It’s time for you to pick an electricity provider. You go to the state’s Power to Choose website to compare offers, but you quickly discover that presentations differ so much that comparison shopping is hopeless.
That’s both the beauty and the curse of electricity competition in Texas. The system is intended to allow electricity providers to pitch their service plans in such a way that consumers can pick one that fits their lifestyle and budget. But the complexity of plans sometimes prevents customers from easy access to needed information presented in usable ways.
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.