Aug. 15 — The City of Odessa recently received a refund of about $52,000 after an audit of energy consuming facilities operated by Texas Coalition for Affordable Power members. TCAP is a nonprofit purchasing consortium of cities and other political subdivisions that have come together to negotiate better prices and service terms for electricity procured for their own governmental use, the release stated. TCAP’s political subdivision members receive electricity through procurement contracts, access to leading power market consultants, legislative advocacy and savings.
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.