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When you manage your household budget, you probably consider various alternatives for where you spend your money. For example, you may check out multiple stores to buy your groceries, different wireless companies for your phone service, and more than one source for television programming. However, New York homeowners may not realize that they have a choice to purchase electricity and natural gas from a source other than the local utility company. Nordic Energy is an alternative to Central Hudson Electric for your household energy needs.

How Is Nordic Energy Different From Central Hudson Electric?

Central Hudson Electric is a traditional utility company. It provides the infrastructure to deliver energy to homes and businesses. When a malfunction or an accident interferes with that delivery, Central Hudson employees repair the disruption. Central Hudson also supplies the meters that measure how much power your home or business uses and bills you for these services. Even if you purchase electricity and natural gas from another source, Central Hudson maintains these same safe and reliable infrastructure responsibilities.

Nordic Energy is an alternative source for your natural gas and electricity solutions. Using the same equipment, you will still get your energy delivered over the Central Hudson infrastructure, and Central Hudson is still responsible for maintaining it. The power itself will come from Nordic Energy. As an alternative source, we offer some appealing advantages over local utility companies.

What Are Some Benefits of Choosing Nordic Energy?

To earn and your business, Nordic Energy provides valuable perks and benefits to help you get the greatest return on your energy dollars. Nordic works hard to be different from a traditional power company by offering discounts on your other household expenses along with the most competitive pricing. Here are just a few of the advantages of getting your electricity and natural gas from us:

  • Nordic Energy prides itself on the speed and quality of our customer service. When you request a quote for service, we respond in minutes rather than days. We eliminate the "red tape" that bogs down many traditional utility companies. Providing quotes so quickly and efficiently is our first opportunity to show potential new customers what they can expect from our high customer service standards.
  • Nordic Energy purchases power from multiple sources to negotiate the best rates, which allows us to pass those great rates on to customers. Other companies obtain power from a single source, so they have no leverage to negotiate better rates.
  • Nordic Energy provides all clients with a single sales executive, whether you are a residential or business customer. Our customers get the peace of mind of knowing that they can count on the same person when they need help with their accounts. However, your sales executive is never working alone. Our team members receive support from our knowledgeable energy professionals, so customers get fast and accurate answers when they have questions.
  • Nordic Energy offers an Energy Rewards Program that brings you exclusive deals and giveaways just for being a customer. You get $50 in Rewards Dollars each month as well as saving on restaurants, entertainment, and travel. You can also win special prizes and bonuses for being part of the Nordic Energy family. We make it easy to take advantage of your rewards, too. Customers manage their rewards through our easy-to-use website and can use them in more than 500,000 ways. Participation in Energy Rewards is free; it's our way of showing you how much we appreciate your business.

FAQs About Nordic Energy

Buying electricity and natural gas from a source other than Central Hudson is a new concept, so homeowners often have questions about how it all works. Here are some of the most common concerns:

Question: Will the reliability of my electricity and natural gas service change if I switch to Nordic Energy?

Answer: No. Central Hudson provides the infrastructure that delivers power, even if that power comes from Nordic Energy. In the event of an outage, Central Hudson is still responsible for responding and restoring safe delivery. To report a problem, you call the same number as always, which is usually listed on your most recent bill.

Question: Will I pay two separate bills if I switch to Nordic Energy?

Answer: No. Residential customers continue to receive a single bill, including the charges from Central Hudson for the infrastructure and costs from Nordic Energy for the electricity and natural gas used. If you have questions about the charges for the infrastructure, you should contact Central Hudson. Nordic Energy will handle questions about costs for your power usage.

Question: Is my home in an area served by Nordic Energy?

Answer: You can use our online maps to determine if your home is within our service area.

Where Can I Learn More?

Nordic Energy brings decades of experience to the energy field. We're an independently-owned company based in Chicago. As an Alternative Retail Electric Supplier (ARES) and an Alternative Gas Supplier (AGS), Nordic energy provides energy to more than 140,000 customers in ten states behind local utility companies. Contact Nordic Energy today to find out how we can help you get the most from the money you spend on your utilities. You can call us or get a quote right on our website.

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DISCLAIMER: Nordic Energy Services, LLC ("Nordic"), is not the same entity as your electric delivery company. You are not required to enroll with Nordic. Beginning on (effective date), the electric supply price to compare is (price in cents per kilowatt hour). The electric utility electric supply price will expire on (expiration date). The utility electric supply price to compare does not include the purchased electricity adjustment factor. For more information go to the Illinois Commerce Commission's free website at www.pluginillinois.org. The purchased electricity adjustment factor may range between +.5 cents and -.5 cents per kilowatt hour.
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