Tag: Texas

The Dog Days of Summer

Hey Texas, are you melting yet? The first day of summer was just last week, and already the temperatures are a sweltering 100 degrees. According to a press release distributed yesterday by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the state set a new June record for peak electric demand. Electric use during the 4-5 [&hellip

Leap Year Energy Savings

It only comes once every four years, but when it does, Leap Year is an added energy cost. “A single day’s worth of energy usage might not seem like a lot, but it adds up,” said Jim Steffes, Vice President of Direct Energy. “This is the perfect opportunity to remind people that small changes in [&hellip

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Direct Energy Buzz: September 2 edition

Hello September! We’re so glad you’re here! September brings the promise of cooler weather being just around the corner and we think that it can’t get here soon enough. If you’re just tuning in, welcome to the Direct Energy Buzz where we give you a recap of all the things we’ve been up to during [&hellip

Lets save some energy, Texas!

Lets save some energy, Texas!

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the flow of electric power to 23 million Texas residents. Due to record summer temperatures, they are requesting the help of all Texas residents to conserve electricity and prevent rotating outages. “We are asking consumers and businesses to reduce their electricity use during peak electricity hours from [&hellip

The Direct Energy Buzz – August 19 Edition

The Direct Energy Buzz – August 19 Edition

Happy Friday! To those of you who have been snoozing through the dog days of summer, here’s what you missed on our Facebook and Twitter accounts this week. On Monday, we reminded everyone that back-to-school shopping should be on the mind. We provided a link to some trendy items kids will be wanting to stock [&hellip