What is the Energy Ogre fee

What is the Energy Ogre fee?

Jan 22nd, 2016 Freedom to Choose, Technology Energy Ogre Staff 3 min read

At Energy Ogre, we work hard to make sure you get the electricity you need cheaper and easier. Our customers pay us $10 a month for our services. But what does the fee really do? Other than saving you time shopping 10+ pages on websites like Power to Choose, our skilled and passionate techs save you money. Here’s what we do for our fee: Perform…

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….

What you need to know when shopping on Power to Choose

Aug 25th, 2015 Freedom to Choose, Technology Energy Ogre Staff 3 min read

One of the most important things to keep in mind when looking over the Power to Choose (PTC) web site is that although it is managed by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), the offers it shows are not necessarily endorsed by the PUC.  PTC is an open marketplace where any licensed retail electricity provider (REP) is allowed to post offers they think will…

Energy Ogre Featured on KPRC Channel 2 Houston

Mar 2nd, 2015 Announcements, Freedom to Choose Energy Ogre Staff 1 min read

KPRC Channel 2 Houston’s Consumer Expert Amy Davis filed this story about Energy Ogre. In Texas, we have the freedom to choose from hundreds of energy providers and thousands of different rate options, but so many of us still end up paying way more for electricity than we could be. This is where Energy Ogre comes in. We help Texans save on electricity every day…

Should I Switch My Electricity Provider?

Feb 27th, 2015 Freedom to Choose, Lifestyle Energy Ogre Staff 1 min read

Imagine you’re at the grocery store. There are two bottles of water for sale. Same water inside. Same packaging, even. The only difference is the price. It wouldn’t be a difficult choice. You’d pay the lower price, keep more of your money, and enjoy your drink. The decision to switch electric providers for your home can be that simple as well. Some people feel unsure…

Hey look, we were on FOX 26!

Feb 10th, 2015 Announcements, Videos Energy Ogre Staff 2 min read

FOX 26 Houston’s Emily Akin came by our office the other day and produced this story. Everything is bigger in Texas, but our electricity bills don’t have to be. While we have the freedom to choose from hundreds of energy providers and thousands of different rate options, finding the one that best fits your needs is not an easy task. This is where Energy Ogre comes in….

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…