According to a new report, many retail electricity providers are charging absurd amounts of money for what should be basic customer service.
A new timeline tells history of the Texas electricity market, from deregulation’s beginning, to phantom tax collections by utilities, to a recent drive by generators to secure multi-billion-dollar subsidies.
Will legislation in Austin save you money for cost you more? The Texas Coalition for Affordable Power examines pending bills important to electricity consumers.
State Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth has filed Senate Bill 602 to make electric company complaint and violation data more easily available for online inspection.
Deregulated Electricity in Texas: A History of Retail Competition also reveals that Texans in deregulated areas consistently have paid more for power than Texans outside deregulation. It shows that many big electric companies — after spending years arguing against market intervention — now clamor for price supports.