The Hunt proposal has a host of critics, including consumer groups, some Texas lawmakers and the utility commission’s staff. They say it would allow the new Oncor to collect hundreds of millions of dollars each year earmarked for federal taxes that the company wouldn’t actually have to pay — a transfer of wealth from ratepayers to investors.
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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.