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Texas Renewable Energy: A Guide to Green Power Solutions

Learn about renewable energy in Texas and how to go green. Our guide provides insights into sustainable power solutions and their benefits.

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Compare Texas Electric Companies to Find Your Best Match

Compare Texas Electric Companies to Find Your Best Match

It's always important to do your homework on your electricity provider. Compare pricing, renewable options, and reliability to pick the best option for you.

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Is It Affordable to Live in Texas? A Cost of Living Guide

Is It Affordable to Live in Texas? A Cost of Living Guide

Considering moving to Texas? Get all the details on Texas's living costs and how they compare to the rest of the country.

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Top Family-Friendly Texas Cities to Move To

Top Family-Friendly Texas Cities to Move to

Explore the best places in Texas for families to live, featuring top schools, amenities, and safe neighborhoods.

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Top Reasons Why So Many People Are Moving to Texas

Here's Why People are Flocking to Texas (And Putting Down Roots)

Considering moving to Texas? Find out why Texas is a top destination for movers. Learn about the lifestyle and economic benefits that attract residents

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Best Small Towns in Texas to Call Home – Find Your Perfect Match

Best Small Towns in Texas to Call Home – Find Your Perfect Match

Explore our curated list of the best small towns in Texas offering great quality of life, amenities, and community spirit. Find your peaceful new home today!

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How the Texas Power Grid Works (and How it Impacts Texas Residents)

How the Texas Power Grid Works (and How it Impacts Texas Residents)

Learn about the Texas power grid’s management and stability, and discover how to ensure reliable energy amidst challenges.

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The Quintessential Moving to Texas Checklist: A Step-by-Step Guide

From legal documents to lifestyle tips, this printable guide is the ultimate resource for new Texas residents. Click to download and start your moving journey.

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Slash Your Texas Energy Bill: Ways to Save Big This Month

How to Save on Energy in Texas (Cut Your Bill Today)

From smart landscaping to energy-efficient insulation and windows, learn the tricks that your neighbors are already using to lower their energy bill this month.

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How to Shop for Electricity in Texas & Find the Right Plan

Beyond Rates: How to Shop for Electricity in Texas with Confidence

Looking for the best energy rates in Texas? Learn how to compare plans, understand pricing, explore renewables, and save on your electricity bill today.

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Why is Electricity So Expensive in Texas Right Now?

Why Is Electricity So Expensive in Texas (and What to Do About It)?

Feeling the pinch of high energy costs in Texas? Find out why and get expert tips to save money starting now.

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When Does Winter Start in Texas This Year?

The astrological start date of winter in Texas is December 21, but when does it actually start to get cold? Compare average temps and learn what to expect here.

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Blog Hero: The Average Price You Pay For Electricity Is Increasing – Here’s Why

Transmission and Distribution Utility (TDU) have reduced variable TDU delivery charges

As of March 1, 2024, all Transmission and Distribution Utilities (“TDUs”) that serve the Texas deregulated energy markets have reduced their variable TDU delivery charges.

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12 tips for 12 months of utilizing renewable energy

12 tips for 12 months of utilizing renewable energy

Learn 12 tips for maximizing renewable energy use throughout the year, ensuring a sustainable life every month.

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Renewable Energy for Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Started in 2024

Renewable energy comes from natural sources that replenish faster than they're used. Sunlight and wind, for instance, are always available. And Texans are aware of that.

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Estimating Impact of ERCOT's Value of Lost Load Modifications on Scarcity Pricing

At Rhythm Energy, we stand at the forefront of the energy transition with unwavering enthusiasm and commitment. It's essential to navigate this journey with a clear understanding of the current market dynamics.

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The Solar Winter Paradox Debunking Myths About Solar Energy During Cold Months

The Solar Winter Paradox: Debunking Myths About Solar Energy During Cold Months

Solar panels don’t need warm weather to work efficiently, which is the most common opinion. They are also effective during the winter days, as they rely on sunlight not heating.

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Staying Powered Essential Tips for Texans to Prepare for Power Outages

Staying Powered: Essential Tips for Texans to Prepare for Power Outages

Before we share our tips that will help you prepare for a possible Houston, Texas power outage, here’s what you need to know about the Texas power grid.

