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Switching is up in 2014
23 percent higher than 2013 so far

Posted by Shane McLaughlin on 03/06/2014 at 11:11 PM

Historically speaking, the first quarter of the year tends to be a slower time of year for electric switching, however 2014 is off to a great start. 

During the first 7 weeks of 2014:
  • Switches are up 23 percent vs. the same period last year
  • Percentage increase in switches versus a year ago was at least 10 percent or more  
  • 115,689 customers had switched, vs. only 94,224 during the same time last year
All this data comes from ERCOT, and as always, a switch is defined as a customer changing from one electric company to another without moving homes.

weekly switches through Feb 14 2014

These statistics are strong by themselves, but when looking back at 2013, which was a record-setting switching year, they are really remarkable. Looks like we're on our way towards our first million-switch year. If you're looking for a new electric company, you've come to the right place.

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