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What You Need To Know About The California Solar Mandate

Learn how the California Solar Mandate changes how new homes are built.
September 2022
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The 9 Best Energy Efficient Refrigerators

Energy-efficient refrigerators that will reduce your electric bill.
September 2022
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Average Electricity Bills in Every State [Ranks for All States + DC]

Which states pay the most for electricity and which states are best for energy bill savings?
September 2022
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The 9 Best Energy Efficient Dryers [Gas & Electric]

See our top picks for the most energy-efficient gas and electric dryers.
September 2022
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Home Energy Tax Credits in the Inflation Reduction Act

Learn how programs to use the Inflation Reduction Act to get tax credits on energy efficiency upgrades
August 2022
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New Home Energy Efficiency Checklist - 10 Things That Will Save You Thousands

Energy Efficiency checklist that will save you thousands on utility bills.
August 2022
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The 9 Best Energy Efficient Washers

Save money with these energy-efficient washing machines.
August 2022
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Best Energy Efficient Window Air Conditioners [Summer Buyers Guide]

A collection of the best energy-efficient window units available.
July 2022
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Best Mini Split ACs - What to Know Before You Buy

Here's what you should know before buying a ductless mini split air conditioning system.
July 2022
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Best Energy Efficient Air Conditioner [Central AC Buyers Guide]

Buying a Central Air Conditioner is complicated. Here's what you need to know before buying.
July 2022
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Best Pool Pumps [Energy-efficient Pumps to Lower Your Electric Bill]

Find the most reliable energy-efficient pool pump for your pool.
July 2022
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The Best Generators for your RV in 2022

Our picks to power your RV on your next big trip.
June 2022
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The Best Small Generators for Camping

We reviewed dozens of small camping generators to find the best options to power your campsite.
June 2022
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Top 5 Small Generators for Easy Travel or Storage

These compact generators make it easy to camp comfortably in your RV or trailer with all the power you need.
June 2022
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The Quietest Generators for 2022

We reviewed dozens of the most popular generators to find the quietest generators on the market.
June 2022
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How to hook up a backup or portable generator to your home.

Everything you need to know to connect a portable generator to your home. 
May 2022
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Best Home Backup Generators for 2022

We reviewed over 100 generators to find the best home backup system for 2022.
June 2022
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No Deposit Electricity Companies and Plans

Learn how you can avoid or reduce your electricity deposit.
February 2022
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Are Solar Panels Right for Your Business?

Find out if solar panels are the right choice for your business.
March 2022
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The 6 Best Solar Powered Generators for 2022

Go off-grid or backup your power with these generators.
August 2022
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Best Energy Efficient Electric Space Heaters

Find the best indoor or outdoor electric heater
June 2022
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The 7 Best Electric Lighters for 2022

The Best Electric Lighters for 2022
June 2022
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The Pros and Cons of Solar Panels: What You Need to Know

The advantages and disadvantages of solar energy
September 2022
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How many solar panels do I need?

Learn how many solar panels you need
November 2021
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How long do solar panels last?

Solar panels usually last 25-30 years.
November 2021
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Payback Period for Solar Panels

Learn how long it will take to payoff your solar panel system.
March 2022
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Who Is My Energy Supplier

Not sure who your energy supplier is? We'll show you how to find out.
October 2021
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Texas Energy Deregulation

Everything you need to know about Texas energy deregulation.
October 2021
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Why Are There Balls On Some Power Lines?

The bright-colored balls on power lines actually serve a purpose.
October 2021
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Why Can Birds Sit on Power Lines?

Why can birds perch on powerlines without getting shocked?
October 2021
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How Many Watts Does a Microwave Use?

Learn how to estimate your microwaves energy consumption.
September 2021
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Solar Panel Cost Guide for 2022

See average pricing for solar panels by system size.
September 2022
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6 Minutes

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Learn how solar panels work and how they work with your solar system.
September 2021
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Solar Power Purchase Agreements Explained

Learn how Solar Power Purchase Agreements work.
October 2021
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What is Net Metering and How it Works

Learn what net metering is and what it means for your solar system.
September 2021
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Best Solar Batteries: 2022 Solar Battery Guide

Our list of the best solar batteries available in 2021
May 2022
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What are SRECs? Everything You Need to Know about Solar Energy Credits

Learn how Solar Energy Credits or "SRECs" work for your solar system.
September 2022
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6 Minutes

