The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, which represents 171 Texas cities, negotiated with electric companies to set lower rates that go into effect January 2018, Assistant City Manager Gabriel Gonzalez said yesterday.
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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.