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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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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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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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What is PUCT?

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

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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 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 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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What is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

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

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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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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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What Is an ESI ID Number?

Learn about ESI ID numbers and why you need one to switch to a new electricity plan in Texas.

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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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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 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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