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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...
By: Richard Spilky, RESA Member from Constellation Last Fall, New York Governor Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation on the 15th anniversary of Climate Week in the Empire State, recognizing September 17-24 as ‘Climate Week.’ The proclamation reiterates the State’s steadfast dedication to lowering greenhouse gas emissions, enhancing community resilience, fostering equitable opportunities for its residents,...
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...
By: Tracy McCormick, Executive Director of the Retail Energy Supply Association Under former Governor Parris Glendening’s 1999 Electric Choice and Competition Act, Maryland made the wise choice to join other states to restructure the market to address rising rates. Today, 13 states and the District of Columbia allow consumers to purchase their energy outside a...
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:...
Have you ever put time and sweat into a project – at work, around the house, as a volunteer – only to learn after the fact that there was an easier or faster way to do it? While you might be frustrated now, you will be delighted to get the same or better outcome with...
Did you know that renewable energy is the fastest growing source of energy? However, petroleum and natural gas remain the most-consumed sources of energy throughout the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the U.S. Department of Energy’s statistical and analytical agency. As energy consumers, it’s important to understand and acknowledge the energy we...
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