Paxton noted that the reductions in Texas came a mid a big population boom. But it’s worth noting that California is much larger — its home to 38 million people, and there are just about 26 million Texans. It also has a larger economy and, as noted, more power plants working than in Texas.
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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.