Comments made to hundreds of electricity industry officials during DNV KEMA’s 24th Retail Energy Executive Forum
Direct assistance, advocacy illustrate added benefits for customers in state’s competitive retail electricity market
TXU Energy launches new videos with tips from experts, reminds student filmmakers: Fourth annual TXU Energy Light Up the Red Carpet Student Film Contest entry deadline Feb. 15
Customer contract agreement closes just before year-end
Texas’ leading electricity retailer makes it easy for consumers to decide how to use less and save
Fourth annual TXU Energy Light Up the Red Carpet Student Film Contest opens online voting, offers community members chance to win $50 for posting tips to enhance student films via the contest
New video demonstrates company’s innovation and aim for long-term relationships with customers
Texas retail electricity company’s contest drew on elementary school teacher’s affinity for online media and tracking weather patterns
Texas electricity company gives customers one-stop option to shop for, select and start multiple home services
Company invites Texas electricity customers to share why they deserve a break in 2013
Seasonal temperature swings force millions of Texas electricity customers to flip-flop between heating and cooling systems; company champions advanced thermostats as the remedy
Fourth annual TXU Energy Light Up the Red Carpet Student Film Contest adds a new twist: Students first submit written film concepts for a chance to create their films with industry mentors
Texas electricity company uses video series to help answer consumers’ questions about a wide range of service, billing and efficiency topics
College student who signed up for electricity service with TXU Energy will put $5,000 prize to good use
Texas electricity company encourages parents to educate, involve their children in power-saving habits around their homes
Company launches new TXU Energy Android™ application via Google Play and Amazon Appstore
Company promotes new tips by offering a chance to win up to $10K for sharing photos of their pets or themselves via Instagram
Electricity provider continues to urge customers to monitor and manage their power usage and spending through the heat of summer
The competitive retail electricity market in Texas provides many options and unique benefits; TXU Energy offers tips to make it easy to evaluate your provider and plan
Company sees nearly 800,000 transactions via its smartphone-enabled solutions
TXU Energy joins Interfaith Ministries’ Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston to help advocate heat safety, financial support and saving money on electricity bills this summer
TXU Energy joins the Visiting Nurse Association and Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County to help advocate heat safety, financial support and saving money on electricity bills this summer
New hub shares videos, interactive activities and good energy habits for children across Texas
New Service Provides Customers with Real-Time Email Alerts Based on Electricity Usage
TXU Energy’s “While You Were Out” Video Highlights Ways to Conserve Energy
Nearly 1.2 Million Customers Have Smart Meters and Access to Smartphone-Friendly Solutions Featured in New Short Film, 'While You Were Out...'
Company Expands Efforts to Help Customers Use Less Energy and Save Money
Company’s Innovation Leadership Continues with New Version of Device, Added Features and Functionality for Web- and Smartphone-enabled Energy Conservation Tools
First of five charging stations across Dallas now available free to municipal employees and residents Charging infrastructure to help jump-start adoption of electric vehicles in Texas
Company Distributing More than $36 Million in Cash Back This Year, Rewarding Customers with Escalating Cash Back Plans That Give Back More Over Time
Company Cautions Texans to Keep an Eye on Variable Rate Electricity Bills To Ensure Your Rates Haven't Risen While Temperatures Were Mild and Consumption was Low
Winter Break Is the Perfect Time to Start Creating Short Films for the TXU Energy Light Up the Red Carpet Student Film Contest
Employees of EFH and its portfolio of companies donated more than $2 million to this year's United Way and TXU Energy Aid campaign to help fellow Texans in need.
