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Don't Be Fooled By "Low" kWh Prices

Posted August 16, 2018 | By Direct Energy Business

Don't Be Fooled By 'Low' kWh Prices

Take it from this energy consumer - it can be really hard to discern what's actually included in a fixed electricity rate. Usually, the difference between pricing quotes goes far deeper than the kilowatt per hour price tag.

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Energy Market Update: August 9, 2018

Posted August 9, 2018 | By Tim Bigler

Today, we’re talking about Chicago. The natural gas and electricity markets have been responding to low natural gas storage levels for some time.

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What to Ask Before Signing an Electricity Contract

Posted August 8, 2018 | By Direct Energy Business

What to Ask Before Signing an Electricity Contract

Buying energy isn’t as straightforward as it used to be. With mandatory fees making up as much as half of your power bill, and the breakdown of your costs buried in the fine print, it can be hard to tell whether an offer really is too good to be true. 

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What Party Planning Can Teach You About the Power Grid

Posted August 3, 2018 | By Direct Energy Business

What Party Planning Can Teach You About the Power Grid

It's the first rule of event planning: order enough food to feed your guests - and then some, just in case of last-minute attendees. The same concept is true when it comes to reserve margins on the power grid. But what happens when margins are too tight and more hungry party guests arrive?

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Summer Energy Outlook

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Be ready for warmer weather. See what weather is trending for summer months and find out how this might impact energy prices

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Cheap Electricity But High Bills?

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Wholesale power prices have dropped between 25-40% of the past 5 years. But the average price consumers pay for electricity has increased by 8% over the same time. Download this free report to learn why.

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