Electricity consumers in North Texas can choose from 247 retail pricing plans.
Prices on these 247 plans range from 6.7 cents per kilowatt-hour to 14.1 cents. Some come with long contracts, wind energy, cash rewards, free nights, even delivery of care packages to U.S. troops.
If you are a free-market policymaker, this is something to cheer about. If you are a busy consumer, you might rather bang your head against your electricity meter.
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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.