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Bracing for the Cold: A Comprehensive Guide to Winter Storm Preparedness in Texas

As winter comes, the arrival of ice, snow, freezing temperatures, and the threat of a winter storm is on the door. Challenges like icy roads, closed stores and schools, lost communication, and power failures are quite possible.

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Climate Change and Texas Winter Storm: Understanding the Growing Challenges

After the Texas winter storm of 2021, the relationship between climate change and extreme weather became evident. It wasn’t a typical winter chill, but a deadly storm that left long-lasting impacts on the whole community.

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Harnessing the Cold: How Renewable Energy Sources Thrive in Winter

When thinking about solar energy in winter, the initial concern is that they won't work at their full capacity as they do during hot summer days.

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Make savings on your energy bills this Christmas

How To Save On Your Energy Bill This Christmas

As Christmas is coming the festive decorations bring not only holiday joy but also an increase in electrical bills. Discover simple tips and tricks to save energy during Christmas, allowing you to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year.

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Winter is here: the season to shift your energy in the mornings

If you're on a PowerShift plan with winter on-peak hours, here’s a few tips and tricks for you to save energy and money with our Time-of-use plan.

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Are Time-of-Use Plans in Texas a Useful Solution for Energy Savings?

Are you curious to know how time-of-use plans can save your energy in Texas? We explored how TOU plans can save your money while contributing to a greener, more sustainable energy future. Keep reading to find more about cost-effective solutions.

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Why use Power to Choose?

Power to Choose (powertochoose.org) allows you to pick the best electricity plan in Texas for your specific needs. You can shop around and choose your energy plan, based on price, term length, energy source, and much more.

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How TOU Energy Rates Could Help EV Owners

Are you wondering how TOU energy rates benefit electric vehicles? If you are an EV owner, this blog post will help you learn everything about how off-peak charging works and how it can save you money and maximize efficiency.

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The top 4 things I learned when I researched my solar installation…a data geek’s journey test

From financing and system size to electricity plans and solar installation itself, learn all the ins, outs, ups, and downs of going solar.

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Time-of-Use Plans in Focus: How Does PowerShift Stack Up?

Discover the true potential of Time-of-Use electricity plans in Texas with a comparative analysis of Rhythm's PowerShift Plan against popular Free Nights alternatives. Uncover genuine savings and transparent pricing.

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Rhythm Energy Time of Use Plans Vs. Free Nights Plans – A Comparison

Discover the key distinctions between Rhythm Energy's Time of Use plan and free nights plans in our detailed comparison. Find out which energy plan aligns best with your budget and lifestyle in this comprehensive analysis.

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ERCOT's Pricing Puzzle: Understanding Summer 2023's Wholesale Electricity Dynamics

At Rhythm Energy, we stand at the forefront of the energy transition with unwavering enthusiasm and commitment. It's essential to navigate this journey with a clear understanding of the current market dynamics.

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Moving Utilities: A definite guide and a checklist

Getting ready to move? Although transferring your utilities is not the most exciting task, it's definitely among the most important ones. Learn how to transfer services seamlessly, ensuring a smooth transition to your new home.

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10 Creative Ways to Attract More Shoppers to Your Yard Sale

From eye-catching signage to the "Free" box, these 10 creative strategies will attract more shoppers to your yard sale. Keep reading our article to find out how to turn clutter into cash.

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A Beginner's Guide to Garage Sales: how to turn your unwanted items into cash

If you are wondering how to get rid of the stuff you don't use, our guide has you covered. Discover the art of garage sales with our beginner's guide, learning how to transform your unused items into cash and declutter your space effectively.

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Why Houston, Texas, is the perfect place to move to

A strong job market, affordable housing, and reputable medical facilities are just some of the things that make Houston the perfect place to move. Our blog reveals more about this attractive destination that you should know before moving.

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What are the Benefits of Time of Use Electricity Plans?

While cost savings are indeed a significant advantage of time of use (TOU) electricity plans, there are several other benefits worth exploring. Let's take a deeper look at our blog on the subject.

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Moving to Dallas, Texas: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Are you moving to Dallas, Texas? Our blog covers the city's vibrant cultural scene, affordable living costs, and energy market.

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Moving to Texas: A Comprehensive Guide for Prospective Residents

Are you planning to move to Texas? Our guide will help you learn what you need to know, from replacing your driver's license to finding your electricity provider.

