A Look Back at Texas Electric Power Deregulation

A Look Back at Texas Power Deregulation

On January 1, 2002, Texas did something that other states dare not try or tried and failed: Texas deregulated their energy market. This was no small feat. The Window on State Government reports that, “Texas produces and consumes more electricity than any other state, accounting for more than one-tenth of total U.S. energy use.” This […]

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Stay Warm While Saving Money

Stay Warm While Saving Money

photo credit: Sarah_Ackerman As Texans face the first cold snap of the new year, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) offers the following tips to save money on electricity bills this winter if you use electric heat: Handling the Heat- Lower the thermostat when you leave home. Make sure the lowered temperature will not affect pets […]

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