An Energy Company That Gives Back

When I moved out of my parent’s house into my own rental property, I was so excited. I had a great job, a fantastic boyfriend, and finally a taste of freedom too. One of my first choices with living on my own was picking out the company that was going to provide me with my energy. This may seem mundane to some people, but I was pretty excited about it. I started reading about one company in particular, and I came across a note that stated if you’re looking for more information, click here.

I clicked on the link, and I am so glad that I did because it helped me make the decision on which company to use. CPL Retail Energy has been in the energy business ever since my grandfather was just a small tyke, but that is not the reason I decided to go with them. I am a social worker, and my main passion in life is to help people. When I saw how charitable CPL is in the communities that they serve, I knew that I had to go with them. I was impressed with just how active they actually are. Continue reading

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Figuring out How Much You Are Actually Paying for Your Monthly Electricity Costs

I still think a lot of electricity customers in Texas are under the assumption that their hometown electric company is just a local business. Well, that is no longer necessarily true. Energy providers such as TXU in Midland TX are now multi-national corporations. They do serve local customers, but the infrastructure behind the companies can be global. It might give you that warm and fuzzy feeling to be sticking with a local provider for your electricity needs, but you may be paying for that feeling right out of your wallet. There are companies out there that offer a lower rate on the same electricity coming to your house.

You can switch to another electricity supplier and you still are served by your local company. They still maintain the wires in the city and to your home that bring the electricity. Continue reading

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