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Moving to Texas Guide

My Experience When Moving from California to Texas: 10 Things I Wish I Knew

If you're thinking about moving from California to Texas, in our blog you'll find valuable insights that can help you make the final decision.

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The Ultimate Packing Tips for Moving: How to Pack Efficiently and Safely

If you want to learn about the best packing tips for moving efficiently and safely, you are at the right place. From organizing your items to ensuring their protection, our comprehensive guide offers everything you need.

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10 Must-know tips when moving to Texas

Looking for tips before moving to Texas? Discover essential insights and advice to make your transition smooth by learning about Texas' distinct characteristics.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Summer Heat with Time of Use

Time of Use (TOU) enables you to prepare for the summer heat by scheduling energy usage during off-peak hours when electricity rates are lower. This will help you optimize cooling, reduce costs, and manage your electricity consumption.

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What is a Time of Use Rate? A Detailed Overview

Time of use (TOU) rate is an electric rate calculated based on the period of the day when you use the electrical energy.

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Increase the value of your home.

Solar panels on your roof could net you a nice profit if and when you sell your home. So, let us help you go solar. And remember, our solar services are on the house.

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Do your part for the planet.

You’ll make Mother Nature smile. Going solar in Texas means you’re chipping in and doing your part for the state and the planet.

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Get up to 40% tax credit.

Get solar credit where solar credit is due. The government has passed several acts and incentives to benefit those who switch to the sun.

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Lower your electricity bill.

Savings could be on your horizon. From technology to selling your excess power back to the grid, solar can be a real moneymaker.

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Keep your lights on, even in an outage.

We hope you love peace of mind. Because going solar shields you from power outages caused by weather, the grid, or anything else.

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Be in control of your own energy.

Going solar allows you to take charge of your electricity. In other words, you’ve got all the power.

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How to Choose the Best Electricity Plan in a Deregulated Texas Market

Explore your options in the deregulated Texas market and learn how to choose the best electricity plan for your needs.

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Navigating the Electricity Market: What You Need to Know When Choosing the Best Energy Provider in Texas

Explore the Texas electricity market and discover how to choose the best energy provider for your needs.

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What is a Home Protection Plan? A Complete Guide

Home protection plans are a great way to protect your home. While they're similar to home insurance policies, a home protection plan covers appliances and systems rather than your home itself.

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HVAC Protection Plan: 5 Things You Need to Know

In Texas, we know how important our HVAC systems are. That’s why we always recommend protecting yours for added peace of mind.

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Why is Rhythm’s Refer a Friend Program the best?

Simple. There’s no limit on how many friends you can refer AND we offer one of the most generous amounts in the form of $100 in bill credits for each referral. That’s double most of our competition.

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Plumbing Protection Plans: 5 Things You Need to Know

There’s never a good time for your plumbing to go kaput, but it always seems to happen at the worst time. That’s why we’re big fans of protecting your plumbing.

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Are HVAC and Plumbing Protection Plans Worth It?

If you're worried about the integrity of your plumbing or HVAC systems, it might be worth it to invest in protection plans.

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Rhythm Launches Solar Concierge to Help Texans Go Solar

The complimentary service takes the guesswork out of the going-solar process and could help save you thousands.

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Rhythm Opening New Office in Belgrade, Serbia

The new office will serve as an extension of the Houston headquarters.

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Surge Protection

What are the benefits of Surge Protection Plans?

Getting surge protection can give you plenty of great benefits—like complete peace of mind that your devices are covered. Rhythm Energy Surge Protection Plans are made to protect your home appliances.

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Are Surge Protection Plans Worth It?

Protect your appliances, electronics, and peace of mind with the Rhythm Surge Protection Plan.

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Blog Hero: The Average Price You Pay For Electricity Is Increasing – Here’s Why

The Average Price You Pay For Electricity Is Increasing – Here’s Why

Learn about the TDSP price changes that became effective on September 1, 2023, and why you may see an increase in your Texas electricity bill.

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Will I get an electric bill with solar panels?

As home solar panels have become more popular, a frequently asked question is will I get an electric bill?

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How to Store Solar Energy

Combining your solar panel system with energy storage makes it possible to use solar energy when the sun isn't shining. Not only does this create reliable backup power, but it saves you money and provides many other benefits. 

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Blog Hero: How Much Are Solar Panels for a House

How Much Are Solar Panels for a House?

