Consumers are enjoying the benefits of the competitive electric market through lower electric prices, more energy-service provider choices and increased reliability.

October 28, 2019

Businesses get big break on electricity transmission fees while consumers pay more

September 30, 2019

NPRR 975 – Load Forecast Model Transparency

October 10, 2019

TCPA Exceptions to CenterPoint PFD

About TCPA

Dedicated to helping ensure a successful energy future for Texas

Texas Competitive Power Advocates (TCPA) is a trade association representing power generators, wholesale power marketers and retail providers with investments in Texas and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) wholesale and retail electric markets. TCPA members are dedicated to helping ensure a successful energy future for Texas by investing in and operating reliable and diversified energy sources to ensure ample and affordable electricity for Texas consumers.


TCPA members provide more than 43,000 megawatts of installed capacity to the ERCOT/Texas market–that’s more than 70 percent of the total net operable electric generating capacity in ERCOT. They represent billions of dollars of investment in the state, and they employ thousands of Texans.



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