Author: Pedro Villegas

  • Why Am I Paying More For Electricity?

    Why Am I Paying More For Electricity?

    There is no denying that the cost of electricity is on the rise. In 2022 Texans are paying 50-70% more than they were paying last year. But why? Why has the cost of electricity gone up so much? Many factors contribute to an increase in energy costs. Historically, Texans have paid less than other states […]

  • Light Company with No Deposit in Dallas, Texas

    Light Company with No Deposit in Dallas, Texas

    Using light companies with no deposit If you live in Texas, then you know it is not good to go without air conditioning during the summer months. However, the problem you could be facing is that your credit may not be good enough to get regular electricity without paying a deposit. Some companies will charge […]

  • How does Renewable Energy Get Distributed and What is an REC?

    How does Renewable Energy Get Distributed and What is an REC?

    What does it mean to get green energy? Our choice of an energy company impacts the environment and your community. If you are like us and want to reduce your carbon footprint, you realize the importance of green electricity. When you sign up with an electric company that provides 100% renewable energy, your payment finances the […]

  • Reduce Energy Consumption – Switch Incandescent Light Bulbs to LED Light Bulbs

    Reduce Energy Consumption – Switch Incandescent Light Bulbs to LED Light Bulbs

    Being energy efficient is a hot topic. More and more families want to do their part to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. Many think that reducing your carbon footprint means using 100% renewable energy. The truth is you can save money even if you can’t go green with solar energy. (BTW, Pogo only […]

  • Cheap Electricity: The Difference in Electricity Pricing

    Cheap Electricity: The Difference in Electricity Pricing

    Sick of opening your bill at the end of the month and nearly fainting when you see how much money you owe? Tired of feeling like your energy company is ripping you off? Hey, we can’t blame you for wanting cheap electricity. We all want to save money on our energy bills. But, hold on […]

  • How Christmas Lights Contribute to Electricity Usage

    How Christmas Lights Contribute to Electricity Usage

    Decorating for Christmas with lights is a tradition for many Texas families. The type of lights, as well as how many strings of lights you put up, determines how much electricity you will use over the month. To help you stay within your budget, we are going to break down the cost of having Christmas […]

  • Energy Savings: Myth vs. Fact

    Energy Savings: Myth vs. Fact

    We debunked 15 myths about energy savings to help you through this winter and beyond Myth: “Plugging in device designed for higher voltages (i.e. 240V) uses more electricity than a device designed for lower voltage (i.e. 120V).” Fact: The voltage does not impact how much electricity is used or your energy savings. Instead, watts are […]

  • How to Save on Electricity During the Winter Months

    How to Save on Electricity During the Winter Months

    It’s important to save on electricity during the winter months. We know the last thing you want to worry about is a high electricity bill and the bill shock that overcomes us as we look at the amount due. Before that happens, there are small changes you can make that will have a big impact […]

  • Hurricane Preparation Tips

    Hurricane Preparation Tips

    Listen up y’all, we need to talk about hurricane preparation.  Why do Texans need to be prepared for a hurricane? Hurricane season runs through the end of November. In 2020, we saw 23 named storms, with eight of those reaching hurricane status. That’s already five more named storms than previous years, and two more hurricanes. […]

  • Surviving Staying Home & Saving Money During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Surviving Staying Home & Saving Money During the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Contributing factor #1 for paying more for electricity Lately, every time we log into our social media accounts we see posts about the coronavirus and articles about unemployment. We are in uncharted territory and experiencing new levels of stress. Now more than ever saving money to stretch every penny holds vital importance.  We are right here […]