TCPA-ARM Letter to Governor Abbott re SB 1580 and HB 4492  Read the letter >


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

July 9, 2021

Gas Sellers Reaped $11 Billion Windfall During Texas Freeze


July 14, 2021

NPRR 1085 – Ensuring Continuous Validity of Physical Responsive Capability (PRC) and Dispatch through Timely Changes to Resource Telemetry and Current Operating Plans (COPs)

June 23, 2021

Texas Competitive Power Advocates (TCPA) Response to the Commission Request for Comments on Weatherization Standards

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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