Madden argued customers who consistently fall within a certain range of kilowatt use can get an “extremely competitive rate”.
Consumer advocate Jake Dyer, with the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power (tcapstaging.wpengine.com), says that is true.
“But, you have to be extremely vigilant, and I think that’s a lot to ask for most folks who just want to flip a switch and have their lights go on,” he said.
Electric companies, he believes, are gambling most consumers won’t be getting that one cent rate.
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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.