Why TCAP?… in 22 Seconds
What is TCAP?
We are a non-profit, for cities, by cities aggregator of electricity.
By buying electricity together, TCAP’s members enjoy much better pricing than they could obtain on their own.
We’re governed by an all-volunteer, 15-member board, composed of city leaders. No hidden agendas… just yours.
Ever wonder how much of your electricity cost goes right to the provider’s bottom line? For TCAP members: Zero. Zilch. Nada!
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AEP Texas wants to increase electric rates by $415 million — money the utility says it needs to cover the costs for repairing electric lines, poles and transmission facilities around the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey. The south Texas utility made the request in...read more
One third of one billion dollars — that’s the value of rate reductions so far approved by Texas electric utility regulators as a consequence of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Adopted last December, the federal tax law reduced corporate liability from 35 percent to 21...read more
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Sept. 17 -- Bill Magness knows that with Texas heat comes Texas-sized-levels of air conditioning, and which means his organization walks a tightrope to keep the lights on across the Lone Star State. - - San Antonio...read more
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