Sept,. 27 — Xcel Energy customers in Texas will receive a one-time refund in January related to several months of lower costs for natural gas used to fuel area power plants, further extending the savings of a 9 percent bill reduction since 2017 that is also tied to less expensive fuel.
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.