Feb. 6 — The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power proposed that reporting requirements pertaining to REP bill payment assistance programs, as described under section (n) of the proposed rules, should be expanded and amended such that REPs also should be required to disclose the total amount of company donations that it has pledged to support low-income rate discounts. This disclosure would be in addition to the existing requirement in the proposed rules that the REP disclose the total amount of customer donations pledged for this purpose.
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.