“On the eve of another potentially bad winter storm, state officials are wondering what they can do to prevent another electric disaster.
Dozens of power plants had to shut down last week when they lost the natural gas they use to produce electricity. On Tuesday, the Texas Railroad Commission heard that the brownouts may have happened because power companies tried to save money by buying cheap gas.”
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.