REAL Choice

Benefits of Competitive Energy Markets

The Retail Energy Advancement League (REAL) is a national advocacy organization dedicated to the expansion and modernization of American retail energy markets. In many states, utility monopolies still control the electric market and customers can’t choose where they buy their electricity and gas.

Benefits of Competitive Energy MarketsMarch 20, 2023

Benefits of Competitive Energy Markets The benefits of energy choice are becoming increasingly clear. In today’s competitive energy markets, families and businesses can choose energy solutions that are tailored to their needs, rather than relying on one-size-fits-all plans from monopoly utilities. As of March 2023, 17 states and the District of Columbia have broken the […]

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CT Insider: CT Regulators Must Not Leave Residents in the Cold This WinterMarch 6, 2023

Connecticut families are currently grappling with a historic increase in their energy costs this winter. In January, the state’s two dominant investor-owned utility companies — Eversource Energy and United Illuminating Co. — more than doubled electricity supply rates. A typical two-resident home in Connecticut paid approximately $150 more for the same energy supply use in […]

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What Is Energy Choice?March 1, 2023

What Is Energy Choice? Energy choice is the option available to some customers in the United States to choose their energy provider.  Energy choice empowers consumers to choose their preferred electricity or natural gas supplier with a plan that aligns with their budget, priorities, and values. Suppliers, in turn, focus more on serving the customer […]

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