Low natural gas prices and rising wind production could force older Texas coal-fired power plants into seasonal operation, making it tougher to justify expensive upgrades to comply with looming federal emission standards.
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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.