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ERCOT Urging Texans to Conserve Energy Today

ERCOT Urging Texans to Conserve Energy Today

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), grid operator for most of Texas, is asking electric consumers to limit or reduce electricity use where possible during the 3-7 p.m. peak demand hours today, July 30, 2015. Electric demand this week has reached three consecutive July records. ERCOT has said this is a precautionary measure to […]

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Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014

The Direct Energy Buzz for November 2014 is packed full of interesting tidbits that can help you become a more responsible and informed energy consumer. We feature an optimistic but cautious update about US energy efficiency; the real life facts that environmental impact matters even when you’re building a solar energy farm, how Sandia National Lab […]

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Insulate Your Attic for Winter NOW!

That little nightly nip in the fall air should be reminding you that NOW is the time to insulate your attic for winter. Why? Well, first off, this is best time of year to do it because the weather tends to be cooler and drier. Having spent lots of quality time insulating attics, I can […]

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Celebrate Energy Awareness Month in October with 5 Useful Energy Tips

Throughout the United States, different programs are underway to promote energy awareness. The US Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) promotes energy and water conservation practices throughout the Federal government. State governments and organizations such as TeamPA in Pennsylvania, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, and Texas is Hot are also doing their part to educate consumers […]