July 24 — you have a electric plan with a variable or indexed rate you may be paying more this summer. There is no limit to the amount these plans can vary in price once you start. Public Utility Commission of Texas spokesman Andrew Barlow told Channel 6 external factors that affect wholesale electricity prices, such as plants shutting down, can affect market rates.
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.