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Energy Choice in Texas; The state of non-deregulated cities Lubbock, San Antonio, Amarillo, El Paso

You might be wondering then, why can’t all Texans choose their electric providers? This has to do with how deregulation was legally structured: it was made mandatory for investor-owned utilities, but optional for municipal utilities and electric cooperatives. In other words, these companies can decide not to participate in the competitive retail electricity market.

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