Staff of the Public Utility Commission support changes in the Transmission Cost Recovery Factor allocation methodology proposed by Sharyland Utilities, which would have the effect of mitigating some residential rate burden, but, in their primary recommendation, do not support a date earlier than the standard March 1, 2016 date for any change in the TCRF rates applicable to REPs.
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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.