Archive for July 13th, 2008


What’s a Power Play?

We all know that the cost of energy has gone up. It affects everyone. Filling up the tank or even paying the power bill can leave an empty feeling in more than just your wallet. Texas has “enjoyed” energy de-regulation. Many players were allowed to compete for your business. Teaser rates, contracts and promises. And now some of those businesses have gone belly up. It didn’t leave customers totally in the lurch, though. They didn’t get cut off. But in many cases they did get automatically changed to providers who would charge the absolute maximum amount allowed by law. Wanna get a brain ache? Read how the Texas energy market works. And consider the strength and solvency of the company that you choose to keep your AC running…