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Entrust Energy Assists During Texas Hurricane Outages

Energy companies are taking the lead in embracing cloud solutions, a development which is driving higher performance in the US utility industry. A good example is that of Houston-based retail energy firm Entrust Energy, which reduced costs by 50 percent...

Discount Power Named Fastest-Growing Energy Provider

The Inc. Magazine's annual 5000 list has named Discount Power Texas as the fastest-growing retail electricity provider in Texas for the third year in a row. The Houston-based company has also been declared as the second fastest-growing retail energy provider...

Cirro Energy Gains Customers from Two Rival Retail Energy Companies

Cirro Energy, the electricity provider backed by NRG Energy and sister company to Reliant Energy and Green Mountain Energy, recently obtained the customer base of its two rivals, Pioneer Energy and Stat Energy. NRG is one of the largest electric...

Green Mountain – Solar Power Burning Bright in Texas

A clean energy revolution is sweeping across Texas with the world’s top firms, such as Facebook and Starbucks, investing heavily in solar energy in recent years. Houston, in particular, is witnessing large-scale deployment of residential solar power systems. “For the...

Reliant Beat the Heat Centers in Texas

The recent launch of Reliant Beat the Heat Centers is a major step towards energy conservation in Texas. Low-income and elderly customers of Reliant Energy will be able to take shelter from the scorching summer heat in 16 cooling centers...

10 PAINLESS WAYS TO GIVE YOUR EMPLOYEES A NET CO2-FREE PLANET AND SAVE MONEY DOING IT

Carbon dioxide (CO2) accounts for up to 77% of polluting greenhouse gas emissions. With just a small amount of effort, you and your employees can help make a lasting impact on the environment and reverse the trends of climate change...

Veteran Energy – An Energy Company on a Social Mission

Veteran Energy is an electricity provider with a difference. More than 90 percent of the workforce of this Houston-based company is made up of veterans, while 85 percent are disabled veterans. Veteran Energy’s business strategy to hire veterans was honored with the...

An Energy Solution to Climate Change that Save Consumers Money

The accelerating effects of climate change affect all living things. We must find innovative ways to reduce our personal emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to reduce its impact on the environment. More than 30% of the energy-related CO2 in the...

Texas Smart Meter Guide to Shop Energy Plans | 888-616-5859

The Smart Meter Texas website helps Texas residents review their home's monthly energy usage when shopping for an electricity plan from Texas electric companies. Knowledge of your electric usage is an important factor in getting the best electricity rate for...

How to Use our Tools to Find the Best Plan for your Home

Energy shopping is not something we typically think about. But Texas residents have the power to choose. Finding the right plan to fit your budget may seem confusing. How do you know what you're buying, and how to avoid gimmick...

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