Texas Association of Manufacturers president Tony Bennett said that, “generally speaking, TAM maintains its long-held principle that public policy that drives up electricity costs without improving reliability is flawed public policy.”
“Our Association does not support blurring the line between the competitive electric market and regulated utility services or providing preferential treatment or subsidies to certain technologies,” he said.
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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.