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Want to save on your energy usage – and on your electricity bill? Want to better understand how energy plans work? Or maybe you just need guidance on managing your home’s budget, green living, or Texas living tips.

We’re about to drop some energy knowledge on you to help make your home energy choice easy. We’ll enlighten you on how to save money on your electricity bill by making your home more efficient, and, if you’re in to it, how stuff like deregulation and the energy industry works.

Simply put, there’s more to being a smart energy consumer than just turning off the lights, and it’s easier than you think – especially when you have access to great resources. But don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it – You Got This!

Energy Savings

Find exciting ways to use energy more effectively around the home.
How Does Prepaid Electricity Work? | The Light Lab

Prepaid electricity is an easy way to be a Texas electricity customer. All you have … READ MORE How Does Prepaid Electricity Work?

Is Energy Efficient Cooking Possible on a Budget? | First Choice Power

Welcome to Energy in Your Twenties! This series will help college students, recent college grads, and … READ MORE Is Energy Efficient Cooking Possible on a Budget?

Welcome to Energy in Your Twenties! This series will help college students, recent college grads, … READ MORE How Do I Talk to My Roommate about Our High Electricity Bill?

Green Power

Understand the ins and outs of the renewable energy movement in Texas.
Reduce Your Food Waste with Seven Unconventional Tips | First Choice Power

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. It’s the mantra of living green. And one of the primary … READ MORE Reduce Your Food Waste with Seven Unconventional Tips

Apartment living can be a fantastic way to live your life a little greener – … READ MORE How Can I Go Green in My Apartment?

How Can I Go Green on a Student Budget? | First Choice Power

There is an illusion that living a green life is expensive – but that’s not … READ MORE How Can I Go Green on a Student Budget?

Weather Prep

Get everything ready for inclement weather before it happens.
Window Energy Efficiency Tips | The Light Lab

Thinking about some Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home improvement projects for your Texas home, but you’re not really … READ MORE Window Energy Efficiency Tips

When you’re home relaxing or getting things done, the last thing you want is a … READ MORE How to Prepare for a Power Outage at Your Apartment

How Can I Prepare My Small Children for Bad Weather? | First Choice Power

Children, particularly young children, will always look to see how parents respond to a situation … READ MORE How Can I Prepare My Small Children for Bad Weather?

How Can I Protect My Kids from Hot Texas Weather? | First Choice Power

For kids across Texas, summer means the playground equipment is too hot to touch for most of … READ MORE How Can I Protect My Kids from Hot Texas Weather?

Better Budgeting

Discover helpful methods for managing your bills.

There are a lot of homeowner headaches that apartment dwellers don’t have to worry about, … READ MORE 14 Tips to Save Energy & Money on Apartment Air Conditioning

Budget Friendly Tips on Moving with Pets | The Light Lab

Moving is an adventure – a sometimes expensive, stressful and chaotic adventure. And if you’re … READ MORE Budget Friendly Tips on Moving with Pets

How Does Prepaid Electricity Help Your Credit Score? | The Light Lab

Sometimes, making ends meet is difficult. Whatever the cause, whether it’s a financial shortfall beyond … READ MORE How Does Prepaid Electricity Help Your Credit Score?

Everything Texas

Explore the greatness that is Texas.
The Ten Coolest Airbnb Listings in Texas

With the numerous apps, websites, and blogs available nowadays, traveling has become easier, cheaper, and … READ MORE The Ten Coolest Airbnb Listings in Texas

The Five Hottest Historic Hotels to Visit in Texas

Hotels can often look and feel like the same place – no matter what room … READ MORE The Five Hottest Historic Hotels to Visit in Texas

Home & Family

Take care of the most important parts of your world with ease.
How Do I Clean My Washer and Dryer? - How Do I Fix That? Part 10 | First Choice Power

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Clean My Washer and Dryer? – How Do I Fix That? Part 11

How Do I Install A Ceiling Fan? – How Do I Fix That? Part 6

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Install A Ceiling Fan? – How Do I Fix That? Part 6

How Do I Install A Light Fixture? – How Do I Fix That? Part 5

While we might enjoy watching the various home improvement shows filling up cable programming, many … READ MORE How Do I Install A Light Fixture? – How Do I Fix That? Part 5

Energy Education

Learn about Texas deregulation, energy providers and more.
Are Smart Meters Safe? | First Choice Power

A Look into the Science and Safety Concerns Surrounding These Misunderstood Devices Our modern world is … READ MORE Are Smart Meters Safe?

Welcome to Energy in Your Twenties! This series will help college students, recent college grads, … READ MORE How Do I Choose My First Texas Electricity Company?