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Commercial-Electricity

Choosing Your Texas Commercial Electricity Company

by Amigo Energy | January 19, 2017 | Uncategorized

Since energy deregulation in 2002, Texas companies have been able to shop around for better electric rates and enjoy customized plans that better suit their needs. At Amigo Energy, we believe you should be informed as you make a decision about which Texas commercial electricity company to choose. To help you get started, here are…Read more

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Super Bowl LI in Houston : Billions of Watts and Millions of Dollars

by Amigo Energy | January 12, 2017 | Community

From Janet Jackson’s notorious “wardrobe malfunction” to Beyoncé’s blackout performance in Nola, the Super Bowl never fails to electrify the American public—and we haven’t even mentioned the action before and after halftime. We know that people, including fans like you, put a lot of energy into the big game, but you may also be curious…Read more

5 Energy-Saving Resolutions

5 Easy Energy-Saving Resolutions for 2017

by Amigo Energy | January 4, 2017 | Community, Environmentally Friendly Energy, Reduced Use, Science

It’s 2017, and you know what that means: it’s resolution time again. Joining the gym and eating healthy are respectable goals, but why not try something new and make this year the year you beef up your home’s energy efficiency? Here are five easy energy-saving resolutions that are good for the environment—and for your bank…Read more

Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Efficiency Checklist

by Amigo Energy | December 22, 2016 | Community, Reduced Use

It takes a lot of energy to keep your home feeling comfortable all year long. We’ve got good news, though: there are plenty of ways you can improve your home’s energy efficiency and bring your overall energy use down. So grab a pen and start checking these efficiency-boosting initiatives off your to-do list. Install Blackout…Read more

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How Millennials Are Changing the Energy World

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Community

Born after 1982, millennials tend to have a more progressive outlook towards social, cultural, economic, and religious affairs. In fact, this generational trend has had an impact on all of society, including most major industries—even the residential and commercial electricity industries have been impacted by millennials. But how exactly are millennials taking the energy world…Read more

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Environmentally Responsible Electric Power: The Energy of the Future

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Community, Environmentally Friendly Energy, Science

It’s hard to miss it—ENERGY STAR® appliances, LED light bulbs, efficient refrigerator settings. It seems “going green” has become something of a household trend. In fact, it is feasible that we will have the means to power 80% of our country’s homes with renewable electricity by 2050. But what does that mean for us today?…Read more

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7 Things to Know About Electric Cars

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Community, Environmentally Friendly Energy, Science

Electric cars are no longer just a great idea on the horizon — they’re an everyday reality for many people around the world. Their high fuel efficiency and low carbon output make them ideal for penny pinchers and eco warriors alike, so it’s no surprise that they’re growing in popularity. Additionally, thanks to dropping fuel…Read more

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Be Energy Savvy This Summer

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Community, Reduced Use

There are plenty of reasons to love springtime, but one of the biggest is a low energy bill. Coming out of winter, it’s easy to keep your home cool without running an AC unit—all you need to do is crack a few windows. But once we’ve crossed the threshold of summer solstice, keeping the windows…Read more

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4 Tips to Help Reduce Energy Waste in the Office

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Community, Environmentally Friendly Energy, Reduced Use

Saving money on commercial electricity isn’t easy, especially in large offices. To effectively cut energy costs, office managers should focus on the following four areas where energy usage tends to be the highest: 1. Control Your Heating and Cooling A programmable thermostat can help your company save considerable amounts of energy because you can automate…Read more

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Building Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Environmentally Friendly Energy, Science

As the effects of climate change worsen, more people are demanding that policy makers find energy solutions that can withstand the elements without sacrificing functionality. People want to know that their access to energy won’t be disrupted as large-scale natural disasters and other hazards become more prevalent. To keep up with those demands, more government…Read more