Two large Texas utility companies, Luminant and TXU Energy, now have a newly named corporate parent.
Vistra Energy is the latest successor to Energy Future Holdings, the company that owned Luminant, TXU Energy and Oncor and went bankrupt. These two companies spun out with one new owner. The fate of Oncor is yet to be decided.
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.