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3 Things That Increase Your Electricity Bill and How to Lower Them

Caroline Haywood Feb 16, 2017 8:04:00 AM
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Now more than ever before, business owners want to not only do what they can to help the environment, but also save money and lower their electricity bills in the process.

 

While there are some big ways to reduce your business's demand for energy, such as installing solar panels, most companies opt for smaller changes to save money. Here are a few things to think about when it comes to your electricity bill.

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The Pros and Cons of Demand Side Management

Caroline Haywood Feb 9, 2017 8:03:00 AM
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When we  turn on your lights at work, few of us think about how much energy our facilities are using.

Even though energy is one of the top three expenses for many businesses and organizations, many of us pay it little, if any, attention. But energy is one of the easiest ways to save money, almost immediately.

Energy management tech has come a long way in the past several years and many of them can track energy usage in real-time. Demand side management is a technology that tracks planning as well as implementation monitoring of electric utilities activities. So what's DSM all about? 

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What No One Tells You About Your Energy Contract

Incite Energy Feb 2, 2017 5:02:00 PM
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As a consultant, we meet with customers daily, and no matter their number of years in business or what industry they are in, we generally get asked the same questions.

 If you're still considering whether or not to hire a consultant, I want to share with you the top five questions I get asked along with my abbreviated response.

 

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5 Changes to Energy Policy Under Trump

Caroline Haywood Feb 2, 2017 7:33:00 AM
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In light of the recent shift in power, there are a lot of questions surrounding the future of energy. With gas prices on the rise and executive orders being signed, it makes many wonder: What is going to happen in the next four years? How will it affect the state I live and the environment as a whole? 

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4 Reasons Deregulated Energy Markets Lower Electricity Costs

Caroline Haywood Jan 26, 2017 8:10:00 AM
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When living in a deregulated energy market, you may wonder if the time you spent finding the best provider for your budget was really worth the effort or if living in a regulated area just might be simpler. According to a study done by Steve Cicala, a professor at the Energy Policy Institute of Chicago, energy markets cost effective and save energy users $3 billion a year in costs.

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TEPA Chooses Shannon McGriff to Serve as Group's Director

TEPA Jan 19, 2017 8:21:00 AM
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HOUSTON – Jan. 17, 2017The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), announced that Shannon McGriff, who currently serves as the organization’s National Conference Committee Chair, will now serve as TEPA’s Director. This new role is the first full-time position for the organization since it was founded in 2007. McGriff has been a member of TEPA since 2008 and has served as the TEPA Conference Chair since 2012.

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How to Switch Energy Providers in Pennsylvania

Ian Ignasky Jan 12, 2017 7:36:00 AM
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Businesses across Pennsylvania are are seeing savings on their energy bills by switching energy providers with the Power to Switch program. Only 48% of businesses in Pennsylvania have switched and saved so far.

 

When you shop for providers, you make them compete for your business. That way you can ensure you're getting a good electricity rate.

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Incite Energy Unveils Plans for 2017

Incite Energy Jan 10, 2017 11:16:00 AM
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Incite Energy today released their plans for 2017. The new plans range from delivering new products, improving internal operations, and enhancing the customer experience like no other energy company has.

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How Batteries Will Power the Future and Lower Energy Costs

Ian Ignasky Jan 5, 2017 7:42:00 AM
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Think about what you have around you right now, and then think about which of those things have a battery. Your smartphone, laptop, watch, tablet, and maybe even your car all are battery powered, so why not your business? Battery energy storage systems are the vital piece to the renewable energy storage revolution.

 

Battery storage solutions mean less power will go to waste. More efficient systems and greater ability to manage your energy will drive your energy costs down.

 

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10 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Energy

Incite Energy Dec 22, 2016 8:03:00 AM
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When you're looking at your annual budget and trying to find ways to save, energy use isn't typically the first thing to spring to mind. Controlling your energy spend is a great way to lower operating costs, ultimately increasing your profit margins. But before diving head first into solutions, here are 10 things you should know about buying energy (or: what goes into your energy cost).

 

  1. Spring and autumn are usually the best times to get the lowest energy rates. Start shopping early so you can compare prices as we move through the seasons.

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