Glacial Energy Blog

Myth or Fact: Electricity Deregulation

Since the electricity market was deregulated several years ago, residents in cities participating in this emerging competitive market have enjoyed their power to choose retail electric providers. Electricity deregulation has been a success despite the abundance of several detractors, most of which are coming from areas and states where the implementation of energy deregulation has [...]

What’s the Difference: Fixed or Variable Rate Plans

The commercial and residential electricity market is full of choices that can save consumers money, time and hassle. The key to understanding these choices begins with understanding the basic rate plans that are offered by most electric companies: fixed rate plans and variable rate plans. Fixed Rate Plans A Fixed Rate Plan is a rate [...]

True Cost of Lighting

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How to shop for the best electric provider

As a result of energy deregulation residential and commercial electric consumers in many states can now choose the company that provides them with a portion of their electric service, typically through a Retail Electric Provider, or REP.  The U.S. Energy Information Association has a detailed map that outlines electricity deregulation by state. It is important [...]

The heat is on: High summer temperatures and impact on energy usage

The summer months can be grueling, especially with triple-digit afternoons and no rain in sight. It shouldn’t be any surprise that weather is one of the most important factors affecting electricity demand, and electricity pricing. In the residential and commercial sectors, heating and cooling account for more than 40 percent of end-use energy demand. As [...]

What is Deregulation, and how did it come about?

Today, energy in many states is deregulated, with many options for businesses and consumers. This provides healthy competition within the energy industry among suppliers like Glacial Energy. For the first 100 years of Energy commercialization, the landscape was vastly different.   The energy industry was a monopoly controlled by utilities that supplied consumers with power [...]

Happy Customer!

“Thank you kindly Kate, very quick turn around…….I wish every supplier was like Glacial or everyone used Glacial as their supplier. Going forward I will suggest Glacial, especially since you guys are on the ball with customer services! Thanks again…..” Jeff Senior Consultant

A Note to Our Valued Customers and Business Partners

Recently, Glacial Energy has become the target of a frivolous lawsuit and allegations which have resulted in inflammatory news articles. We believe the claims being made are not only absolutely untrue, but were made solely in an effort to damage our Company’s reputation and promote public scandal. This lawsuit was brought by an individual who [...]

CHBA enters into an energy supply agreement with Glacial Energy.

(January, 2010- Chestnut Hill, PA) In January, The Chestnut Hill Business Association (CHBA) using its initiative Chestnut Hill Electric Alternative Program (CHEAP) changed its preferred electric supplier to Glacial Energy for all participating businesses. The CHBA is a membership organization for 125 retailers and restaurants in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania and currently has more than 200 [...]

Glacial Energy is state option as AEP backs out of settlement with PUCO to freeze electricity rates.

(January 25, 2011- Central Ohio) American Electric Power (AEP) abruptly decided to withdraw from a proposed settlement put forward by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The primary basis of the proposal specified that the rate cap for AEP Columbus Southern Power customers would change to 0 percent from 6 percent, not allowing any [...]

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