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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Giving you insight into the expertise behind TrueCost

How do I get started shopping on TrueCost for my home?

Follow these four easy steps:

1.  Register to see personalized electric prices based on your past electric usage or estimates based on homes of similar sizes and characteristics.
2.  Personalize plan features using the slider bars to select attributes that are most important to you.
3.  Shop and compare. You’ll see available plans offered by participating electric companies sorted by your preferences.
4.  Switch to a new electric plan by clicking the button in the plan’s description box.

Watch a Guided Tour to see how easy it is!

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