Do you live in a state that deregulated their electricity services?
I live in Texas, and the electricity industry was deregulated here for many years.
At first I was hesitant to change electric companies. I bought into the talk from the original regulated company here in Houston about lack of reliability, etc. from the “new companies”. Thank goodness I realized that was just that – a bunch of talk, from a company that wanted me to stay with them and keep paying really high prices. So, yes, I have changed electric companies many times over the years. I do my homework. I have learned a lot about what questions to ask to understand other charges are added on to the bill. I must say I am now a very educated electricity consumer. But, alas, that is not what this post is about.
This post is about the paradox of conserving energy (in this case…
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