New economy

As we keep producing and consuming ever-increasing quantities of “stuff,” a growing number of people are asking: Can we create an economy that values our environment and the quality of our lives over growth at any cost?

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Will my electric bill go up?
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New economy

Will my electric bill go up?

As freezing temperatures rock the Texas power grid, electricity prices are surging. Will your bill go up? We have answers.

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Consumer advice: electricity prices

New economy

Consumer advice: electricity prices

Large scale power outages and energy shortages across the state from this week’s winter storm have caused wholesale electricity prices to rise more than 10,000 percent, leaving many Texans wondering if their electricity bills will increase, too. TexPIRG Education Fund and Environment Texas Research and Policy Center jointly released a guide Friday with tips to help consumers understand their electric bills, assess their situations and agree on payment plans with their electric providers. 

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