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BOSTON (April 25, 2024) – When it comes to Massachusetts having residential retail electric choice, RESA advocates for a fair and competitive marketplace that prioritizes consumer protection. RESA supports the Commonwealth’s desire to protect consumers; however, taking away the option for 13.8% of households who use a competitive electric supplier without an issue is an...
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...
Proposed ban is solution in search of a problem Imagine if your choice for a mobile phone company had one option because your state’s legislators believed you didn’t understand the rate plan. What about your right to select your doctor? Or choose your home insurance provider? As an American, you would likely find these scenarios unacceptable....
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 looking for a smarter way to shop for your energy needs? Look no further! Check out our video that explains why shopping for energy can save you money and benefit the environment. With so many options available, it’s important to make an informed decision regarding your energy provider. This video breaks down the...
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