July 21 — Often, companies game the site’s search engine by creating low-priced plans so that those appear first in PowerToChoose search results. But the supposed bargains often include seldom-noticed terms and conditions that make power bills much higher.
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.