New Plan Ideal for Budget-Conscious Lifestyles, Owners of Electric Vehicles and Solar Homes
Green Energy for 275,000 Square Foot Multi-functional Facility
TXU Energy Light Up The Red Carpet Student Film Contest To Award Cash Prizes to Winning High School and College Entries
TXU Energy AidSM Matching Grant Raises Total Contribution to $15,000
Company Cautions Texans to Beware of Variable Rate Electricity Plans that can Creep Up on You
Company Revs Up Awareness Campaign on the Risks of Variable Rate Electricity Plans
TXU Energy Enhances Mobile App for iPhone® to Support Energy Savings Arms On-the-go Customers with Personal Usage Information to Help Cut Consumption and Costs
"SAP Best-Run Utilities Award 2011" Recognizes Use of Technology to Enhance Customer Service
Promotes Understanding Your Bill, Taking Control with Interactive Energy Savings Solutions, and Continued Conservation Efforts to Battle Extreme Outdoor Temperatures
The Competitive Retail Electricity Market in Texas Provides Unique Benefits; TXU Energy Offers Customers Unprecedented Levels of Choice, Convenience and Control
Bags Fly Free* on Southwest Airlines and Now so Can TXU Energy Customers
Company Works to Build Awareness with Texas Electricity Consumers That Low Teaser Rates May Not Last With Variable Rate Electricity Plans
Company Offers Guidance for Cutting Back on Electricity Usage and Monthly Bills for Summer
First 5,000 Customers can receive $1,000 for New Solar Panel Installations
TXU Energy gets it when it comes to "smart."
TXU Energy, City of McKinney team up to support electric vehicle infrastructure
Paying it forward. That's what TXU Energy customers may be thinking about thanks to the TXU Cash Back Loyalty Rewards program and a new online giving site that the company launched today: TXU Energy Local Impact.
The new txu.com created based on feedback from customers
TXU Energy To Open Call Centers in Abilene and Lubbock
The City of McKinney will receive rebates from TXU Energy to install four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and to convert several city vehicles to electric hybrid vehicles under the TXU Energy EV Accelerator Program.
TXU Energy, the retail electric provider for the largest number of Texans, plans to enable its customers to access the eVgoSM Network, a network of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) announced today in Houston.
For two days only, TXU Energy will offer new residential customers in the CenterPoint service territory a special double bonus. When signing up for the TXU Energy PriceGuarantee 24SM plan on Tuesday, November 16, or Wednesday, November 17, a customer's welcome bonus will be doubled to $300.
Smart consumers now have a new tool available to help them use less electricity and save more money. The BrightenSM iThermostat, TXU Energy's flagship energy efficiency product, is exclusively available through TXU Energy. TXU Energy is the only retail electricity provider that offers the Web-enabled device.
Spring forward and fall back? Daylight Savings Time was designed to help conserve our country's natural resources by promoting less energy use. But, TXU Energy is reminding customers that energy efficiency can happen year-round.
Ghost, ghouls and goblins may knock at your door this Halloween. But, more threatening and costlier phantoms may lurk inside without you realizing it.
The TXU Energy Time-of-Use plan gives residential customers with smart meters in the Oncor service territory the potential for greater control and savings on their electricity bill. By shifting energy consumption and using less electricity during the on-peak hours between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, May through October, TXU Energy Time-of-Use customers can save hundreds of dollars annually on their electricity bill.
TXU Energy, a leading retailer of Texas electricity, is implementing and developing initiatives that make a difference in local communities.
TXU Energy is jump-starting electric vehicle programs in the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth with its gift of key electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
TXU Energy introduced TXU Energy SuperSecure 12SM today, the first and only electricity plan to completely safeguard consumers against all price changes including changes in law or regulatory charges, all while providing guaranteed price protection against variable rate plans.
If you are like many homeowners, changing your thermostat settings doesn't always make it to the top of your to-do list. TXU Energy wants to help change that with its new Brighten brand, designed to bundle the company's portfolio of energy savings solutions under one name.
TXU Energy has recently been recognized by two leading publications, CIO Magazine and Computerworld, for its efforts to enhance customer service and deliver value through significant investments in new innovative technologies.
When you start to compare electricity rates you may just be shopping for the lowest prices possible. But before making any decisions, it's important to know that sometimes those too-good-to-be-true prices are just that.
