Media outlets across Texas are focusing this week on the Texas Public Utility Commission, which has a vote scheduled that could increase electric bills.
Retail electric providers say they should have the right to increase prices in fixed-rate contracts if regulators follow through with a proposal to increase wholesale energy costs.
The price of residential electricity has declined in recent years — but those declines are not nearly large enough to reflect what’s happening in the natural gas market.
TXU provides backup electric service for customers whose regular providers go bankrupt. But what if TXU itself goes bankrupt?
A new report suggests policymakers have breathing room to confront the state’s future generation challenges.