April 11 — Eventually, every electricity user in Texas will have one. The devices can generate usage profiles that include what appliances consumers are using when they are using them and even if an electric motor is about to fail.
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.