Summer is the season for moving. But before you start packing up boxes, forwarding mail and pulling your hair out, TXU Energy offers you a helpful moving guide that can make your move easier.
The City of Dallas will save up to $7 million per year on a new electricity contract signed with TXU Energy. The new three-year contract represents a total electricity purchase of more than 2.2 million mega-watt hours (MWh) – enough to power more than 800 City-owned facilities, thousands of traffic signals and street lights, and operations like pumping water.
Based on strong customer demand, TXU Energy is targeting installation of 100,000 smart energy efficiency devices in homes and businesses throughout Texas by 2012. The company established the new target as it announced a new multi-year purchase, installation and service agreement with Comverge, Inc.
Customers must contact TXU Energy to sign up for special, more flexible payment plans
Texans can now use their smart phone to manage their home's temperature, no matter where they are.
TXU Energy's summer moratorium on disconnects for customers in need goes into effect today. A flexible payment plan is available for residential customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled, or who are at least 62 years of age. This is the fourth consecutive year the company has offered protections to eligible customers.
Features interactive tools and advice to help customers control energy usage and costs
Temperatures continue to rise but Texans can find relief through TXU Energy's Beat the Heat program. TXU Energy will travel the state to educate consumers about ways to prevent heat-related emergencies and manage their energy consumption.
Texas shoppers pay no state or local sales taxes on the purchase of certain ENERGY STAR® products this weekend and TXU Energy is encouraging customers to visit its Online Energy Store (txu.com/energysolutions) for energy-efficient home products.
Today, TXU Energy announced it has again declared a summer moratorium on disconnects for customers in need. A flexible payment plan is available for residential customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled, or who are at least 62 years of age. This is the fourth consecutive year the company has offered protections to eligible customers.
TXU Energy, the state's leading electric retailer, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). This award comes less than one year after TXU Energy also received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA), ENERGY STAR® award.
TXU Energy today unveiled a new brand designed to reflect TXU Energy's continued commitment to its customers and the Texas electricity market. TXU Energy, the leading retail electric provider in Texas, also launched a new suite of TXU Energy Texas Choice plans that offer 100% Texas wind resources.
Hundreds of Texas Convenience Stores to Get Rebate Cash for Being More Energy Efficient
Only electricity provider in Texas with technology to reduce consumption via the Internet
For less than the monthly cost of most cell phone plans, many North Texans can now use renewable solar energy to help power their homes.
With colder temperatures expected into the weekend, TXU Energy reminds customers to be as energy efficient as possible. Colder than normal weather in December and January has resulted in higher-than-normal electricity use and, as a result, higher bills.
In less than three years TXU Energy has rewarded its loyal customers with more than $27 million through TXU Energy's cash back loyalty rewards program, which pays cash back to customers on eligible TXU Energy plans.
As the holidays and winter approach, many Texans want to know the best way to save money without compromising holiday festivities. TXU Energy's Holiday Cents offers the best tips to decorate sensibly, cook efficiently, and keep the cold air out during the winter holiday season.
More than 40 Marriott hotels throughout Texas are doing their part to help the Texas environment. TXU Energy recently conducted energy audits at several large Marriott properties in the state. The recommendations, if fully implemented, would reduce electricity consumption by more than two million kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year—that's enough to power 115 homes—for a savings of $250 thousand per year.
Ghost, ghouls and goblins may knock at your door this Halloween. But, more threatening and costlier phantoms may lurk inside without you realizing it.
TXU Energy has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) prestigious ENERGY STAR for its corporate headquarters. The designation is a national symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection. This signifies that the building's energy performance rates in the top 25 percent of facilities nationwide.
TXU Energy is lowering residential prices again. The new price cuts include plans that now represent the lowest term prices offered by the company since 2005. The new prices go into effect August 1.
