Aug. 6 — The ruling moves the $9.45 billion deal ahead to the Texas Public Utility Commission to approve the deal. The first hearings are expected to be held in the coming months. The bankruptcy court would have to rule again on the deal as will the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Justice Department.
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.