April 29 — Chief among the changes approved by the PUCT is a new process by which a customer affirms an agreement to share its SMT data with a Competitive Service Provider (“CSP”, an entity other than the REP of Record).
Under this new process for providing CSPs with access to SMT, the customer will no longer be required to establish an SMT account before being able to share his or her SMT data with a CSP.
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.