Jan 15 A new peak demand record approaching 70,000 megawatts (MW) helped electricity use in Texas jump 2.2 percent in 2015 from the previous year, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said on Friday.
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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.