Electricity prices are turbulent and can be unpredictable – especially over this past year, the average electricity price has continued to rise, making this abundantly evident to ratepayers. Although no one likes to receive an unexpectedly high electricity bill, not everyone is affected by the cost of keeping the lights on in the same way. Some ratepayers won’t even notice the change in bill payments; to others, it may be a catalyst for a discussion on the state of geopolitics. But to some, a high electricity bill may mean sacrificing adequate heating and cooling.Continue reading
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How many watts does a light bulb use?
While not nearly power-hungry as appliances like air conditioners or washing machines, it can be helpful to know how much electricity a light bulb uses when you’re looking at your whole home’s energy usage.Continue reading
What is a utility bill?
Utility bills are a regular occurrence in most people’s lives – and can add up hundreds of dollars a month in expenses! Generally, you’ll get utility bills for things like electricity, gas, and water (typically each month) to your home or business. We’ll break down what utility bills you’re likely receiving, what makes up the final utility bill you see at the end of each billing cycle, and ways to save on your utility bills in the future.Continue reading
How much do power outages cost?
Experiencing a power outage is quite a nuisance. Power outages can be challenging to deal with, from disrupting your daily life to endangering your well-being – especially if they happen often. Notably, they can also cost you money, sometimes a great deal if they end up causing significant property damage. In this article, we’ll explain what you need to know about power outages, how much they could be costing you, and ways to protect yourself against them.Continue reading
How many watts does a phone charger use?
While not as power-hungry as appliances like air conditioners or washing machines, it’s important to know how much electricity a phone charger uses when you’re looking at your whole home’s energy usage.Continue reading