Feb. 17 — Texas utility regulators are asking transmission companies like Oncor to keep track of how much they save from the recently enacted corporate tax rate cut from 35 percent to 21 percent. The companies, which are state-regulated monopolies, also will be evaluated separately by the staff of the Texas Public Utility Commission.
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.