The electric utility that serves the city of El Paso has agreed to a $15 million annual rate decrease.
Strategies intended to encourage more generation construction in Texas could increase electric bills.
Making apples-to-apples comparisons when shopping for electricity in deregulated areas can be nearly impossible.
Lawmakers, regulators and the press have begun receiving complaints about new smart meters, with some Texans complaining that they could undermine health and personal liberty.
The confusing array of fees and charges in electricity contracts make it nearly impossible to make apples-to-apples comparisons.
Many Texans end up paying both for programs meant to encourage energy conservation while simultaneously paying fees that penalize them for conservation.