“After a deep winter freeze caused 82 power generation units in Texas to break down, electricity regulators are asking how those plants prepared for the cold weather.
It seems no one ever thought about regulations for the weatherization of power plants. The outages reveal a bureaucratic black hole. The kind of red tape mess that I imagine might wake the ghost of Molly Ivins to cackle through the Capitol.”
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.