This poll, published by NPR's State Impact Pennsylvania, is designed to see how many people in Pennsylvania have reconsidered their energy provider choice after the Texas grid failure. The article points to how, for some Texas customers who were on a variable rate plan, saw their electricity bill spike during the crisis. Pennsylvania has a similar structure for consumers selecting variable rate providers.
The PA PUC reports that about 29% of customers in the state have opted for variable rate providers. The survey is designed to get more information on the state of energy choice in PA.
Anne Danahy, "In Pa., you can pick an electricity provider. Did the Texas storm make you rethink your choice?", contributed by Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 14 May 2021, accessed 11 December 2023. https://energyrights.info/content/pa-you-can-pick-electricity-provider-did-texas-storm-make-you-rethink-your-choice