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Snapshot Report: 2019 PUC Complaint Data

Updated October, 2019

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Electric Deregulation in Texas: A Market Chronicle

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Updated May, 2019

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Over-Priced “Nodal” System in the News

In December, Texas is expected to shift over from its already complicated system for managing the wholesale electricity market to one that’s even more complicated. If the new system works the way it’s supposed to work, computers will spit out distinct prices for...

Texas Electric Prices: A Good News, Bad News Story

Here's the good news. Electric prices in Texas have come down a little bit lately. Now, here's the not-so-good news: despite the recent drops, electric prices in Texas have remained stubbornly above the national average. They've also remained well above prices in...

Reducing Confusion with Standardized Deals

Shopping for electricity in the Texas deregulated market can be a bewildering experience.  A consumer may think they’ve selected the lowest-cost deal, only to find that it includes an onerous deposit requirement or some other restriction. To make the market more...

Big Profits for Electric Companies under Deregulation

Electric deregulation was supposed to benefit consumers — that was the promise during the 1990s when several states adopted the market system. But according to a new report, some of the biggest winners last year were the major generation companies. Released by the...

Getting Walloped in the Electricity Market

A Dallas TV station reports that north Texas woman switched power companies to save a few dollars and then "got walloped with a nearly $500 bill."  See video here

Texans in Deregulated Areas Pay More

Texans in recent years have seen their electric prices go up at a much greater pace than consumers nationwide. But in Texas, consumers can buy electricity in both deregulated areas and areas outside deregulation. So what about prices only in the state"s deregulated...

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