Several factors influence the cost of solar panels, including installation and monthly bills. Learning more about solar panel costs will help you make an informed decision before converting to solar power.

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What Is Solar Energy Used for?

The Sun is the driving force behind all life on Earth and provides valuable renewable energy. We harness the light and heat and use them for various things, like warming water and creating electricity. Let's examine other uses for solar power. 

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Blog Hero: What Are The Disadvantages of Solar Energy?

What Are the Disadvantages of Solar Energy?

When you're considering going solar, you must acknowledge the disadvantages to have all of the essential information to make an informed decision.

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How to Clean Solar Panels

Cleaning solar panels isn't a difficult task, but you must do it correctly. Learn how to clean your solar panels and keep them free of dust and debris.

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How Does Solar Energy Work?

Learn how solar energy works and the benefits of investing in solar for your home.

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Blog Hero: Choosing Solar Panels for Your Home

Choosing Solar Panels for Your Home

It can be challenging to understand how to find the best solar panels for your home and the right person to install them. This article will help make the process smoother and a little less stressful.

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Blog Hero: Are Solar Panels Worth It in Texas?

Are Solar Panels Worth It in Texas?

Are solar panels worth it for you? The answer to that question will depend on your situation, but most of the time the answer is yes. This guide will help you determine whether a solar power system will benefit your household.

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How Much Power Does A Solar Panel Produce - The Final Guide (2023)

Most residential solar panels in 2023 generate 250 and 400 watts of power, but the real electricity you’ll get depends on various factors, including efficiency, solar panel types, and weather conditions.

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How to Install Solar Panels in Texas

Before you commit to going solar, knowing how to install solar panels can help you fully understand the process. Check out our guide to learn more about installing solar panels in Texas.

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How to Calculate Solar Energy Savings

When you're considering if the solar system size you'll need will be worthwhile, it will benefit you to learn more about the costs and savings related to solar energy.

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Blog Hero: How to Choose a Solar Panel Installer

How to Choose a Texas Solar Panel Installer

Once you've decided to invest in solar equipment, the next step is to find the right solar company. Keep reading if you're wondering how to pick the best solar company.

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Rhythm is Voted Top 5 in Houston Chronicle's Best of the Best

We are thrilled to announce Rhythm Energy has been voted in the top 5 for the Houston Chronicle's 2022 Best of the Best awards!

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What Is Rooftop Solar?

The sun is a never-ending source of energy. Luckily, scientists have already figured out a way to harness the sun’s power and convert it into usable clean energy.

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Why Go Solar?

Over the last several decades, homeowners, business owners, and organizations have discovered the numerous benefits of solar power. Learn why you should go solar today.

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What Is Solar Economics?

Going solar is a big decision that homes and business owners face. It's a significant investment, but the economic return can be huge.

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What Are Solar Incentives?

Are you wondering what solar incentives are? Read our blog to learn more about incentives for installing a solar energy system and how your project may qualify.

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How to Go Solar

Interested in going solar? See if solar panels are right for your home and learn how you can get started!

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All About Solar Financing 

As a homeowner, you've probably heard the buzz about solar panels and renewable energy. Learn all about solar financing and how to get started!

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Texas Energy Prices - Russia’s War on Ukraine & Impact

As US natural gas and energy prices soar to record highs many Americans are wondering whether Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a contributing factor. The simple answer is yes.

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How to Prepare Solar Panels for Winter

As winter weather makes it way to your home, you may be wondering how to prepare your solar panels for winter. In this article, we're going to cover just that.

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11 Moving Tips and Tricks that will save you Time and Money

We want to make sure your moving experience is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Throughout this article, we'll review moving tips and tricks that will save you time and money.

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TNMP Customers will have some Disruption and Changes to Service

Unfortunately, as of February 28, 2022, AT&T has sunset their 3G technology and TNMP has lost the ability to communicate with their 3G meters.

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Blog Hero: Average Cost of Solar Panels in Texas

Average Cost of Solar Panels in Texas

If you live in Texas and you're curious about installing solar panels, there are a few factors to consider that will impact the cost.

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Furnace Maintenance Tips for Winter

With the unpredictability of Texas winter weather, the last thing you want is for your furnace to go out in the middle of February. That's why regular furnace maintenance is important, especially before the cold weather sets in.

