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For years, large companies like Google and Amazon have paid significantly less for energy by buying clean power at scale. For the first time ever, Arcadia is bringing the average person that pays a power bill the same access to low-priced clean energy.

By simply connecting your existing utility account to the free Arcadia platform, Smart Rate will act as your energy advocate. Smart Rate monitors your local energy market to find you the best price for clean energy, comparing options across a wide array of clean energy generators in competitive energy markets. We will notify you when a better rate is found, and give you the option to opt-out of the new, lower rate. There’s no cost to you, no fees, and nothing else you need to do. Just sit back and enjoy the savings.

Smart Rate is currently available in D.C., Ohio, Illinois, New York and Maryland, whether you rent or own. It will soon be available in all deregulated energy states.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Connect your existing utility account.*
  2. We monitor your local energy market for savings.
  3. You will be notified via email when we find you a better price.
  4. We handle the rest, and you could be saving up to $1,000 a year or more on your energy bill.


Large users have had access to energy brokers for decades, and have been benefiting from the declining cost of clean energy on the wholesale power market. But homeowners and renters have been left in the dark to figure out the retail energy market themselves. With Smart Rate, you could be saving hundreds of dollars a year while supporting clean energy. When you connect your utility account, we will serve as your energy advocate, making sure you get low, fixed-prices clean energy

“Most people do not have the time or resources to become an energy expert,” said Kiran Bhatraju, CEO of Arcadia. “We have seen our own members sign for energy plans marked up at two or three times the going rate for power, even though clean energy has brought prices down. Smart Rate acts as a user’s energy advocate, always finding them the best price for clean energy. We have already saved some members nearly $1,000 a year in energy costs. Smart Rate does all the work, our members save all the money.”

To sign-up for Smart Rate, connect your utility account to Arcadia.

*If you’re already an Arcadia member in a competitive market state, you’ll automatically be included.