The Starion Energy Blog

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Renewable Energy

By April 2019, renewable energy generation outpaced coal for the first time in U.S. history. Coal accounted for 20% of total production, while 23% came from renewable sources, of which approximately 50% was wind and solar generation. As the era of renewable power generation is now in full swing, we thought we’d assemble six facts about renewable energy you may not know yet.

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10 Interesting Facts About Natural Gas

While we enjoy turning on our heat, using our stove, and accessing everyday appliances, we often don't think about the energy source of our own consumption. Natural gas helps keep millions of homes and businesses running around the world. Although, how much do you actually know about this fossil fuel?

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How to Find the Best Fixed Electricity Plan in PA

Pennsylvania deregulated its electricity market in 1998. This drove energy suppliers in PA to develop creative rate plans. Since customers were not stuck with a single electricity supplier with a monopoly over the market, deregulation meant that energy suppliers would have to compete to earn their customers’ business. One of the innovations that emerged from this competition was the fixed electricity rate plan. A fixed electricity plan in PA provides consumers with predictability in their electricity bills for the duration of the plan. Read on to learn the benefits of a fixed electricity plan in PA and how to find the best electricity rates in PA.

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Five Signs It’s Time to Switch Energy Suppliers in Connecticut

Residential and business energy customers often allow their energy plan to become an afterthought. Some set up autopay and rarely look at the actual statement. Others believe that changing would require too much effort, time, or money. Still, others are unaware that they have a choice in energy suppliers in Connecticut and believe they can’t shop for different energy plans. However, monitoring your energy bill is critically important. Your energy usage tells you how efficient your energy use is and can identify ways you can reduce it. Likewise, your energy rate tells you how much you pay for energy and can tell you whether it is time to switch suppliers.

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Eight Energy-Saving Tips for Summer 2020

With spring cleaning done and summer just beginning, we thought now would be a good time to give families some energy-saving tips for 2020. Cutting down on energy costs can mean more money for other fun activities around town or at home, there’s no better time than now to start saving. Home Energy Saving Tips for 2020 research shows that summer and winter are the seasons in which households use the most electricity. The average home consumes 1,207kWH in spring, but by summer, it will increase by 153kWh. If you start following these tips today, you’ll be able to reduce your electricity costs during the warmest parts of the year. Here are our eight top energy-saving tips for summer 2020:

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