Last week Texas Public Utility Commissioner Ken Anderson released a report showing Oncor had cut maintenance spending by more than 20 percent since 2005. At a hearing in Austin, company executives disputed that finding but have yet to offer records proving otherwise.
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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.