Federal Solar Tax Credit and Incentives

Everything you need to know about the federal solar tax credit.
October 2021
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Types of Solar Panels: Mono vs Poly Panels

Learn the difference between monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels.
September 2021
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What to Do When You See a Downed Power Line [FAQs]

What should you do and how to stay safe if you see a downed powerline.
October 2021
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Hotel Energy Consumption & Conservation Methods

Learn about Hotel utility expenses and how to reduce them with cost-efficient energy conservation methods.
August 2021
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Buying vs. Leasing Solar Panels: Pros and Cons

Thinking about switching to solar? This guide discusses the pros and cons of different solar panel purchasing options.
September 2021
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The 5 Best Solar Power Banks for 2022

We reviewed hundreds of solar power banks to find the best options available for the most common use cases.
May 2022
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4 Minutes

How to Read an Electricity Facts Label (EFL)

Electricity Facts Label (EFL) discloses important information about an energy plan like rate type, term length, etc.
September 2022
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A Guide to Solar Panels for Your Home

Thinking about buying solar panels? Learn how solar panels work and if they make financial sense for your home.
February 2022
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What is Texas Electric Choice?

What does electricity choice actually mean for you? Learn about Texas electric choice and Texas energy deregulation.
August 2021
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Texas Customers: What You Need to Do to Prevent Overwhelming Electric Bills After The Winter Storm

The 2021 Texas Winter Storm caused a ton of confusion around energy bills. See who was affected and why.
March 2022
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What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat To In Winter?

Your thermostat settings can have a huge impact on your utility bills. Learn what settings can save you the most.
August 2021
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How Many Watts in a Kilowatt? - Watts to KWh Calculator

Learn what a kilowatt is and how energy companies use kilowatt-hours to measure your energy usage.
September 2022
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Texas' Winter Power Outage Dumpster Fire

The Texas Winter Storm caused mass confusion, but who's to blame for the Lone Star States' energy crisis.
September 2021
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How Many Watts Does a Refrigerator Use? [Or Mini-Fridge]

No kitchen is complete without a refrigerator. But your fridge maybe adding a hefty charge to your energy bill?
March 2022
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101 Ways to Save Electricity

From turning off lights to checking for air leaks, there are many ways to save electricity — and money.
July 2022
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What Uses the Most Electricity: 7 Common Energy Hogs Raising Your Bill

These 7 common items are running up your electric bill without you even noticing. Here are a few tips on how you can identify what's raising your energy bill.
January 2022
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What Are Utilities in a Home, Apartment, or Business?

Utility bills can stack up in a hurry. Learn more about what bills you should expect and how to budget for them.
March 2022
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How Do Smart Meters Work?

Smart meters have or are quickly replacing old analog meters. Learn how smart meters work and what benefits they offer.
August 2021
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How to Read an Electric Meter

Learn how to ready your electric meter, determine what type of meter you have, and how meter multipliers work.
August 2021
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Average Electric Bill in Texas

See the average electric bill in Texas for various types of homes and businesses and what contributes to energy rates.
August 2022
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5 Largest Wind Farms in Texas [2021]

Learn more about the largest wind farms in Texas and upcoming wind turbine projects.
April 2022
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How Smart Devices Can Reduce Energy Bills

See which smart devices such as smart thermostats and tankless water heaters can reduce your energy bills.
November 2021
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How To Lower Your Electric Bill in 2021

9 simple ways you can reduce your energy bill at your home or business in just a few minutes.
August 2021
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5 Tips To Understand Your Business’s Electricity Consumption

Learn how to better manage your businesses' energy consumption to lower your electric bills.
August 2021
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How to Select A Green Energy Plan for Your Business

Learn how you can switch your business to a renewable energy plan in as little as 5 minutes.
August 2021
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Who's To Blame For Your Skyrocketing Energy Bill?

Wondering why your electric bill is so high? We'll break down the fees and charges you see on your electric bill.
March 2022
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How to Switch Electric Companies in 2022

What you need to know before switching energy providers.
August 2022
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Average Business Electric Bills: Are You Overpaying?

See the average electric bills for various industries and find out if your business can save on its electric bills.
March 2022
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Energy Deregulation: Everything You Need to Know

Learn how energy deregulation works, which states are deregulated, and how you can save money by shopping energy plans.
August 2021
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How Do Electricity Bills Work?

Every month, we all pay our respective electricity bills. And if you are like most of us, it is sometimes a painful experience. Just last month my bill was $105, and this month it’s $260? What gives?
June 2021
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