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U.S. retail electric markets encompass an ever-changing landscape that continually challenges energy suppliers to provide value propositions to customers while navigating through fluctuating wholesale markets and a never-ending sea of unpredictable regulatory rule changes. While most retail electric suppliers are adept at dealing with wholesale market variabilities and shocks, regulatory uncertainty presents a unique conundrum...
Consumer advocates, Attorneys General and State Utility Regulators have worked diligently over the past several years to enact extremely onerous rules governing the services and pricing of competitive energy suppliers. On paper, the regulations might appear to protect consumers. But now, as we witness energy prices rise to possibly all-time high levels, we can see...
Trends Analyzed From 2021 EIA Data Shows Increase in Shopping Activity and Savings for All Customer Segments HARRISBURG, PA (September 21, 2022) – Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA), the nation’s leading trade association representing competitive retail energy suppliers, released its 2021 data report based on the latest figures collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration...
Since 2005, people worldwide have celebrated Global Energy Independence Day each year on July 10. Coincidentally, this is the same day as the U.S. Energy Independence Day. Fun fact: when Michael D. Antonovich proclaimed National Energy Independence Day, he specifically chose July 10 in honor of Nikola Tesla, who made significant breakthroughs in electric power....
In typical New York fashion, the Empire State is spearheading the trend toward combating climate change by setting a lofty goal to transition away from fossil fuels. The energy fueling the industrious lifestyle and bustling nightlife of New York may soon be powered by “green gas.” In 2020, New York revised its Clean Energy Standard...
With electricity rates climbing to record-setting rates, it’s now more important than ever to shop and choose the energy plan that best fits your lifestyle. On June 21, RESA, the nation’s leading trade association representing retail energy suppliers, is hosting its third annual National Energy Shopping Day (NESD) to help raise awareness for consumers to...
Choice is about more than just saving money Clean energy continues to headline many news forums, political campaigns and even conversations amongst friends. Everyone is talking about clean energy, but what is clean energy, and how do we obtain it?  Energy is a vital aspect of everyday life, from personal to business use. Clean energy...
Earth Day 2022 The Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) is celebrating Earth Day this year by sharing helpful tips to reduce your energy footprint and lower your monthly bills. Here are some easy ways to celebrate earth day from home: Switch to energy-efficient LED light bulbs, which use at least 75% less energy than an incandescent bulb. It’s...
The best consumer protection of all is real competition Over the years, many lawmakers and state regulators have imposed a myriad of policies, rules and regulations designed to protect electricity customers. While they created these with the best of intentions, they often miss the mark. Buying electricity, like subscribing to a mobile phone service or...
A big job requires the right tools and for the very big job of protecting the U.S. from relying on foreign oil while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the most important tools are clean energy technologies. Non-polluting, renewable energy sources, such as sun, wind and water, not only help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but they...