I think, hope, readers of this blog are by now aware that Texas faces potential electricity shortages in the next couple of years.
Power generators in the deregulated market haven’t built enough plants to keep up with growing demand. Wholesale electricity prices have dropped thanks to the collapse of natural gas markets, and power plants aren’t very attractive investments.
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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.