Proposed regulatory changes could increase wholesale energy prices during the hottest days of summer. But will the changes bring more generation to Texas?
TXU provides backup electric service for customers whose regular providers go bankrupt. But what if TXU itself goes bankrupt?
Making apples-to-apples comparisons when shopping for electricity in deregulated areas can be nearly impossible.
The confusing array of fees and charges in electricity contracts make it nearly impossible to make apples-to-apples comparisons.
Many Texans end up paying both for programs meant to encourage energy conservation while simultaneously paying fees that penalize them for conservation.