Archive for: May, 2014

Friends & Family Selling Electricity? Be weary of variable rate plans.

Deregulation and energy choice has saved New England consumers a substantial amount of money. Choice has brought competition, which has meant more options and savings because companies need to compete for the consumer’s dollar. Unfortunately, there are always companies that taint the otherwise good image of an industry by operating with their own best interests…

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Business Practices of supply companies using variable rate plans called into question

A Chicago Illinois utility watchdog group, the Citizen’s Utility Board, received considerable media coverage for their analysis of business practices of some electricity supply companies. Highlights of the report include: 150% increase in customer complaints Many complaints related to customers signing up for low introductory rates that are switched to a variable rate plans without…

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ENH Power adds three new Power to Help Partners

The Nashua Senior-Activity Center, Great Bay Stewards and Seacoast United Foundation are all new ENH Power-Power to Help Partners. Since 1978, the Nashua Senior-Activity Center (SAC) has served older adults in Nashua and surrounding towns encouraging them to further their personal growth, provide opportunities for new relationships, and help them find information and services beneficial…

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Statement on Proposed PSNH Rate Increase

Once again PSNH is forecasting a rate increase beginning July 1, 2014.  As part of their required forecast to NH regulators, PSNH is anticipating a 1.7% rate hike. As New Hampshire’s leading residential electricity supply company, ENH Power finds it curious that PSNH spokesperson Martin Murray would suggest that somehow third party supply companies are…

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Received mail touting low introductory rates? Watch for a switch to variable rates.

Recently, many Mainers have received multiple mailings from new Competitive Electricity Suppliers in Maine.  These mailers tout low, fixed introductory rates, usually for 6 months. What these mailer don’t highlight is that these rates become variable after the introductory  period. Under variable rate plans, consumers in other states have seen their power bill go up…

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Sea Dogs & Electricity Maine host Civil Rights Teams at Hadlock

Electricity Maine joined forces with the Portland Sea Dogs to recognize The Maine Civil Rights Team project and Civil Rights teams from across Maine.  More than 600 students and advisers from across the state were recognized on the field and had the opportunity to meet players prior the May 9th game. Electricity Maine’s Power to…

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