ESCOs specialize in a range of energy-related services to help homeowners and renters improve their energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption, and save money!
Maybe you’ve heard of Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) or ESCO scams. Maybe you’ve even been approached by one! Here’s what you need to know.
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A quick search for ESCOs will reveal hundreds of articles raising the alarm over ESCOs and ESCO scams 🚨🚨🚨 But is it actually the case that all ESCOs are scams? No. Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) like Green Mountain Energy are not scams. Yes, they are those people at farmer's markets. And yes, like any relatively unknown business, they can sometimes turn out to be scams. The way ESCOs work is confusing! So it's easy to misunderstand what they are actually doing. What is an ESCO? An ESCO