CenterPoint Energy announced that it has begun offering its Houston customers an alert service that automatically notifies consumers via SMS text, e-mail or phone call whenever a power outage or other power problem is detected at or near their address. The service includes estimates of when power will be restored and updates throughout the repair process.
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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.