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Reading Your Smart Meter

Reading Your Smart Meter

Smart meters, also known as Advanced Metering System (AMS), give consumers and utility companies a straightforward means to track energy consumption for…

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Top Causes of Power Outages in Texas

Top Causes of Power Outages in Texas

August 25, 2022 — Electric Rates, Resources

If you are a resident in Texas, most likely you are very familiar with power outages. Because of its weather…

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Texas’ Power Grid is Straining as Temperatures Rise

Texas’ Power Grid is Straining as Temperatures Rise

Just recently, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the organization that oversees the Texas power grid, revealed that for the…

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Simple Ways to Save Energy this Winter | Electricity Company in Texas

Simple Ways to Save Energy this Winter

As we brace for cooler weather, families find themselves spending more time indoors, which translates to more energy consumption. Here…

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The Best Summer Thermostat Setting for Energy Efficiency and Comfort | Electricity Company in Texas

The Best Summer Thermostat Setting for Energy Efficiency and Comfort

Summer is in full swing, and air conditioning is a refreshing and welcome escape from the heat. Just as nobody…

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How to Read Your Electric Meter | Electricity Company in Texas

How to Read Your Electric Meter

At NEC Co-op Energy, we believe in the power of educating our members. When you are better informed, you can…

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Reduce Your Refrigerator’s Energy Cost with These Top Tips | Electricity Company in Texas

Reduce Your Refrigerator’s Energy Cost with These Top Tips

Refrigerators are an essential appliance in the kitchen. We depend on our refrigerator to keep our food nicely preserved from one…

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Give Your Home a DIY Energy Audit | Electricity Company in Texas | NEC

Give Your Home a DIY Energy Audit

So, you’ve swapped your traditional lightbulbs for LEDs, only wash clothes on cold, and turned down the thermostat. How come…

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After the winter storm: Bill FAQs

February 19, 2021 — Electric Rates, News

Should I expect an increase in my bill? You can expect a slight increase, but nothing drastic. There are a…

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Winter Storm Update: What to Expect on Your Electricity Bill

February 19, 2021 — Electric Rates, News

We hope this update finds you safe and warm. The winter storm that left millions of Texans without power this…

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Save energy and save on winter electric bills

February 17, 2021 — Electric Rates, Energy Efficiency, News

The unprecedented winter storm crisis has caused an energy generation shortfall emergency due to high demand and a shortage of…

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Easy, Energy-Efficient Habits to Start the Year Right | Electricity Company in Texas | NEC

Easy, Energy-Efficient Habits to Start the Year Right

2020 is behind us, and we are all looking forward to making this year better. The festivities are over, and…

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Make Your Home Holiday-Ready with These Top Electrical Safety Tips | Texas Electric Company

Make Your Home Holiday-Ready with These Top Electrical Safety Tips 

Sure, you can have a safer holiday and save energy at the same time by skipping the festive lights this…

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