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.
More than 100 bills relating to electric and gas utility service have been filed at the Texas state Capitol. Many of these bills could impact how much you pay for gas or electric service.
Proposed regulatory changes could increase wholesale energy prices during the hottest days of summer. But will the changes bring more generation to Texas?
Lawmakers urge caution as Texas regulators consider actions likely to increase electric utility bills. They note that no study has been conducted as to consumer costs.