Thanks to a growing competitive marketplace, you have more energy choices. Rather than simply dealing with the local utility, consumers in many states now can choose from among a group of energy suppliers and energy providers. With so many options, making those energy choices can seem daunting. We can help you learn how to switch electricity companies and other ways to make switching energy suppliers easier.
If your small business is like most, a reliable, affordable supply of energy is critical to its success. But do you know what energy company services your business?
Ever wonder how the prices of electricity and natural gas are determined for small businesses? It’s an important question if you want to understand where your business’s energy costs come from.
When it comes to choosing an energy contract, small-business owners have a lot to consider. And without performing the proper research, the whole process can start to feel overwhelming.
If you’re responsible for paying the bills in your home, you’re familiar with utilities like electricity, natural gas and water. But if you’re moving into a new place, for instance, you may not know the utility companies for your address yet.
Natural gas is a common power choice for many American homes. It’s versatile, running appliances like clothes dryers, hot water heaters, stoves and ovens.
If the amount on your energy bill seems out of step with what you normally pay, you may be asking yourself “What causes my electric bill to be high?” The answer is that several factors impact your monthly bill, from your daily routines to the price you pay per kWh.
This lesson aims to introduce students to solar energy. Energy from the sun plays a part in the use of nearly every other source of energy, from wind to biomass to yes – fossil fuels!
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This lesson aims to introduce students to the basics of electricity – what it is, how we use it, and how we can generate it. Electricity is most often generated using a generator.
This lesson aims to introduce energy, helps to identify how we use energy, and begins to look closer at what renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy we use in the United States. For each suggested grade band, you’ll see some quick text for reading as well as a worksheet or link to interactive worksheets.
Like most of us, you’re probably interested in controlling your household budget. While some of the services in your home such as water, internet, cable television or phone might be pretty straightforward, understanding retail energy might be more complicated.
You create real value for your business when you tell your small business sustainability story to customers, partners, employees, investors, and community leaders. These stakeholders in your business increasingly care about how companies contribute to protecting and improving the environment.
Celebrate your commitment to a healthy environment with small business Earth Day activities that make a difference. We’ve gathered this list of ideas to help you get started in thinking about ways to engage your employees and customers in caring for our planet and to support environmental sustainability in your business.
Of the challenges small businesses face today, rising energy costs are near the top of the list for many executives. Inflation has been in the headlines–and worse–in your expense accounting.
The types of LED lights available today provide efficient, affordable, long-lasting light and fit nearly any function or decor. They come in a variety of temperatures and intensity, from pleasant ambient room light to focused function and task light.