Anybody who has lived in North Texas for more than a year knows that August is the month that makes us appreciate air conditioning the most. Which also means it’s also the month that puts the most demand on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas aka ERCOT, the power grid that links most of Texas.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.