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No-Deposit Electricity: How to Qualify—and What to Do If You Don’t

by Mike Strayer | November 10, 2017 | Texas Energy, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

You may have noticed a lot of electric companies in Texas brag about no-deposit electricity. This sounds great on the surface, but their boasts are usually all hat and no cattle. What they usually don’t tell you is sometimes folks don’t qualify. To help make sense of all this, we’re here to give you the…Read more

7 Things to Look at When Choosing an Electric Company

Looking for the Best Electric Company? Don’t Forget These 7 Things

by Amigo Energy | July 6, 2017 | Texas Energy

Your electric bill is likely a big expense in your monthly budget, but that doesn’t mean you should go cheap when searching for the best electric company. Though you may be tempted by low fees and discounts, cost isn’t the only factor to consider. Make sure you’re looking at these seven factors when searching for…Read more

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6 Things that Cause Power Outages in Texas

by Amigo Energy | February 8, 2017 | Texas Energy, Tips and Tricks

If you’ve lived in Texas for long, chances are you’re all too familiar with power outages. These events occur fairly frequently in the state thanks to characteristics of its land and weather. Texas is a diverse state, with climates turning from arid to humid as you go west to east, so there’s a lot of…Read more

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7 Green Energy Leaders in Texas

by Amigo Energy | February 1, 2017 | Energy Efficiency, Science and Technology, Texas Energy, Tips and Tricks

Though you may not think of oil-country Texas as a green energy state, plenty of businesses, government organizations, and progressive individuals have become sustainability champions for the state. Texas, called a “Renewable Energy Pioneer” by the Wall Street Journal, actually has the most wind power capacity and the most solar potential of any state. It’s…Read more

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Choosing Your Texas Commercial Electricity Company

by Amigo Energy | January 19, 2017 | Texas Energy

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

Super Bowl Energy

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

by Amigo Energy | January 12, 2017 | Science and Technology, Texas Energy

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

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5 Ways Texas Electric Companies Benefit You More

by Amigo Energy | September 12, 2016 | Texas Energy

When people move to Texas, they’re often surprised by the wide variety of companies offering residential and business electric services. In many states and regions, there is only one electric company and consequently no consumer choice. Texas electric companies are different, and the advantages brought on by deregulation have shown that the Lone Star State’s…Read more

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