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Learn the basics of buying energy

Purchasing electricity and natural gas can be complex, especially when trying to find the best energy price for your company’s needs. Read the information below to learn the key elements of the energy procurement process.

Know Your Geography
Energy is either “regulated” or “deregulated” and the determining factor is location. Consumers in regulated areas depend on a single utility and supplier for their energy service. In deregulated locations, consumers have the opportunity choose the supplier from which they receive their energy. Shopping around for the best energy price can help you save money on electricity and natural gas. Summit Energy has energy professionals around the world dedicated to monitoring and understanding energy buying regulations. To find out if there are deregulated electricity opportunities in your state, reference the table at the bottom of the page.

Know the Timing
Just because you can secure energy contracts in your area does not mean that you should. Energy prices move like stock prices, so timing is critical. Often, suppliers will get most aggressive when market prices are moving downward, or forecasted to come down, in an order to lock you into energy prices that create margins for them in the future. Summit Energy consultants closely monitor the electricity and natural gas markets, and put that intelligence to work when issuing recommendations to your company about the right time to buy.

Know the Suppliers
In some markets, energy supply maybe dominated by one or two key suppliers. In other markets, the supplier community can include a dozen viable suppliers. In highly competitive markets, one supplier might have the best prices today, but be the fifth-best choice tomorrow. Summit Energy works with hundreds of electricity and natural gas suppliers. We know their strengths and weaknesses and can help you sift the best from the rest.

Know the Options
Energy contracts can be confusing. They can have on-peak rates, default options, rollover or "evergreen" clauses - all of which can significantly influence your business electricity prices. Summit Energy negotiates thousands of energy supply agreements every year. We know where to look for the hidden items that can lower utility bills for your company.

Get Started Now
Summit Energy can help you first determine if your geography is right and if your timing is good. If those two criteria are met, then Summit Energy can guide you through the process of validating your load (how much energy you will need to buy), soliciting competitive bids, selecting the best supplier and finalizing a solid agreement. Get started today by contacting us for your Free Energy Assessment.

 

Deregulated Electricity Opportunities by State/Province

State Deregulated
Electricity
    State Deregulated
Electricity
Alabama ···   Montana ···
Alaska ···   Nebraska ···
Arizona ···   Nevada ···
Arkansas ···   New Hampshire Opportunity
California ···   New Jersey Opportunity
Colorado ···   New Mexico ···
Connecticut Opportunity   New York Opportunity
Delaware Opportunity   North Carolina ···
Washington DC Opportunity   North Dakota ···
Florida ···   Ohio Opportunity
Georgia ···   Oklahoma ···
Hawaii ···   Oregon ···
Idaho ···   Pennsylvania Opportunity
Illinois Opportunity   Rhode Island Opportunity
Indiana ···   South Carolina ···
Iowa ···   South Dakota ···
Kansas ···   Tennessee ···
Kentucky ···   Texas Opportunity
Louisiana ···   Utah ···
Maine Opportunity   Vermont ···
Maryland Opportunity   Virginia ···
Massachusetts Opportunity   Washington ···
Michigan ···   West Virginia ···
Minnesota ···   Wisconsin ···
Mississippi ···   Wyoming ···
Missouri ···    
Province Deregulated
Electricity
    Province Deregulated
Electricity
Alberta Opportunity   Nunavut ···
British Columbia ···   Ontario Opportunity
Manitoba ···   P.E.I. ···
New Brunswick ···   Quebec ···
Newfoundland ···   Saskatchewan ···
Northwest Territories ···   Yukon Territory ···
Nova Scotia ···    
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