Battery storage, transmission siting and potentially expensive regulatory changes — these utility-related issues and others are included in bills now pending before the Texas Legislature.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who leads the Texas Senate, has announced committee assignments.
The 100-year-old Cox Act marked the beginning of city, state cooperation in utility regulation.
In exchange for a fee, the concierges purchase power on behalf of customers and then switch them if better deals come along. But some retail electric providers now refuse to sell power who use concierge services.