Last year, El Paso Electric warned of higher rates – especially for homeowners – if City Council hauled the company before the Texas Public Utility Commission to formally challenge its rates.
When the city did it anyway, the company filed a rate case in February seeking a $17.6-million increase that would end subsidies for residential customers and increase their rates by 8 percent, while raising business and industrial rates 4.5 percent.
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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.