Entergy Texas customers no longer will face higher rates in the next year or so because the electric utility withdrew its rate increase request at the Public Utility Commission on Friday along with its effort to buy a new power plant in Arkansas.
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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.