Burning coal to make electricity continues to plummet in Texas. A decade ago, coal was the fuel source for 50 percent of the power generation in the state. It’s now fallen to around 20 percent. Two decades from now, it’s projected coal will generate maybe six percent of the state’s power.
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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.