Aug. 8 — AEP would not comment on how much its request would add to the bills of its customers because its unclear how much teh Public Utility Commission Texas might approve. If the PUC approves the cost recovery, then AEP Texas would pass the charge on to the electric retail companies, which in turn could pass the costs to customers.
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.