DALLAS–TruPowur today announced that the extreme weather events Texans experienced over the past week will have absolutely no impact on the electricity rates for any of its residential or commercial customers with a fixed rate. Read more
It may come as a surprise that what you pay for power is a culmination of many factors.
A lot goes into flipping on that switch: electricity must be generated and delivered through equipment that operates on fuel and requires building and maintenance costs. When the prices of these things increase or decrease, so does your electricity bill. As a matter of fact, prices change every minute, but customers are charged based on seasonal demand. Read more
Wholesale summer power prices in Texas are expected to rise after the shutdown of three coal-fired power plants last year. But by how much — and what kind of impact those increases will have on electricity bills — might not be known until the summer is over, regulators say.