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Texas Marks 10 Years Since Electric Deregulation

This week marks the tenth anniversary of electric deregulation in Texas, but the state won’t be getting a congratulatory note from one watchdog group any time soon.

01/25/2012

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ERCOT Concerned About Electric Usage As Schools Begin Year

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is a little worried about what’s going to happen on the first day of school across the state.

08/20/2011

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ERCOT Study: Deregulation Didn’t Work

Delia Villareal of Arlington cooks three meals a day for herself and her husband, so she’s not happy to hear about a new study finding Texas residents have paid nearly $11.5 billion dollars more than they should have for electricity since deregulation in 2002.

02/14/2011