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 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.