New data from the state’s grid operator, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, shows that the number of residential customers that have at some point left their incumbent electrical provider — for instance, TXU Energy in Dallas or Reliant in Houston — has now reached two thirds of all the electricity customers on the grid.
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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.