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Reader Mail: Bill Discounts to Expire?

Is it true that the state will soon discontinue its bill assistance program for low-income Texans? And if so, are there low-income programs that can take its place?


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Energy Saving Tips

Refrigerators and freezers operate most efficiently when full.


If nothing else, keeping them stocked with bottles of water will make a big difference.

Let the sun in.


Especially in the winter, the sun’s energy can have a noticeable affect on the temperature in your home, particularly from windows facing south and west.  Keep your blinds and drapes open during the day.

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Facts & Figures

What is renewable energy?

Renewable energy is energy which is generated from natural resources that don’t get used up while producing energy, such as from wind and solar.