In less than two years TXU Energy has already rewarded its loyal customers with more than $12,000,000 back through TXU Energy's customer loyalty programs, which includes cash back paid to customers on TXU Energy Texas Choice plans.
Budget-conscious consumers can save money with the improved TXU Energy iThermostat™.
As temperatures rise across the state, TXU Energy will help consumers save money and stay safe while keeping cool through its Beat the Heat program.
Today, TXU Energy announced it has again declared a summer moratorium on disconnects for customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled or who are at least 62 years of age this summer. TXU Energy also announced that more flexible deferred payment plans are available to these customers. This is the third consecutive year the company has offered these protections to eligible customers.
Energy-sapping phantom loads and lurking energy vampires beware: your days are numbered thanks to the launch of the TXU Energy Online Store.
Children and adults with intellectual disabilities will get help training and competing in year-round Olympic-type games every time customers choose TXU Energy.
The TXU Energy Power Saver Challenge is back. After a successful inaugural campaign last year that saw thousands compete to be the most energy-efficient family, TXU Energy announced today it is launching the reality contest again.
Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSGC) (Lighting Science) announced today they completed a parking garage retrofit for TXU Energy, helping the company to reduce their energy costs.
With a weakened economy impacting families across the state, TXU Energy is launching a new program designed to help low-income families use less electricity, so they can lower their bills and save money.
TXU Energy has launched TXU Energy's Energy Fit Club, an easy-to-use and informative online resource to help customers use less energy and save more money. TXU Energy is also launching the TXU Energy Get Energy Fit Now! Sweepstakes, which includes a $5,000 grand prize.
Houston-based Advance Polybag, a leading manufacturer of plastic retail bags, moved closer to having its facility recognized as a “green” building by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, thanks to its recently inked renewable energy contract with TXU Energy.
TXU Energy is lowering prices as much as 15 percent on plans across the state for potential customers shopping for a new electric service plan. A typical customer could save as much as $340 over a year, compared to previous prices, depending on their location and the plan they choose. These price reductions will go into effect by February 1.
The lives of the Stansberry family were changed today as they drove away in a brand new 2009 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. TXU Energy announced that the Dallas family is the grand prize winner of the company's Good for Texas Sweepstakes.
TXU Energy, a leader in energy-efficiency solutions, today announced the $30,000 grand prize winner of the TXU Energy Power Saver Challenge is a family of five from Rancho Viejo, Texas. The Hinojosa family was selected based on the improvement of their HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Index, Web votes, ingenuity and problem solving and behavior changes.
You don't have to pull the plug on holiday celebrations to conserve energy and save money this holiday season. Through its Holiday Cents program, TXU Energy will educate consumers statewide on ways to cook efficiently, decorate sensibly and keep the cold air out during the winter holiday season.
TXU Energy announced today it is lowering prices as much as 10 percent for more than 300,000 existing customers on several month-to-month residential plans. The price reductions for the TXU Energy PowerStartSM, TXU Energy Texas ChoiceSM and TXU Energy Freedom PlanSM go into effect November 17.
TXU Energy, a leader in energy-efficiency solutions, today launched a new online tool that enables homeowners to simulate how a variety of home energy improvements could impact their home energy efficiency and the impact on their energy bill.
To help Texans use less electricity, lower their bills and help the environment, TXU Energy has launched the Good For Texas Sweepstakes. Individuals can win products that will help them save and conserve energy every day.
With disaster recovery from Hurricane Ike well underway, TXU Energy announced today a series of steps it has taken to help customers with their electricity bills. TXU Energy customers should call 1-866-CALL-TXU to learn more.
Today, the companies of Energy Future Holdings (EFH) – Oncor, Luminant and TXU Energy – pledged $1 million in disaster relief funding to help those impacted by Hurricane Ike.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) has issued a YELLOW Conservation Alert for this week. Temperatures are expected to reach above-average levels and could potentially cause record electricity demand.
