“These fees are a lot more prevalent than they used to be,” said Jake Dyer, spokesman for the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power. “A lot of folks trying to do their level best by conserving power will find at the end of the month they got hit with an extra charge. These fees disproportionately harm folks on fixed income and low income.”
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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.