Frequently Answered Questions
What is the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power?
What is aggregation?
How does aggregation benefit customers?
Who is eligible to join TCAP?
Membership is available to all political subdivisions within the ERCOT region whose load profile does not cause significant deterioration of TCAP’s overall load profile. For example, an eligible political subdivision may include a county, city, water district, housing authority, river authority, airport, or port authority.
Is there a cost for membership?
No. Funds raised through the aggregation fee(a small percentage of a penny per kilowatt) are used to: pay attorneys, energy and public relations specialists; develop and provide interactive web portals for members use; maintain web sites; and promote market reforms that would benefit political subdivisions and their residents.