As the environment continues to take center stage on the national agenda, ABC Radio Networks announced today it will power its Dallas building with 100 percent renewable energy. The new contract will cut 5,442 metric tons of CO2 emissions throughout the life of the contract—or the equivalent of removing 987 cars from Dallas roads. The decision makes ABC Radio Networks one of the first media outlets based in Dallas to go green.
TXU Energy announced it has declared a summer moratorium on disconnects for customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled or who are at least 62 years of age this summer. TXU Energy also announced that more flexible deferred payment plans are available to these customers.
TXU Energy introduced its new energy conservation product – the TXU Energy iThermostatä. It replaces a customer's old thermostat with one designed to manage home energy use, save money and help the environment from any device connected to the Internet. It also allows TXU Energy to manage electric use during periods of peak energy demand.
As a leader in energy conservation, TXU Energy today launched the TXU Energy Power Saver Challenge, a unique reality contest open to both current and new TXU Energy residential customers in Texas. The contest is designed to encourage Texans to discover and share new ways to manage energy consumption and costs, empower them to save electricity and money, and reap additional rewards from the contest.
The hot, Texas sun will beat a little bit easier on the heads of future UT Arlington students, faculty, staff and visitors, thanks to the donation of 100 trees from TXU Energy through the School of Social Work.
TXU Energy is committed to supporting the health and well-being of its customers during the hot summer months. Research shows that certain individuals, especially the elderly and children under the age of five, are most likely to be affected by the sweltering heat – especially here in Texas. Consumers will learn how to Beat the Heat with simple energy conservation and heat safety tips that will help them reduce the costs of summer electricity bills and avoid heat-related illnesses
TXU Energy announced today that it has hired Carl S. Richie Jr. to head its Austin-based governmental affairs group.
TXU Energy will partner with various community volunteers to show their fellow Texans several low-cost ways to save energy this summer during the 2008 TXU Energy Home Energy Makeover Tour. This marks the fifth year for the TXU Energy summer initiative to build energy conservation awareness across the state.
Today, TXU Energy announced it has declared a summer moratorium on disconnects for customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled or who are at least 62 years of age this summer. TXU Energy also announced that more flexible deferred payment plans are available to these customers.
In celebration of Arbor Day, TXU Energy has increased its level of sponsorship and collaboration with long-time community partner, Texas Trees Foundation (TTF). Thanks to a $100,000 contribution from TXU Energy, TTF will increase tree capacity at the newly-named TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm, the largest nonprofit urban tree farm in the nation, and continue its legacy of environmental stewardship.
Today, TXU Energy announced the formation of its Low Income Advisory Committee (LIAC), fulfilling a commitment made as part of the creation of TXU Energy Access, a comprehensive set of programs designed to assist eligible low-income customers.
Dell is now powering 100 percent of its 2.1 million square-foot global headquarters campus, home to more than 10,000 employees, with 100 percent green power, the latest step in meeting the company's 2008 carbon neutral commitment.
Hillwood announced that it has signed a 100-percent renewable energy contract for its properties in North Texas and has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) status as a “Green Power Partner.” Current Energy, a Dallas-based company providing energy efficiency products and services for commercial and residential customers, has negotiated the renewable energy contract with TXU Energy on behalf of Hillwood, a leading commercial real estate developer in the United States.
Cleburne ISD has been selected to be the first participant in the TXU Energy Solar AcademySM education program. This educational initiative provides selected school districts across Texas with the latest solar technology and energy lessons into the classroom.
TXU Energy today announced that it will sponsor the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project's nationally recognized solar energy education program. The TXU Energy Solar AcademySM sponsored program helps local schools bring the latest solar technology and energy lessons into the classroom.
“Energy Future Holdings (EFH) is strongly supportive of The Carbon Principles announced today by Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley. As the result of EFH's acquisition by an investor group led by KKR, TPG and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners last October, the company had already adopted and begun implementing the three basic principles laid out today,” John F. Young, CEO of Energy Future Holdings said today.
