Electric Retailers Target of Complaints

In a sign of continuing challenges for Texas electricity consumers, a number of power retailers have been accused in high-profile cases at the PUC.

Tiny Electric Company to Pay Big Penalty

The settlement calls for a change of company ownership by July 1, and a penalty of $400,000. The company has been accused of more than 1,000 rules violations.

Variable Rate Deals: Buyers Beware

Variable-rate deals typically include plenty of fine print legalese that allow prices to increase substantially between months.