My grandfather told me the house where he grew up did not even have electricity when he was little. He said he remembers when the wires were run to put a light bulb in the kitchen with a plug for a refrigerator his dad bought for the family. He told me that when he built a house as an adult there were only a couple of electrical outlets in each room. New homes now are heavily wired for all things electrical. I’m fully aware of it, and that’s why http://www.texasenergycompanies.net/reliant-energy-texas/a/allen.html was the first stop for us when my wife and I moved into our own home when we got married.
Everywhere I look in houses there is something plugged in. I imagine what kind of drain the whole grid is absorbing with the hundreds of thousands or more of homes just here in Texas. I also imagined that there are a lot of of people out there paying much more for electricity than they have to. read more