Should electric and gas utility companies be allowed to operate as “monopolies?”?

Question by Stan Jasek: Should electric and gas utility companies be allowed to operate as “monopolies?”?
In America we preach the principles of freedom of choice, free enterprise, the power of the individual, and democracy. Yet, when it comes to chosing an electric or gas utility, most Americans only have one choice, dealing with a “monopoly” utility provider. Is this acceptable in today’s world? Most energy providers do not allow the customer to pick whether they want “dirty” energy, “clean” energy, or any other options. We have to accept what they want to provide to us. Is this fair business practice for the 21st century?

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Answer by craftyjem719
NO it’s horrible the monopoly they have going.

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Q&A: ELECTRIC COMPANIES IN HOUSTON?

Question by MzJ08: ELECTRIC COMPANIES IN HOUSTON?
i am currently with txu energy and its getting on my nerves. i live in a 1 bedroom apt and i have never had a light bill cheaper than $ 100 every month. this bill is really starting to drain me, and I wanted to know if anybody had any other cheaper companies that they knew of.

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Answer by Jennifer D
Check out powertochoose.com It compares lots of companies, so you can find one that will work best for your individual situation.

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What are the cheapest internet, cable & electric companies in Houston?

Question by ash: What are the cheapest internet, cable & electric companies in Houston?
I’m moving to Houston later this month & need to get my internet, cable & electricity hooked up. What are the cheapest companies out there. It doesn’t have to be bundled. Thanks for the help!

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Answer by james j
monoprice.com super cheap

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Q&A: What are the top 10 electronic companies base on stats?

Question by VVV Tank: What are the top 10 electronic companies base on stats?
I just wondering who are in the top ten when it comes into money earn and product sales. Also what are the top 5 companies that sale the most TV in 2009?

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Answer by ernesthinton
Southern California Edison Company
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Florida Power & Light Company
TXU Energy Retail Company LP
Consolidated Edison of New York, Incorporated
Georgia Power Company
Reliant Energy Retail Services
Commonwealth Edison Company
Virginia Electric Power Company
PECO Energy Company

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Q&A: I have 2 energy companies under my name at different homes, problem?

Question by Sally: I have 2 energy companies under my name at different homes, problem?
i have service with green mountain energy at my home in mission,tx and i still want it on with them but theyre automated system isnt working i was on hold for over an hour soi decided to call someone else. i called gexa energy and set jup service with them in my home here in pasadena,tx. Both are in my name and are residential. is there a problem in doing this?? or is it ok??

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Answer by someone
NO. Many people own multiple homes and have multiple utility bills in their name.

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