Odessan Carolyn Johnson said she got a call from a woman claiming to be with TXU Energy who said that she was collecting payment on her electric bill. Johnson said the woman tried to get her credit card information and said if she didn’t pay her bill someone would be sent to her home to shut off her electricity.
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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.