Recently in the Permian Basin, some consumers have received phone calls from individuals claiming to be with TXU Energy. Customers are being told their power will be disconnected unless a prepaid card is purchased and a payment is made. This type of scam is nothing new, and similar scams have been reported throughout the Permian Basin.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.