Jan. 10 — In the wake of big corporate tax cuts enacted by Congress, electric utilities around the country are planning to pass on savings to customers by, in some cases, lowering rates. CenterPoint Energy, the electric and natural gas distribution utility in Houston, said it is still studying how corporate tax cuts might affect its rates.
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.