The second anniversary of the Uri winter storm disaster is around the corner, and the agencies in charge of the power grid are still scrambling to implement all the tasks and changes the state’s legislature put into place as a response to the deadly blackout. Read more
Avoid Christmas Fires & Accidents
As Christmas lights get brought out, we want to share some electrical safety tips to keep you safe this Holiday Season. The National Fire Protection Association reports that Christmas lights cause hundreds of house fires each year. Read more
Energy Pricing: Matrix vs. Custom Rates
In the energy industry, consultants make a living finding low-cost energy supply for their residential, commercial and industrial customers. Since there are hundreds of retail supplier offerings in the market, it can be quite complex to navigate all supplier rates to find the lowest offer for a customer. Read more
ERCOT Energy Emergency Alerts
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is a nonprofit corporation authorized by the Texas Legislature to manage the reliable supply of electric power to 24 million Texans, including residents and businesses. Read more
How to Lower Your Electric Bill
Most people don’t consider their electric bill until it arrives. Then we open the envelope and see that the number is higher than expected. We groan, pay it, then promptly forget about it until next month. Read more
Connecting Missouri to Affordable Power
Missouri is one of the states that is denying its customers the ability to choose their supplier and the components that make up that supply purchase. Read more
Reducing Electricity Use and Costs
Reducing energy use in your home saves you money, increases our energy security, and reduces the pollution that is emitted from non-renewable sources of energy. Read more
8 Key Factors That Impact Electricity Prices
It may come as a surprise that what you pay for power is a culmination of many factors.
A lot goes into flipping on that switch: electricity must be generated and delivered through equipment that operates on fuel and requires building and maintenance costs. When the prices of these things increase or decrease, so does your electricity bill. As a matter of fact, prices change every minute, but customers are charged based on seasonal demand. Read more
Texas is Deregulated. Why Can’t I Choose My Electricity Provider?
For most people living in states open to electric competition, the year deregulation was adopted marked a complete turnaround of electricity as they knew it. Instead of only having one utility to fulfill both supply and delivery of electricity, consumers got the power to choose their own supplier. Providers offering electricity plans and better electricity rates flooded the market and suddenly there were hundreds of choices for consumers. Read more
How Does Switching Electricity Companies Work?
TruPowur has been helping consumers save money for over a decade. We’ve lowered the electric bills for both homes and businesses. Here’s how: