Nearly a quarter billion dollars in rate discounts will continue flowing to 530,000 low-income Texans under legislation adopted last month in Austin. That bill — assuming Gov. Greg Abbott signs it into law — will represent the biggest victory of the 84th Legislative Session for Texas energy consumers.
But not all the news is so rosy. The session ended June 1, but unfortunately not before consumers suffered a number of setbacks.
Keep reading at Houston Chronicle Fuel Fix blog.
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.