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The Best Green Gifts for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day around the corner, you may be looking for a special gift to give your loved one. Rather than gifting a large stuffed teddy bear or box of chocolates this year, consider getting your significant other an eco-friendly gift instead.

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Moving to Texas Guide

Moving to Texas Guide

Moving to a new place can be intimidating, especially if you're moving to a big state like Texas. With a booming economy, warm weather, good schools and low cost of living, new residents are making their way to the Lone Star State quickly. 

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Best Smart Thermostats 2022

The Best Smart Thermostats for Your Home in 2022

Whether you're trying to make your home more energy efficient or you're just tired of having to pay high heating and cooling bills, a smart thermostat is a great way to gain more control over your energy usage.

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DIY Home Energy Audit

Easy DIY Home Energy Audit (Only 5 Steps!)

If you're looking for ways to save energy and lower your electricity bill, conducting a DIY home energy audit can help.

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What is Power to Choose?

PowertoChoose.org is the official website for the Public Utility Commission of Texas, also known as PUCT. It is a helpful tool that was created to assist Texans when shopping for electricity providers.

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Winter Storm Prep - What To Do Before, During & After

Winter storms can quickly become a danger if you aren’t prepared – yes, even in Texas. Understanding what to do before, during and after a winter storm is the best way to ensure the safety of your household and property. 

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Installing an Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Having an electric vehicle (EV) offers the flexibility of charging your car from home. Imagine that… never having to visit a gas station or go out of your way to fuel up your car.

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Blog Hero:  EV Trip Planner: The Ultimate Guide

EV Trip Planner: The Ultimate Guide

Our EV trip planner will help you discover the freedom and joy of an EV road trip. Learn how electric vehicles can take you to new places. 

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Blog Hero: Top 6 EV News Resources

The Top 6 EV News Resources

We’ve rounded up 6 of the best news sources for the EV industry to keep you up-to-speed. 

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Blog Hero: How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Vehicle?

How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Vehicle?

The costs of charging EV cars vary, but generally, it will cost you between $10 and $30 to charge your EV for a long trip. The costs depend on various factors, including electrical power prices, the type of charger, your battery lever, and more.

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Eco-Friendly Gift Guide - Find the Best Holiday Gifts!

We’ve broken down some of the best sustainable gift ideas for everyone on your list, so you can spread some cheer. It’s never been easier to be a green gifter.

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15 Tips to Have a More Sustainable Holiday

Here’s how to have a more sustainable holiday season—while keeping it as joyful as ever.  

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The 6 Best EV Charging Apps for 2023

Great EV charging apps allow you to quickly locate the nearest EV station and streamline your charging experience. But finding the one that fits your needs can be pose a task. Our guide provides you with the best EV app insight when narrowing your search.

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Introducing The Massively Powerful GMC Hummer EV

Eleven years after the discontinuation of the Hummer line, GMC is revitalizing itself through the launch of a GMC Hummer EV.

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What is an Electric Vehicle?

There’s no doubt that EVs are gaining popularity. Between advancements in battery technology and the global push to reduce fossil fuels, EVs have hit the main stage and will likely become the popular choice in the upcoming decade. 

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What is Vehicle-to-Grid Technology?

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology allows electric vehicles to provide important load balancing for our power grids, in addition to their obvious use as transportation.

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Blog Hero: All About Electric Off-Road Vehicles

All About Electric Off-Road Vehicles

Innovation and advancements in the EV industry are proving that electric off-road vehicles will be the top choice for adventurers, campers, and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

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Blog Hero: Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Explained

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Explained

The United States government is spearheading the transition to electric vehicles by offering federal tax credits.

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The Best Electric Vehicles of 2021

Here is a look at the best battery electric vehicles of 2021.  

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How Long Does It Take to Charge an EV?

While we’re all familiar with filling up at the gas station, the novelty of charging an electric car comes with a set of questions, one of the biggest being… how long does it take to charge an electric vehicle? 

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Getting Started with a Home EV Charging Station

Powered by electricity instead of fueled by gasoline, an electric vehicle (EV) is a refreshing departure from traditional transportation.

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What to Consider when Buying an Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles have exploded in popularity recently, and for good reason. The technology has advanced to a point where many electric car models are now affordable for the average person.

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Tesla EVs - All You Need to Know!

