TXU Customers in Texas, But Bankruptcy in Delaware

TXU Customers in Texas, But Bankruptcy in Delaware

Most of its employees live in the Dallas area. Its transmission lines crisscross the state. It has millions of retail customers from McAllen to Plano. And so why is Energy Future Holdings, the largest electric company in Texas, undergoing bankruptcy proceedings in...
Shopping for Power? Don’t Forget Powertochoose.com

Shopping for Power? Don’t Forget Powertochoose.com

Shopping for electricity? If you have a computer, and you live in Texas, then your first stop should be powertochoose.com. Operated by the Texas Public Utility Commission, the non-profit website provides unbiased information about retail electric companies and their...
Stability on the Power Grid: Consumers to the Rescue

Stability on the Power Grid: Consumers to the Rescue

Electricity consumers to the rescue.< That’s the message from an industry trade group, who noted that special programs under which businesses, governments and individuals curtail their electricity consumption have exceeded expectations. The operator of the state’s...
Variable-Rate Deals: Buyers Beware

Variable-Rate Deals: Buyers Beware

Beware variable-rate deals. The popular electricity offers may look tempting, but they can become very expensive … very quickly. What’s a variable-rate deal? In areas of Texas with electric competition, electricity is typically sold for a fixed-term or on a...
TCAP Snapshot Report: An EFH Bankruptcy?

TCAP Snapshot Report: An EFH Bankruptcy?

Energy Future Holdings faces the prospect of bankruptcy — perhaps in just a few weeks. How is it that the state’s largest electric company now finds itself in such dire straits? And how would an EFH financial collapse impact you? The Texas Coalition for Affordable...