The main sticking point: Hunt wants to continue to collect from customers about $250 million a year in taxes that under the new structure would flow to investors instead of the government.
No, said Anderson and Marquez. They’ll include that issue in a formal rate-setting process for Oncor, perhaps next year. And Anderson and Marquez want customers to keep a share of that $250 million.
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.