Jan. 29 — It’s obvious once pointed out, but it remains a hidden truth that consumers actually pay for their electricity twice. First on their electricity bills, and then again through their taxes that fund the favoritism of whoever is in power. Meddling in energy markets, as all modern presidents have done, has driven the cost of electricity up relative to what a free market would provide. These costs might not show up on your electricity bill, but they’re just as real.
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.