Fri February 21, 2014
State Unveils "Apples To Apples" Energy Choice Website
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has created a new interactive tool that allows consumers to shop using side-by-side comparisons in an effort to help customers who want to pick electric and natural gas suppliers.
Todd Snitchler, PUCO chairman, says the new website will eliminate the confusion surrounding energy choice and equip consumers with the information needed to make the best decicion.
“An educated consumer stands the greatest opportunity to control where they spend their dollars that’s what all of us try to do—we choose our grocery story, we choose where we buy gas, we choose our mortgage provider—this is information that will allow consumers to make the decision—whether it’s natural gas or electric service to do basically the same thing and customers are then in control of where they spend those dollars,” says Snitchler.
The PUCO says utilities are held responsible to honoring the offers found on the website adding that the companies must be diligent in updating their own information.
More information: http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/index.cfm/apples-to-apples/
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