Aug. 17 — During a Texas summer, being without air conditioning and electricity is always bad, but it may be more worrisome during the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully for many Texans, the Public Utility Commission has extended its electricity relief program through Sept. 30. The program protects unemployed Texas residents from discontinuation of electricity services.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.