FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest independent retail electricity supplier, announced today it holds the number two position in overall residential customer satisfaction in the state of Illinois, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM. Based on a 1,000-point scale, Liberty Power received an index score of 718 as well as the highest Power Circle Rating.
This annual study assesses the satisfaction amid residential customers' retail electric providers in nine states. The five key factors that are surveyed include price, communications, corporate citizenship, enrollment/renewal, and customer service.
Liberty Power continues to remain focused on delivering exceptional customer service through operational excellence. In 2015, 99.9% of customer bills were accurate and 98.1% of all customer accounts were enrolled on time. Its customer care representatives have an average of 11.8 years of customer care experience, and so far this year, 89.3% of customer issues were resolved on the first call.
"It's a humbling experience to be recognized by our customers. Together with our team members, they have been, and always will be, our number one priority," said David Hernandez, CEO and co-founder of Liberty Power. "This study is a great tool for letting us know we're on the right track."
With the exception of Texas1, the satisfaction rating in the seven other states is 632. This is a six-point increase from last year's study. Notably, Liberty Power's overall satisfaction rating was 86 points higher than the average. The states included in the study are Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Maryland was not ranked this year due to an insufficient sample size.
This year's Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction Study is based on online interviews from more than 21,000 residential retail energy customers of the 86 ranked electric retail providers in nine states regarding their experiences with their provider. Interviews took place between August 2014 and June 2015. Due to sample size, Liberty Power was not ranked in the other states.
About Liberty Power
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Liberty Power is the largest independent retail electricity supplier in the United States based on 2014 DNV GL rankings of electric retailers. The company is also the first minority-owned supplier with a national footprint, and the largest Hispanic-owned energy company in the United States according to HispanicBusiness Inc. Liberty Power provides large and small businesses, government agencies and residential customers with competitively-priced electricity and exceptional customer service.
For more information on Liberty Power, please visit www.libertypowercorp.com
Liberty Power is a registered trademark of Liberty Power Corp. LLC, whose subsidiaries are certified and licensed to provide retail electric service by the PUC / PSC of CA, CT, DC, DE, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TX and VA.
1 Texas retail electric provider residential customer satisfaction measurement includes an additional factor, billing & payment.
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