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Category: competitive prices

Why is Renewable Energy Important?

Conserving energy is important to not only save homeowners money on energy expenses but also to protect the future of the environment. One way to conserve energy is to utilize renewable energy sources. This article is going to discuss the importance of renewable energy and what it means for our future.First off, what is renewable energy? Renewable energy sources are those that are replenished constantly. Renewable energy is reliable and plentiful compared to non-renewable energy. Sources such as coal, natural gas, and oil are only obtained by costly explorations and possibly dangerous drilling. Furthermore, these sources will continue to become more expensive as supply decreases. However, renewable energy will become less expensive once the technology needed to access it improves.

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5 Energy Conservation Tips For Homeowners

Life can be extremely expensive, and that's especially true for homeowners. Not only do these property owners have to stay on top of their home's maintenance, buy enough groceries for their entire family, and make regular car payments, they have to spend a significant amount of money on energy. With all of that in mind, here are some excellent energy conservation tips that you should consider if you're a homeowner. Do laundry using cold waterIt might sound simple, but that's because it is! Doing your wash with cold water will actually save you plenty of cash. Washing clothes using only cold water can actually save you about $63 a year. Clean your HVAC filters regularlyCleaning your heating and cooling systems on a consistent basis will ensure they are working properly, thus saving you money.

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4 Easy Ways You Can Save Energy in Your Own Home

It goes without saying that in some cases, a homeowner's least favorite day of the month is when the energy bills arrive. Even in this era of low energy costs, all that smartphone charging and central air conditioning adds up. But while many people complain about high energy costs, few will do anything to decrease their energy usage.Well, there's no time like the present to save energy in your home. You might be at a loss as to how to do that, but we've got you covered. Saving money on energy costs isn't as complicated as you likely think, nor does it have to involve a total renovation of your home. Here are four simple tips that can help you save energy in your home and bid adieu to those ridiculously high energy bills. Use cold water Washing your clothes in cold water might be unpleasant

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The Time is Now for Exploring the Benefits of Alternative Energy Suppliers

Why opt for alternative energy suppliers? Many consumers don’t even realize they have this choice. Many states today, however, have a competitive -- also known as a restructured -- energy market. This means that you don’t need to necessarily go with your default, current provider and can instead search among alternatives. The Benefits of Alternative Solutions Thanks to Deregulated Electricity Markets In most cases, the utility company has a monopoly on distributing electricity to your home if you live within their territory. What you’re not obligated to do, though, is buy electricity from them -- and today, the cost of generating electricity is less than half of what you actually pay for when you get your bill. This can allow you to not only have more control over your budget,

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5 Reasons Deregulated Energy Markets are Best

The idea and actual practice of deregulated energy markets as alternative energy sources to traditional power suppliers "on the grid" is still relatively new in this country. Some would argue the restructuring began in the 1970s when the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) was passed and created a structure for independent power suppliers. However, it wasn't until 1992 when deregulated energy markets really became an institution with the passage of the Energy Policy Act. That legislation got rid of regulations on the price control of wholesale electricity. According to the Edison Electric Institute, the cost of generating electrons currently accounts for less than half of the price of electricity, a number that was two-thirds in 1995. Deregulated electricity has played

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