While I’ve long been a critic of Texas’ flawed deregulated electricity market, a lawsuit pending in a Texas court paints a disturbing picture of the alternative: how a utility can abuse its power in a regulated market.
The long-pending lawsuit, which may finally be moving toward trial, accuses Entergy of gouging as many as a million Texas residents and businesses.
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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.