TXU Energy today announced it has further reduced prices by 5 percent on its most popular residential plans, with completion of the merger. This 5 percent price cut brings to 15 percent the total amount of price reductions and keeps the commitment to lower prices.
The following were released by TXU Corp.
Texas Energy Future Holdings Limited Partnership (TEF) — the holding company formed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and other investors to acquire TXU Corp. — and TXU Corp. (NYSE: TXU), today announced that upon close of the transaction, TXU Energy, the retail subsidiary of TXU Corp., will deliver an unprecedented price cut totaling 15 percent for most residential customers compared to the prices in effect when the merger was announced. This price cut will lead to a combined savings of approximately $400 million annually or $395 per typical single-family household.
Six Percent Price Reduction Effective Today
TXU Corp. a Dallas-based energy company, together with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Texas Pacific Group (TPG), two of the nation’s leading private equity firms, and Goldman Sachs & Co., a leading global investment bank, announced today the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which an investor group led by KKR and TPG will acquire TXU in a transaction valued at $45 billion.
TXU Corp. announced today a plan to invest $10 billion in power generation to provide lower-cost, secure and stable power, the introduction of new consumer and business service offerings, and the largest voluntary emissions reduction program of its type in the nation.
TXU Energy, the competitive retail electricity business of TXU Corp. (NYSE: TXU), today filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) a request for a fuel factor adjustment for its Price to Beat (PTB) electricity rates.
TXU Energy, a subsidiary of TXU Corp., today filed a request for a fuel factor adjustment for its Price to Beat electricity rate with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) in response to a sustained increase in natural gas prices.
TXU Energy today launched TXU Energy Rewards+, a one-of-a-kind program for electricity customers that offers merchandise and services, such as hotels, condo rentals, luggage, DVDs, computer software and cruises, at prices that are up to 45 percent lower than the most popular on-line travel and shopping sites
TXU Energy today filed a request with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) to change the company’s electricity prices for North Texas customers due to increased market prices of natural gas. Natural gas is a key component in generating electricity and the key driver of wholesale electricity prices. A decision is expected from the PUC by the end of July.
The Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas today approved TXU Energy's request to raise the company's electric prices for North Texas residential and business customers. Continuing high natural gas prices led to TXU's request.
TXU Energy today filed a request with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to raise the company’s electricity prices for North Texas customers, in order to reflect the higher market price of natural gas. The change would raise an average monthly residential electric bill of a customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours by 3.7 percent or $3.61 per month. The Commission has 45 days, or as soon as practical thereafter, to review the company’s request.
Electricity retailer TXU today launched its Life Energy plans that will allow South Australian families, couples and singles to choose an electricity plan that reflects their lifestyle.
TXU Energy, the largest retail electric provider in Texas, announced today it will begin serving about 34,000 residential and small/medium business NewPower electric customers in the Houston area, pending approval of appropriate oversight agencies.
TXU (NYSE: TXU) announced today that it further strengthened its position in the German energy market with the purchase of 74.9 percent of Braunschweiger Versorgungs AG (BVAG), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Stadtwerke Braunschweig for EUR 439 million (US$400 million).
TXU today further strengthened its position in the German energy market with the purchase of 74.9 per cent of Braunschweiger Versorgungs AG (BVAG), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Stadtwerke Braunschweig.
Imagine a group of electricians who take care not to dirty your carpet by wearing protective booties and placing mats down where they work.
TXU purchases UK retail and trading business of Amerada Hess for $165 million including working capital of $113 million.
When Texas officially opened its electric market yesterday, TXU became the No.1 competitive energy retailer in the United States, completing a transformation from traditional Texas electric and gas utility to a competitive energy company that began in 1995.
As the clock ticks down to the opening of the electric market in Texas, consumers may wonder what the future holds. Rob McCoy, retail president, TXU Energy, says customers can expect a future full of opportunity and innovation.