“There was more fallout Tuesday from those rolling blackouts during the arctic blast over the past two weeks here in San Antonio.
A new measure being pushed by local lawmaker Lyle Larson would give all reponsibilities for the state’s utilities to the Railroad Commission instead of the Public Utility Commission.
He’s making the proposal after those rolling brownouts triggered through ERCOT affected businesses and traffic signals statewide, leading to accidents and other problems.”
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.