My neighbor said he would never switch his electricity provider. I asked him why. He said that he trusted his provider. I told him that I trusted them too. They billed me for electricity for 30 years at our house and never made a mistake. However as far as Texas electricity rates go, they cost me more. I finally got wise and shopped around for a lower rate. Then he said that the fine print of switching was too difficult. I told him that it really is pretty easy once you sit down for five minutes to read it.
I explained that electricity is charged to you based on a per kilowatt hour rate. That usually is just a few cents per kilowatt hour. However, every home uses enough of them to add up pretty quick. Just burning one 100 watt bulb a few hours a day is going to rack up your bill. Imagine what an air conditioner, furnace or other appliance would do to your bill. I explained that you can do things such as switching to LED bulbs, letting your house get warmer in the summer and colder in the winter to save money on electricity. Continue reading I Presented Our Texas Electricity Rates and Facts for Switching to My Stubborn Neighbor