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Power Outage Preparedness

by Kalie Souknary | January 15, 2019 | Uncategorized

Power Outage Preparedness Power outages have a nasty habit of choosing the absolute worst time to happen. Whether it’s when you’re taking the finest souffle you’ve ever made out of the oven, or that crucial moment of the big game, they can go from a mild inconvenience to a major problem in a matter of…Read more

Conserve Energy During The Big Game

by Kalie Souknary | January 14, 2019 | Uncategorized

The Big Game in Atlanta is cause for celebration, and for many, it’s for the biggest party you’ll host at home all year. Did you know that this year’s venue, the Mercedes Benz Stadium, is ‘most sustainable sports venue in the world’?[1] In fact, it was the first professional sports stadium to achieve LEED Platinum…Read more

Winter Energy Saving Tips

by Kalie Souknary | November 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

12 Ways to Save on Energy Costs This Winter It’s no secret that heating costs are one of the most significant contributors to your monthly energy bill. In fact, temperature control accounts for almost half of the average energy bill.[1] In the cold, cold months of winter, you’re probably running your heater 24/7, costing you…Read more

Calculating Your Christmas Energy Costs

by Kalie Souknary | November 29, 2018 | Uncategorized

What Are the Energy Costs of Holiday Lights? The holiday season is a time of joy, cheer, togetherness, … and big spending. You can expect to shell out some money for gifts, food, travel, and family get-togethers. However, when you’re planning your holiday budget, don’t forget to include electricity. Those Christmas lights need power and…Read more

Do You Need a Smart Thermostat?

by Dave Noel | August 14, 2018 | Uncategorized

With the Texas summer heat reaching peak intensity, everyone is doing their best to stay cool while also trying to keep their energy costs under control. As you know, managing summer cooling costs is a challenge. Running your air conditioning at full blast, 24/7 can take a toll on your energy bill. But going without…Read more

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Luz Sin Depósito: Cómo Calificar y Qué Hacer Si No Calificas

by Quinn Thurman | May 15, 2018 | Uncategorized

Tal vez has notado que muchas compañías de luz en Texas hacen alarde de ofrecer luz sin depósito. Esto se escucha muy bien, pero su alarde es más bien “mucho ruido y pocas nueces”, y lo que estas compañías no te dicen es que en ocasiones los clientes no califican. Para ayudarte a entender mejor…Read more

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Does Your State Care About The Planet?

by Mike Strayer | January 8, 2018 | Uncategorized

Chances are if you’re reading this post, you care about the planet. But what about your home state or city? To help you sort things out, we’ve compiled and ranked Internet search results related to the planet using Google Trends, teasing out which states (and which top city) proportionately care more about recycling and reuse,…Read more

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

Amigo Energy Hurricane Harvey Information

Hurricane Harvey

by Amigo Energy | September 11, 2017 | Uncategorized

Our hearts go out to all of our customers affected by Hurricane Harvey. We are here to support you and your family through this time of restoration and recovery. If there’s anything you need, our team is here to help. We live here too, and as fellow Texans we are committed to being a part…Read more

energy-efficient lightbulbs

How Energy-Efficient Lightbulbs Compare to Incandescent Lighting

by Amigo Energy | April 6, 2017 | Energy Efficiency, Science and Technology, Uncategorized

Incandescent bulbs have been the standard in electric lighting since their invention. But as electricity costs rise across the United States, competition for this simple product has peaked, and a new crop of energy-efficient lightbulbs is slowly phasing out the incandescent bulb. Upgrading to fluorescent, LED, or halogen lightbulbs can help you cut costs on…Read more

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