Ambit Energy Launches Service to Customers in Virginia and New Hampshire

Energy deregulation continues to expand across the United States. More states are welcoming retail competition, which gives customers a choice in electricity and natural gas providers. Ambit Energy, one of the largest and fastest-growing energy providers in the country, began offering service in Virginia and New Hampshire on March 31 to residential and small commercial customers (see the service area maps below). These are the 12th and 13th states in which Ambit offers service. In Virginia, Ambit is classified as a Competitive Service Supplier (CSS). The first market in the state in which Ambit will begin enrolling customers is there Washington Gas Light Company in Northern Virginia. There are no credit checks and no deposits required. And Virginia customers will continue to get their bill from their current delivery company, with Ambit listed as the energy supplier. Virginia plans include variable, three, six and 12-month plans. The deregulated markets in New Hampshire offer a … [Read more...]

5 Proven Tips to Explode Your Ambit Energy Business

What’s the difference between inviting and presenting? In your Ambit Energy business, it means everything. If you want to increase success in your business, be an inviter, not a presenter. Invite people to check out the business opportunity. Take yourself OUT of the presenting. Let the business presentation do the presenting. For example, either one of the online presentation videos, a Success from Home magazine, or a live business presentation meeting. The more invitations you make, the more people you will have join the business. It’s all a numbers game so invite, invite, invite. And when you are done, invite, invite, invite and invite some more. Ambit Energy consultants never stop inviting people to check out the opportunity. Like with any aspect of any business, there is a right way and many wrong ways to invite people to take a look at the Ambit Energy opportunity. Here are five key things to always keep in mind: 1. Call them. When you are inviting someone you are … [Read more...]

Exposing the Truth About TXU Free Nights and Weekends

TXU has been throwing around the term “free energy” a lot lately. Apparently the idea of getting your electricity for free is enticing. Their latest attempt at reeling in customers is offering “Free Nights” or “Free Weekends” plans. In these plans you are not be charged for using electricity either during nights or during Saturday through Sunday. But what actual savings, if any, do these plans offer? Let’s look at the simple math. We pulled the details on the TXU Energy Free Nights 18 plan and the TXU Energy Free Weekends 18 plan for the Texas zip code of 75040. The first thing we noticed is that each plan requires an 18-month contract with a $275 early cancellation fee. Also see the video below looking at another TXU plan. TXU Free Nights The TXU Free Nights plan, electricity use is free from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (eight hours) every night. But key factor to look at, as with any energy plan, is the energy charge rate and the average rate per kilowatt hour (kWh). Sign Up … [Read more...]

Ambit Energy’s Free Energy Program vs. TXU’s Refer-a-Friend Program

Today, TXU announced its new Refer-a-Friend Program. Current TXU customers can log into their account and refer people to TXU through email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. The referrals have a specific code linking any referral to the existing customer. Each person referred gets a $50 prepaid card, and so does the TXU customer who referred them. There is no limit to how many people you can refer or how many reward cards you can get. "There's nothing more powerful than a friend recommending a company's service," said Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer for TXU Energy. But this raises the question, if it's so powerful then why hasn't TXU done this program until now? Let's compare TXU's (who's parent company, Energy Future Holdings, has been in danger of bankruptcy for a long time) brand-new Refer-a-Friend Program to Ambit Energy's Free Energy Program, which has been running for several years, to see which is the smarter way to go. Let's look at how Ambit's program … [Read more...]