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Whether you're a seasoned shopper or new to the electricity market, EnergyBot's Electricity Shopping Blog is your go-to resource for tips, tricks, and everything you need to know to power your world wisely. Join us on this journey as we switch on the light to smarter, more efficient electricity shopping.

Unbiased Review: Reliant Energy vs. TXU Energy in Texas

Explore an unbiased comparison between Reliant vs. TXU Energy for Texas residents.
February 2024
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8 minutes
Unbiased Review: Reliant Energy vs. TXU Energy in Texas

Everything You Need in Your Power Outage Emergency Kit

Discover the essential items to include in your power outage emergency kit to stay safe and comfortable during emergencies.
February 2024
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5 minutes
Everything You Need in Your Power Outage Emergency Kit

Energy Deregulation: States with Deregulated Electricity & Natural Gas

See which U.S. states have deregulated electricity and natural gas.
February 2024
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3 minutes
Energy Deregulation: States with Deregulated Electricity & Natural Gas

Who Invented Electricity? History of Energy and Power

Discover the pioneers of modern electricity and learn how electrical energy was first integrated into our daily lives.
February 2024
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7 minutes
Who Invented Electricity? History of Energy and Power

Lubbock Energy Deregulation: Everything You Need to Know

Starting in January 2024 Lubbock, Texas will become a deregulated energy market. Here are all the important details you need to know to prepare for the switch.
December 2023
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4 minutes
Lubbock Energy Deregulation: Everything You Need to Know

TXU Free Nights and Weekends Plan: Is It Worth It?

An in-depth review of the pros and cons of the TXU Free Nights and Weekend Plan.
September 2023
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4 minutes
TXU Free Nights and Weekends Plan: Is It Worth It?

Texas Transmission and Distribution Fee Increase for 2023

See current TDU charges in Texas and how they effect your monthly electricity bill. Rates for every utility inside.
September 2023
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3 minutes
Texas Transmission and Distribution Fee Increase for 2023

Same Day Electricity - How to Get Your Lights On ASAP

Need your lights on today? Here is how to get same-day electricity service.
June 2023
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5 minutes
Same Day Electricity - How to Get Your Lights On ASAP

How To Find The Best Electric Company for Your Apartment

How to find the best electricity plan for your apartment
June 2023
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4 minutes
How To Find The Best Electric Company for Your Apartment

No Deposit Electricity, Get Electricity Without A Credit Check

Learn how you can avoid or reduce your electricity deposit.
March 2023
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3 minutes
No Deposit Electricity, Get Electricity Without A Credit Check

Who Is My Energy Supplier

Not sure who your energy supplier is? We'll show you how to find out.
March 2023
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3 minutes
Who Is My Energy Supplier

Texas Energy Deregulation

Everything you need to know about Texas energy deregulation.
March 2023
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3 minutes
Texas Energy Deregulation

A Rainbow of Safety: The Story Behind the Balls on Power Lines

The bright-colored balls on power lines actually serve a purpose.
April 2023
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3 minutes
A Rainbow of Safety: The Story Behind the Balls on Power Lines

Why Can Birds Sit on Power Lines?

The bright-colored balls on power lines actually serve a purpose.
March 2023
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2 minutes
Why Can Birds Sit on Power Lines?

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.
March 2023
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4 minutes
What to Do When You See a Downed Power Line [FAQs]

The 5 Best Solar Power Banks for 2023

We reviewed hundreds of solar power banks to find the best options available for the most common use cases.
March 2023
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4 minutes
The 5 Best Solar Power Banks for 2023

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.
June 2023
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3 minutes
How to Read an Electricity Facts Label (EFL)

What is Texas Electric Choice?

What does electricity choice actually mean for you? Learn about Texas electric choice and Texas energy deregulation.
June 2023
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3 minutes
What is Texas Electric Choice?

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 2023
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5 minutes
Texas Customers: What You Need to Do to Prevent Overwhelming Electric Bills After The Winter Storm

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.
March 2023
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7 minutes
Texas' Winter Power Outage Dumpster Fire

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 2023
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3 minutes
What Are Utilities in a Home, Apartment, or Business?

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.
July 2023
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6 minutes
How Do Smart Meters Work?

How to Read an Electric Meter

Learn how to read your electric meter, determine what type of meter you have, and how meter multipliers work.
July 2023
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6 minutes
How to Read an Electric Meter

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.
July 2023
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6 minutes
Average Electric Bill in Texas

6 Largest Wind Farms in Texas [2023]

Learn more about the largest wind farms in Texas and upcoming wind turbine projects.
July 2023
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5 minutes
6 Largest Wind Farms in Texas [2023]

How To Lower Your Electric Bill in 2024

9 simple ways you can reduce your energy bill at your home or business in just a few minutes.
February 2024
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6 minutes
How To Lower Your Electric Bill in 2024

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.
March 2023
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How to Select A Green Energy Plan for Your Business

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 2023
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3 minutes
Who's To Blame For Your Skyrocketing Energy Bill?

How to Switch Electric Companies in 2023

What you need to know before switching energy providers.
March 2023
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6 minutes
How to Switch Electric Companies in 2023

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.
June 2023
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3 minutes
Average Business Electric Bills: Are You Overpaying?

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.
March 2023
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4 minutes
Energy Deregulation: Everything You Need to Know

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?
March 2023
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4 minutes
How Do Electricity Bills Work?