Electric vehicles are destined to become the future of transportation in the United States, and no company is doing more for the industry than Tesla Motors.

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Can Electric Vehicles Provide Backup Power To My Home?

Various electric car manufacturers are exploring the possibilities of using a vehicle as a backup power supply.

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Are Electric Vehicles Really Better for the Environment?

Electric vehicles contribute fewer greenhouse gases vs. traditional gas-powered cars. Let’s talk about it.  

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MythBusters: 8 Sustainable Fact Checks

Let's separate facts from fiction and reveal common sustainability myths and important facts, for a happier and healthier planet.

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15 Sustainable Swaps to Try Now

We’ve created a list of 15 simple and effective sustainable swaps to demonstrate that small-scale sustainability can have tangible benefits.

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The New Ford F-150 Lightning: The Future of Trucks

Learn more about the all-new Ford F-150 and what we think it means for the energy world.

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Electric Vehicle Incentives

Interested in learning more about electric vehicles? Check out our blog on EV incentives & tax rebates to see how you can save!

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Electric Vehicle Charging 101

Learn all about electric vehicle charging so you can get the most out of your EV.

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What Electricity Company Services My Address?

Learn what electricity companies service your address.

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What is PUCT?

Learn about the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and the history of the organization.

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Being Green at Any Salary: Sustainability Tips at Any Income

No matter your income, there are plenty of ways to create a sustainable lifestyle. Check out our sustainability tips to learn how you can help the planet & your wallet!

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How to Find Solar Energy Companies in Houston

Learn how to find solar companies in Houston and what to look for in a solar provider.

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Blog Hero: What Are the Benefits of Renewable Energy?

What Are the Benefits of Renewable Energy?

Learn about the many benefits of renewable energy & how it helps the earth & your wallet.

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Why Is Energy Storage So Important?  

Learn why energy storage is so important to the grid and how it helps consumers.

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Why Higher Prices for Renewable Energy Certificates Are Good

Learn why higher REC prices are a good thing for the future of renewables.

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What is Geothermal Energy?

Learn about geothermal energy, how it's generated & where it's used.

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What is a TDU?

Learn about TDUs (Transmission and Distribution Service Providers) & TDU charges.

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What Does Going Solar Look Like?

What does going solar look like & what are the benefits of solar energy?

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What are the Advantages of Solar Energy?

Learn about the advantages of solar energy and how a renewable energy plan can save you money.

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What is a Wind Turbine?

Learn all about wind turbines and how they work to generate electricity.

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What is a Renewable Energy Grid?

Learn about renewable energy grids and how green energy sources like wind and solar can help our planet.

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Is Renewable Energy Reliable?

Learn about renewable energy, its reliability and the positive impact it has on the planet.

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Electricity Deregulation in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the success of deregulated energy. Learn about electricity deregulation in Texas and its benefits.

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What is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

Learn about Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), how they work and who benefits from them.

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All About Wind. You Asked Tough Questions. We Answered.

Check out our Wind Energy FAQ for answers to popular questions around wind energy and wind turbines.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane (or Tropical Storm)

Learn how to prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm (what to do before, during and after).

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11 Ways to Conserve Energy & Stay Cool This Summer

Learn 11 ways to conserve energy and stay cool this summer so you can stay comfortable and pay less on your next energy bill.

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10 Ways to Prepare for Summer Storms

Learn 10 ways to prepare for summer storms including ways to conserve energy.

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Blog Hero: Why You Should Renew Your Electricity Contract

Why You Should Renew Your Electricity Contract

Learn why you should renew your electricity contract and how renewable energy providers like Rhythm can help you save money on your electricity bill.

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Where Does Texas Get Its Electricity?

Learn where Texas gets its electricity and why it has its own power grid. Rhythm offers renewable energy plans in Texas backed by unmatched local support.

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The History of Chapman Ranch, Texas

Located in southeastern Nueces County, Texas, Chapman Ranch was recognized as the world's largest mechanized farm with 20,000 acres in cultivation. With a rich history and a commitment to green energy, this family-owned ranch embodies sustainability.

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Pick Your Own Electric Bill Due Date with Rhythm

Rhythm lets you pick your own electric bill due date, putting you in control.

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How to Find the Best Electric Company in Dallas for You

Learn how to find the best electric company in Dallas for you with our helpful 5-Step Guide.

