Texas is breaking its record for electricity use. It happened Monday with demand peaking around 5PM and is expected to be repeated most of this week as the hot weather continues. But there’s a controversy over how to meet that demand for electricity in Houston.
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.