dec. 1

Colin Murray | Sep 29, 2014

PECO, the electric company serving Philadelphia and surrounding areas, expects electric rates to increase on December 1, according to estimated Prices to Compare released by the utility. Read More

Massachusetts Electric Rate Will Double for Customers Buying Supply from Utility

Colin Murray | Sep 18, 2014

Electric rates for Massachusetts customers at National Grid will spike to 16¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh), or higher, if customers continue to purchase their electricity supply from National Grid instead of shopping for a competitive electric supplier. Read More

September Brings Lower Natural Gas Rates to Georgia

Colin Murray | Sep 11, 2014

September has seen a further reduction in natural gas rates offered by Georgia energy marketers at Atlanta Gas Light, where customers can choose their natural gas provider. Read More

Proton Energy License Revoked, Customers Pay

Colin Murray | Sep 8, 2014

Recently, the Public Utility Commission of Texas revoked the electric supplier license of Proton Energy, a small retail electric provider (REP), which prompted a transition of customers to the Provider of Last Resort (POLR), a backstop service that carries a much higher rate than current electricity... Read More

NY Utilities May Soon Pay Customers for Services

Colin Murray | Aug 28, 2014

New York electricity customers, especially businesses, may soon have many more options to monetize their actions taken to manage their electricity usage and/or reduce demand during times of grid stress, as New York looks to radically overhaul its existing electric industry structure to further empow... Read More

PPL Electric Rate To Decrease Sept. 1

Colin Murray | Aug 21, 2014

Although PPL Electric Utilities' electric rate, or Price to Compare, will decrease marginally on September 1, the new rates remain at elevated levels for residential and small commercial and industrial customers. Read More

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