The fee also unfairly hits lower-income households that don’t consume as much electricity because their homes are smaller, said Jake Dyer, policy analyst for the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, an alliance of cities that buy electricity for government use.
“It’s basically a question of fairness,” he said. “If you cut down on electric use, you shouldn’t be punished for it.”
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.