energy savings

An Ogreiginal in the Energy Space

Sep 27th, 2016 Ogreisms, Technology eo-admin 3 min read

As with any masterpiece, there is only one original. Energy Ogre is embracing being Ogreiginal. We are unique in the energy space and the service we provide to consumers; however, the concept of what we do—hiring experts to make decisions that require a lot of domain knowledge—has been around for ages, even in the energy industry. Larger commercial consumers have always done this, but it just wasn’t…

The Traditional Approach to Shopping for Electricity Needs an Ogrehaul

Nov 5th, 2015 Freedom to Choose, Ogreisms, Technology Energy Ogre Staff 4 min read

When shopping for an electricity plan in Texas, the popular approach is to find the plan with the lowest per-kilowatt-hour rate, and lock it in for the longest amount of time. It makes sense for other financial transactions, so why not electricity? Except buying electricity is not like buying a house or a car or insurance, because the terms for pricing electricity are completely different….

A Balanced Billing Plan Could Leave You With a Hangogre

Dec 22nd, 2014 Freedom to Choose, Ogreisms Energy Ogre Staff 1 min read

Many electricity providers offer plans where you pay the same fixed amount for electricity every month of the year, regardless of how much you use. In every bill, you are told what you could have paid, and what you actually have to pay, underscoring the savings you receive. Sounds like a great deal! Only problem is, it almost never is. If you read the fine…

Letting Your Electricity Contract Expire Could Cause You Lots of Ogrevation

Dec 10th, 2014 Ogreisms Energy Ogre Staff 1 min read

In order to protect consumers, the laws and regulations around electricity deregulation were set up so that residential consumers couldn’t be auto-renewed into term contracts without their expressed approval. This means that residential users have to be careful to understand when their contract term ends with their electricity company. Frequently, electricity companies will roll their consumers who come out of term onto a variable rate…