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Instead of arguing over the thermostat, try these tips to reduce your energy bills

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A viral Facebook post by Autumn Brandon from Clarkston, Michigan showed an argument that’s been going on between parents and kids, and even between partners, for as long as thermostats have been hanging on walls. It’s the argument about the ideal temperature and the high priced energy bills that follow. Brandon posted a sign on her thermostat that said: Unless you ...

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Flint water crisis a focus as Senate takes up energy bill

Flint water crisis a focus as Senate takes up energy bill

WASHINGTON — Legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan is likely as the Senate takes up a bipartisan bill on energy policy. Preliminary votes on the overall energy bill are expected as soon as Thursday as the Senate debates the first comprehensive energy legislation in nine years. The wide-ranging bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Maria ...

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Energy companies with variable rates look to refunds to keep customers

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As variable rate electricity bills soared through the frozen roof this bitter winter, companies that sold those rate plans came under scrutiny. In response, some of them are now offering refunds and rebates, and installing rate caps to help their customers — and to keep them from bolting for another electricity supplier. IDT Energy, a subsidiary of Genie Energy Ltd. ...

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Mexico’s lower house quickly takes up energy bill

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s lower house of Congress began a raucous, marathon debate expected to last through the night and well into Thursday on historic legislation that would open the state-run oil industry to private investment. Just hours after the measure passed the Senate on a 95-28 vote, members of the House of Deputies took up the bill after ...

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