May 23 — In a statement to NBC 5, Oncor said, “Trees are important and we work hard to balance the health of trees with delivering safe, reliable electricity in a way that our customers expect. Due to heavy storms earlier this year, we did not adequately re-notify some customers in Oak Cliff about some planned vegetation management. We apologize and are taking steps to improve our process. We are also careful to respect private property and to only enter a property if it is completely necessary to help maintain the safety and reliability of the electric grid.”
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.