Texas Named Top Competitive Electricity Market

Annual Baseline Assessment of Choice in Canada and the United States (ABACCUS) Released
Well-structured competitive electricity markets deliver innovation, new investments, and customer choice

Texas residential and commercial/industrial electric markets top the 2009 list of competitive electric markets in North America. Texas has earned the top spot in residential for three consecutive years, all years that segment has been reviewed. Texas has earned the top spot in commercial/industrial for the two years that segment has been reviewed.

In both segments, Texas earned the 2009 top rating of “Excellent” in its implementation of customer choice.

“Consumers win when they have the power of choice,” said Pat Wood, III – an ABACCUS co-sponsor and former Chairman of both the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas. “Competition has helped slash Texas retail power prices over the past year. Product innovation, coupled with our robust power infrastructure, balanced customer protections, and strong market monitoring policies, all combine to position Texas well for the future.”

To read more and download the full report, click here.

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