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How to Switch Electricity Providers in Houston

Find out how to switch electricity providers in Houston, Texas.

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What is Distributed Generation?

Distributed generation describes the generation of electricity for use on-site, like solar panels on your roof. Learn about distributed generation and its benefits.

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage in Texas

Learn how to prepare for a power outage in Texas (before, during & after).

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What Is a Smart Meter?

Learn about Smart Meters and how they help the planet, your energy usage and your wallet.

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Results are in for Rhythm’s Summer Weather and Energy Annual Texas (SWEAT) Survey

Rhythm recently fielded a study of more than 800 Texans Learn everything from their anticipated energy use this summer to their favorite ice cream.

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What Is an ESI ID Number (and How to Find It)?

What Is an ESI ID Number (and How to Find It)?

Discover what an ESI ID is and understand its role in electricity services. From finding your ID to understanding its impact on pricing and provider choices, we cover it all.

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How to Calculate Your True Energy Rate

Learn how to calculate your true energy rate so you can find the best electricity plan for you.

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What Is a Base Charge for Electricity?

Find out what the Base Charge is on your electricity bill & how big energy can trick you into paying more.

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What Is the Minimum Usage Fee on My Electric Bill?

Learn about Minimum Usage Fees and how to avoid them. At Rhythm, we don't charge unnecessary fees with our Texas renewable energy plans.

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What is Demand Response?

Learn about demand response and how it can save you money on your energy bill.

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Are Energy Switching Services Worth It? (Hint: Nope.)

Learn about energy switching services and why you should avoid them.

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Blog Hero: What Are Rhythm Energy Smart Alerts?

What Are Rhythm Energy Smart Alerts?

Learn about Rhythm Smart Alerts and how they can help keep track of your energy bills and usage.

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3 Sustainability Tips to Make a Big Impact

Do you want to live a more sustainable lifestyle? Check out our blog to learn 3 sustainability tips that will make a big impact on your life and the planet!

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What Is Nuclear Energy?

Learn about nuclear energy, how it works and whether it's the right energy source for your home.

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What are Tiered Rate Energy Plans?

Learn about tiered rate energy plans & what to watch out for.

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What is Solar Energy?

Learn the basics of solar energy and its benefits for your wallet and the planet.

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How to Read an Electricity Facts Label (EFL)

Learn how to read an Electricity Facts Label (EFL) to get the most out of your energy plan.

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What is a Solar Buyback?

Learn what solar buyback is and how it can help you save money on your energy bill.

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11 Tips to Reduce Energy Bills this Summer

Learn 11 tips to reduce energy bills this summer so you can stay comfortable and save money.

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Blog Hero: Energy Showdown: Why Texans are Choosing Rhythm Energy Over Any Other Electricity Provider

Energy Showdown: Why Texans Are Choosing Rhythm Energy Over Any Other Electricity Providers

While having the choice in your electricity plan is great, making that choice isn’t always easy. See what makes Rhythm different from other energy providers.

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Blog Hero: Rhythm Recommends: How To Set Up Average Billing

Rhythm Energy Recommends: How To Set Up Average Billing

Average Billing is a program that helps stabilize the bill amount you pay for electricity every month, across the entire year.

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Flower Power: Here’s How Rhythm is Celebrating Earth Day 2021

This Earth Day 2021, all new customers who sign up between April 15th and April 30th will receive a wildflower seed kit and the chance to play a major role in Mother Earth’s special day.

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What's The Deal With Wind Power?

Let's debunk the myths and dive deeper into one of Mother Nature’s best-kept secrets: wind power.

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Blog Hero: Hollywood Green Scene: 5 Celebs Who Stand by Green Energy

Hollywood Green Scene: 5 Celebs Who Stand by Green Energy

Here is a list of 5 celebrities who dominate the Hollywood green scene and have proven their love for our planet in more ways than just dollar signs.  

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#RhythmDIY: 10 DIY Hacks to Keep Your Kiddos Chill During a Texas Heatwave

We’re here to offer up some refreshing and mouthwatering DIY hacks to beat the heat this summer and suggest methods to have fun doing it. 

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In Defense of Texas Wind Energy

While the storm and its effects are not fully behind us, Texas residents are rightly seeking answers to why power outages have been so widespread and prolonged, and who is responsible.

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