The Starion Energy Blog

Six Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

While electricity brings comfort and convenience to your home, it’s essential to know how to use it safely. Electrical fires are responsible for untold amounts of property damage every year, not to mention the loss of life associated with these tragedies. Update

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Five Steps for Choosing an Energy Supplier

Most people don’t regularly review their energy plans. While it may seem like a trivial affair, how much you are paying your energy provider every month and what you’re getting from the company matters. Increased costs are usually why people decide to switch providers, but that’s not necessarily the biggest issue. The quality of service, reliability of supply, and a commitment to the environment should all matter when deciding how to choose an energy provider.

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Five Ways Green Power Can Help Boost the Economy

All around the world, green power and renewable energy technologies continue to mature. Green power adoption has exceeded most analysts’ predictions. The World Economic Forum reported that renewable power sources already outpaced conventional generation in OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries back in 2018. In the U.S., 17% of the total kilowatt-hours generated in 2019 came from green power sources.

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2020 WAFF Ice House Event A Success!

Washington, D.C.’s Ice House 2020 raised $180,000! The third annual Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF) Ice House event exceeded its 2020 goal of raising $170,000. The amount raised this year boasts a 15% increase over its 2019 total.Starion Energy, along with 75 other local partners, co-sponsored January’s Ice House charity event, helping to draw attention to the thousands of locals who go without heat during the winter. Taking the Ice House ChallengeWAFF was established in 1983 to assist people who could not pay to heat their homes. These people include seniors, veterans, and families. Many of the homeowners may be out of work, disabled, or have injuries that prevent them from working. WAFF has, subsequently, donated $29 million to 300,000 homes in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia since

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8 Tips on How to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

8 Tips on How to Cut Down Your Energy BillsIs your water heating bill stressing you out too much? Energy is a costly expenditure for any home, as 14% to 25% of the energy consumed in most homes go into water heating.A leaky faucet, a malfunctioning thermostat, or a poorly insulated tank may look like something little. But such minor problems may lead to a marked increase in your energy bills. Here are some money-saving tips, which can help you in correcting such problems and in lowering your energy bills:Always Insulate Your Water TankNon-insulated water tanks make your heated water lose heat and it makes the heat control unit turn on more often. By insulating the storage tank, you'll save the electricity you could have spent heating the water. Always be careful not to cover important components

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