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Each year, Energy Independence Day is celebrated on July 10th to highlight the significance of alternative energy sources. This day emphasizes education on renewable energy, such as solar, wind and geothermal power. By participating in Energy Independence Day, people can discover more about sustainable energy solutions and their environmental benefits. The Retail Energy Supply Association...
As the energy landscape continues to evolve, so do the opportunities for consumers to make informed choices about their energy providers. National Energy Shopping Day, celebrated annually, is a moment to highlight the benefits of energy choice and to educate consumers about their options.   The Power of Choice National Energy Shopping Day is all...
Organization Empowers Consumers with a Choice in Energy Suppliers to Shop and Compare Plans HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 20, 2024) – The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading trade association representing competitive retail energy suppliers, is celebrating its fifth annual National Energy Shopping Day by empowering consumers to take control of their energy choices....
After five years of experiments that began in 1747, Benjamin Franklin sought to prove his hypothesis that electricity and lightning were directly connected. On June 15, 1752, he conducted his famous kite experiment during a thunderstorm in Philadelphia, which confirmed that lightning is an electrical discharge. Although 272 years have passed, one thing remains consistent:...
The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) wishes you a Happy Earth Day. For over a half-century, this has been a day to reflect on our stewardship of the world’s resources,  including our energy consumption. You may remember our post last year, which provided tips for being environmentally friendly with our energy use. In the spirit...
National Consumer Protection Week begins this week, offering valuable insights to empower Americans and equip them with the knowledge to safeguard against predatory practices and deceptive marketing. Observed annually, this initiative has gained critical importance in our rapidly evolving digital landscape. In recognition of its significance, The White House has issued a proclamation for National...
(Harrisburg, PA) February 7, 2024 – The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading trade association representing competitive retail energy suppliers, reveals its newly elected executive committee and state chairs for 2024. This announcement follows the confirmation of RESA’s officers and state chairs during the association’s annual board meeting in December. Each distinguished member...
By: Tracy McCormick In the face of ongoing inflationary pressures impacting American households, a notable shift in consumer behavior is underway. A current example of this shift is the January “No-Spend Challenge” — a TikTok-driven trend that advocates a strict, short-term budget that prohibits spending on non-essential items.       But what if there were a...
Energy consumption affects both our wallets and the environment. Observed annually on January 10th, National Cut Your Energy Cost Day serves as a reminder for us to evaluate and improve our energy-saving habits. Understanding where energy consumption is most significant is essential to determining how to reduce your energy usage and cost. RESA offers some...
Are you searching for guidance on selecting the right energy supplier in New Jersey?  Positioned at the heart of the East Coast, New Jersey consumers have been shopping for its energy provider for more than 25 years through the New Jersey Energy Choice Program. This initiative has put the power directly in the hands of:...
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