Jan. 12 — Across the country, the cost of natural gas is down, but CenterPoint Energy wants to raise the average customer’s monthly bill.
The public notice filed by the utility company showed that the proposed revisions will amount to an increase of $2.74 per month for the average homeowner in Houston. That is a 16.3 percent increase, according to the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power.
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.