When Central Texans flip a light switch, within four seconds the manager of the state’s primary electricity grid automatically sends a price signal ordering more power.
“Electricity is the ultimate just-in-time delivery,” said Warren Lasher, director of system planning for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the grid serving 85 percent of Texans.
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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.