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3 Reasons Why Fixed Electricity Supply Rates are Better Than Variable

Consumer advocates and officials in many states have expressed concern with electricity supply companies who offer variable rate plans.   Several New England states are going so far as to discuss how to further regulate and make variable rate plans more transparent for consumers. At Provider Power (ENH Power, Electricity Maine, ProviderPower Mass) we don’t…

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Leading Energy Experts Discuss Rising Cost of Power

Emile Clavet, co-owner of Electricity Maine joined other energy and business leaders for a panel discu

What is Behind Maine’s Rising Energy Costs?

Maine energy experts have issues a warning to residential and business consumers. Expect an increase in the cost of electricity. But what is the root cause of the increase?

Provider Power Ranked No. 6 in Nation by Inc. Magazine

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 Provider Power Ranks No. 1 in Energy Sector NEW YORK, August 20, 2014 — Inc. magazine today ranked Provider Power (the parent company of Electricity Maine, ENH Power, and Provider Power Mass), NO. 6 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive…

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Tedford Housing-taking on homelessness & culture change

Homelessness remains a pressing issue in America. On any given night in the US, more than 600,000 people are without adequate shelter or permanent housing. In Maine, the rate of homelessness increased 26% in 2013 for a total of over 3,000 people – that’s 600 people more than the year before, with many of these…

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Camp Susan Curtis campers get surprise visit from Electricity Maine Car

Fresh of its first victory of the season, the Electricity Maine #6 car made a surprise visit to Camp Susan Curtis.    More than 100 campers met with owner/driver Chris Bowie and had a chance to sit in Late Model race car. Camp Susan Curtis is an Electricity Maine Power to Help Partner.   The…

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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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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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Electricity Maine-Power to Help gives $140,000 to Maine Non-Profit Groups

The owners of Electricity Maine announced that 7 Core Power to Help non-profit partners will each receive $20,000. These organizations include:  Good Shepherd Food Bank, The Programs of Camp Susan Curtis, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, Tedford Housing, St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, Preble Street, New Beginnings. “Partnerships with for profit companies are extremely important…

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Electricity Maine Owners Meet with Maine’s U.S. Senate Delegation

Washington D.C.-  While in Washington D.C., Emile Clavet and Kevin Dean, co-owners of Electricity Maine met with Maine’s U.S. Senate delegation.  Discussion topics included energy deregulation, mitigating the factors that drive up the cost of energy and the role Competitive Electricity Supply companies will play in the U.S. energy marketplace.   Senator King also congratulated…

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